Last November, the United Nations stressed that Latin America and the Caribbean is the most violent region in the world for women. According to a Small Arms survey conducted in 2016, among the 25 countries with the highest rates of femicide in the world, 14 are from this region. Activist movements and changes in legislation have tried to change this situation in many Latin American states, but women are still being killed just for their sex on a daily basis.
What did you listen to on February 21st?
Do you remember which song you listened to on February 21 five years ago? Ten years ago? Well, we remember which songs were going big more than fourty years ago! Among those is the album “Bridge Over Troubled Water” by Simon and Garfunkel. On February 21 in 1970, Simon and Garfunkel went to No.1 on the UK chart with the album and the single of the same title. This episode digs deep into the duo’s final studio album and its most popular singles.
Your friend the professor?
Doing well academically and feeling comfortable in a classroom has a lot to do with adjusting to the study culture of a place. The Danish study culture, with a relatively informal student-professor relationship, intensive pre-class preparation and a lot of group work, can be difficult to navigate for students coming from different backgrounds. This week, we discuss how to to academics like the Danes!
Repair Cafe at Rundhøj Torv – February 24 at 12.30
InterNations event at fairbar – February 24 at 17.00
The Inertia Variations screening by Doc Lounge Aarhus – February 22 at 18.00
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