essay, feminism, mental health, racism, trauma

Collective responsibility

An essay by a philosophy student. I’ve always been very interested in collective responsibility. I spent my days last summer reading about transformational justice, both as a response to mass incarceration as well as to (sexual) abuse.  I was hoping that that in some of my philosophy courses we would use history and theories to […]

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feminism, trauma

Open Letter to the Vice-Rector

In this post we included a shortened version of the open letter. The full version can be found through this link. An Open Letter to the Vice-Rector of Student Affairs Dear. Professor Feys, We, as UNDIVIDED, are writing to you because we are concerned that there is a severe problem regarding KU Leuven’s approach to […]

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feminism, trauma

#TryHarder Leuven

Launching #TryHarder Leuven Campaign Violence, sexual harassment, discrimination and bullying are ubiquitous phenomena in every social setting. Universities are no exception to this rule, and neither is the KU Leuven. However, they often fail to address these issues. UNDIVIDED received multiple stories about KU Leuven failing to address acts of unacceptable behaviour, such as sexual […]

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decolonisation, essay, gender

Where are the female professors?

Auteur: Maysa MariposaLeestijd: ca. 10 min. OPINION OF THE AUTHOR – UNDIVIDED is not responsible for author’s opinions. Nederlands onderaan. ESSAY Author: Maysa MariposaReading time: ca. 10 min. My goal this semester was to only choose electives with female or non-white professors. I felt quite done with all those white, cis-male, neurotypical professors that are […]

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decolonisation, feminism, LGBTQ+

Feminist reading groups

The past months many feminist book clubs and reading groups went online or were created to connect with each other through discussion of feminist topics. Here is an overview of English and Dutch feminist reading groups that will continue online the coming months. [MM] Feminist online book clubs and reading groups Feminist Society KU Leuven […]

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Uncategorized

Vacancy volunteer manager at UNDIVIDED for KU Leuven

(English below) Vacature vrijwilligersmanager(jobstudent, 8u/week) Voor de positie van vrijwilligersmanager zijn wij op zoek naar een gedreven people manager met sterke sociale en analytische vaardigheden. UNDIVIDED for KU Leuven UNDIVIDED is een onafhankelijk diversiteitsplatform van en voor studenten verbonden aan KU Leuven. Het is een model waarbij studenten, verenigingen en personeel samen werken aan een […]

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gender

Equal opportunity in academia: can we count on quota?

Institutions of higher education in Belgium and in the rest of the world still grapple with achieving gender equity. According to official KU Leuven statistics, as of December 2019, 30% of Senior Academic Staff within KU Leuven were women. KU Leuven has since reiterated its commitment to improving its gender policy. But what is the current […]

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