Entries by University of Aruba

Farewell lecture: Living in Peace on an Unhappy Planet?

In this lecture, prof. dr. Cees Hamelink will reflect on a burning and crucial issue. Despite the deep fractures (between humans and nature and between humans with different identities) many inhabitants on our planet hold on to the urgency of global peace. But what does that mean: living in peace?

Digital Methods

In Digital Methods, Richard Rogers proposes a methodological outlook for social and cultural scholarly research on the Web that seeks to move Internet research beyond the study of online culture. It is not a toolkit for Internet research, or operating instructions for a software package; it deals with broader questions. How can we study social media […]

Gelijke behandeling is de motor van de mensenrechten

In dit gastcollege zal Mr. Adriana van Dooijeweert allereerst ingaan op de problematiek van gelijke behandeling en het verbod van discriminatie aan de hand van een aantal spannende casus. In de tweede helft zal de taak en de functie van het College voor de Rechten van de Mens aan de orde worden gesteld.

Arubaanse zomerschool Nederlands succes

In juli 2016 werd de derde editie van de zomerschool Nederlands aan de Universiteit van Aruba verzorgd. Deze zomerschool biedt studenten de mogelijkheid hun taalvaardigheid Nederlands te verbeteren voordat zij aan hun studie beginnen. Zij krijgen zo de middelen aangereikt om in een Nederlandstalige academische omgeving zelfstandig verder aan hun talige ontwikkeling te werken.

Raise your digital IQ

Online Media & Content Workshop. Create, publish and measure to reach new heights. Is this a workshop for you? This workshop is for professionals to get a better understanding of online multimedia & the software available to work efficiently. We will have a hand’s on approach where the first part of each module is fundamentals […]

Permanent Establishments and Attribution of Profits thereto

The tax presences of enterprises as well as its tax liability in a jurisdiction depend in many occasion of the existence of a Permanent Establishment (hereinafter PE). Its role in international business is paramount. Current approaches to this figure are sometimes confusing, giving way to significant unintended consequences; furthermore, the topic involves highly specialized knowledge […]