Representation signifies what?

Becoming what I want to be

In his newly published book; A Sense of Belonging, ‘Multiple Narratives of English speaking Arubans: Migration, Identification and Representation’ Dr Artwell Cain indicates that when one speaks of identification one is also speaking about (self) representation.

When addressing self in terms of identification we register the other. It transpires that more or less the same thing occurs when we try to determine what representation means to us.
Are we always comparing how the other is represented to how we are represented?

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Craving change?

A how-to workshop for changing your relationship with yourself and food.

Universiteit van Aruba in samenwerking met Twente Counseling en Food4me nodigt u uit voor een 3-daagse workshop. Het doel van deze driedaagse training is om meer bewustzijn te creëren van jouw persoonlijke manier om je leven in te richten en hoe je je eigen toekomst vorm kunt geven.

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Symposium: The road to good governance

‘Good Governance’ is about using representative authorities for ‘doing what is right the right way’. This requires a well functioning ‘moral compass’ and a functioning system of ‘checks and balances’. This symposium, organised by Stichting Deugdelijk Bestuur Aruba in close collaboration with the University of Aruba, will provide thoughts, debates and practical workshops on these important topics.

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Op jacht naar rechtvaardigheid

Recht en politiek zijn in een democratische rechtsstaat onlosmakelijk met elkaar verbonden. Soms gaat dat goed en werken ze samen. Andere keren vechten ze elkaar de tent uit. Het recht en de politiek verzoenen zich gelukkig altijd weer omdat zowel het recht als de politiek streven naar rechtvaardigheid. Rechtvaardigheid is het hoogste doel voor zowel de rechter als de politicus.

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Get use to the pen again

In need to clarify thinking, prioritize and accomplish your task, improve decision making and critical thinking or just getting all your ideas out on paper? Then journaling might just do all of this for you! The University of Aruba, Center for Lifelong Learning invites you to participate in the this workshop.

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Social Work with Persons with disabilities (free elective)

The Faculty of Arts & Science of the University of Aruba is offering the following elective for non-UA students. Read more

Family Violence (free elective)

The Faculty of Arts & Science of the University of Aruba is offering the following elective for non-UA students. Read more

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Cultural heritage is our history and identity (free elective)

Without it, we are lost

The Faculty of Arts & Science of the University of Aruba is offering the following elective for non-UA students. Read more

De Fiscale Internationale Trends

De Universiteit van Aruba heeft het genoegen u uit te nodigen voor een openbare lezing.

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Introduction to Political Philosophy (free elective)

The Faculty of Arts & Science of the University of Aruba is offering the following elective for non-UA students. Read more