CO.LABORATIONS | Partnerships in Media and Culture


Co.Laborations newsletter #5

Dear colleagues,     During the MCW brainstorm session on March 9, a number of keywords emerged that resonate with the aims and activities of Co.Laborations. These were: interdisciplinarity; intersectionality; shared expertise; a laboratory for academic cross-fertilization and innovation; strategic alliances within the university and without; reacting alertly and activistically to current social developments in…

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Co.Laborations newsletter #4

Dear colleagues,   Let me begin with a little confession. While preparing this newsletter, we initially worried about actually having something new to write about. Well, it merely took a 10 minute brainstorm to list a host of new and updated projects in which partnerships with the professional field are central. To me, this shows…

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Co.Laborations newsletter #3

  Dear colleagues, After a few lo-fi newsletters, it is time to upgrade. The newsletter now has clear items. And banners. And we’ll send them out on a regular base, usually just before a planned MCW café. It is the product of Francine van Beusekom, who, together with Rinke de Haan, joins Co.Laborations to help…

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Co.Laborations newsletter #2

Dear colleagues, Below a few events Co.Laborations is doing: 24 Oct. 2017  Conference “A City as Smart as its Citizens” 24 Oct. 2017 with Het Nieuwe Instituut at Dutch Design Week/World Design Event. As part of MCWs ongoing partnership with Het Nieuwe Instituut, we collaborate in this event in the context of Dutch Design Week. How do we go…

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Co.Laborations newsletter #1

Dear colleagues, Hope you’ve all had a good start of the year. Below some upcoming events organized by, or involving, our MCW Expertise Centre Co.Laborations. Rinke de Haan joins Co.Laborations this year, mostly to do the communication part. Are you organizing an event in partnership? Please let Rinke ( and me know. We’ll put it…

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