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Prof. Jan Blommaert reflects on what is relevant in academia

Published: 24th July 2020 Last updated: 24th July 2020

In this blog Prof. Jan Blommaert looks back at his scientific life and elaborates on what was relevant in the academia and what we can leave behind.

' Since there is suddenly very little future left to plan, speculate or dream about, one tends to use such landmark moments as a prompt to reflect on the past. The guiding question in this – quite an obvious one – is: what was important?' Prof. Jan Blommaert, whose expertise lies in the field of linguistic anthropology and studies of the multicultural society of the Tilburg School of Humanities and Digital Sciences elaborates on his blog.