Tag: work-life balance

The home, the office and the home-office: What makes it ‘work’?

The Familiar Strange , April 26th, 2020

Yesterday, I started an email to my supervisor with the opener “I am wearing shoes today and it seems to make me more productive. How’s it going in…

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Jobb for jobbens skyld

Natalie Langaas , November 13th, 2019

Helt fra vi er små blir vi spurt om hva drømmejobben vår er. Astronaut, artist, doktor, idrettsstjerne, skuespiller er alle blant de mest populære. For mange er drømmejobben…

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Tech Startup Culture: ‘I am machine’

standplaatswereld , February 25th, 2019

By Vivienne Schröder For my master Anthropology at the VU Amsterdam, I am doing three months of fieldwork in San Francisco, where I am researching Tech Startup Culture….

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The neoliberal university is making us sick: Who’s to blame?

Jodie-Lee Trembath , June 13th, 2018

Outside the academy, I’m sure the perception remains that academics sit in leather armchairs, gazing out the gilded windows of our ivory towers, thinking all day. That has…

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Faculty work, librarian work, and life balance

Matt Thompson , December 15th, 2016

Tis the season. As my professor friends hustle to write final exams and grade them, only to press through to letter grade submission and finally revel in winter…

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