On 21 April the Four Freedoms Awards were presented in Middelburg. Four what? I hear you say. The ‘thinking person’s Oscars’, or the ‘poor person’s Nobel’, the FFs draw their inspiration from Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Four Freedoms speech’ on 6 January 1941.
Lecturer Natalia Donner gave a critical tour of the Aztec exhibition in the Volkenkundig Museum in Leiden. One of her students reports about the excursion and the central question: how to frame objects from an ancient civilization that is still alive but marginalized today?