Rector Magnificus unveils ‘podcastchairs’ on VU Campus

Tuesday afternoon Rector Magnificus Vinod Subramaniam unveiled the first of six ‘podcastchairs’ on the VU Campus, the result of the studentproject ‘The World in Short’ of VU Amsterdam University Writer in Residence, Annelies Verbeke.

05/07/2019 | 2:07 PM

The podcastchair was unveiled during a celebratory opening on 7 May in 3D. Annelies Verbeke asked students and employees at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam to submit their favourite short story in a language other than English (original language of publication). From now you can to listen to the podcast version of some of these stories, translated into Dutch and English, using six podcast chairs located around the VU Campus. The podcast will include some information about the person who submitted the story, the translator and the story itself. 

All the entries will also be brought together in a unique anthology, to be printed in a special edition of the student literary magazine 'Expanded Field'. Copies of the magazine are available at the podcastchairs. 

Podcast chair locations: Main Building, corridor 2D | Main Building, lobby area next to VU University Bookshop | Faculty of Medicine, restaurant | W&N at Tims corner | O|2 building, lobby area | 2nd floor of Initium Building  

More information: vu.nl/podcastchair