Category Archives: 04-2017

René’s Birthday / Rainier’s First Haircut

We headed back to the Netherlands for René’s birthday, but not before a quick stop in Bonn for a research colloquium.

We just happened to be in Bonn at the same time as the new BUKA selection meeting, so Rainier and I recorded a little advice for the new fellows bringing kids to Germany.


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BUKA Study Tour – 9 Cities in 14 Days


So, I basically swept Germany on a bus like a rockstar, except instead of bandmates, I travelled with an international group of fellows, and instead of playing music, we experienced the art, culture, music, history, politics, and architecture of Germany. Okay fine, so not at all like rockstars. But, we did drink a lot of beer, so that must count for something, right?

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