Ingeborg van Teeseling

“War in my Neighbourhood” project connecting the next generation with the mistakes of the past

The wounds of previous war and conflict may never disappear, but due to one pioneering European project, they may eventually heal.

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Ingeborg van Teeseling

After migrating from Holland ten years ago and being warned by the Immigration Department against doing her job as a journalist, Ingeborg van Teeseling became a historian instead. She endeavours to explain Australia to migrants new and old at her website, and runs, telling people's life stories.

Current Affairs Wrap: Mugabe outed, the marriage equality question answered, Cards Against Humanity against Trump

Good morning all! The week that just flew had a nicer face than usual. Unless you’re Robert Mugabe. Or you voted ‘No’.

The brilliant and painstaking art of stop-motion moviemaking

Stop-motion filmmaking is an ornate, highly skilled medium that is fast being consigned to history’s bin. It’s best we pay homage to the true masters.

Using the European neighbourhood model to solve our aged care problem

As we move ever closer to an aged care crisis in this country, one pioneering European may have already cracked it. Care given by caregivers, and nothing else in the way.

Current Affairs Wrap: Middle East close to war, Hanson takes on Dastyari, and man escapes gas chamber with own brand

It’s been a rather violent week, punctuated by the abuse of Sam Dastyari, assumed peace in the Middle East and the prohibitive standards of decorum.

The Kerouac rule: Separating the artist from their creations

2017 has presented us something galling. While artists are being torn down, their work remains. So what are we to do? Allow me to propose the Kerouac rule.     Death is in the air. Doesn’t matter what day it is, somebody’s breathing their final breath. The sun set on 2016 with a gravitational pull