Geremek Lecture by Jaap de Hoop Scheffer: ‘The Return of Realpolitik’


On 27 November, former Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs and 11th Secretary General of NATO Prof. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer will deliver the Geremek Lecture 2014 entitled ‘The Return...

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Renewed EUscreen portal offers home for archival videos


During the International Conference From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online in Rome on 30 and 31 October, the EUscreen network has presented a renewed version...

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New book: Pronunciation Matters. Accents of English in the Netherlands and Elsewhere


Since learners of English are exposed to a bewildering variety of native and non-native Englishes, they are challenged to reflect on the importance of accent – both in their own English...

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Digital Humanities Lab presents 'Coloring Book' app for linguistic research


On 16 October the Digital Humanities Lab festively presented the very first fully self-built app. In the app, ‘Coloring Book’, participants fill in a coloring picture on their tablet...

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EU grant for strategic partnership in education of literary translators


On 16 and 17 October in Utrecht, organisations from six European countries gave the starting signal for the development of a reference framework for the education and training of literary...

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Jan Luiten van Zanden receives Pierson medal


Prof. Jan Luiten van Zanden (Economic and social history) has been awarded the 'Pierson-penning' of the Stichting Mr. N.G. Pierson Fonds. The prize is awarded once every three years...

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New book on resilience of pre-industrial settlements


Why in the pre-industrial period were some settlements resilient and stable over the long term while other settlements were vulnerable to crisis? This book has been stimulated by the questions...

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