Monday, 15 May 2017
Arno van der Hoeven’s project on online urban heritage has received a KIEM grant from NWO. The KIEM programme aims to encourage and facilitate public-private partnerships in the domain of the Creative industries. Partners in Van der Hoeven’s project are Het Nieuwe Instituut and The DEN Foundation (Digital Heritage Netherlands).
Monday, 8 May 2017
The Republic of Saugeais, the Kingdo of Seborga, the sovereign state of Forvik. You might not have noticed this, but Europe has gained 12 states over the past years. These states are so-called micro nations: areas of no man's land that have been claimed. In the Dutch show EenVandaag, Etienne Augé spoke about this phenomenon.
Dr. Vlad Niculescu-Dincă receives 2017 Early Career Award of the Society for Philosophy and Technology
Tuesday, 2 May 2017
Dr. Vlad Niculescu-Dincă has recently become the recipient of the 2017 Early Career Award of the Society for Philosophy and Technology.
Tuesday, 2 May 2017
Auke Kok, graduate of the History department, has received the Nico Scheepmaker Beker, a prize for the best book on sports. He received the prize in the television show De Wereld Draait Door. In his book 1936. Wij gingen naar Berlijn ('1936. We went to Berlin') Kok writes about the Dutch athletes who participated in that year's historically charged Olympics.
Thursday, 20 April 2017
As of May 1, 2017, Prof. Maria Grever will be a member of the Council for the Humanities.
Thursday, 13 April 2017
On 12 April, Prof. Martine Bouman has received the prestigious 'Pearl Award' from The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (NOHRD) for her many innovative health communication research projects. The Pearl was handed to her by Henk Smid, director of the NOHRD, at the annual Dutch Public Health Conference.
Monday, 3 April 2017
Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Young children increasingly encounter nudity or sexual images online. A large part of them wants to discuss this with their parents. But that does not always happen, according to Prof. Peter Nikken (ERMeCC). "The subject is often still taboo."
Friday, 17 March 2017
Prof. Martine Bouman has received the Marc Cornelissen | Brightlands Award 2017 out of the hands of jury chairperson Maria van der Hoeven and Governor Theo Bovens. The award recognizes Bouman’s work as a groundbreaking pioneer in the field of entertainment education.
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Historian Sandra Khor Manickam and Dr Naoko Iioka (independent researcher) recently received a Grant for Japan-related Research Projects from the Sumitomo Foundation Japan. They will study the history of Japanese medical migrants during World War II.