Arno van der Hoeven receives grant for project on online urban heritage

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).

Etienne Augé in EenVandaag about micronations

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.

History alumnus Auke Kok wins Nico Scheepmaker Prize

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. 

Maria Grever appointed member of the Council for the Humanities

Thursday, 20 April 2017

As of May 1, 2017,  Prof. Maria Grever will be a member of the Council for the Humanities.


Martine Bouman receives prestigious Pearl Award

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.

Ben Wubs speaks at conference for International Council on Archives

Monday, 3 April 2017

Prof. Ben Wubs will talk at the annual conference for the International Council on Archives‘ (ICA) Section on Business Archives (SBA) on 5 and 6 April 2017  in Stockholm.

Peter Nikken for NOS: what to discuss with children when they see sex online

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."

Prof. Martine Bouman wins Marc Cornelissen | Brightlands Award

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. 

Sandra Khor Manickam receives grant for project on history of Japanese medical migrants

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.