What are the individual characteristics and stylistic features of a text? Was the author male or female? Young or old? Happy or depressed? Can the source be derived from the text? Everyone who writes a text leaves unconscious and unintended traces behind. Clever computer systems can use these traces to identify the language users, and they are getting better and better at it. This field is called computational linguistics. Malvina Nissim teaches this at the University of Groningen. Recently she was elected Lecturer of the Year, after a mini-lecture explaining her research.
During the Second World War, more Jewish residents of five municipalities in the province of Groningen were killed than previously had been estimated. This is the conclusion of research conducted by Richard Paping, a historian at the University of...
Dr Donya Ahmadi, assistant professor of International Relations at the Faculty of Arts, researches and documents the role of female activists in the political developments of 20th and 21st-century Iran.
Classic mythological stories have been written in a certain Zeitgeist and from a specific, often male, perspective. But how would these stories sound if we looked at them through a current lens, and from a female perspective?
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