The history of the Netherlands is retold to every new generation. One way in which this is done is through historical children’s books, mixing fact with fiction. Children’s books thus play a role in the socialization of children. Sanne Parlevliet researched the images of the Netherlands and Dutch citizenship in children’s books that children were given to identify themselves with in the past two centuries. In July, she received a prestigious Veni grant to pursue her research.
The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.
Newspapers first made their appearance in the Netherlands as early as 400 years ago. They mostly consisted of eyewitness accounts, which were as reliable or unreliable then as they are today. Historian Joop Koopmans talks about the news in early...
Trial Follow the Money: investigate people, systems and organisations that misbehave and thus cause damage to society.
Different from previous years but still surprising, fun, healthy, and for the whole family: join Groningen’s take on this year’s national weekend of science, organized by the University of Groningen (UG) and Hanze University of Applied Sciences...
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