In the vaults of the University Library of the University of Groningen are thousands of manuscripts, atlases, letters, maps and other valuable historical material. These are all exceptional, old pieces which everyday visitors never see and that only leave the vault from time to time for research purposes. One of the exceptional pieces is the oldest map ever printed in the Netherlands, dating from 1514.
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.
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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