On 27 May 2013 Louwrens Hacquebord, the first Dutch professor of Arctic and Antarctic Studies, retired. De nationally and internationally renowned Arctic researcher discussed the changing attitude towards the Arctic regions in his farewell lecture. In an opinion piece for the University of Groningen, Hacquebord states: ‘Cuddly status of North Pole makes protection more urgently needed than ever’.
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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