In the 1990s, Rapper 2Pac was the face of the West Coast hiphop scene. However, he originally comes from New York. Linguist Steven Gilbers is researching 2Pac’s changing accent. He is examining how 2Pac's accent reflects his new identity and how accent changes can be linked to biographical data. An accent turns out to be something that you can control, but never copy exactly.
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Professor of chemistry Sibrand Stratingh, from Groningen, built the first electric vehicle – the precursor to the electric car – around 1830. He also drove a steam-powered carriage through the streets of Groningen. But his innovative scientific...
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.
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