Christiaan Triebert recently hitch-hiked from Groningen to Cape Town. The University of Groningen student of International Relations and International Organization made the trip with two other students, as part of Thumbs Up Africa. The project hopes to attract attention to problems in Africa and to assess sustainability and the results of development work. For Christiaan, the trip dovetailed perfectly with his degree programme.
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Bert Cornelius was world-famous in Groningen for illustrating the Mussengang serial, which appeared on the back cover of the Groningen university newspaper every week from August 1984 until June 1995. As part of the 50th anniversary celebrations of...
13 September marks the 25th anniversary of rapper 2Pac’s death, following an assassination attempt. 2Pac went down in history as the Che Guevara of hip hop. 13 September is also the date on which Steven Gilbers will be awarded his doctorate. His...
In his PhD thesis Pieter Boonstra has shown that the collatio was not simply a top-down communication of knowledge: instead, visitors were actively involved in the process as well.
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