Every year, the Dutch academic funding body NWO organizes the Bessensap event: a gathering of mediagenic academics and journalists. Groningen science historian Arjen Dijkstra will be one of the participants on 10 June 2013. Together with student Yoran Staas, he won the Bessensap Film Contest with a video short on the University of Franeker, which was the centre of mathematics in the Dutch Republic in the Golden Age.
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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