Prof. dr. Bram Buunk, professor of evolutionary social psychology, recently left the University of Groningen. Buunk takes an evolutionary approach to such matters as sexual jealousy, partner choice, rivalry, altruism and status. He said farewell with MinneNijd (Lover’s Envy), an event that saw the meeting of art and science, focusing on his research themes. The Pictura art gallery in Groningen is host to the work of artists depicting the theme of jealousy in matters of the heart. The exhibition will run until 21 October 2012.
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.
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.
Before we met, historian and philosopher Philipp Blom was told that he would be interviewed about his work and mission. Work okay, but a mission? ‘I don’t have one,’ says Philipp Blom on the phone from Vienna in fluent Dutch. ‘I’m curious and I like...
Journalist and TV producer Ad van Liempt describes in his biography how Albert Gemmeker, commander of Westerbork camp during the war, got away with his actions, but lived in fear of new punishment every day for years in Germany.