In early November, the Student Academy and the Institut Français Groningen of the University of Groningen organized a day on French language and culture for secondary school pupils. One of the activities was a screening of the French film ‘L’enfant d’en haut’, which is about juvenile delinquency. René Veenstra, a sociologist specializing in juvenile antisocial behaviour, provided an introduction.
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.