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OnderwijsUniversity of Groningen Summer SchoolsThings That Matter 4

Course information

Target audience

Master students and PhD students working in the disciplines of History, Art History, Museum and Heritage Studies, Cultural Studies.
Students should be studying at (Research) Master level or should be working on the PhD projects
It is expected that the participants have a sufficient command of the English language to actively participate in the discussions and to present their own work in English .


The summer school programme will start on 18 June 2018 and end on 22 June 2018. Participants are advised to arrive before Sunday 17 June 3PM to participate in the welcome programme of the summer school.

Learning outcomes

After this course you will be able to:

  1. assess and to apply different theories and approaches, particularly in Digital Humanities Research, to your own research.
  2. work in an international team during an intense study week.
  3. present your own research and to comment constructively on research of your peers.

Approx. 30 hours of teaching and learning activities over the course of one week (Monday-Friday). Typically, the summer school will consist of lectures, hands-on sessions and excursions and student-led group work.


  1. Actively participate in all components of the Summer School. All participants must demonstrate that they have digested and analysed the reading for each component of the Summer School
  2. Present their own research in progress or research design
  3. Write an essay in which they critically discuss the themes of the Summer School in relation to their own research
  4. Write a SWOT analysis of the Summer School in which they reflect critically on their learning experience

After successful participation in the summer school, students will receive a certificate of participation.

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