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Lecture series 'Curious about the Dutch'

The lecture series on Dutch Culture and Society is a course aiming not only at foreign students, but also at visiting faculty members or employees of international business companies. In fact, every non-Dutch visitor to Groningen interested in any aspect of Dutch society will find something of his or her interest in this series.

Every Wednesday evening, a lecture will be given on a broad range of topics: for instance Dutch film, photography, literature, politics, law, World War II, gender, Dutch Frisians, landscape history, art, music, theatre, archaeology with a focus on the regional past, economics, mass media, and the former Dutch colonies.

Schedule (subject to changes)

Semester 1

Prof. Dirk Jan Wolffram Dutch Political Culture
Prof. Doeko F.J. Bosscher The Netherlands in WW II  
Lucia D.M.E van Heteren, MA Performing Arts in the Netherlands
Dr. Stijn Arnoldussen Digging up the Dutch: the Archaeology of Dutch Prehisory
Prof. Joost Herman The Dutch and Humanitarianism
Anke M.P. van Haastrecht, MA Gender & Media: Dutch Cinema
Prof. John Nerbonne Double Dutch: Language in the Low Lands
Joas van der Schoot, MA The Dutch Church Landscape
Dr. Jan L. de Jong 16th & 17th Century Dutch Paintings

Semester 2

Dr. Dicky G. Gilbers Nederpop: The History of Dutch Pop Music
Dr. Janny de Jong Decolonisation, Migration and the Dilemmas of the Dutch Pluriform Society
Dr. Marja W.A. van Tilburg Gender in the Netherlands: Sexuality
Prof. Theo Meder Folktales and Narrative Culture in the Netherlands
Dr. Stefan van der Poel Jewish Culture in the Netherlands (Location: Synagoge Groningen, Folkingstraat 60)
Prof. Marcel J. Broersma   Dutch Media: An Introduction
Dr. Nanna H. Hilton Multilingual Minorities in the Netherlands - The case of Friesland
Dr. Jan L. de Jong Rembrandt
Dr. Susan Aasman Ups and Downs in Dutch Cinema

When and where?

9 Wednesdays 7-9 pm

Hymanszaal, Academy Building

Last modified:10 November 2017 10.33 a.m.