Prof. Sebastian Sobecki has been appointed an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow at the Huntington Library, San Marino, California, for the duration of one month this summer. During this time, he will edit Miles Huggarde's religious poem Mirour of Miserie (1557) and work on a number of medieval manuscripts and early modern printed books.
The Huntington is an independent research centre with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science and medicine. The Library collections range chronologically from the eleventh century to the present and include seven million manuscripts, 420,000 rare books, 275,000 reference works, and 1.3 million photographs, prints, and ephemera. Among the Huntington's holdings is the most celebrated manuscript of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.
Archaeologist Merit Hondelink studies the eating habits of Dutch urban populations between the 16th and 18th centuries. To this end, she takes samples from old cesspits to find traces of prepared food. Hondelink also cooks long-forgotten dishes herself,...
Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie
has published a new special issue "Research Tutorials
by Dutch-speaking researchers abroad, part II ".
Annet Nieuwhof, Johan Nicolay (beiden Archeologie RUG) en Jeroen Wiersma (Kenniscentrum Landschap) brengen een nieuw boek uit over de stand van zaken in het onderzoek van het terpen- en wierdenland.