Prof. dr. Ann-Sophie Lehmann is co-curator of the exhibition Object Lessons. The Story of Material Education in 8 Chapters at the Museum der Dinge in Berlin and the Gewerbemuseum, Winterthur (Zwitserland).
This exhibition recounts the story of learning with, about, and through materials in the sciences, at school, in commerce, craft, and at home, in novels and movies, in the archive and on the Internet. From tree books, slag gravel and shell silk to hares’ scuts, cork stoppers and cloud leather and from historical DIY books to a digital material archive, the exhibition shows that material literacy has always been relevant, why it was forgotten, and what it may look like in the future.
prof. dr. Lehmann
Museum der Dinge, Berlin
For many years now, Maarten Loonen has seen first-hand how the climate has changed on Spitsbergen. He can talk for hours about geese, reindeer, glaciers and the immeasurable, still undiscovered nature on the Norwegian island. His main concern, though,...
The University of Groningen (UG) will be awarding honorary doctorates to Prof. Titia de Lange and Dr Philipp Blom during its anniversary week in June 2019. Historian Blom will be awarded an honorary doctorate at the suggestion of Prof. Ann-Sophie Lehmann...
De Rijksuniversiteit Groningen bestaat in 2019 405 jaar. Om dit te vieren roept het Talencentrum, in samenwerking met de Faculteit der Letteren, de Gerrit Krolprijs in het leven.