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Humanity Hit nominated for Best Groninger Film
Posted on:26 January 2023

The Humanity Hit on the Chronicle of the abbey of Wittewierum is nominated for the Best Groninger Film 2022, in the Commissioned film/ commercial category. The film was made last year by Marieke Verdijk and Frank Boxman, who were commissioned by the Special Collections department of the UB Groningen.

Tales from Frisia: discover the rich history of Groningen and the Ommelands with an interactive map
Posted on:11 January 2023

The University of Groningen Library (UB) is launching a digital, interactive map called Tales from Frisia

Bijzondere Collecties brengt themanummer De Boekenwereld uit
Posted on:29 November 2022

De afdeling Bijzondere Collecties van de UB Groningen heeft een themanummer van het tijdschrift De Boekenwereld samengesteld. In dit themanummer staat ‘Frisia’ centraal, ooit de naam voor het hele gebied dat we nu Groningen, Friesland en Ostfriesland noemen.

The Dutch Elon Musk: New online exhibition on Sibrand Stratingh
Posted on:29 August 2022

Sibrand Stratingh (1785-1841) was a chemist and inventor from Groningen, die het zogenaamde ‘Karretje van Stratingh’ ontwikkelde. This 'Little Cart' is an early precedessor of the electric car. In the exhibition The Dutch Elon Musk, now on the website of the Special Collections department of the UB Groningen, Stratingh's work is placed in its academic, cultural and social context.

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