Joost van Driessche has been awarded the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation Research Prize for his dissertation Muishond: Techno-Scientific, Literary and Ethical Movements of Language (2016). He wrote his dissertation in the Department of Practical Philosophy and the Department of Ethics, Social and Political Philosophy of our Faculty.
The Praemium Erasmianum Foundation annually awards Research Prizes to young academic researchers in the humanities and social sciences, who have written a PhD dissertation of outstanding quality at a university in the Netherlands. The Research Prize consists of € 3,000 each and a certificate.
The Research Prizes 2018 will be presented during a festive ceremony in the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences on 16 May.
Press release of the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation
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