The Special Collections department of the University of Groningen Library hosts thousands of old and often rare works, among which manuscripts, incunables, historical atlasses and maps. Many researchers from within and without the University of Groningen uses works from this collection for their research.
In the lecture series Treasures from the University Library, researchers using material from our Special Collections talk about their research, while the objects in question are also present.
In the fall and winter of 2019-2020, there are three lectures in this series, with a wide variety of subjects. After the half hour lecture, the audience has to opportunity to ask questions and have a look at the materials.
All presentations are on Tuesday afternoon at 4 pm, Dutch spoken and for a broad audience. Everybody is welcome, registration and a library card are not necessary. When you don't have a library card, you can obtain a visitor pass at the reception.
Location: Jantina Tammeszaal, 4th floor UB City Centre, Broerstraat 4
On Monday 20 June, both theses that were defended at the Faculty of Spatial Sciences were assessed cum laude. A unique event for the faculty; cum laude twice in one day has never happened before.
Findings of research conducted by Renske Annelize Hoff show that publishers of sixteenth-century Bibles added elements to them that connected to an active and diverse readership, such as summaries, maps, and reading plans. In this way, they made...
How do you involve young people in culture? This is a question that local governments and the cultural sector have struggled with for some time. At the request of the Municipality of Het Hogeland, University of Groningen students carefully...
The UG website uses functional and anonymous analytics cookies. Please answer the question of whether or not you want to accept other cookies (such as tracking cookies).
If no choice is made, only basic cookies will be stored. More information