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Research interests

My research interests are related to community development, arts & culture, sense of place and creative and arts-based research methods. 

Publications

Citizen Engagement in Spatial Planning, Shaping Places Together

De aantrekkingskracht en uitdagingen van creatieve onderzoeksmethoden

De provincie Groningen anderhalf jaar in vuur en vlam? Evaluatie cultuurproject Gronings Vuur

‘It is not only an artist village, it is much more than that’: The binding and dividing effects of the arts on a community

Sustainable placeshaping: what, why and how: Findings of the SUSPLACE program; Deliverable D7.6 Synthesis report

Arts & Resilience in a Rural Community: The value of arts-based community activities in resilience-building in Pingjum, northern Netherlands

Creative and Arts-Based Research Methods in Academic Research. Lessons from a Participatory Research Project in The Netherlands

The role of the arts in coping with place change at the coast

The Value of Participatory Community Arts for Community Resilience

Resilience: just do it?! Governing for Resilience in vulnerable Places, University of Groningen, 9-10 October 2014

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Press/media

Relatief kleinschalig cultuurproject Gronings Vuur bereikt aanzienlijke resultaten

De provincie Groningen: anderhalf jaar in vuur en vlam?

Wat kunst doet met een dorp, en waarom dat belangrijk is tijdens een viruscrisis

Nieuwjaarstoespraak 2021 - Commissaris van de Koning in Fryslân drs. A.A.M. Brok

Pingjum: cultuur werkt als medicijn tegen krimp.

Te gast bij Radio Westerwolde

Kunst kan dorpen veerkrachtiger maken

Te gast bij Omrop Fryslan

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