The academic staff of the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication study European languages and cultures. The Department has a special focus on linguistics and language use, and how people communicate by using language. In addition, the literature of the Middle Ages, the early modern and the modern period is studied. The (Dutch-taught) Bachelor's programme in Celtic languages and cultures is unique in the Netherlands, as well as the (Dutch-taught) Master's programmes in translating, intercultural communication and Renaissance studies.

News

Prof. dr. Yoad Vinter Seggev. Foto Ed van Rijswijk
24 March 2017
Winter will conduct research on the way people use language to think and communicate about collections.
3 March 2017
Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor will be both a visiting scholar and a visiting educator. She will contribute to designing the broad bachelor programmes TCS and LAS.
1 March 2017
Eight Humanities programmes have been ranked best in their field, according to Keuzegids Masters 2017.
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Events

Foto Cécile de Morrée
12 May 2017 10:30 - 11:45
From an anthropological perspective on the theme of time, Cécile de Morrée shows the songs were arranged according to the different seasons of the year cycle.
© iStockphoto.com/rasinmotion
12 May 2017 12:45 - 14:00
On 12 May Louise Nell will defend her PhD thesis, in which she examined how pension communication is organised, and how this information can be improved.
Excerpt from the Martyrology of Oengus. Source: Wikimedia Commons/National Library of Ireland, MS G10 p. 24
7 June 2017 17:45 - 19:00
Nike Stam analysed the functions of bilingualism in texts by medieval Irish scribes. She will defend her PhD thesis on this subject on 7 June.
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