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

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7 July 2017
The central question within JOIN is how we prevent exclusion and strengthen meaningful participation of all young people in society.
30 June 2017
During the final meeting, 21 Humanities students withing the Humanities Honours programme presented their theses and subsequently received their certificates.
16 June 2017
With the first English translation of the Missale Gothicum, Els Rose opens up the unique and colourful world of late antique and early medieval liturgical life.
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Events

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29 August 2017 14:30 - 15:45
On 29 August Mária Vasiľová will defend her PhD thesis in which she analyses reflexivization in seven languages focusing on the role of the morpheme -self.
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27 October 2017 09:30 - 12:00
On the day of Tessel Boerma’s PhD thesis defence (27 October), a symposium on ‘Language Impairment and Bilingualism’ will be organised.
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, lat. 8635, 112r.
2 February 2018
For this graduate conference on book history (c. 650-1600) Research Master students and PhD students are welcome to submit paper proposals before 1 September.
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