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News

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15 September 2017
Alumni magazine Illuster interviewed Geert Buelens together with Director of Het Literatuurhuis Michaël Stoker about the visibility of literature in the city.
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15 September 2017
NWO spoke with Melvin Wevers on his research on the U.S. as reference culture.
Prof. dr. Ann Rigney
15 September 2017
On 15 September, professor Ann Rigney received an honorary doctorate from Aarhus University, Denmark.
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Events

22 September 2017 14:00 - 18:00
The lecture, titled ‘The Vesalius Census: The Politics of Reading in Early (and not so Early) Modern Europe’ will be given by Daniel Margócsy at Teylers Museum.
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22 September 2017 15:15 - 17:00
Lecture by Richard Gyu, one of the foremost specialists in Beneventan books, script and liturgy.
Colton's Map of The World on Mercator's Projection.
25 September 2017 09:30 - 27 September 2017 16:00
The aim of the colloquium is to historicise security in the nineteenth century with a select group of invited speakers from around the world.
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