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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

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.
26 September 2017 16:00 - 18:30
At a special edition of the history of science colloquium, Stephen Gaukroger will give a lecture entitled 'Science and Civilization'.
Rembrandthuis
28 September 2017 15:00 - 18:00
Arjan de Koomen and Herman den Otter will give papers about recent reconstructions in the Rembrandthuis.
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