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18 March 2019
On 27 February Beatrice de Graaf, Ido de Haan and Brian Vick launched their new book at Columbia University New York.
15 March 2019
The 'GEMMA Master' has been included among the ten 'Erasmus+' projects that have contributed the most to women empowerment and gender equity.
15 March 2019
Three alumni talk about different Dutch seventeenth-century paintings in the digital tour of the exhibition 'In Praise of Painting'.


19 March 2019 15:30 - 17:00
On 19 March the Descartes Centre History of Science colloquium will revolve around forensic practices in courtrooms in four European countries
20 March 2019 12:00 - 22 March 2019 13:00
The NWO-project 'Private Property and Political Power in a Liberal Democratic Society' organises a workshop titled 'The Value of the Commons'.
Drugsvondst in auto
20 March 2019 15:00 - 17:30
A book presentation by Steffen Rimner, Beatrice de Graaf and Maarten Prak.