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  • ‘The place chose me’ – an interview with Eva J. Daussá

    This week, an article appeared in ‘Catalonia Today’ that drew our attention. The article was an interview with M&M professor Eva J. Daussá. Eva J. Daussá is a proffessor of linguistics at…

  • Old Frisian Summer School in Oxford

    ‘A week of studying Old Frisian for students who can’t fit it into their normal study programme’ was the main idea behind the summer school Old Frisian held from the 8th to…

  • Vlogging for Cultural Heritage

    Vlogging (video blogging) about the the Wadden Sea, Regional sports or Friesian horses? The second-year students of Minorities & Multilingualism all took on this challenge for the course Into the Local Laboratory:…

  • Old Frisian Summer School

    We are proud to present the Old Frisian Summer School that the chair group Frisian Language and Literature is organizing together this summer with the renowned University of Oxford! The course will…

  • Study Trip to Kraków

    History, pirogi and zlotys: these are three words that describe the study trip that fourteen M&M students took to Kraków, Poland Mid-April. They visited the historical city and its surroundings to study…

  • The MOOC ‘Multilingual Practices’ is online!

    We are very happy to announce a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC)! Together with the faculty of Arts (Minorities & Multilingualism), University of Groningen/Campus Fryslân will start the new MOOC called…

  • Duck nu lay egg before fowl

    Everyone can achieve success regardless of their origin By: Sandra Seligson No, the title isn’t a typo. It is in fact an old Jamaican saying that means “Everyone can achieve success regardless…

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    Is Kurdish television here to stay?

    By: Martijn Kingma Ask any given person what they are doing on their evening, and most will say watching television. However, it is all but logical that there are programs available in…

  • Extinct or not extinct: the wonderful story of the Manx language

    Extinct or not extinct: the wonderful story of the Manx language By: Desi van der Kleijn A few weeks ago I was browsing the map on the Endangered Languages Website (www.endangeredlanguages.com) to…

  • Hey, kakker!

    “Ik wil pepernoten.” “You sound like an absolute kakker,” said my friend Aukje. “What the hell is a kakker?” I asked. “A snob,” she replied. Is there a change in personality when…