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  • My exchange to the University of Pretoria (UP), South Africa

    Written by: Elise Groot Preparations Last semester was my semester abroad. What I really do not want to skip because it might be of use to you is the whole procedure before…

  • The MOOC Multilingual Practices is officially open!

    Hooray! Yesterday our MOOC ‘Multilingual Practices’ was officially opened by Jouke de Vries, Dean of de University Campus Fryslân. Frisian poet Arjan Hut entertained us with a very original multilingual poem about potatoes.…

  • Radio interview with Omrop Fryslân

    Want to hear multilingualism in practice? Listen to this interesting radio interview about our new online course Multilingual Practices with Omrop Fryslân (in Frisian and Dutch). In this course, people can learn…

  • Learning about minorities in Trieste

    Written by: Jesse David Marinus Have you ever been to Trieste? In February of this year, I visited this lovely Italian city together with the Frisian young people’s association Frysk Ynternasjonaal Kontakt…

  • 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…

  • Symposium

    Symposium: The dynamics of Europe’s minority-majority discourses: From ‘minority’ to ‘co-nation?’ The Campus Fryslân and the Department of Frisian Language and Culture invite you to a symposium featuring Prof. dr. Tove H.…