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Bite-Sized Lunchtime Lecture on Dutch Football in the early 20th century

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Nick Piercey

Nick Piercey will be taking part in a UCL BiteSized lecture (2 speakers, 15 minutes each) on Dutch Football in the early 20th Century.

Graduate Student Conference: Jewish Spirituality in Eastern Europe

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Press Coverage: UCL Graduate Student Conference

The Yiddish Forverts has recently published a report from the Graduate Student Conference on ‘Jewish Spirituality in Eastern Europe – a Textual Perspective,’ held at the Department of Hebrew and Jewish Studies, UCL on 6-7 June, 2012. The article, authored by conference participant Adi Mahalel (Columbia University), is available online on the website of the Forverts:

Grant Museum wins Museums and Heritage Award for Excellence

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Museums Heritage Award

We are very pleased to announce that UCL Centre for Digital Humanities and Heritage Without Borders won the Museums and Heritage Innovations Award for the project 'QRator: Visitor Participation Through Social Interpretation'.

Peacemaker: The Foraker Act (1900) and the Poetry of Evaristo Ribera Chevremont

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1898 war

Professor Benigno Trigo (Vanderbilt University)


IJS - 50 Years at UCL

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We will soon have a downloadable booklet with photos outlining the past 50 years at UCL.

Audio and Video

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We are currently working on more links to our previous events

IJS Publications Update

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Herod and Augustus

Please have a look at our updated publications link for news of all our books and links to the publishers.

Postgraduate bursary MA Language, Culture, History (Dutch Studies pathway)

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Anglo Netherlands Prize

UCL Dutch aims to reward academic excellence among new students of its postgraduate programme by offering a study expense bursary for new students starting the MA in Dutch Studies in September 2012. The bursary covers up to £600 towards study expenses like books, research travel and other research related expenses.

Jacques Presser (1899–1970) between history and literature, 25 May 2012

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Jacob (Jacques) Presser

When Jacques Presser’s Ondergang (1965, in English: Ashes in the Wind : The Destruction of Dutch Jewry, 1968) first appeared, twenty years after the end of World War II, the book hit Dutch society like a bomb. What people knew in general but had forgotten, passed over in silence or repressed during two decades, was here described in every gruesome detail: the systematic humiliation, isolation, despoliation, and extermination of Dutch Jewry.

Why Classical Studies is important

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Annette Mitchell, PhD student in UCL Greek and Latin, recently attended Professor Miriam Leonard's inaugural lecture and wrote about it on the UCL Events Blog.

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