News from UCL Dutch
- Royal Visit from HM Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands
- Van Gogh Competition by the Royal Academy of Arts
- Public Lecture Isabel Hoving
- Dutch Crossing: recognition for a journal examining a global influence
- Professor Jane Fenoulhet appointed to the Raad voor de Nederlandse Taal
- Book launch: Literary history of the Low Countries, and celebration of 90 years of Dutch at UCL
- Royal decoration bestowed on professor Jane Fenoulhet
- Kader Abdolah at UCL Dutch
- Public lecture by Marita Matthijsen
- Presentation of the book Settela by Dutch author Aad Wagenaar
- New Open Educational Resources project
- Nationale Gedichtendag (National Poetry Day) in the Netherlands and Flanders 2009
- Go Dutch! at the Free Word Centre
- Scholarships for Postgraduate Study in Dutch Cultural Studies
- Follow UCL Dutch on YouTube EDU and iTunes University!
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 34.2 (July 2010)
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 34.1 (March 2010)
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 33.2 (October 2009)
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 33.1 (April 2009)
- New monograph investigating fundamental questions of Translation
- New textbook for Intensive Dutch published by UCL Dutch
- Making the Personal Political: New book on Dutch women writers
- Professor Theo Hermans elected member of the Flemish Academy
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 34.3 (November 2010)
- Going Dutch in London : UCL will be hosting the Dutch Student Day 2010/11
- Joost Zwagerman Writer in Residence at UCL Dutch in 2010/11
- ’Nomadic Literature’: Prof. Jane Fenoulhet’s Inaugural Lecture on 4 Nov 2010
- New Open Educational Resources project in Digital Humanities
- Dutch Crossroads: Living and writing in a society in turmoil (J. Zwagerman)
- Dutch Research Seminar: Translating Political Novels, 26 Jan 2011
- Book Launch ‘Mobility and Localisation in Language Learning’ on 20 Jan 2011
- Dutch Research Seminar: Football in two Dutch cities 1910–20, 9 Feb 2011
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 35.1 (March 2011)
- Painless Introduction to Open Educational Resources (8 Feb 2011)
- Online beginners and advanced Dutch language courses starting in March
- Sports and Leisure history seminar: Football in Rotterdam (23 May 2011)
- Dutch Crossing and the European Reference Index for the Humanities
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 35.2 (July 2011)
- Visit the department and get a taste of Dutch on the UCL Open Day (30/06/11)
- London Low Countries History – Research Seminar Series 2011/12
- Abdelkader Benali will be Dutch Writer in Residence at UCL 2011/12
- Anglo-Netherlands Society Annual Awards for students of Dutch
- Dutch/Flemish Society (UCL Union) – activities and events 2011/12
- Susan Stein's Play on Etty Hillesum at UCL on 21 November 2011, 6.30pm
- Ulrich Tiedau elected as UCML area studies representative
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 35.3 (November 2011)
- Excellent employment prospects for graduates with Dutch
- Twitter hangout on 11 January: All about Dutch literature
- Podium discussion with Abdelkader Benali and Hisham Matar (26 Jan)
- Knowledge Transfer and Enterprise Champion for 2012 (OA/OER)
- 2011 ACLS Early Careers Researcher Essay Prize for Dirk Schoenaers
- Impact in modern languages workshop at the IGRS (3 Feb 2012)
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 36.1 (March 2012)
- Double Dutch! A free Festival in Hyde Park (28 Feb 2012)
- Jacques Presser (1899–1970) between history and literature, 25 May 2012
- Postgraduate bursary MA Language, Culture, History (Dutch Studies pathway)
- Bite-Sized Lunchtime Lecture on Dutch Football in the early 20th century
- ISI Web of Knowledge Impact Factor for Dutch Crossing
- Speak to the Future - in Dutch :) New website launched
- Public engagement workshop programme at the Wallace Collection
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 36.2 (July 2012)
- London Low Countries History – Research Seminar Series 2012/13
- Poetry & Translation: Leonard Nolens and Paul Vincent (26 Sep 2012)
- Dutch-English Literary Translation Workshop (10–13 September 2012)
- Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities
- High Impact Literature from the Low Countries Tour 14–19 January 2013
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 36.3 (November 2012)
- Journeys East Main Library
- Talks on Dutch Art and Diversity at the Wallace Collection
- What is experimental fiction? Lars Bernaerts visiting scholar 2013
- New Group for Alumni of the UCL Dutch department on Linked-In
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 37.1 (March 2013)
- In memoriam Marta Baerlecken (1909-2007)
- What is experimental fiction? Masterclass with Lars Bernaerts (Brussels)
- Amsterdam's Culture – Reflections from the Red Light District (8 May 2013)
- Ester Naomi Perquin
- Reference cultures in Europe – Major European research grant awarded
- Free tickets now available for Live Poetry Event with Ester Naomi Perquin (30 May)
- Symposium on Port Cities, Rivers and Hinterlands in North-Western Europe (29/30 May)
- Beacon for Public Engagement Award for Dutch Walks in London
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 37.1 (March 2013)
- Wim Brands Writer in Residence at UCL Dutch in 2013/14
- Opportunity: Research Associate Digital Humanities
- London Low Countries History – Research Seminar Series 2013/14
- New Monograph by Jane Fenoulhet on Cees Nooteboom and his Writing
- Dutch Crossing: Journal of Low Countries Studies 37.3 (November 2013)
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Wolfson Postgraduate Scholarships in the Humanities
5 October 2012
Wolfson Foundation seeks to support excellence. Drawing on its history
of support for higher education and interest in the humanities, the
Foundation is offering 3 postgraduate research awards in the humanities.
These will be for 3 areas in history, literature and languages.
The intention is that Wolfson Scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential to make an impact on their chosen field. Wolfson Scholarships Will be awarded solely on academic merit. Ideally the successful students would aspire to an academic career.
Wolfson Scholarships will be available in three disciplines that align closely with the Foundation’s interests: history, literature and languages.
The awards are available for doctoral research only, and will be paid over three years (or up to six years part time). For full-time students, it is expected that students complete their doctorate in three years.
Students should have an outstanding academic record, usually a first class honours degree at undergraduate level and a Master’s degree from a recognised university in a cognate field of study to their proposed doctoral research.
Awards are for students beginning their doctoral study at the start of the academic year 2013-14.
Level of award
The value of each award £26,000 per annum on a full time
basis) the award will cover fees, maintenance and will include an
element for research and training costs.
Definition of subject disciplines
The three disciplines that the programme covers may
be broadly defined.
- History - As well as broad-based historical and historiographical studies, this may include such areas as classics, history of art, or architectural history, provided the research is grounded within historical methodology.
- Literature - As well as literary and textual studies, this may include research that involves critical theory or film and other visual media, provided there is a literary element within the research (e. g. translation of literature to screen).
- Languages Research will be in applied languages rather than linguistics. It may involve the study of literary or historical texts, where these are in languages other than English.
Point of contact
Please find more information on the website of the Faculty Institute for Graduate Studies.
Deadlines for applications will be confirmed by November 2012.
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