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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Start of a new year

The start of the new academic year is drawing ever closer and slowly Utrecht is filling up with students and university employees again. The absence of many Utrechters is most noticeable in the summer months when the bike jams at various bottlenecks shrink dramatically in size but now the exchange students are very much in evidence,…

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WINIR Conference

From the 14th until the 17th of September Utrecht University will play host to the annual WINIR (World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research) conference. Bas van Bavel is part of the local organising committee and the strategic theme of Institutions is closely involved. For more information see: http://winir.org/?page=events&side=winir_2017

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Economic and Social History at Utrecht University

As a group the economic and social historians at Utrecht University are actively involved in a number of different educational programmes. In all our courses we confront students with the relevance of historical research for current-day problems and highlight the use of interdisciplinary methods. Maarten Prak delivers a number of the lectures and has long…

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