The Meertens Institute, established in 1926, has been a research institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 1952. We study the diversity in language and culture in the Netherlands.

News

News from the Meertens Institute

  • illustratie
    24 May 2016

    Marc van Oostendorp benoemd tot erelid Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde

    Op vrijdag 20 mei werd Marc van Oostendorp benoemd tot erelid van de Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde in Leiden, in aanwezigheid van koning...

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    20 May 2016

    Eerste Louis Peter Grijp-lezing online

    De eerste Louis Peter Grijp-lezing, gegeven door Mike Kestemont op 10 mei 2016, is nu terug te zien op Vimeo. Mike Kestemont zocht met zijn...

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  • illustratie
    19 May 2016

    Filmpje over promotieonderzoek naar Cité Duits

    Nantke Pecht doet promotieonderzoek aan de Universiteit van Maastricht naar identiteitsvorming bij sprekers van het Cité Duits. Het Cité Duits is...

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In the Media

The Meertens Institute in the Media

Databases

In the databases research material is made accessible for a general audience

  • Dutch Folksong Database

    The Dutch Folksong Database was launched on 22nd June 2007. This database gives access to more than 125.000 songs, from the Middle Ages to the...

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  • Database Migration in the Netherlands in the 20th century

    In this database, the migration of people in the Netherlands in the 20th century is visualised in maps. For each municipality the following...

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  • Dutch First Name Database

    The Dutch First Name Database enables you to search a file containing some 20.000 first names including explanations of the names and all sorts of other...

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Publications

Recent publications from our staff

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    Identity, Intertextuality, and Performance in Early Modern Song Culture

    Dieuwke van der Poel, Louis Peter Grijp, Wim van Anrooij (red.)

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    Experiencing Religion New approaches to personal religiosity

    Clara Saraiva, Peter Jan Margry, Lionel Obadia, Kinga Povedák, José Mapril (Eds.)

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    Syntax of Dutch Verbs and Verb Phrases. Volume 3

    Hans Broekhuis, Norbert Corver

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Events

Activities for the public and lectures from our staff

  • 1
    oktober - 1 juli 2016
    Meertens Instituut

    Tentoonstelling What's in a name

    Tijd: 9:00 uur - 16.30 uur (ma-vrij)
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  • 1
    June
    Spui 25, Amsterdam

    Elementair Uurtje: Taal

    Tijd: 17.00 - 18.00 uur
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  • 15
    June
    Academiegebouw, Domplein

    Promotie Jan Van Balen

    Tijd: 14.30 uur
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