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

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    21 February 2019

    In memoriam: Dr. H.J.T.M. Brok (1943 - 2019)

    In memoriam Dr. H.J.T.M. Brok (Breda, 24 september 1943 – Amsterdam 18 februari 2019)   Tot ons grote leedwezen ontvingen wij bericht van het...

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    21 February 2019

    Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-doc Positions: “Expression of Interest” for hosting fellows

    The Meertens Institute invites postdoc fellows to apply together for postdoc funding in the context of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual...

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    15 February 2019

    Nieuwsbrief februari 2019

    In de nieuwsbrief van februari een verslag van het Symposium voor Wetenschapsbloggers, dat onlangs plaatsvond op het Meertens Instituut. Verder onder meer...

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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

  • PLAND

    The database called Plant Names in Dutch Dialects (PLAND) of the Meertens Institute contains the popular names of plants in the Dutch language...

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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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    Syntax of Dutch Coordination and Ellipsis

    Hans Broekhuis, Norbert Corver

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    Een mooie mengelmoes Meertaligheid in de Gouden Eeuw

    Marc van Oostendorp, Nicoline van der sijs

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    Wederopbouwboerderijen Agrarisch erfgoed in de strijd over traditie en modernisering, 1940-1955

    Sophie Elpers

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Events

Activities for the public and lectures from our staff

  • 22
    February
    Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam

    Graduiertenkolleg 'Routes of Communication between Africa and Europe'

    Hoe communiceren mensen in Afrika en Europa met elkaar in de 21de eeuw? Welke invloed hebben de massamedia op het samenspel tussen lokaal en...

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  • 10
    April
    IISG, Amsterdam

    Themabijeenkomst Consortiavorming Levend Verleden

    Tijd: 13-16.30 uur
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