FASoS News, events and stories
Gladys Akom Ankobrey's first blog for Faces of SciencesThursday, May 16, 2019
recently joined the platform by KNAW and 'De Jonge Akademie', Faces of Science. This week her first blog was posted.
Bachelor Digital Society gets green lightTuesday, May 14, 2019
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences will start a new Bachelor's programme "Digital Society" in September 2019.
Two UM professors among new KNAW appointeesWednesday, April 24, 2019
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has appointed 19 new members, including two UM professors: Valentina Mazzucato and Kiran Klaus Patel.
Stories and interviews
Moving animals: animals are also globalising. Interview with Raf de Bont.
Globalisation is undeniable. People, goods and information are moving around the world at an increasing pace. But what about animals? Do they also cross national and continental borders and how does that work? And how have people historically been involved in these movements? How have they tried to understand and manage animal movements? These are urgent questions for historian and researcher Dr Raf de Bont of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. With the Vici grant of 1.5 million euros that was awarded for the Moving Animals project, he can search for the answers with a team of three people over the next five years.