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    Continuation Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music

    26-09-2022

    Zuyd University, philharmonie zuidnederland and Maastricht University will continue their collaboration in the Maastricht Centre for the Innovation of Classical Music (MCICM) for the next four years.

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    Once Upon a Law: the Grimm Brothers’ stories, language, and legal culture

    29-08-2022

    Exhibition: a new look at the stories of the Grimm Brothers

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    Veni grant for Jacob Ward

    11-04-2022

    Jacob Ward, a researcher at Maastricht University, has been awarded a Veni research grant of up to 280,000 euros by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The Veni grants are for newly graduated excellent researchers, at the beginning of their scientific career and with an exceptional talent for research.

  • Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences organizes Wikithon to improve visibility of marginal groups

    22-02-2022

    The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences of Maastricht University (FASoS) is organizing a so-called Wikithon to improve the visibility of certain, marginalized and less well-known groups on Wikipedia.

  • A multilingual journey through the Euregio Meuse-Rhine

    11-01-2022

    In a three-part podcast, two young people from Dutch Limburg are looking for answers to these questions in their homeland: the Euregio.

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    Recap ITEM Annual Conference 2021: Empowering border regions - More than ever?

    07-12-2021

    The importance of cross-border cooperation manifests itself more than ever during the coronapandemic. Multi-level governance is the foundation for taking the next steps; looking for each other and perpetuating relationships at all levels, in administration, politics and practice. This became clear during the ITEM annual conference on 19 November, which focused on the lessons learned, opportunities and challenges of cross-border cooperation. Watch the video recap

  • ITEM Cross-Border Impact Assessment 2021 published

    19-11-2021

    Due to the Corona crisis, also many cross-border workers are forced to work in their home country. They have been asked not to cross the border to come to their office situated in the neighbouring country. At the moment, this is only possible because the Dutch, Belgian and German governments have agreed on special exemptions from certain rules until the rest of this year. Otherwise, these frontier workers would face major changes with respect to their social security contribution, taxes and health care. But what, if governments and employers from now on will permanently stimulate that employees work more days from home? ITEM has found out that this would have tremendous consequences for cross-border work if legislation does not change accordingly. This is one out of four case of this year’s research into border effects.

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    Dialect Web App Eèsjdes (the Eijsden dialect) and Mestreechs (the Maastricht dialect)

    04-09-2017

    Professor Leonie Cornips launches a Dialect Web App for the Limburg dialects ‘Eèsjdes’ (the Eijsden dialect) and ‘Mestreechs’ (the Maastricht dialect).

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    Announcement ITEM PhD Volume 'Beyond the refugee crisis'

    24-03-2017

    The Institute for Transnational and Euregional cross border cooperation and Mobility (ITEM) published a PhD Volume about the refugree crisis. The volume was written by PhD candidates of ITEM and includes separate contributions in which each of them tackles the topic of the refugee crisis from their own area of interest. The volume therefore discusses themes ranging from migration law and criminal behaviour to social security.

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    New ITEM research project on multilingualism in the workplace

    09-02-2017

    25 years ago, the birth act of the European Union was signed in Maastricht. A historical moment, which brought the capital of the Dutch province of Limburg international fame. Yet, Maastricht and Limburg could profit much more from ‘Europe’ than happens today. Language still forms an obstacle though. A new project from the research institute ITEM further explores this issue.

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