Videos and podcast about language
How come so many different dialects and languages can be found in the Euregio? What about the peculiar language of former miners in Belgian Limburg? And do animals also 'talk' to each other? In the context of International Mother Language Day on 21 February, we present a number of short videos about Maastricht University's language research.
Watch the videos below of professor Leonie Cornips and anthropologist Fien Lindelauff on the interaction between animals, researcher Nantke Pecht on the language of former miners, and Terra Mosana podcast discussing linguistic development in the Euregion Meuse-Rhine.
Terra Mosana is a comprehensive Euroregional heritage project supported by the Interreg Euregion Meuse-Rhine program of the European Commission. The podcast was produced in a collaboration between the Municipality of Maastricht and the Maastricht Centre for Arts and Culture (MACCH) of Maastricht University. Read more about Terra Mosana and the podcast here.
We often know no more about war victims than their date of death and the way they died. Amanda Kluveld, associate professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, is committed to discovering more. She gives a face to victims of war, particularly the Second World War. In archives, she recently...
Journalist, columnist and writer H.J.A. (Henk) Hofland has passed away at the age of 88. In 2001 he received an honorary doctorate from Maastricht University