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Honours Thesis Plenary on June 18th

This plenary meeting is intended for students who have written their honours thesis this academic year. Because of the limited space available at the location, other students unfortunately cannot attend this event. We are fast approaching the end of this academic year. All of you who wrote your honours thesis this year or are working…

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Bezoek aan ‘Op Scherp’ in het Centraal Museum met JongRembrandt

Beste Honours studenten,   sta even stil bij de mogelijkheid om je passie voor kunst te combineren met een leerzame en boeiende ervaring! Op zaterdag 4 mei nodigen we je van harte uit om deel te nemen aan een exclusief evenement in het Centraal Museum Utrecht: JongRembrandt Art Talks. Wat maakt dit evenement zo bijzonder?…

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Uitnodiging Plenaire Bijeenkomst 14 Mei: ‘Fake News as a Threat to Democracy’

Hey, jij daar! Heb jij het laatste nieuws al gehoord over de aankomst van de woolly mammoth? Zo niet, dan heb je weer een nieuwe golf van fake news ontweken. Of het nou een ontvoering door aliens is, of flat-earthers, roddels, of het laatste politieke nieuws, fake news is een onontkoombaar deel van de steeds snellere…

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How to make your thesis Honours-worthy? Visit Bruges!

A few weeks ago, Bo Davids went to visit the archives in Bruges to glean more information and materials for their Honours Thesis. Her thesis concerns the multifaceted relationship between the Belgian city of Bruges and the Burgundian Valois duke Charles the Bold (r. 1419-1467). She explores the diplomatic and symbolic relationship between these actors…

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Interview with Natalia Petrovskaia!

Dr. Natalia Petrovskaia has been working at Utrecht University for several years and has been HHP domain coordinator of History and Art History since 2022. Here, she is constantly developing the programme, the students and herself. Natalia is a true medievalist and is working on several projects to further immerse herself in that era. Her…

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Biodiversity Workshop – January 26th, 2024

Throwback to January, 26: The Biodiversity Workshop by the Humanities Honours ‘ The End of Evolution”? Biodiversity in the Historical Perspective of the “Anthropocene” course members.

Featuring two discussion panels by five biodiversity experts from our own Utrecht University and beyond, as well as the lecture by Matthias Glaubrecht, the workshop united Honours students, professors and researchers from a variety of disciplines and backgrounds. To get more insight on the details of the day, read up on the article about it in the Honours Community blog

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HHP Final Closing Evening Committee!

Dear all, The final plenary meeting for all thesis writers will take place on the 18th of June from 17:00-19:30 in the Lutherse Kerk! Here everyone will present their thesis in the form of a poster presentation. The poster session will consist of two rounds so that everyone will have time to walk around the location…

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Honours Community Day – Student exhibition

Dear student, The Honours Community Day on May 16th is approaching, and an integral part of this event will be the student exhibition. This exhibition is the perfect moment for you to share an honours achievement that you are proud of! Do you have something that you would like to showcase to the UU honours community? This…

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15 years of Honours: Unleashing Potential

Dear students, On the 6th and 7th of June the University of Twente will be celebrating 15 years of Honours Education. They will be organizing an international conference aimed at students and educators alike about unleashing the potential of students in honours education. The event will contribute to the honours community by connecting educational innovators,…

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Highlighted Research Seminar Projects: Atlan

Dear students, While some of you are most likely working on your projects for the HHP Research Seminar, we would like to highlight some of the projects from last year. In a series of upcoming blog posts we will share the experiences of students working on their projects. These stories will hopefully motivate and inspire…

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