Nijmegen Language Capital

From 9 to 12 May, we celebrated language, culture and history during Nijmegen Language Capital. The highlight of the week was the presentation of an honorary doctorate to Adriaan van Dis for his merits as an ambassador for language and culture learning.

Uitreiking eredoctoraat Adriaan van Dis


We look back on a successful week of Nijmegen Language Capital! To reminisce about this festive week, you can take a look at our photo album. Here you will find various photos, such as the presentation of the honorary doctorate to Adriaan van Dis, the talk 'Language is Culture' and more!

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Book release of honorary doctorate to Adriaan van Dis

We look back on a successful campaign week of Nijmegen Language Capital, during which writer Adriaan van Dis was appointed an honorary doctorate on 11 May 2022 in De Vereeniging. In order to remember that day, the Marketing and Communication Department of the Faculty of Arts, in collaboration with Radboud University Press, produced a 48-page book edition.

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Our honorary doctor quoted in NRC column

Louise O. Fresco is a scientist, administrator and writer who writes a weekly NRC column. The brilliant speech by our honorary doctor Adriaan van Dis inspired her column Vergeet de biologische koloniale schatten niet.

Read the column here


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