Ever since the rise of mass media in the mid-twentieth century, pieces of publicly broadcasted comedy have occasionally led to controversy. This book project focusses specifically on eleven humour scandals in the Netherlands from the 1950s-now.
This projects aims to gain insight into the reasons for the increase in transgender care in the Netherlands and into underlying social processes to achieve a better match between care wishes (from transgender persons) and treatment offerings.
Words like oh, huh? and mmm may seem insignificant, but these words are also vital. The researchers from the Elementary Particles of Language project are looking at how these small words help us to steer our conversations and thoughts.