The Executive Board has appointed Bé Breij as dean of Radboud Academy from 1 April 2021. Bé Breij is professor of Ancient Rhetoric at the Faculty of Arts. She is also the director of Peitho, the Radboud University knowledge centre for everyone who wants to learn more about rhetoric and persuasion.
Collaboration between three Regional History Centres and the Research Institute for Culture and History (RICH) of Radboud University Nijmegen intends to shed new light on the way in which local administrators had to navigate between citizen and occupier during the Second World War.
Trump has turned out to be a president with a blatant disregard for the separation of powers and the US constitution. According to Peter van der Heiden , political scientist and lecturer in American politics at Radboud University. 'If Trump says he won, then he won. And this means the newly elected president is illegal – and the rule of law may, no, must be restored by the mob.'
3D printing technologies are among the new developments in fashion design. In a recent article published in the research journal Fashion Theory, Anneke Smelik - professor of Visual Culture at the Radboud University Nijmegen (Netherlands) – provides background information to the fashion house of Iris van Herpen in Amsterdam.
From 11 December 2020, the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam will be the host of 'A grave in the clouds', an exhibition about Paul Celan's poem Todesfuge. The poem is seen as THE poetic ‘translation’ of the horrors of the Holocaust. Professor Paul Sars is guest curator of the exhibition.
In the last five to ten years, a large number of artists have been criticised heavily for ethical rather than aesthetic reasons, be it about the artwork itself or about the behaviour or opinions of the artist. Is 'cancel culture' going too far or is it is paradigm shift? RICH-researcher Marcel van den Haak wrote an essay about this issue.
Wasserburg Rindern is a 17th century castle located between Kleve and Nijmegen with an eventful history. On December 6th a new book will appear on the moated castle, co-authored by RICH researcher Frank Mehring.