Cultural historian Lotte Jensen recounts how she has seen the consequences of climate change with her own eyes.
A broad knowledge of languages is important and translations are an essential part of Dutch literature, writes Lotte Jensen in her column.
The impending famine caused by the war in Ukraine recalls previous famines: in Ireland, in Ukraine itself, but also in the Low Countries.
Charity has a long tradition in the Netherlands and the actions for Ukraine show many parallels to past events.
Traumatic feelings about inundations that expose the vulnerability of the Low Countries go hand in hand with a certain pride.
The French general and emperor left behind deep traces in Dutch society that are still visible today.
Four leading Dutch historians call for insights from the past to be used to defeat today's pandemic.
Jan Renkema provides a clear analysis of the Dutch identity in his pamphlet ‘The DNA of the Netherlands’. He starts with a conversation on a flight to Schiphol.