High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Dutch in the World

As a medium-sized language with about 24 million native speakers, Dutch should be more ambitious. In this series, we investigate how international the language is. With the support of the Nederlandse Taalunie (Dutch Language Union).


Surviving in the Sea as a Land Animal

How does one become a writer in a different language? We asked Sholeh Rezazadeh, who moved from Iran to the Netherlands and made her successful debut in 2021 with a novel in Dutch.


The Future of Historical Dutch Is International

International interest in Dutch sources is huge and, thanks to digitalisation, there are more texts available than ever. But human know-how is lagging behind technological progress.


How the World Views Dutch and Dutch Speakers

If you’re not Dutch, you’re not much. Does that vision correspond with how other people view the inhabitants of the Low Countries and their language? Or is the picture more nuanced?


The Dutch And Flemish Canon: Stuck Within National Frameworks

Comparing the Flemish Canon to the Canon of the Netherlands, historian Rolf Falter concludes that both canons are a collection of standalone stories, whereby contemporary political sensibilities and a quite nationalistic approach have influ...

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