High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


High Road to Culture in Flanders and the Netherlands


Double Dutch and Beyond

The United Kingdom and The Netherlands' shared history has a big and often funny impact on each other's language.


Here Comes the Dutch Literary Invasion

Starting this month, Dutch literature will present itself under the title 'New Dutch Writing' at more than 70 festivals and events in the United Kingdom and Ireland.


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?


When Did New York Stop Speaking Dutch?

Despite the English conquest of the northeast coast of North America in 1664, the Dutch language continued to thrive in New York and northern New Jersey for generations, persisting into the twentieth century in certain areas.


When Japan’s Elite Spoke Dutch

Between 1600 and 1900, Dutch was the dominant European language in Japan. A new book examines how this affected the local culture and society.


Who Is in Charge of Language?

When it comes to Dutch, editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere states that it is not clear who determines which language norms to respect and which rules to adhere to.

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