In 2022, for the first time in Dutch history, there were as many female ministers as male ministers. A historical highlight. Unfortunately, women’s emancipation in politics does not end here. We still have a long way to go to really achieve gender equality in Dutch politics.
De passie van… Enno Maessen
In this De passie van…, Enno Maessen explains his passion for urban history and the diversity of Istanbul. The interview discusses where this love for urban history and Turkey originated from and explains the importance of the experience of space. Enno hopes to share his passion with students and colleagues alike. Hopefully, this De passie van… inspires you to delve a little deeper into the possible fields of exploration within urban history and Turkey.
Vanuit de nevelen van de geschiedenis tot mensen van vlees en bloed
How do you write a history about people who cannot be found in archives? That question is the central part of Suze Zijlstra’s De voormoeders. Dasja Zonneveldt read and reviewed the book.
De passie van… Maarten Prak
On the 2nd of July, the notable and renowned Professor Maarten Prak ended his tenure at Utrecht University. For years, he has been committed to the meticulous study of history and high-quality education. We talked about Maarten Prak’s passion for the polder model during this interview. Moreover, we discussed its history and the effect of the phenomenon on contemporary society.