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Feb

12

Our colleague Fenna Bergsma has now officially received her PhD from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main (Germany).

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Feb

11

Op 11 febrewaris is it de ynternasjonale dei fan froulju yn de wittenskip.

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Feb

09

We have a vacancy for a Linguist for 30.4-38 hours per week! Apply until Monday 4 March 2024.

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Feb

05

For Akademy Day 2024, nominations for people deserving Akademy Membership can be submitted until Sunday 31 March 2024.

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Jan

30

We are looking for a Staff member citizen Science and knowledge exploitation for 22.6 hours per week. Apply until Monday 19 February 2024.

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Events

Mar

09

The Genealogical Society presents the Genealogysk Jierboek 2023. The authors comment on their contributions.

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Mar

12

Michiel Galama and Janneke Spoelstra are speakers at the third and last day of the new Academy Lectures series.

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Apr

06

Organised by the Genealogical Association of the Frisian Academy, in collaboration with NGV Afdeling Friesland, the FAF Foundation, Historical Centre...

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Apr

15

As part of the European project WikiWomen, students from Friesland and Ireland are traveling to the Basque Country to work with youngsters on...

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May

16

Meeting of the Archaeological Workinggroup with a lecture by Anne ten Brink -‘Op zoek naar Neanderthalers, een passie!’. More information comes.

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Fryske Akademy

We are the academic research institute for the Frisian case, rooted in Frisian society and operating in the international scientific world.

We make Frisian and historical heritage accessible to science, education and society and develop digital tools and collections for innovative research.

 

Research output


Publications

On the research portal PURE of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) you will find an overview of all research output and activities and links to open access publications of the Fryske Akademy.

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Language database Frisian.eu

A website with a great variety on (old)Frisian language resources, such as data, tools and services. Datasets can be downloaded, Json services are freely available. The underlying data is continuously maintained.

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Taalportaal

Taalportaal is an English-language digital reference work in which all grammatical knowledge of Dutch, Frisian and Afrikaans has been brought together by researchers from Friesland, the Netherlands and South Africa.

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Projects


Frysker: Help with writing in Frisian

Frysker.nl is a site with tools for everyone who wants to write Frisian, such as a translator, spelling checker and dictionaries. The first 30,000 words of the new Dutch-Frisian dictionary are also on Frysker.

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Mercator European Research Centre

Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning is hosted by the Fryske Akademy, and researches multilingual education and language learning in Europe.

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Historical Geographical Information System

In the oldest land register (1832), 3 million parcels of land have been precisely mapped on HisGIS.nl. This is linked to map layers - from aerial photos to early modern surveyor's recordings - that can be combined with each other.

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Members and donors of the Fryske Akademy

As a scientific institute, the Fryske Akademy has had members since its establishment. Akademy members are individuals from all over the world, who deserve this distinction on the basis of merits in the field of science, merits for Frisian culture, or a great long-term enthusiasm for science or Frisian culture in general. Read more about the Members and appointments.

 

The Fryske Akademy has a large support base of donors who are very keen to support its work. All of them are interested in the Frisian language, culture and science. The Fryske Akademy has ANBI status. This allows donors to deduct donations from income and corporation tax. Read more about being a donor.