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Aug

08

At the invitation of Fryske Akademy, Studium Generale and RuG/Campus Fryslân, professor Ellemers will talk about fruitful collaborations in...

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Aug

03

Mercator researchers Charlie Robinson-Jones and Ydwine R. Scarse have written a report on language technology resources for the West-Frisian language.

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Aug

01

The Friesch Dagblad talked to Fryske Akademy researcher Alex Kerkhof about Old Frisian and the multilingual history of the Netherlands.

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Jul

27

The Fryske Akademy is one of the partners in the new research centre BirdEyes, an initiative by professor Theunis Piersma.

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Events

Aug

01

The buildings of the Fryske Akademy are closed from 1-12 August. The colleagues who are not on vacation are working from home.

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Aug

29

Mercator/ Fryske Akademy researcher Ydwine Scarse presents 'The dynamics between recognition, policy and practice concerning West-Frisian in the...

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Sep

01

At the invitation of Fryske Akademy, Studium Generale and RuG/Campus Fryslân, professor Ellemers will talk about fruitful collaborations in...

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Sep

14

The second Conference on Frisian Humanities that will take place from 14 to 16 September. Theme: resilience

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What we do

The Fryske Akademy focuses on scientific research into the Frisian language, multilingualism and regional history. We publish books, develop language tools, and organize symposiums, lectures and conferences.

The Fryske Akademy was founded in 1938 and is affiliated with the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) since 1990. 

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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Research output


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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Frisian Agri & Food scan

The aim of the Frisian Agri & Food scan was to provide reliable figures and analyses, identify opportunities and threats for the Agri & Food sector and develop methods for regional research.

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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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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.

 

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