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Dec

02

A greatly expanded version of over 55,000 words is now available for Saterland Frisian: 'Sprachlehre des Saterfriesischen 2022'.

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Nov

28

In this research project on theatre and festivals, Mercator (Fryske Akademy) is associate partner of the universities of Groningen, Falmouth and...

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Nov

25

Frysker has been revamped. The website with language tools for the Frisian language now has an English and Dutch interface in addition to a Frisian...

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Nov

23

The Fryske Akademy and the University of Amsterdam (UvA) offer one PhD position for four years in the field of the Frisian language and culture.

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Nov

21

Janneke Spoelstra recently conducted an interview with poet/writer Aggie van der Meer for the project 'interview collection Frisian female poets'.

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Events

Dec

11

For the lecture series MuseumUniversiteit is Han Nijdam (Fryske Akademy) invited by Campus Fryslân, Tresoar, Fries Museum en dbieb.

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Dec

11

Prof dr Hans Mol (Fryske Akademy) gives a special lecture for children in the Museum Youth University series.

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Jan

17

Prof. dr. Hans Mol (Mediaeval history, Fryske Akademy): ‘HisGis yn de praktyk’ / / Dr. Liuwe Westra (Fryske Akademy): ‘Libben en striid fan Tony...

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Feb

02

De ledegearkomsten fan it Argeologysk Wurkferbân fan de Fryske Akademy binne fergees tagonklik; lêzingen binne in fêst ûnderdiel.

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Feb

27

LANGSCAPE & ENROPE, of which Mercator is part, invite early-career researchers to explore multilingual teaching practices with them in Berlin.

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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.

 

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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