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May

14

For the second time in a row, Marije Buma of the Master Frankeskoalle from Earnewâld has won the Lyts Frysk Diktee!

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May

07

Those wishing to present a lecture at the 13th Day of Frisian Linguistics on Friday, Oct. 25, can submit a proposal until Aug. 1.

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May

02

'Between coast and kitsch' is a public lecture about early medieval Frisia through the eyes of Vikings, the Oldfrisian and the contemporary researcher

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Apr

16

In November is the 1st Mercator International Conference. Proposals for contributions can be submitted until 15 May.

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Apr

09

Central government and the province of Fryslân are investing heavily in the Frisian language over the next five years.

 

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Events

May

21

Between coast and kitsch. Early medieval Frisia through the eyes of Vikings, the Oldfrisian and the contemporary researcher.

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May

23

The NW Posthumus Institute and the Fryske Akademy organise the Posthumus Conference 2024, with Prof. Nikolaus Wolf (Humboldt Universität Berlin) as...

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Jun

03

Fryske Akademy is partner from RUG/Campus Fryslân in the organisation of the speech technology summer school (3-7 June).

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Jun

05

During Exchange Week, organisations and companies in the Northern Netherlands open their doors to each other's employees. The Fryske Akademy is also...

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Jun

06

As part of Erasmus+ project Lingotell, Mercator is organising an afternoon on turning traditional stories into theatre, oral history and escape rooms....

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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.