POSTPONED: Language Diversity in Education OBA Oosterdok Amsterdam

POSTPONED: Language Diversity in Education OBA Oosterdok Amsterdam

PLEASE NOTE: Due to circumstances, the edition of Language Diversity scheduled on 28 September has been POSTPONED. We will come up with a new date as soon as possible. Those who had signed up have been informed and are of course welcome to attend then. Majority of primary school teachers have to deal with students who have a foreign language background. In Amsterdam, 63% of children under 15 have a multilingual background. But you don’t have to be a second language expert to deal with multilingualism in a sensible way in your classroom.   Together with the OBA Oosterdok (Public...

Olga Tokarczuk’s eagerly awaited first novel after winning the Nobel Prize!

Olga Tokarczuk’s eagerly awaited first novel after winning the Nobel Prize!

On the first of June, Olga Tokarczuk’s latest novel Empuzjon appeared in Polish bookstores. This is her first book after receiving the Nobel Prize in 2019 and expectations and emotions were high. From the first reviews, it is clear that this novel will expand the circle of admirers of Tokarczuk’s work. What do we know?  The novel is set in 1913, when Mieczysław Wojnicz, suffering from tuberculosis, comes to a small health-resort in Lower Silesia. From the very first pages it becomes clear that strange and disturbing things are happening in the guesthouse and its immediate surroundings, and the sequence...

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