The Language Show:
Why study Dutch?

29 October 2020
Henriette Louwerse

Why study Dutch?

Online and free interactive talk as part of the Language Show, 14 November 2020, 3.30pm.

In this interactive talk Kris Van de Poel, Secretary General of the Dutch Language Union (Taalunie), will explore some of the remarkable features of the Dutch language. She will also take a closer look at the diversity of people speaking Dutch as their first language, spread over four countries and two continents. Finally, you will encounter some of the remarkable cultural products produced in Dutch.

Kris van de Poel will demonstrate that Dutch is an accessible Germanic language that unlocks the rich cultures of the Low Countries and beyond.