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Team of the Mercator Research Centre

 Cor van der Meer 

Project manager

 

Education:

Sociology (University of Groningen)

Specialisation:

Sociology, multilingualism, language learning, research methodology, regional and minority languages

Interests:

(digital) Data preservation and archiving

Languages:

Frisian, Dutch, English, German

Contact:

T 0031 (0)58 - 234 3063
F 0031 (0)58 - 213 1409
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 Tseard de Graaf 

Research Associate 

 

Present position:

Research Associate at the Mercator Research Centre, Guest researcher at Saint-Petersburg University and the Slavic Research Center of Hokkaido University (Japan)

Education:

University of Groningen, University of Cambridge (UK)
PhD in Physics, BA in Slavic Languages

Specialisation:

Ethnolinguistics, phonetics, study of endangered language minorities in the Russian Federation

Languages:

Frisian, Dutch, English, German, French, Russian

Contact:

T +31 (0)50-309 2218 or +31 (0)6-3009 1848
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Elly Albers

Information Specialist

Education:

Assistent-librarian, Centrale Vereniging, Deventer; Youth librarian, Frederik Muller Akademie, Amsterdam, Management for non-profit organisations, ISW, Utrecht, Course literature-research, Stichting FOBID, Stichting GO, The Hague, and other courses concerning internet skills, building of an information portal, acquisition and access of digital information.

Specialisation:

Information skills for students

Interests:

Virtual library, Web 2.0

Languages:

Dutch, Frisian, English, German, French

Contact:

T 0031 (0)58 233 69 13
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Adrie Kaspers

Secretary

 

 

Education:

Administrative, Secretary School

Languages:

Frisian, Dutch, English

Contact:

T +31 58 - 234 3032
F +31 58 - 213 1409
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Marit Bijlsma

Research assistant / Project acquisition

 

 

Educatio

European Public Affairs: Research, Innovation and Education Policy (MA, Maastricht University); European Studies (BA, Maastricht University)

Specialisation:

Research funding; Eurpean projects and international cooperation; public affairs

Languages:

Dutch, Frisian and English. Intermediate level: German and French. Passive: Swedish and Turkish

Contact:

T   0031(0) 58 - 233 6921
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Jorrit Huizinga

Research assistant

 

 

Education:

 International relations and organisations (MA, University of Groningen); Art History (BA, University of Groningen)

Languages:

Frisian, Dutch, English, French

Contact:

T   0031(0) 58 - 234 30 68
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Rixt van Dongera

Research assistant

 

 

Education:

Euroculture (Erasmus Mundus Master, University of Groningen and Jagiellonian University Kraków); American Studies (BA, University of Groningen)

Specialisation:

Cultural history; identity formation; intercultural communication

Languages:

Frisian, Dutch, English

Contact:

T   0031(0) 58 - 234 30 24
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Richt Sterk

Research assistant

 

 

Education:

International Relations and International Organisation (MA, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen), European Studies (BA, Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden)

Specialisation:

Identity formation and ethnic conflict

Languages:

Frisian, Dutch, German,English. Passive: Italian and Spanish

Contact:

T   0031(0) 58 - 234 71 02
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Ramzič Hage

Research assistant

 

 

Education:

Psychology (BA, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen), Developmental psychology (MA, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

Specialisation:

developmental psychology, differentation in education

Languages:

Dutch, English, Frisian (passive)

Contact:

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Marlous Visser

Research assistant

 

 

Education:

Romance languages and cultures (BA, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen), Multilingualism (MA, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen)

Specialisation:

Romance languages and cultures, multilingualism

Languages:

Dutch, English, Italian

Contact:

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Johanneke Buning

Webeditor / Research assistant

 

 

Education:

Biology (BA, University of Groningen), Science Communication (MA, University of Groningen)

Specialisation:

Scientific research, webdesign, communication

Languages:

Dutch, English, Frisian

Contact:

T   0031(0) 58 - 234 30 26
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