If you really want to understand how the Dutch lived in the Golden Age, then you should learn to read 17th century Dutch.
Nuances of Dutch language are sometimes difficult for non-native speakers. But these difficulties have led to creative language discoveries.
The United Kingdom and The Netherlands' shared history has a big and often funny impact on each other's language.
By linking the course to contemporary issues, Dutch and Flemish Studies in Michigan is now more in demand than ever.
Once upon a time, the Dutch language played an important role in international trade talks and diplomatic relations.
The most famous dictionary of the Dutch language is named after its creator, a nineteenth-century teacher from the Dutch border town of Sluis.
Flemish and Dutch people have a totally different relationship with their language. Editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere explains why.
For centuries, the Dutch language in Belgium had to pave the way for French. And yet, editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere, a Fleming, wouldn’t miss French for the world.
The English language has many names and expressions in which the word Dutch is used. Its meaning is often negative.
Due to its geographical closeness to the Low Countries, Britain has played an important role in the history of the Dutch language.
Discover the fascinating history and impact of the Dutch language all around the world.
Starting this month, Dutch literature will present itself under the title 'New Dutch Writing' at more than 70 festivals and events in the United Kingdom and Ireland.
If you’re not Dutch, you’re not much. Does that vision correspond with how other people view the inhabitants of the Low Countries and their language? Or is the picture more nuanced?
Remarkable conclusions from the very first global study of the preservation of Dutch language, culture and identity.
Thanks to letters captured by English privateers, historical linguists can investigate how ordinary people wrote in the Dutch Republic.
How is the Dutch language doing?
How to deal with Dutch words, concepts and expressions that simply cannot be translated into another language?
Despite the English conquest of the northeast coast of North America in 1664, the Dutch language continued to thrive in New York and northern New Jersey for generations, persisting into the twentieth century in certain areas.
Between 1600 and 1900, Dutch was the dominant European language in Japan. A new book examines how this affected the local culture and society.
When it comes to Dutch, editor-in-chief Luc Devoldere states that it is not clear who determines which language norms to respect and which rules to adhere to.
Why do we call the language we speak today 'Dutch'?
The English language knows 'they' for one person. But in Dutch a gender-neutral alternative to 'he' and 'she' is still a long way off. This may have to do with a grammatical rule that Dutch speakers consider important.
When did the first texts written in Dutch date from?