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Pop in the lecture hall: from Be-Bop-A-Lula to Bieber
In his pop music course, Professor Jeroen D'Hoe outlines the broad scope of pop. From the oldest blues to the newest beats.
Islam in Europe: an off-and-on relationship across the centuries
Researchers at the Leuven Centre for Islamic Culture and Society are examining the turbulent relationship between Islam and the West.
The alpha and omega of an Aboriginal language
A linguist from Leuven studied the Aboriginal language Umpithamu for almost twenty years: time to turn that knowledge into a dictionary!
IKEA. The ‘other’ architectural agent
Researchers at KU Leuven Sint-Lucas Brussels Campus are studying IKEA from a novel, architectural perspective.
From "I mean" to "you know": annoying stopgaps, ideal flavour enhancers?
Interjections such as "you know" and "like" frequently pop up in English-language conversations. Linguists at KU Leuven took a closer look.
Bluestockings and crammers: hundred years of female students
Exactly 100 years ago, the first female students arrived in Leuven.
“Democracies are always vulnerable”
The 6 January attack on the Capitol says as much about the fragility of democracy as it does about American politics.
‘Shtijl’ slaat aan: het succes van citétaal
Hoe zijn talige fenomenen uit het cités zo populair geworden bij de jeugd? En is het een bedreiging voor de standaardtaal?
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