COVID-19 has had a huge impact on everyone's lives. Time to break through the silence, distance and isolation: on the 22th of October, the 700-year-old Dominican Church will be enriched with the (3D) words of the students of Maastricht University. Drawn from 'The COVID Collection: Coping With Quarantine', they will put the spotlight on personal experiences during the past year.
Discover the intimate and limitless reality of The COVID Collection in Boekhandel Dominicanen and share your own story. And, ever wondered how a 3D design is made? Grab your chance during the Art Appetizer! In addition, enjoy a delicious cappuccino from Coffeelovers and take a look at the ancient frescoes. Find more details below.
The COVID Collection: Coping With Quarantine.
“From Disrupter to Enabler”: How did COVID-19 impact you(r life)? This question as well personal experiences during the Corona crisis has inspired the students in the Masters in Digital Cultures course at Maastricht University, to create an online collection entitled The COVID Collection: Coping ... Read more »
Get Creative: 3D Printing + Photogrammetrie
Have you always wondered how a 3D design is made or what photogrammetry even is? Now is your chance! Two 3D printers and two photogrammetry stations are waiting for you at Dominicanen to show you how The COVID Collection came to life. Join one of the demonstrations and discover the wonderful world ... Read more »
Stories of (Past) Pandemics
You are not only able to listen to personal experiences of the students. We also share the stories of past pandemics which can be found on the shelfs at Boekhandel Dominicanen, and you can dive into the special collection of the Maastricht University ... Read more »
Official Opening: The Covid Collection: Coping with Quarantine
During the Art Appetizer, The COVID Collection; Coping With Quarantine will be officially launched in Boekhandel Dominicanen. Including presentations by drs. Ingrid Wijk (director of University Library), Prof. Dr Christine Neuhold (Dean Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences), Susan Schreibman & Costas ... Read more »
Talk: A brief history of the Pandemic, Illustrated by books from Maastricht University’s Special Collections
From the Justinianic Plague and the Black Death to smallpox, cholera and the Great Influenza. In A brief history of the pandemic illustrated by books from Maastricht University’s Special Collections, curator Odin Essers will show examples of books related to the worst epidemics and pandemics in ... Read more »
Talk: A Night in the Museum with Defoe, COVID-19, and the Resilience of Law
There is especial value in revisiting historical novels that depict law and society, especially in these days of COVID-19. Discover why during the presentation 'A Night in the Museum with Defoe, COVID-19, and the Resilience of Law' by Agustin ... Read more »
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