The MEITS team is extremely delighted to announce that its very own Strand 2 PDRA Andreas Krogull is the winner of the Academic Year Prize (Academische Jaarprijs) by the Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde for the best PhD thesis in Dutch linguistics 2017-2018. Andreas defended his PhD thesis titled Policy versus Practice. Language variation and change in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Dutch at Leiden University in December 2018, just before joining the MEITS project. On the occasion of this award, a popular-science article based on his research was published (in Dutch): https://www.nemokennislink.nl/publicaties/eerste-nederlandse-spellingregels-werden-nageleefd.
Many congratulations Andreas!