200 Years in 200 Objects

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The history of ghent university told in 200 objects

On 9 October 1817 ghent university welcomed its first students. Two hundred years later this moment is celebrated with a beautiful publication in which the history of the university is told in words and images, by means of two hundred objects that each carry a piece of the story: from the student card of ‘Vuile Mong’ (Dirty Mong) via the forceps of Jan palfijn to the ermine on the rector’s gown.

  • Size: 24 x 23 cm
  • Pages: 240
  • Hardcover
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200 Years in 200 Objects

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The book reveals why the cover of gorki’s last record would have looked completely different withoutthe university’s Morphology Museum and how the ECOCar Energy 5 can take you from stockholm to barcelona on the equivalent of just one litre of petrol. it also tells you what the acclaimed armenian poet Daniel Varoujean has to do with ghent   university.

For all students, past and present, of ghent university, but also for those who enjoy discovering the hidden stories behind special objects, this book is an absolute must.

With texts by patrick De Rynck, Ann-Sofie Dekeyser, Agnes Goyvaerts, Petra Gunst, Ruben Mantels and Pascal Verbeken.