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Expat Podcast The Netherlands

Your Move To The Netherlands

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Podcast channel for internationally minded people in The Netherlands. Interviews and lectures about living and working in The Netherlands, covering topics like Business, Career, Networking, Cultural differences, tips for trips and recommendations by fellow expats. The podcast is hosted by Michel Daenen, a Dutch sociologist who has been an expat himself and since he repatriated supports international people to have a smooth landing in The Netherlands. This podcast originally started as a Radi ...
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History of the Netherlands

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The incredible journey of the world’s most influential swamp and those who call it home. Beginning at the end of the last ice age and trekking all the way through to the modern era, together we step through the centuries and meet some of the cast of characters who fashioned and forged a boggy marshland into a vibrant mercantile society and then further into a sea-trotting global super-power before becoming the centre for modern day liberalism.
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Rick Steves Audio Tours are leaving the podcast space. For the latest versions of these audio tours, download the (free!) Rick Steves' Audio Europe™ App — available for Apple and Android. The app also includes hours of top-quality travel talk excerpted from the Travel with Rick Steves radio interviews to add another dimension — and some different voices — to your travel planning and appreciation. Learn more at https://www.ricksteves.com/watch-read-listen/audio/audio-europe Rick Steves Nether ...
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In the 1440s a goldsmith from Mainz called Johannes Gutenberg developed a movable type printing press which catalysed the European printing revolution. It heralded a technological leap in communication tools which had far reaching consequences for the societies of the Low Countries, particularly in urban centres where print shops were established. …
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We meet Simon Gronowski, a 92 year old jazz pianist, lawyer and Holocaust survivor. At the age of eleven, Simon was locked in a cattle wagon with his mother and around 50 other people after a month’s imprisonment at the Dossin Barracks in Mechelen for the crime of being Jewish. The train they had been herded onto was bound for the extermination cam…
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We chat with author and academic Christine Kooi, whose book Reformation in the Low Countries 1500-1620 was released last year by Cambridge University Press. As its title suggests the book encompasses a vast and tumultuous period which served to greatly shape the modern nations of Belgium and the Netherlands. It is a sweeping and extremely useful na…
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In this episode of Expat Podcast The Netherlands a conversation with Anastasia Nefed. Anastasia is a Ukrainian data-analyst and moved to Germany about 4 years ago. Two years ago, she received a job offer in The Netherlands and decided to make a move again. She enjoys an active life in Amsterdam, although she misses her friends and family in Ukraine…
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In this episode of Expat Podcast The Netherlands a conversation with Vimal Dhaduk and Parul Ajudiya. They live in Almere, about 20 minutes east of Amsterdam. Originally, they are from India an both work in IT. They were expats on Cyprus in the Mediterranean Sea. Since about two years they live in The Netherlands. In this podcast they talk about the…
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We dig up the bulbs of the past, trim the stems of historical myth and hopefully emerge with a lustrous vase of understanding as to where the tulip came from, how it became infectiously vogue in the Dutch Republic and what place it holds in modern calculations of economics. Do you want to know more about Flemish and Dutch history and culture? Visit…
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Long time listeners will be aware that, alongside being passionate about the history of our boggy swamp, we also carry a deep love for the game of cricket. The venn-diagram intersection between those two things can often leave a lot to be desired. However, somehow Julian Smith, our intrepid co-creator, producer and frequent voice of excitement in t…
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At the end of episode 49, we said that we were going to move away from the political part of the story of the History of the Netherlands for a while to instead focus on some of the other important societal developments that were happening concurrently at the end of the 15th and beginning of the 16th centuries. To be honest, perhaps it is because we…
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