In a recent article in Folia, my colleague Jan Don argues that humanists can promote the humanities much better than they have done so far. The cliché that the humanities don't contribute to economic growth is of the mark. In urbanized environments, like Dutch cities, the economic contribution of humanists is even larger than that of scientists.
Click here for the publication that analyzes the economic contribution of humanists in the Dutch city of Leiden.
Click here for further statistics on the power of the humanities from an international perspective!