Medieval historian Sven Gins is a finalist for the title ‘young historian of the year’. Gins is a researcher at the UG focusing on the relationship between humans and animals in the Middle Ages, including court cases where animals were tried. He is also developing a board game on this theme.
The Young Historian of the Year is aimed at inspring historians under 30 years old who are able to promote the field like no other. The final, with two rival candidates from Radboud University, will take place on November 11 in Amsterdam.