Faculty of Humanities

The Faculty of Humanities encompasses the disciplines of history, art, philosophy, music, literature, language, religion and media. Our education and research are primarily aimed at contributing to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. Read more about our profile.


Dr. David Onnekink
23 September 2016
The grant is tenable from 1 September until 22 December 2016 and enables him to work on a book manuscript.
Dr. Martine Veldhuizen
23 September 2016
Veldhuizen will perform a pilot study from September-November 2016 on 'truth-tellers' in Dutch and English narratives in the first printed books in 1450-1500.
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16 September 2016
Monica Jansen (Italian literature) is part of the European project, which will organise an international conference on labour.


Prof. Judith Herrin. Foto: Jussi Puikkonen/KNAW
27 September 2016 13:30 - 28 September 2016 15:00
Herrin is well known for her research on the Byzantine Empire and on early Medieval religion.
28 September 2016 13:00 - 17:30
A symposium to discuss Humanities today and their social impact, on the occasion of Rosi Braidotti's retirement as Centre for the Humanities director.
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29 September 2016 15:00 - 17:00
In this lecture, cognitive scientist Boroditsky discusses how language shapes the way we think about colour, space, time, causality, and agency.

Faculty of Humanities