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.


Book 'Transnational Cinemas'
18 October 2016
Sandra Ponzanesi was guest editor of a special issue of the journal Transnational Cinemas. The contributions reflect on Europe, postcolonialism, and cinema.
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17 October 2016
The research group Microcosms of the Holocaust aims to push forward microhistorical approaches in the field of Holocaust Studies.
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13 October 2016
Centre for the Humanities started a collaboration with HKU and theatre Aluin: 'Permanence of the Classics'.


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28 October 2016 10:30 - 11:45
Morten Byskov argues that we need to ask three fundamental questions when setting a development agenda.
31 October 2016 19:00 - 21:15
What is the role of images in times of war and peace?
Pussy Riot
31 October 2016 20:30 - 23:00
Members of Pussy Riot will talk with Prof. Rosi Braidotti about issues such as activism, the influence of the media and the power of art.

Faculty of Humanities