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.


prof. dr. Karl Kügle
2 August 2016
Kügle joins editorial board of Plainsong and Medieval Music, a leading international peer-reviewed journal dedicated to research in music of the Middle Ages.
Bas van Bavel - The Invisible Hand?
1 August 2016
The end of the Western market economy is approaching, states economic historian Bas van Bavel.
28 July 2016
Birgit Meyer and Maruška Svašek edited the volume 'Creativity in Transition: Politics and Aesthetics of Cultural Production Across the Globe'.


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23 August 2016 - 26 August 2016
The third edition of the New Materialism training school will take place this summer at Charles University, Prague.
Eventalks at the Early Music Festival 2016
26 August 2016 18:30 - 4 September 2016 19:00
In a secular version of evensong, named Eventalk, inspiring speakers from Utrecht University offer an intellectual haiku with a musical interlude.
Adolf Eichmann at trial in Jerusalem and walking in yard of his cell in Ayalon Prison, Ramla (1961). Source: Wikimedia Commons/Israel National Photo Collection
31 August 2016 - 3 September 2016
How are perpetrators of mass violence and genocide represented in the media, public discourse and academic scholarship?

Faculty of Humanities