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.


Boek 'Terrorists on Trial: A Performative Perspective'
23 May 2016
This book presents a performative perspective on terrorism trials, drawing attention to the mechanisms and effects of these trials in and outside the courtroom.
Deelnemers Lecture-cum-Seminar
23 May 2016
The ERC project Muslims in Interwar Europe hosted a Lecture-cum-Seminar with speaker Nathalie Clayer, in which the Ambassador of Albania participated.
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20 May 2016
Multi-disciplinary project by Utrecht University in cooperation with Erasmus University Rotterdam and Noordhoff Publishers


26 April 2016 09:00 - 30 May 2016 09:00
From 25 April to 30 May the Shakespeare exhibition 'What's past is prologue' is held in the University Library City Centre.
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27 May 2016 - 29 May 2016
Iris van der Tuin, Rick Dolphijn and others will discuss the growing trend of new or neo-materialism in research, art and curatorial practice.
Vik Muniz, Verso (Starry Night), 2008. Source: Mauritshuis.nl
2 June 2016 15:00 - 17:00
The fourth edition of the Technical Art History Colloquium will take place at the Mauritshuis, The Hague, in connection with the exhibition Vik Muniz – Verso.

Faculty of Humanities