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.


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28 April 2016
In a panel debate on big data, Mirko Tobias Schäfer stressed the importance of humanities expertise in data analysis.
26 April 2016
'GAME ON: Onderzoek naar museale presentatie van computergames' is a cooperation between UU and Beeld en Geluid.
Bezoekers spelen een bordspelversie van Asteroids
24 April 2016
The Asteroids showcase on 21 April illustrated how a well-known game cad be adapted in the service of research questions.


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.
Silent film A Trip to the Moon (1902) - Source: Wikimedia Commons
29 April 2016 09:30 - 30 April 2016 14:00
This colloquium gives students and young researchers the opportunity to exchange and to present their current projects.
2 May 2016 15:00 - 17:00
Salman will speak about popular print culture, Van Netten about secret science in the Dutch East India Companies.

Faculty of Humanities