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.


8 December 2016
This Volume examines how the essay is being reconfigured in the present age of globalisation and transnationalisation.
5 December 2016
Thijs Weststeijn, Eric Jorink and Frits Scholten pioneer in applying global art history to the Low Countries in 'Netherlandish Art in its Global Context'.
29 November 2016
Utrecht historians Laurien Crump and Elmar Hellendoorn contributed to 'Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty'.


Baptism of Clovis I. Source: Wikimedia Commons
9 December 2016 09:00 - 17:00
This workshop aims to gather researchers from the Netherlands and abroad to discuss the concepts of Paganism, Christianism, Conversion, and Religious Synthesis.
© iStockphoto.com/otisabi
9 December 2016 14:30 - 15:45
Alex Gekker examines digital maps by bringing together theories from the fields of Media Studies, Critical Cartography and Science and Technology Studies.
Bron: ministerie van Defensie
12 December 2016 14:30 - 15:45
Anselm van der Peet gives insight into the political-military and operational backgrounds of the global activities of the Dutch fleet.

Faculty of Humanities