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'.


Yoeri Albrecht. Bron: YouTube
24 October 2016 17:30 - 19:30
Yoeri Albrecht is a Dutch journalist who studied history, international law and European studies. He is director of cultural centre De Balie in Amsterdam.
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27 October 2016 13:30 - 17:00
The symposium addresses questions that arise from the recent call for more room for democratic participation from local stakeholders in debates on development.
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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.

Faculty of Humanities