Faculty of Humanities

Latest news

Prof. dr. Ismee Tames. Foto: Allard de Witte
27 June 2015
Tames (1976) will hold a new endowed chair, intended to keep the memory of resistance during World War II alive.
Wende Museum. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Marie Astrid-Gonzalez
26 June 2015
Starting September 2015, cultural historian Dr Joes Segal will be the Head Curator of the Wende Museum in Los Angeles.
25 June 2015
This book analyses the ways that youth culture online interacts with issues of diaspora, gender, and belonging.
Prof. dr. Franciska de Jong - foto: Eric Brinkhorst
25 June 2015
De Jong succeeds Steven Krauwer as director of the governing body of Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure (CLARIN).
20 June 2015
As of 1 July 2015, the Faculty of Humanities appoints two new professors.


Prof. Colin Macleod
Tuesday 30 June 2015 10:00 -
During this day, methodological issues in applied ethics will be discussed. Also, Macleod will give a lecture entitled 'Equality, Dignity and Children'.
Film 'Soldiers of the Cross' - photo: rsha.anu.edu.au
Thursday 2 July 2015 15:00 -
On 2 July, media scholar Martyn Jolly will give a lecture on the intermedial Salvation Army recruitment lecture 'Soldiers of the Cross'.
Parnassos Nieuwsbrief Tour de France
Saturday 4 July 2015 -
All UU buildings in the city centre will be closed on 4-5 July because of the Tour de France.
Thursday 27 August 2015 -
To what extent did the 19th-century division line between natural sciences and humanities exist on the level of epistemic virtues?
Prof. dr. Bob Becking
Wednesday 2 September 2015 10:00 -
Becking will give his lecture of departe after the conference 'The Unforeseen Utility of the Useless: The Future of Academic Theology'.

New publications

25 June 2015
This book analyses the ways that youth culture online interacts with issues of diaspora, gender, and belonging.
16 June 2015
This volume explores how governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the Afghan war. With a preface by Jaap de Hoop Scheffer.
Jan Jorrit Hasselaar en prof. dr. Peter-Ben Smit bieden het eerste exemplaar aan de patriarch  Bartholomeüs I aan.
11 June 2015
The book by Prof. Peter-Ben Smit and Jan Jorrit Hasselaar is based on the 'green patriarch' 's visit to the Netherlands in May 2014.
27 May 2015
This book discusses the relations between two contested fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies.
Carlos Fuentes - Wikimedia Commons/Abderrahman Bouirabdane
7 May 2015
Reindert Dhondt wrote the first systematic study on the Mexican author Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) as a follower of the baroque.

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