Faculty of Humanities

Latest news

Genomineerden facultaire scriptieprijs voor de beste masterscriptie 2015.
21 July 2015
On 1 September the Faculty of Humanities awards the prizes for the best Master's thesis and best Research Master's thesis.
Prof. dr. Hans Hoeken
17 July 2015
As of 1 September 2015 Prof. Hans Hoeken is appointed Professor of Communication and Information Studies at Utrecht University.
17 July 2015
Curtis, Leurs and Sysling each receive up to 250,000 euro to conduct their own research in the upcoming three years.
Het winnende team tijdens de Scenografie Quadriennale 2015 in Praag
17 July 2015
With their project ‘Between Realities’ the group were awarded the gold medal in the category Curatorial Concept for an Exhibition.
Literair Vertalen
10 July 2015
The grants are awarded annually to the most talented students in literary translation.


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?
Festival Oude Muziek 2015, Eventalks
Saturday 29 August 2015 18:30 -
Every evening of the festival a scholar or artist gives a short, inspiring presentation with live music by Vox Luminis.
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'.
Magic lantern slides
Thursday 3 September 2015 20:00 -
In the context of the official opening of 'A Million Pictures' - a research project on lantern slides - a magic lantern show will be held on 3 September.
Monday 7 September 2015 09:00 -
The UU, HU and the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Logopedie en Foniatrie organise a symposium about today's research on speech sciences.

New publications

The Good Hubbing Guide
7 July 2015
Utrecht University is one of the partners in the Creative Territories network, the publisher of this guide.
25 June 2015
This book analyses the ways that youth culture online interacts with issues of diaspora, gender, and belonging.
Book presentation 'Strategic Narratives' at NATO headquarters, 30 June 2015
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.

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