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Latest news

Emeritus prof. dr. Martin van Bruinessen
24 April 2015
The jury awarded Van Bruinessen the Sakip Sabanci International Research Award for his work on Kurds and Alevis.
Dr. Ria van der Lecq
24 April 2015
On 24 April 2015 Dr Ria van der Lecq (Liberal Arts and Sciences) has been decorated as Knight in the Order of Orange Nassau.
Grand Mufti of Egypt - Foto: Andrei Tirtan
24 April 2015
Dr. Shawqi Allam, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, visited the Netherlands and attended a symposium in Utrecht on 21 April 2015.
22 April 2015
Birgit Meyer, professor of Religious studies at Utrecht University, receives the Academy Professor Prize from the KNAW.
Mise en scène - Frank Kessler
17 April 2015
In this volume Frank Kessler charts the history of the term 'mise en scène', from 19th century theatre circles til the contemporary media landscape.
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Events

Wednesday 1 April 2015 19:00 -
In the context of the attacks in Paris last month, we organise a series of debates.
George Boole (Wikimedia Commons, Open Plaque)
Friday 8 May 2015 13:15 -
The Dutch Organization for Logic and Philosophy of Science (VvL) and the Descartes Centre are organising a symposium entitled 'Boole 200'.
Monday 11 May 2015 15:00 -
Speaker on 11 May will be Karen Hollewand.
The Monument of the Grey Buses (Hoheisel and Knitz, Ravensburg 2006). Photo by Elke Wetzig (Wikimedia Commons)
Tuesday 12 May 2015 16:00 -
In their talk, Hoheisel and Knitz will focus on the transnational dimension of their work on the commemoration of injustice.
 Deepa Mehta’s Earth (1998)
Wednesday 13 May 2015 13:15 -
In this Comparative Literature Seminar, several speakers will address the influence of South Asian partitions in literature, film and music.
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New publications

Mise en scène - Frank Kessler
17 April 2015
In this volume Frank Kessler charts the history of the term 'mise en scène', from 19th century theatre circles til the contemporary media landscape.
2 April 2015
In his new book, Rob Kroes, a major voice in transnational America Studies, addresses politics and culture in post-9/11 America.
26 March 2015
This volume brings together a team of leading scholars to explore and compare linguistic practices of young people in multilingual urban space.
20 February 2015
In the 7-volume synthesis Syntax of Dutch, two new volumes have been published on verbs and verb phrases. Norbert Corver is one of the authors.
© iStockphoto.com/CEFutcher
17 February 2015
For the European LUCIDE project, Jacomine Nortier and Ivana Brasileiro researched multilingualism in Utrecht.
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