Faculty of Humanities

Latest news

Prof. dr. Josine Blok
2 May 2016
As of 1 June Blok will be Head of the Department of History and Art History for the duration of one year.
Camera Interactiva
29 April 2016
An interactive story on migrants' experience of the limbo received the highest award of the Camera Interactiva talent development programme.
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28 April 2016
In a panel debate on big data, Mirko Tobias Schäfer stressed the importance of humanities expertise in data analysis.
26 April 2016
'GAME ON: Onderzoek naar museale presentatie van computergames' is a cooperation between UU and Beeld en Geluid.
Bezoekers spelen een bordspelversie van Asteroids
24 April 2016
The Asteroids showcase on 21 April illustrated how a well-known game cad be adapted in the service of research questions.


Tuesday 26 April 2016 09:00 to Monday 30 May 2016 09:00
From 25 April to 30 May the Shakespeare exhibition 'What's past is prologue' is held in the University Library City Centre.
Prof. Barbara Rosenwein
Tuesday 3 May 2016 13:15 to 15:00
Rosenwein will explain what goes into writing - and revising - a textbook, while at the same time guiding us through the medieval past.
Prof. Barbara Rosenwein
Wednesday 4 May 2016 15:15 to 17:00
In this public lecture Barbara Rosenwein will talk about her new book Generations of Feeling: A History of Emotions 600-1700.
Thursday 5 May 2016 to Monday 16 May 2016
The buildings of the Faculty of Humanities are closed during several public holidays this spring.
Vergaderende mensen
Tuesday 10 May 2016 09:00 to 13:30
The research meeting of Utrecht University's strategic theme Dynamics of Youth will take place on Tuesday 10 May.

New publications

Urkundenformeln im Kontext: Formen der Schriftkultur im Ostmitteleuropa des Mittelalters (13.–14. Jahrhundert) (2016)
22 April 2016
This new book, edited by Anna Adamska and Sébastien Rossignol, presents the results of a workshop on the ways of reading documentary formulae.
Book 'Elements of Formal Semantics'. An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language
19 April 2016
An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language, by Yoad Winter.
The Prose Brut and Other Late Medieval Chronicles
15 April 2016
This volume focuses on the histories of chronicles composed in England, with a focus on texts belonging to the Prose 'Brut' tradition.
5 April 2016
The 3rd volume of Syntax of Dutch describes adverbial modification and the overall structure of clauses.
7 March 2016
In their new book, Gerhard Bos and Marcus Düwell explore the implications of our moral responsibilities with regard to the rights of future generations.

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