Cultural History

The Utrecht Cultural History research group focuses on the historical investigation of cultural modernity in its international dimension. We conceive of ‘modernity’ as a concept, as a problem, and as a period.

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19 July 2016
In this new book, Fenneke Sysling describes the way Dutch racial scientists tried to make sense of the human diversity in the Indonesian archipelago.
6 June 2016
In this biography, Laura Visser-Maessen sheds new light on one of the foremost leaders of the civil rights movement, Robert Parris Moses.
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30 May 2016
Willemijn Ruberg is the runner-up for the bi-annual prize offered by the Journal of Women's History to reward outstanding articles.
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Areas of expertise: academic institutions | biography | body and gender | citizenship | cultural heritage | digital humanities | history of concepts and ideas | modernity | psychiatry | public history | religion and secularism | visual culture

Cultural History