Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Thu, 30 May 2024 20:43:06 +0200 Mon, 27 May 2024 12:57:00 +0200 Archiving Activism in the Digital Age https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/archiving-activism-in-the-digital-age In Archiving Activism in the Digital Age, Daniele Salerno and Ann Rigney offer new insights into the potential of archives to become sites of renewed critical engagement. 140777 Mon, 27 May 2024 12:57:00 +0200 Nieuws Ted Sanders new Vice Rector of Research https://www.uu.nl/en/news/ted-sanders-new-vice-rector-of-research As of June 1st, 2024, Professor Ted Sanders will be appointed to the position of Vice Rector of Research at Utrecht University. 138544 Wed, 13 Mar 2024 13:00:00 +0100 Nieuws OCW grant for research into more inclusive special needs writing education https://www.uu.nl/en/news/ocw-grant-for-research-into-more-inclusive-special-needs-writing-education Johan Sonnenschein and Els Stronks receive the grant to expand SchrijfLab.nl to include writing education for secondary special needs education, cluster 4. 138414 Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Research into more challenging reading and writing education receives NRO grant https://www.uu.nl/en/news/research-into-more-challenging-reading-and-writing-education-receives-nro-grant The interdisciplinary consortium Deliberate Genre Literacy in Secondary Education will receive almost 1 million euros from the Netherlands Initiative for Education Research. 138082 Fri, 23 Feb 2024 14:29:00 +0100 Nieuws Utrecht humanities scholars contributed to Flemish encyclopaedia https://www.uu.nl/en/news/utrecht-humanities-scholars-contributed-to-flemish-encyclopaedia Several humanities scholars and students have contributed to the latest (and digital) edition of the Encyclopaedia of the Flemish Movement. 137918 Wed, 21 Feb 2024 17:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Suzanne Bogaerds-Hazenberg wins AVT/Anéla Dissertation Award https://www.uu.nl/en/news/suzanne-bogaerds-hazenberg-wins-avtanela-dissertation-award (Former) PhD candidate Suzanne Bogaerds-Hazenberg receives the award for her dissertation ‘Text Structure Instruction in Dutch Primary Education’. 137618 Thu, 08 Feb 2024 17:30:00 +0100 Nieuws Conceptualizing, Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Writing Interventions https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/conceptualizing-designing-implementing-and-evaluating-writing-interventions Conceptualizing, Designing, Implementing, and Evaluating Writing Interventions offers a new perspective on the challenge of writing interventions for research purposes. 136316 Tue, 12 Dec 2023 16:00:00 +0100 Nieuws Introducing the Medieval Fox https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/introducing-the-medieval-fox Emeritus Professor of Dutch Literature to 1500 Paul Wackers was invited to write a short holistic book about the fox in medieval culture for a general public. 136139 Thu, 07 Dec 2023 09:50:00 +0100 Nieuws Exploring Language and Society with Big Data https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/exploring-language-and-society-with-big-data In Exploring Language and Society with Big Data: Parliamentary Discourse Across Time and Space, Haidee Kotze, among others, brings together leading researchers. 135792 Fri, 24 Nov 2023 16:52:00 +0100 Nieuws Researchers examine role of communication in success of new Dutch pension system https://www.uu.nl/en/news/researchers-examine-role-of-communication-in-success-of-new-dutch-pension-system Lisanne van Weelden, Hans Westerbeek, and Hans Hoeken receive a Netspar Grant for their research on the new Dutch pension system. 135787 Fri, 24 Nov 2023 14:38:00 +0100 Nieuws Top Ten Fictional Narratives in Early Modern Europe https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/top-ten-fictional-narratives-in-early-modern-europe The book, edited by Helwi Blom, among others, examines ten of the most popular fictional narratives in early modern Europe (1470-1800). 135064 Tue, 31 Oct 2023 16:48:00 +0100 Nieuws Researchers launch online escape room to get you thinking about Open Science https://www.uu.nl/en/news/researchers-launch-online-escape-room-to-get-you-thinking-about-open-science To increase the familiarity of the concept of ‘Open Science’, the team of the Open Science Escape Room project designed the online escape room Last Contact. 134797 Mon, 23 Oct 2023 18:00:00 +0200 Nieuws This is Not a Grail Romance: Understanding Historia Peredur Vab Efrawc https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/this-is-not-a-grail-romance-understanding-historia-peredur-vab-efrawc Assistant Professor Natalia Petrovskaia provides answers to important questions surrounding the medieval Welsh Arthurian tale Historia Peredur vab Efrawc. 134336 Wed, 04 Oct 2023 13:10:00 +0200 Nieuws Online glossary highlights European dimension of historical popular printing https://www.uu.nl/en/news/online-glossary-highlights-european-dimension-of-historical-popular-printing What is the difference between a journal and a gazette? And what is a hornbook? The new online Glossary of Early Modern Popular Print Genres offers answers. 134190 Fri, 29 Sep 2023 12:25:00 +0200 Nieuws Vernacular Books and Their Readers in the Early Age of Print (c. 1450–1600) https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/vernacular-books-and-their-readers-in-the-early-age-of-print-c-1450-1600 Vernacular Books and Their Readers, edited by Andrea van Leerdam et al., explores approaches to study European vernacular books and reading practices in the 15th-16th centuries. 134119 Wed, 27 Sep 2023 15:59:00 +0200 Nieuws Speech from the throne not simpler, but more complex than in previous years https://www.uu.nl/en/news/speech-from-the-throne-not-simpler-but-more-complex-than-in-previous-years This year’s speech from the throne was more difficult than those of the previous four years, linguists Leo Lentz and Henk Pander Maat noticed. 133894 Wed, 20 Sep 2023 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws A simpler speech from the throne is better appreciated and understood https://www.uu.nl/en/news/a-simpler-speech-from-the-throne-is-better-appreciated-and-understood Linguistic scientists Leo Lentz and Henk Pander Maat studied the effects of a simpler speech from the throne. To do so, they rewrote the 2022 speech. 133733 Mon, 18 Sep 2023 09:00:00 +0200 Nieuws ‘Een schip vol woorden’ exhibition on display in Utrecht University Library https://www.uu.nl/en/news/een-schip-vol-woorden-exhibition-on-display-in-utrecht-university-library From September, the Taalmuseum’s exhibition ‘Een schip vol woorden’ (‘A Ship Full of Words’) will be on display at the Utrecht University Library. This travelling exhibition chronicles history through the lens of Sranantongo, Suriname’s most commonly spoken language. 139523 Fri, 01 Sep 2023 12:00:00 +0200 Nieuws The Visual Memory of Protest https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/the-visual-memory-of-protest Available in open access, this work edited by Professor Ann Rigney and researcher Thomas Smits, zooms in on the role of photography in the memory-activism nexus. 133110 Tue, 22 Aug 2023 14:22:00 +0200 Nieuws The interplay of language, law and rules https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-interplay-of-language-law-and-rules Teachers from the Faculty of Humanities and the School of Law teach together in the new interdisciplinary minor Language, Law and Culture at Utrecht University. 133860 Tue, 15 Aug 2023 15:33:00 +0200 Nieuws