Nieuws https://www.uu.nl/en en Mon, 15 Apr 2024 02:17:52 +0200 Thu, 07 Dec 2023 09:50:00 +0100 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 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 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 The Medieval Chronicle 15: Essays in Honour of Erik Kooper https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/the-medieval-chronicle-15-essays-in-honour-of-erik-kooper A Festschrift of The Medieval Chronicle series published by Brill was recently published, with essays dedicated to linguist Erik Kooper. 132261 Fri, 21 Jul 2023 10:15:00 +0200 Nieuws Frits van Oostrom on forty years of professorship: “It is all about discovering beauty” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/frits-van-oostrom-on-forty-years-of-professorship-it-is-all-about-discovering-beauty Extensive interview with distinguished professor and Dutch linguist Frits van Oostrom, who retires from Utrecht University on 12 May. 130484 Thu, 11 May 2023 14:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Prof. dr. Frits van Oostrom. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk The Middle Ages continue to surprise, this digital exhibition shows https://www.uu.nl/en/news/the-middle-ages-continue-to-surprise-this-digital-exhibition-shows The exhibition ‘The Surprising Middle Ages’ is a special gift to Bart Besamusca, who recently retired as a professor. 127216 Mon, 30 Jan 2023 13:16:00 +0100 Nieuws “Research is opening up the boundaries in my thinking” https://www.uu.nl/en/news/research-is-opening-up-the-boundaries-in-my-thinking Veerle Fraeters will be appointed Professor of Middle Dutch literature and culture at the University of Utrecht on 1 January. 126195 Thu, 15 Dec 2022 15:31:00 +0100 Nieuws Frits van Oostrom to receive Visser-Neerlandia Prize https://www.uu.nl/en/news/frits-van-oostrom-to-receive-visser-neerlandia-prize The Algemeen-Nederlands Verbond awards the Visser-Neerlandia Prizes annually to people who dedicate themselves to the Dutch language and cultural community. 116578 Tue, 01 Nov 2022 12:00:00 +0100 Nieuws 100 years of Celtic Languages and Culture in Utrecht: "This deserves a big celebration!" https://www.uu.nl/en/in-the-media/100-years-of-celtic-languages-and-culture-in-utrecht-this-deserves-a-big-celebration Celtologists Aaron Griffith Nikè Stam spoke in the Celtic Students Podcast about the degree programme Celtic Languages and Culture and next year's congress. 122424 Tue, 16 Aug 2022 10:00:00 +0200 Nieuws Emeritus professor Mayke de Jong made Fellow of The British Academy https://www.uu.nl/en/news/emeritus-professor-mayke-de-jong-made-fellow-of-the-british-academy Emeritus professor in Medieval History Mayke de Jong is elected as Corresponding Fellow of The British Academy. 121898 Thu, 21 Jul 2022 14:28:00 +0200 Nieuws NWO Vidi Grants for Dorothea Gädeke and Robert Flierman https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nwo-vidi-grants-for-dorothea-gadeke-and-robert-flierman Associate Professor Dorothea Gädeke and researcher Robert Flierman have both received an NWO grant of 800,000 euros. 120824 Mon, 04 Jul 2022 15:55:00 +0200 Nieuws Prof. Alec Ryrie to be Visiting Professor at the Department of History and Art History https://www.uu.nl/en/news/prof-alec-ryrie-to-be-visiting-professor-at-the-department-of-history-and-art-history From 27 June to 2 July, Ryrie will be working in Utrecht on his project Constructing Conversion, which aims to reconceive the history of the Protestant mission. 120110 Thu, 16 Jun 2022 14:24:00 +0200 Nieuws Civic Identity and Civic Participation in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/civic-identity-and-civic-participation-in-late-antiquity-and-the-early-middle-ages Professor of Late and medieval Latin Els Rose has published a new book on citizenship in late antiquity and early medieval times. 114347 Thu, 03 Mar 2022 14:24:00 +0100 Nieuws UU honours students make podcast 'Loop ik nou over dode mensen?' https://www.uu.nl/en/news/uu-honours-students-make-podcast-loop-ik-nou-over-dode-mensen In their four-part podcast, Sanne Frequin's honours students take us on an exploration of the world of medieval funerary monuments. 127666 Tue, 22 Feb 2022 16:31:00 +0100 Nieuws Call for papers: Multilingual Dynamics of Medieval Literature in Western Europe https://www.uu.nl/en/news/call-for-papers-multilingual-dynamics-of-medieval-literature-in-western-europe We invite proposals for twenty minute papers addressing any aspect of medieval literature and literary culture. 113554 Mon, 07 Feb 2022 15:33:00 +0100 Nieuws Nina Geerdink and Andrea van Leerdam receive book historical Tiele-fellowships 2022 https://www.uu.nl/en/news/nina-geerdink-and-andrea-van-leerdam-receive-book-historical-tiele-fellowships-2022 Geerdink will conduct a two-month study of 17th-century booksellers privileges requested by authors, Van Leerdam will study 16th-century printed 'calendars of shepherds' in four languages. 113002 Mon, 24 Jan 2022 12:58:00 +0100 Nieuws Festive crowdfunding for Irish-language manuscript reaches target within a day https://www.uu.nl/en/news/festive-crowdfunding-for-irish-language-manuscript-reaches-target-within-a-day Thanks to a successful crowdfunding campaign, the only fully Irish-language manuscript kept in the Netherlands will soon be available as open access. 110287 Tue, 05 Oct 2021 11:22:00 +0200 Nieuws Natalia Petrovskaia wins JIAS essay prize https://www.uu.nl/en/news/natalia-petrovskaia-wins-jias-essay-prize Natalia Petrovskaia has won the biennial JIAS essay prize for her essay ‘Peredur and the Problem of Inappropriate Questions’. 109842 Mon, 20 Sep 2021 11:26:00 +0200 Nieuws A Cultural History of Democracy in the Medieval Age https://www.uu.nl/en/publication/a-cultural-history-of-democracy-in-the-medieval-age Bloomsbury published 'A Cultural History of Democracy', of which the volume on the Medieval Age was edited by David Napolitano. 107180 Tue, 08 Jun 2021 09:25:00 +0200 Nieuws Travelling with the help of manuscripts https://www.uu.nl/en/news/travelling-with-the-help-of-manuscripts [Blog] How manuscripts let you travel in pandemic times. 106938 Mon, 31 May 2021 14:59:00 +0200 Nieuws