News

6 September 2019
Amsterdam University Press recently published "The Life of Texts" by Kiene Brillenburg Wurth and Ann Rigney.
24 June 2019
Two Utrecht University projects from have received a funding from the NWO programme PHDs in the Humanities.
Avin Ghedri en minister Ingrid van Engelshoven
17 June 2019
Awards for extraordinary academic achievements and social involvement
6 June 2019
In June the book 'My Mother's Mother's Mother' will be published by Leiden University Press.
J.J.R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
27 May 2019
We spoke with Frank Brandsma and Dan Hassler-Forest about the new movie, and the life and work of Tolkien.
15 May 2019
In the Netherlands the name Khaleesi was given ten times since Game of Thrones premiered.
Prof. dr. Hans van de Velde. Foto: Jacob van Essen
13 May 2019
On 1 May 2019, Hans Van de Velde has been appointed professor of 'Sociolinguistics, with special attention to the language situation in Fryslân'.
5 April 2019
In January 'BRILL' published 'The Idea of Beauty in Italian Literature and Language', a book by Harald Hendrix , Philiep Bossier and Claudio Di Felice.
Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. A 1969 police raid here led to the Stonewall riots, one of the most important events in the history of LGBT rights.  Bron: Wikimedia/Rhododendrites
5 April 2019
He will be based in Utrecht as of 1 September 2019 and will work together with Ann Rigney’s ERC research group on the cultural memory of activism.
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25 March 2019
Tessa van Charldorp identifies bottlenecks in the field of hospital communication.
Malvolio and the Countess (Twelfth Night, or What You Will by Shakespeare) by Caniel Maclise (1806-1870). Bron: Wikimedia
8 March 2019
The new international academic programme NEW FACES asks the question what we can learn from Shakespeare’s world about the current crisis in Europe.
Prof. dr. Aoju Chen. Foto: Ivar Pel
5 March 2019
Aoju Chen is involved in the research 'Where do I belong?' within the strategic theme Dynamics of Youth of Utrecht University.
Handgekleurde 'zodiakman' (detail) in Der scaepherders kalengier (1516), Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division
4 March 2019
Andrea van Leerdam has been awarded two American research fellowships.
Het Huizinga Instituut is verhuisd naar de Trans in Utrecht
1 March 2019
The Huizinga Institute is the National Research Institute and Graduate School of Cultural History. The institute has moved to Utrecht as of 1 January 2019.
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27 February 2019
Five out of six ICON research groups scored ‘very good’ on research quality. The quality of the Gender Studies group was even rated ‘excellent’.
Prof. dr. Aoju Chen. Foto: Ivar Pel
18 February 2019
Prof. Aoju Chen has been granted a Research IT innovation fund for developing an Automatic Analysis of Speech Prosody (AASP) tool.
Dr. Frank Hakemulder
31 January 2019
Frank Hakemulder will give his inaugural lecture at Stavanger University on March 11.
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23 January 2019
This is the first time that the development of language use in Dutch novels and newspapers has been studied over a longer period of time.
21 January 2019
Recently 'Syntax of Dutch: Coordination and Ellipsis', a book by Hans Broekhuis and Norbert Corver, has been published.
10 December 2018
Last month the book 'The Grammatical Realization of Polarity Contrast' by Dr Stefan Sudhoff has been published. 

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