The Faculty of Humanities encompasses the disciplines of history, art, philosophy, music, literature, language, religion and media. Our education and research are primarily aimed at contributing to a better understanding of the Netherlands and Europe in a rapidly changing social and cultural context. Read more about our profile.


Dr. Els Rose
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
13 February 2018
This book shows that 70 years of EU have taught us the difficulty of European solidarity and political unanimity. Co-edited by Liesbeth van de Grift.
Mata Hari (1910) - Bron: Wikimedia Commons
12 February 2018
To understand the many aspects of Mata Hari’s life, the filmmakers spoke with a variety of experts including Dr Marijke Huisman (Cultural History).


21 February 2018 09:00 - 22 February 2018 12:30
The workshop focuses on Asia and Europe and allows for a comparative approach with a focus on any aspects of the intersection of utopia, memory, and the urban.
Eva Hayward
22 February 2018 15:30 - 17:00
Eva Hayward is an assistant professor in Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
22 February 2018 17:15 - 19:00
On 22 February there will be an evening lecture organised by the Humanities Honours Programme on 'Urban Texts Across Cultures: Asia-Europe Encounters'.