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News

18 July 2018
The International Proserpina Award is committed to honour Sicilians working abroad in different fields
13 July 2018
It argues that the erosion of universal scriptural authority was caused by a humanistic philology which originated in the 16th century.
Cover Aramaic Magic Bowls in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin
11 July 2018
The collection of Aramaic magic bowls and related objects in the Vorderasiatisches Museum in Berlin is one of the most important in the world.
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Events

Potlood balanceert op een vinger.
3 September 2018 16:00 - 17:15
The annual celebration of the start of the 2018–2019 academic year of Utrecht University will take place at 3 September 2018 at the Dom church.
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19 September 2018 19:00 - 23:00
A festival dedicated to heroes and villains and the battle between good and evil.
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27 September 2018 09:00 - 28 September 2018 17:00
The conference is organised by Utrecht University and Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen.
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