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News

Prof. dr. Kiene Brillenburg Wurth
22 August 2017
As of 1 august, Kiene Brillenburg Wurth has been appointed Head of Humanities at Utrecht University College (UCU) for the coming four years.
15 August 2017
This book argues that the ability to adapt, innovate and learn from the past is crucial for the success of intelligence organizations. Co-edited by Eleni Braat.
1 August 2017
Jewish Love Magic is a monograph by Ortal-Paz Saar dedicated to the supernatural methods employed by Jews in order to generate love, grace or hate.
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Events

Prof. Erkki Huhtamo with his L. J. Marcy dissolving magic lantern pair (Philadelphia, c. 1870). Photo: David Leonard
29 August 2017 09:00 - 1 September 2017 16:00
The conference will present and discuss the outcomes of the Million Pictures project.
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29 August 2017 14:30 - 15:45
On 29 August Mária Vasiľová will defend her PhD thesis in which she analyses reflexivization in seven languages focusing on the role of the morpheme -self.
Prof. Erkki Huhtamo with his L. J. Marcy dissolving magic lantern pair (Philadelphia, c. 1870). Photo: David Leonard
29 August 2017 18:30 - 19:30
Erkki Huhtamo will discuss the magic lantern from the point of view of the screen and the rich cultural imagination that surrounded magic lantern projections.
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