Faculty of Humanities

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.

News

Dr. Els Rose
17 February 2017
Medievist dr. Els Rose receives Vici grant worth one and half million euros.
Bronislaw Geremek
17 February 2017
The evening was attended by members of the Polish embassy and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of course students and employees of Utrecht University.
17 February 2017
This book by Rolf Strootman systematically charts the socio-political and cultural memory of the Persian Empire and defines them in relation to one another.
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Events

21 February 2017 15:30 - 17:00
On 21 February the next Descartes Centre History of Science colloquium will be held. With lectures by Thijs Hagendijk and Iulian Toader.
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23 February 2017 15:30 - 16:45
On 23 February Rachel Gillett will give the lecture 'First your Country, Then your Rights: Race and the Rhetoric of Citizenship in World War One'.
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23 February 2017 15:30 - 17:00
On Thursday February 23, 2017, Professor Erin Buzuvis will give a Doing Gender Lecture on 'Hormone Check: A Critique of Olympic Rules on Sex and Gender'.
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