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. Miranda Jansen
20 May 2019
Dr Miranda Jansen has been appointed Director of the Faculty of Humanities as from 1 September 2019.
Prof. dr. José van Dijck. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk
20 May 2019
On 24 May 2019 Prof. José van Dijck will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Lund.
16 May 2019
Last month the book 'America and Romania in the Cold War: A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80' was published by Routledge.


23 May 2019 16:00 - 25 May 2019 18:00
From 23 to 25 May the 'Performing Robots Conference: Dialogues Between Theatre and Robotics' will take place in Utrecht.
28 May 2019 20:00 - 21:30
How can we apply Bellingcat's methods to more effectively speak truth to power on a local level? With Eliot Higgins.
groep tieners op de bank met mobiele telefoons
29 May 2019 09:00 - 13:00
Symposium on the impact of digitalization on the development and wellbeing of children and youngsters.