17 March 2017
Koen Leurs co-edited a special issue of renowned journal Information, Communication & Society that features research generated by the annual AoIR conferences.
17 March 2017
Call for Presentations for the international conference 'Urban cultures, Superdiversity and Intangible Heritage'
Chantal Kemner in het KinderKennisCentrum
15 March 2017
Programme director Chantal Kemner talks about the future of the strategic theme Dynamics of Youth.
14 March 2017
A conference on 'Forgotten Knowledge', jointly organised by the Max Planck Centre in Berlin, the Descartes Centre, the Vossius Center, and Huygens ING.
10 March 2017
For the fifth international conference on the history of mathematics education, there is an open call for papers. Abstracts need be submitted before 1 April.
3 March 2017
Karin van Es and Mirko Tobias Schäfer edited The Datafied Society. It offers a collection of scholarly investigations into computer-aided methods and practices.
3 March 2017
Laurien Crump is awarded the George Blazyca Prize for her monograph 'The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered: International Relations in Eastern Europe, 1955-1969'.
3 March 2017
Jolanda Vanderwal Taylor will be both a visiting scholar and a visiting educator. She will contribute to designing the broad bachelor programmes TCS and LAS.
Prof. dr. Joris van Eijnatten en dr. Jaap Verheul
24 February 2017
The historians acquired the grant for the programme 'CHEurope: Critical Heritage Studies and the Future of Europe'.
Dr. Rolf Strootman
21 February 2017
Rolf Strootman will research the role of Iranian elites in the empire of Alexander the Great and his successors for a period of six months in Los Angeles.
21 February 2017
The PROSE Awards annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing. Paul Franssen received an honourable mention.
17 February 2017
Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman is co-author of the report initiated by the European Commission for Education and Culture.
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.
17 February 2017
This book, edited by Michael Burke, presents innovative research on the possible interactions between literary studies and cognitive science.
7 February 2017
In this book, David Onnekink reinterprets the view that the Dutch Forty Years War (1672-1713), was a struggle against the expansionism of Louis XIV.
Prof. dr. Rosi Braidotti. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk
3 February 2017
The Tanner Lectures aim to contribute to the intellectual and moral life of humankind. Rosi Braidotti's talks are jointly titled 'Posthuman, All Too Human.'
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok-Escalle, is the first to take a close look at how French was used outside of France, in personal and private life.
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok Escalle, offers an interdisciplinary interpretation of the functions of multilingualism in identitybuilding.
Dr. Albert van der Zeijden
31 January 2017
Starting from 1 January 2017 dr. Albert van der Zeijden is visiting researcher Intangible Heritage Studies at the Cultural History research group.
31 January 2017
Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele edited this vocabulary to understand critique as a much broader practice than merely a textual one.
Catharijneconvent Utrecht - Foto: Wikimedia Commons/FaceMePLS
30 January 2017
The Digital Humanities Lab delivered “Catharijneverhalen” to the Museum Catharijneconvent (St. Catherine's Convent Museum).
Prof. dr. Roberta D’Alessandro
27 January 2017
Prof. Roberta D’Alessandro has joined Utrecht University on January 1, 2017 as professor in Syntax and Language Variation at the Faculty of Humanities.
17 January 2017
In this book, Wim Denslagen explores how travellers described the cityscapes of London, Paris and New York, three world capitals admired for their beauty.
13 January 2017
Mayke de Jong and Irene van Renswoude edited a special issue in which they explore the public debate in Late Antiquity and Early Medieval Western society.
Radio garden
13 January 2017
The online platform Radio Garden allows users to explore an interactive globe filled with radio’s past and present.
13 January 2017
In this book, Karin van Es develops a comprehensive understanding of liveness today, and clarifies the stakes surrounding the category of the ‘live’.
11 January 2017
Ingrid Hoofd (Media and performance) considers recent transformations in 21st century higher education across Europe and Asia.
Magic lantern slides
23 December 2016
Contributions for 'A Million Pictures: History, Archiving, and Creative Re-use of Educational Magic Lantern Slides' can be submitted until 31 January.
© iStockphoto.com/olaser
20 December 2016
This is revealed by the Comprehensive Indicator of Well-being, an integrated measure that illuminates the development of broadly defined well-being.
20 December 2016
The projects will be on property, power, markets, knowledge in Indonesia, and about language: meaning, time, language development and African drum language.
V.l.n.r.: prof. Christian Lange, prof. Ingrid Robeyns en dr. Dirk van Miert
13 December 2016
Christian Lange (Islam and Arabic), Dirk van Miert (Cultural History) and Ingrid Robeyns (Ethics) each receive the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant.
Prof. dr. Christian Lange
13 December 2016
Prof. Christian Lange was awarded a Consolidator Grant of 2 million euros for his project SENSIS (‘The senses in Islam’).
12 December 2016
Gandolfo Cascio was awarded for his contribution to the knowledge of Morante's work, particularly her poetry, through his essays and studies.
Dr. Dirk van Miert
12 December 2016
Dr Dirk van Miert recieves an ERC grant to conduct research into the ideal of sharing knowledge within early modern scholarly networks in Europe.
LEELU
12 December 2016
An instruction video and website has been developed for the ERASMUS+ project 'Lehrkompetenzentwicklung für Extensiven Leseunterricht'.
Website over Spinoza
12 December 2016
Research team creates open-access website on greatest Dutch philosopher for all audiences.
Prof. dr. Ingrid Robeyns
12 December 2016
Prof. Ingrid Robeyns has received a Consolidator Grant of 2 million euros.
12 December 2016
Tanya Reinhart could not complete a book on the Theta System before her death in 2007. This book is the first to offer a systematic exposition of her theory.
12 December 2016
The dissertation of Dafna Ruppin on cinema in the Netherlands Indies from 1896 until 1914 was published by John Libbey Publishing as part of the KINtop series.
Prof. dr. Willem Witteveen (1952-2014) Bron: Wikimedia Commons/ Bas van der Veen
9 December 2016
Rizwan Rakshan (Comparative Literature) is currently completing a PhD on Anglophone Kashmiri Bildungsromane.
Bron: The British Society for Middle Eastern Studies
8 December 2016
"´Paradise and Hell in Islamic Traditions´ is quite simply a scholarly masterpiece, a path-breaking and fascinating piece of research"
8 December 2016
Utrecht, Stanford and North-West University exchange best practices in the field of digital humanities.
8 December 2016
This Volume examines how the essay is being reconfigured in the present age of globalisation and transnationalisation.
5 December 2016
Thijs Weststeijn, Eric Jorink and Frits Scholten pioneer in applying global art history to the Low Countries in 'Netherlandish Art in its Global Context'.
29 November 2016
Utrecht historians Laurien Crump and Elmar Hellendoorn contributed to 'Negotiating the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty'.
Pius XI (1857-1939). Source: Wikimedia Commons
28 November 2016
In his book Brera demonstrates how the policies of the Holy Office aimed mainly to support the Holy See and its attempts to catholicise public opinion.
Dr. Merel van Goch
24 November 2016
These fellowships facilitate education-related research at European Liberal Arts and Sciences institutions.
21 November 2016
Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History covers Northern and Eastern Europe in the period 1600-1700.

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