HUMmagazine - Research News

10 October 2019
The app offers an interactive accessible platform for the users to be informed about global poverty, and define their own basic needs standards.
Dr. Ralph Sprenkels
8 October 2019
On 14 September 2019, our dear colleague Ralph Sprenkels passed away after he had suffered a cardiac arrest.
7 October 2019
In this collection of essays, we advance the notion of urban interfaces to explore how situated media constitute the public spaces of our mediatized cities.
7 October 2019
This volume explores the challenges and possibilities of research into the European dimensions of popular print culture.
Prof. dr. Jose van Dijck. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk
7 October 2019
The research is part of a larger European research project called 'Policy, Expertise, and Trust in Action (PEriTiA)'.
Uitreiking Spinozapremie 2019 © NWO, fotografie: Bram Saeys
2 October 2019
Economic historian Bas van Bavel was presented with the highest distinctions awarded in Dutch science.
Prof. dr. Jan ten Thije. Foto: Didi van Zoeren
1 October 2019
Jan ten Thije’s research encompasses various approaches within the broad research field of Intercultural Communication.
26 September 2019
On Monday 16 September ‘Institutions for Open Societies’ (IOS) organized and hosted its first annual ‘IOS Toogdag’.
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23 September 2019
The theory of Ingrid Robeyns, called limitarianism, is cited in The Gurdian to address the problem of extreme wealth.
19 September 2019
This collection of essays approaches the subject of collecting and empires from a global and inclusive comparative perspective.
12 September 2019
Beatrice de Graaf on talkshow Jinek about right-wing extremism, terrorism and violence.
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9 September 2019
Joas Wagemakers writes in 'Nederlands Dagblad' about the recently enacted ban on burqas in specific (public) spaces.
9 September 2019
This special issue charts new directions in digital media and migration studies from a gendered, postcolonial, and multidisciplinary perspective.
6 September 2019
Amsterdam University Press recently published "The Life of Texts" by Kiene Brillenburg Wurth and Ann Rigney.
30 August 2019
GEMMA is an interdisciplinary degree in Gender Studies, which is provided by the Graduate Gender Programme of Utrecht.
Dr. Christoph Baumgartner
26 August 2019
During the academic year Christoph Baumgartner stays at the Max Weber Center for Advanced Cultural and Social Studies in Erfurt.
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23 August 2019
Beatrice de Graaf and Kees van den Bos spoke in the Dutch newspaper NRC about the ideology of a terrorist.
23 August 2019
José van Dijck wrote in Politico Magazine about the lawsuits against Apple and other tech giants.
Dante Alighieri by Luca Signorelli  (–1523). Bron: Wikimedia
22 July 2019
History Provides a Critical Thinking ‘Toolbox’ for Students.
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19 July 2019
The Rubicon programme is intended to give young, highly promising researchers the opportunity to gain international research experience.
Ali Smith. Bron: Wikimedia
19 July 2019
Write, paint, draw or photograph a creative response to Ali Smith’s 'Autumn'. Deadline for submissions: 27 October 2019.
The Lion King 2019
12 July 2019
'The Lion King' introduces us to a society where the weak have learned to worship at the feet of the strong.
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12 July 2019
Ali Aljasem published an article in 'The Guardian' about the war in Syria.
12 July 2019
BRILL recently published 'Women and Gender in the Early Modern Low Countries, 1500-1750', a book edited by Sarah Moran and Amanda Pipkin.
8 July 2019
Last month '1989 and the West. Western Europe since the End of the Cold War' was published by Routledge.
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5 July 2019
Joas Wagemakers wrote about the legal battle between imam Youssef Arkhouch and major Marcouch of Arnhem in Reformatorisch Dagblad.
Wilde dieren, Hermann van der Moolen, 1843 - ca. 1920
1 July 2019
ATHENA is a portal in development in which an enormous amount of information on biodiversity in the Netherlands is compiled.
28 June 2019
Judaism, Christianity and Islam are known to privilege words over images. This book shows, however, that the reality is more complex.
Prof. dr. Nick Couldry
28 June 2019
On 12 June the Datafied Society and the Centre for Humanities hosted the lecture 'The Emerging Social Order of Data Colonialism'.
Ku Klux Klan members / family
24 June 2019
Rachel Gillett explains why the role of women in the Ku Klux Klan has so often been ignored.
24 June 2019
Two Utrecht University projects from have received a funding from the NWO programme PHDs in the Humanities.
Prof. dr. Bas van Bavel.
21 June 2019
Economic historian professor Bas van Bavel has received the NWO Spinoza Prize of 2.5 million euros, the highest scientific distinction in the Netherlands.
Links: Guerrilero Heroico / Che Guevara (Alberto Korda, 1960). Rechts: Migrant Mother (Dorothea Lange, 1936)
20 June 2019
Last week, Rutger van der Hoeven received his doctorate for his research on global visual memory.
Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
20 June 2019
Last week, the special issue of Stedelijk Studies 'Towards a Museum of Mutuality' has been launched.
French conquest of Constantine 1837 (Algeria) by Horace Vernet (1789-1863). Source: Wikimedia
17 June 2019
For his paper 'No Security, Except in Destruction: Transnational Threats, International Anxieties and the French Invasion of Algiers'.
17 June 2019
The first book in the new Routledge series ‘Knowledge Societies in History’ (series editors: Sven Dupré and Wijnand Mijnhardt) will appear in August.
17 June 2019
This book is about the development of optics and perspective between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Avin Ghedri en minister Ingrid van Engelshoven
17 June 2019
Awards for extraordinary academic achievements and social involvement
10 June 2019
On 19 March Brill published 'The Banishment of Beverland', a book by Karen Hollewand.
6 June 2019
In June the book 'My Mother's Mother's Mother' will be published by Leiden University Press.
Energy transition
3 June 2019
Utrecht University and Eindhoven University of Technology are joining forces by establishing a joint Fair Energy Transition Center.
3 June 2019
On 6 June this book by David Onnekink and Gijs Rommelse will be published by Cambridge University Press.
3 June 2019
In 'De publieke tribune', Dan Hassler-Forest discussed the public debate.
Women, Work and Colonialism in the Netherlands and Java
3 June 2019
This book by Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk was recently published by Palgrave Macmillan.
31 May 2019
During the weekend of 10 to 12 May, students participated in a Bellingcat Bootcamp, organized by Residenties in Utrecht.
J.J.R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
27 May 2019
We spoke with Frank Brandsma and Dan Hassler-Forest about the new movie, and the life and work of Tolkien.
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27 May 2019
Salma Fayyad wrote her master thesis about female detainees in Syria. Their activism and heroism is often ignored.
Vlag Universiteit Utrecht
27 May 2019
De Universiteit Utrecht heeft vier zogeheten focusgebieden aangewezen waarin in totaal €1,6 miljoen wordt geïnvesteerd.
The Floating Piers at the island of San Paolo, by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Bron: Wikimedia/NewtonCourt
20 May 2019
We spoke with Eva-Maria Troelenberg about the film and about the growing popularity of the art documentary in general.
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.

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