HUMmagazine - Research News

18 July 2018
The International Proserpina Award is committed to honour Sicilians working abroad in different fields
4 July 2018
The gap between the poor and the rich threatens to become unbridgeable. What does this mean for our chances and our children's chances?
26 June 2018
Prof Dr Beatrice de Graaf wrote in her column about a challenging research project that she is developing: terrorism classes for children.
26 June 2018
Art historian Jessie Wei-Hsuan Chen will delve into the epistemic value of seventeenth-century flower books of amateur collectors of botanical visual material.
Overstroming © iStockphoto.com
22 June 2018
The European Commission published the results of Bas van Bavel's ERC project on Western European societies coping with rural hazards and disasters (1300-1800).
De hal van de namen in Yad Vashem, Jeruzalem, Israël © iStockphoto.com/tzahiV
19 June 2018
Uğur Üngör wrote a blog for Oxford University Press on how studying mass murder can affect the researcher in profound ways.
15 June 2018
Special Issue of PhiloSOPHIA: A Journal of Continental Feminism 8.1 (2018), edited by Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele.
Prof. dr. Beatrice de Graaf. Foto: Milette Raats
15 June 2018
The Stevin Prize of 2.5 million euros is an individual award intended to foster knowledge transfer and serve as a token of appreciation in this regard.
15 June 2018
In the Movies & Science series we approach authenticity from three angles: art, nature and food. Organised by Studium Generale and Centre for the Humanities.
4 June 2018
Frederic Kaplan's Time Machine FET Flagship CSA proposal, which the Descartes Center co-authored, may continue to the second round.
Dr. Liesbeth van de Grift. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk
31 May 2018
Liesbeth van de Grift will examine the contribution of consumer organisations to increased public participation within the EU.
Prof. dr. Oscar Gelderblom. Bron: YouTube (still)
29 May 2018
JLEO is a prestigious journal in the field of Law and Economics.
29 May 2018
Iva Vukusic won the ASN Award for her paper 'Paramilitary Violence in the Former Yugoslavia: Insights from War Crimes Trials'.
Neil ten Kortenaar
25 May 2018
Professor Neil ten Kortenaar, University of Toronto, will be a KNAW Visiting Professor attached to the Comparative Literature section in 2018-2019.
25 May 2018
The book explores diffraction as a quantum understanding of difference and a new critical reading method. Editors: Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele.
Promotie Carlo Giordano
18 May 2018
On 4 April 2018 Carlo Giordano defended his PhD thesis at the Università Cattolica of Milan.
18 May 2018
In this book, Merlijn Hurx argues that transformations in building organisation in 15th century Northern Europe laid the foundations for modern architecture.
John Stokes
15 May 2018
Constantin Ardeleanu wrote a biography of John Stokes, the first British commissioner in the European Commission of the Danube (1856-1871).
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14 May 2018
Today the U.S. will open the embassy in Jerusalem. American diplomats in Jerusalem will be crucial to diffusing the tensions.
Aafje de Roest wint Vliegenthart Scriptieprijs
14 April 2018
Afstudeeronderzoek naar Nederlandse hiphop wint Vliegenthart Scriptieprijs 2017.
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13 April 2018
The Special Collection 'Forced migration and digital connectivity in(to) Europe', published in Social Media + Society is edited by Koen Leurs and Kevin Smets.
Jon McKenzie
13 April 2018
Jon McKenzie is Centre for the Humanities SPRING Festival Fellow 2018. He will participate in several public activities.
10 April 2018
Co-edited by Sarah Moran, this special issue considers activities of Catholic and Protestant women in Europe and the Americas in the 16th to 18th centuries.
G20 protest don't be stupid
6 April 2018
ERC Advanced Grant for Ann Rigney, professor of Comparative Literature at Utrecht University.
27 March 2018
Sandra Ponzanesi, leader of ERC project CONNECTINGEUROPE, organised the conference during her visiting professorship at Columbia University.
Cathelijne Broers.
26 March 2018
Cathelijne Broers has been proclaimed Alumnus of the Year 2017 by Utrecht University
Babylon Berlin
23 March 2018
Stereotypes of Weimar Germany keep us from learning the right lessons: anti-democratic forces do not always come in reactionary guises, writes Jochen Hung.
23 March 2018
In 'Het socialisme van nu' Ido de Haan and Anne-Marie Mreijen compiled important texts and correspondences of politician Marinus van der Goes van Naters.
19 March 2018
The Dynamics of Youth programme committee has representatives from all seven faculties. Representing the Faculty of Humanities is linguist Frank Wijnen.
16 March 2018
Koen Leurs and Alison Harvey have co-edited a special issue with a selection of works presented at the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference.
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5 March 2018
The exhibition ‘Between Aleppo and Mosul’ will highlight the cultural destruction in Syria and Iraq.
28 February 2018
Political developments in Italy are a precursor for the rest of Europe, conclude Pepijn Corduwener and Arthur Weststeijn in their book 'Proeftuin Italië'.
© iStockphoto.com/Oleg Zabielin
20 February 2018
Beatrice de Graaf and Mirko Noordegraaf were involved in two reports on the approach of the municipality of Amsterdam to radicalization and counterterrorism.
13 February 2018
From March onwards, Mauro Bonazzi is appointed professor in ancient and medieval philosophy. His research focuses on Plato and the history of ancient Platonism.
Dr. Els Rose
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
13 February 2018
This book shows that 70 years of EU have taught us the difficulty of European solidarity and political unanimity. Co-edited by Liesbeth van de Grift.
Mata Hari (1910) - Bron: Wikimedia Commons
12 February 2018
To understand the many aspects of Mata Hari’s life, the filmmakers spoke with a variety of experts including Dr Marijke Huisman (Cultural History).
Dr. Stefan Binder
9 February 2018
The award committee selected Stefan Binder’s dissertation, titled 'Total Atheism: Making mental revolutions in South India' as the most original and innovative.
Dr. Aoju Chen
2 February 2018
Aoju Chen was appointed professor in Language Development in Relation to Socialisation and Identity in the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication
Gerard Dou, Old woman reading (portrait of Rembrandt’s mother), c. 1631-32. Bron: Rijksmuseum.nl
29 January 2018
From 18 March till 1 April 2018, historian Andrew Pettegree will be in Utrecht as a visiting fellow of the Centre for the Humanities.
Dr. Iris van der Tuin
29 January 2018
Dr Iris van der Tuin has been appointed professor at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Politiepatrouille en pantserwagen in het centrum van Brussel
25 January 2018
Emergency measures frequently have unexpected or undesirable side-effects for society and the democratic rule of law.
Professor Bas van Bavel. Photo: Ed van Rijswijk
22 January 2018
The gap between the poor and the rich is growing, according to Oxfam Novib. What is causing inequality? And how do we turn the tide?
Prof. dr. Eggo Müller. Bron: YouTube (still)
15 December 2017
Eggo Mueller has been awarded a grant by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Committee to research the online circulation of audiovisual heritage.
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15 December 2017
The European Commission has recently funded a large new research project in which Utrecht University’s Ethics Institute participates.
Nicolae Ceauşescu and Kim Il Sung during the party and state visit to the DPR Korea (1971). Source: Wikimedia Commons/Romanian Communism Online Photo Collection under the digital ID 33292X4X9
14 December 2017
The journal is committed to promoting the scholarly study of perpetrators of mass killings, political violence, and genocide.
8 December 2017
This work explores the relationship between law and drama in Europe between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries. Co-edited by Katell Lavéant.
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7 December 2017
According to the PhD research by Anne van Leeuwen, timing and rhythm are important factors in conducting successful conversations.
Kinderarbeid in de kledingindustrie (1909) ). Bron: Wikimedia Commons/Lewis Hine
29 November 2017
Van Nederveen Meerkerk will study the role of household labour and consumption in the relocation of textile production across the world.
Prof. dr. Bas van Bavel. Foto: Ed van Rijswijk
27 November 2017
The laws of nature are what drive wealth inequality within a society, unless society takes action to counteract their effect, such as by adopting taxation laws.

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