20 October 2017
This book, co-edited by Dan Hassler-Forest, is one of the first critical studies of Star Wars, with essays from a wide range of interdisciplinary scholars.
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11 October 2017
An interdisciplinary group of scholars got together to address emerging issues related to big data in a joint-effort
21 September 2017
Store chain HEMA has announced to discontinue sex indications in children's clothing: no more “boys” or “girls” departments, but simply “kids”.
Prof. dr. Ann Rigney
15 September 2017
On 15 September, professor Ann Rigney received an honorary doctorate from Aarhus University, Denmark.
8 September 2017
Arnoud Visser, Nina Geerdink and Anna-Luna Post were awarded a KNAW grant to organise a colloquium on reputation in early modern Europe.
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1 September 2017
Ryad and Lange received a grant to organise a KNAW colloquium to advance research in Arabo-Muslim Digital Humanities and Cultural Analytics.
29 August 2017
Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk has been appointed as special professor Comparative History of Households, Gender and Work at Radboud University Nijmegen.
Prof. dr. Ellen Gerrits
25 August 2017
Ellen Gerrits receives the grant for her research project 'Tracking speech and language development of Dutch children migrating to Australia'.
Prof. dr. Kiene Brillenburg Wurth
22 August 2017
As of 1 august, Kiene Brillenburg Wurth has been appointed Head of Humanities at Utrecht University College (UCU) for the coming four years.
15 August 2017
This book argues that the ability to adapt, innovate and learn from the past is crucial for the success of intelligence organizations. Co-edited by Eleni Braat.
1 August 2017
Jewish Love Magic is a monograph by Ortal-Paz Saar dedicated to the supernatural methods employed by Jews in order to generate love, grace or hate.
Bron: Wikimedia Commons
28 July 2017
Open Access journal Early Modern Low Countries (EMLC) offers a home to state-of-the-art academic scholarship on any aspect of the early modern Low Countries.
Vluchtelingen © iStockphoto.com/BalkansCat
28 July 2017
In a blog for the Peace Palace Library, Ugur Ümit Üngör compares Syria and Iraq with Timothy Snyder's theory of the European bloodlands between 1933 and 1945.
28 July 2017
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 7 researchers from the faculty of Humanities.
13 July 2017
The project Mediawise by making media has been accepted within the route Resilient and Meaningful Societies of the Dutch National Research Agenda.
30 June 2017
To celebrate its fifth anniversary, VIEW brings its readers a fully redesigned website and the release of its latest issue.
1-Delaram Ashtari, 2-Moozhan Shakeri, 3-Gabriele Ferri, 4-Sjors Martens
23 June 2017
A report of the Participatory Urban Interfaces conference on technology and city design that took place in Utrecht on 14 June.
Photo Rodolfo Vejar
22 June 2017
With the grant Anya Luscombe-Serlie will do research in the U.S. this coming Fall semester for the project 'Eleanor Roosevelt and Liberal Arts Education'.
Source: Wikimedia Commons/José Luiz Bernardes Ribeiro
22 June 2017
Ortal-Paz Saar received a grant for the purpose of organising an international Winter School entitled 'Digital Humanities and Jewish Epigraphy'.
16 June 2017
With the first English translation of the Missale Gothicum, Els Rose opens up the unique and colourful world of late antique and early medieval liturgical life.
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16 June 2017
In order to finalize a big archaeological research project in Athens, the researchers have started a crowdfunding campaign.
UGlobe
16 June 2017
UGlobe, the Utrecht Centre for Global Challenges, has launched a new website.
Prof. dr. Chris Stolwijk
12 June 2017
Prof. Chris Stolwijk has joined Utrecht University on June 1, 2017 as professor History of Dutch Art.
6 June 2017
This book seeks to understand the processes of reintegration of former Jihadist detainees, as well as the role that professionals play in this process.
Israëlische Centurions in de Negev op 20 mei 1967. Bron: Wikimedia Commons/Fritz Cohen
6 June 2017
50 years ago, the Six-Day War took place in the Middle East. Dr Lorena De Vita wrote a short piece on the East German take on the 1967 war.
Val van de Berlijnse Muur (1989). Bron: Wikimedia Commons
31 May 2017
The conference ‘1989 and the West. New Perspectives on the End of the Cold War’, was organised by Eleni Braat and Pepijn Corduwener.
Prof. dr. Michael Burke
12 May 2017
Michael Burke edited the four volume collection 'Stylistics', which will showcase the main developments and major achievements in stylistic scholarship.
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12 May 2017
The research is carried out by the Ethics Institute of Utrecht University and the Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre of the University of Groningen
Prof. Dorita Hannah
12 May 2017
Dorita Hannah works across the spatial, visual and performing arts as a scholar and design practitioner
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8 May 2017
The national research school in Classical Studies, OIKOS, receives 18.8 million Euros from NWO.
4 May 2017
Universiteit Utrecht and Wageningen University & Research launched the Centre for Sustainable Animal Stewardship at the 9th of May.
28 April 2017
Ann Rigney co-edited the special issue 'Audiovisual Memory and the (Re)Making of Europe' of Image [&] Narrative on transnational memory culture in Europe.
28 April 2017
With contributions from world-renowned researchers, the book offers an overview of the state-of-the-art speech motor control research. Co-edited by Hayo Terband
28 April 2017
Research shows that students’ brain-to-brain group synchrony predicts classroom engagement and classroom social dynamics.
25 April 2017
The Utrecht Data School developed the Data Ethics Decision Aid (DEDA) to trace ethical issues in data projects.
Bron: radio.garden
13 April 2017
The online platform Radio Garden is nominated for two Webby Awards. Voting is open until April 20.
Foto Robert Oosterbroek
7 April 2017
LERU positioning paper on why and how societal impact is, has always been and will remain a core task of universities.
7 April 2017
In this book scholars from different disciplines map the different aspects of the dynamics of changing, contesting and contested religious identities.
4 April 2017
In this book, Josine Blok proposes a new view of citizenship in classical Athens, bringing together hitherto distinct approaches to the classical community.
Ganzemarkt, Utrecht. Foto Arnaud Mooij
31 March 2017
Meltem Şentürk Asıldeveci is a visiting researcher at the [urban interfaces] research group. She is conducting a survey in Utrecht on meeting places.
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29 March 2017
Michail Moatsos applied globally a promising alternative that avoids the widely applied, but erroneous, assumptions of the fixed 1.9$/day dollar-a-day method.
Prof. dr. Yoad Vinter Seggev. Foto Ed van Rijswijk
24 March 2017
Winter will conduct research on the way people use language to think and communicate about collections.
24 March 2017
This book, co-edited by Beatrice de Graaf, considers what changes may need to be made in order to keep Dutch national research at the top of the pack.
24 March 2017
Koen Leurs made three video portraits of refugees in the Netherlands for his project ‘Young Connected Migrants’.
24 March 2017
Under the title 'Diaspora, Migration and the Sciences: A New Integrated Perspective' Rutgers will be leading an international research group of specialists.
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.

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