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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.
Moon landing (Neil Armstrong, 1969)
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.
16 May 2019
Last month the book 'America and Romania in the Cold War: A Differentiated Détente, 1969-80' was published by Routledge.
Prof. dr. Hans van de Velde. Foto: Jacob van Essen
13 May 2019
On 1 May 2019, Hans Van de Velde has been appointed professor of 'Sociolinguistics, with special attention to the language situation in Fryslân'.
Prof. dr. Jaap Verheul
13 May 2019
Jaap Verheul has been appointed as Professor Transatlantic Relations at Radboud University Nijmegen.
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9 May 2019
Ingrid Robeyns wrote an essay on occasion of the Twelve Stars project, titled 'For a EU-wide tax on air travel to fight climate change'.
Amman Jordanië © iStockphoto.com
9 May 2019
Joas Wagemakers joined Bureau Buitenland on May 7th to discuss the recent steps Jordan is taking on the global stage.
9 May 2019
A conversation with Mariëtte van den Hoven and Catrin Finkenauer about Three Identical Strangers and ethics within science.
6 May 2019
On 24 May Routledge publishes 'The Commons in a Glocal World', a book co-edited by Tine De Moor.
6 May 2019
In June Camebridge University Press publishes 'Epitaph for an Era', a book by Mayke de Jong.
Israëlische controlepost © iStockphoto.com/ichinterlang
6 May 2019
On April 25th, Joas Wagemakers appeared in Nederlands Dagblad to discuss the popularity of political Islam in Muslim countries.
Artist Impression of TAOXICHUAN China Arts and Sciences.
2 May 2019
Rick Dolphijn has been selected as a member to the International Advisory Board of the "Taoxichuan China Arts and Sciences" Contemporary Arts Centre.
Verticaal bos
26 April 2019
In residents’ initiatives that aim to boost a city’s climate resilience, municipalities aim to focus more on facilitating, according to UU scientists.
Dr. Evelyn Wan
25 April 2019
Evelyn Wan receives a Research Prize from the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation for her dissertation 'Clocked! Time and Biopower in the Age of Algorithms'.
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22 April 2019
An interdisciplinary research team from Utrecht University will evaluate the city’s local approach to radicalisation.
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21 April 2019
Trineke palm explains on NOS.nl why a European army is not coming (for the time being).
REBO City of two springs
18 April 2019
Screening of the documentary City of Two Springs by the Centre for Global Challenges.
16 April 2019
Ewout van der Knaap received the Austrian award for his many years of achievements in the field of Austrian literature in the Netherlands
Prof. dr. Rosalie Iemhoff
12 April 2019
Prof Dr Rosalie Iemhoff has been appointed Professor of Formal Reasoning on March 1, 2019.
12 April 2019
Brepols Publishers recently published 'Cinema Changes: Incorporations of Jazz in the Film Soundtrack', a book by Emile Wennekes.
5 April 2019
In January 'BRILL' published 'The Idea of Beauty in Italian Literature and Language', a book by Harald Hendrix , Philiep Bossier and Claudio Di Felice.
Stonewall Inn, a gay bar on Christopher Street in Manhattan's Greenwich Village. A 1969 police raid here led to the Stonewall riots, one of the most important events in the history of LGBT rights.  Bron: Wikimedia/Rhododendrites
5 April 2019
He will be based in Utrecht as of 1 September 2019 and will work together with Ann Rigney’s ERC research group on the cultural memory of activism.
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5 April 2019
The Trump government only wants to make it possible for military personnel to present themselves as their biological sex.
5 April 2019
UFRGS Editora recently published the book 'Como as coisas importam. Uma abordagem material da religião. Textes de Birgit Meyer.'
29 March 2019
Springer published 'CyberParks – The Interface Between People, Places and Technology' (open access), a book co-edited by Michiel de Lange.
Sustainable Europe 2030
25 March 2019
Professor Johan Schot will be delivering the keynote speech at the conference Sustainable Europe 2030.
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25 March 2019
Tessa van Charldorp identifies bottlenecks in the field of hospital communication.
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22 March 2019
Bas van Bavel (Economic and Social History) spoke to de Volkskrant regarding the growing wealth of the top wealthiest people in the Netherlands.
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15 March 2019
The 'GEMMA Master' has been included among the ten 'Erasmus+' projects that have contributed the most to women empowerment and gender equity.
15 March 2019
Three alumni talk about different Dutch seventeenth-century paintings in the digital tour of the exhibition 'In Praise of Painting'.
Prof. dr. Jolle Demmers
15 March 2019
The interdisciplinary field of 'Conflict Studies' investigates how and why people mobilize for collective violent action.

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