HUMmagazine - Research News

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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14 March 2019
The NWO-funded programme "Refugees in Science" links a refugee with an academic background to a researcher for one year.
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11 March 2019
On February 12 Ralph Sprenkels was officially sworn in as an expert witness in El Salvador.
11 March 2019
This month Lorella Viola's book 'Migration and Media: Discourses about identities in crisis' was published by John Benjamins.
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5 March 2019
Rosemarie Buikema, Katrine Smiet, and Berteke Waaldijk talk about unheard stories, historiography, and the enslaved Sojourner Truth.
Prof. dr. Aoju Chen. Foto: Ivar Pel
5 March 2019
Aoju Chen is involved in the research 'Where do I belong?' within the strategic theme Dynamics of Youth of Utrecht University.
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4 March 2019
An in-depth article by Kate Frederick, Sarah Carmichael, and Elise van Nederveen Meerkerk.
Handgekleurde 'zodiakman' (detail) in Der scaepherders kalengier (1516), Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division
4 March 2019
Andrea van Leerdam has been awarded two American research fellowships.
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1 March 2019
On February 27, dr. Ugur Üngör (Political history) spoke in Trouw’s deVerdieping on the construction of a war archive for Syria.
1 March 2019
On 7-9 march the Horizon2020 GRACE Conference: ‘Gender and Cultures of (In)Equality in Europe: visions, poetics, strategies’ will take place.
Het Huizinga Instituut is verhuisd naar de Trans in Utrecht
1 March 2019
The Huizinga Institute is the National Research Institute and Graduate School of Cultural History. The institute has moved to Utrecht as of 1 January 2019.
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27 February 2019
Five out of six ICON research groups scored ‘very good’ on research quality. The quality of the Gender Studies group was even rated ‘excellent’.
27 February 2019
The Gender and Diversity Hub is setting up a series of monthly lunchtime conversations around issues of gender equality and diversity.
25 February 2019
At the end of April 'Capital Women', written by Jan Luiten van Zanden, Tine de Moor and Sarah Carmichael, will be published by Oxford University Press.
Prof. dr. Aoju Chen. Foto: Ivar Pel
18 February 2019
Prof. Aoju Chen has been granted a Research IT innovation fund for developing an Automatic Analysis of Speech Prosody (AASP) tool.
Dr. Frank Hakemulder
31 January 2019
Frank Hakemulder will give his inaugural lecture at Stavanger University on March 11.
Mortmain rekening september 1438 september 1439 (Archives departementales du Nord à Lille bestand B 12206 folio 1)
28 January 2019
It also appears that the Black Death affected all layers of the population, but that women had an increased chance of dying.
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23 January 2019
This is the first time that the development of language use in Dutch novels and newspapers has been studied over a longer period of time.
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21 January 2019
Leonard Rutgers, Ortal-Paz Saar and Digital Humanities Lab have been awarded a 22,000 Euros grant from the Innovation Fund for IT in Research.
Colombia. Bron: Unsplash/Flavia Carpio
21 January 2019
As of January Ralph Sprenkels and Chris van der Borgh are involved with a capacity building project in Cauca, Colombia.
21 January 2019
Recently 'Syntax of Dutch: Coordination and Ellipsis', a book by Hans Broekhuis and Norbert Corver, has been published.
Devastation in conflict areas. Source: Niod.nl
17 January 2019
On 27 December online magazine Foreign Policy published an article in which Ugur Üngör tells about his Syria Oral History Project.
17 January 2019
This month 'Religious Conversion in Early Modern English Drama', a book by Lieke Stelling, has been published by Cambridge University Press.
Joshua Reynolds, Portrait of Giuseppe Baretti, 1773, Private collection
10 January 2019
Gandolfo Cascio has received a grant of 45.000 euros from the MiBAC (Italian Ministry for Culture and Heritage).
10 January 2019
A special edition of open access journal 'Politics and Governance' has recently been published.
7 January 2019
Joas Wagemakers on NOS.nl on the availability of books written by radical Muslims in jail.
Santa is tired
20 December 2018
Science historian Hieke Huistra talked about the history of December celebrations with Sinterklaas and Father Christmas in the leading role.
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20 December 2018
Koen Leurs, Sanne Sprenger, Ena Omerović and Hemmo Bruinenberg developed a program called “Media literacy through making media”.
Gems in the Early Modern World Materials, Knowledge and Global Trade, 1450–1800
20 December 2018
Palgrave Macmillan published 'Gems in the Early Modern World. Materials, Knowledge and Global Trade, 1450–1800', edited by Michael Bycroft and Sven Dupré.
The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture (Intersections)
20 December 2018
On 16 October 2018 Brill published 'The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture', edited by Karl Enenkel and Koen Ottenheym.
18 December 2018
Ingrid Robeyns argues neither for or against universal basic income, but she does aim for a debate based on grounded arguments.
17 December 2018
Presses Universitaires du Septentrion published 'Machines. Magie. Médias', a collection of essays edited by Frank Kessler, Jean-Marc Larrue and Giusy Pisano.
17 December 2018
This year Brill published 'Feasting and Polis Institutions' by Floris van den Eijnde.
Matthias Kramm
14 December 2018
Matthias Kramm has won the Denis Goulet Memorial Prize 2018 for his paper 'Capability and Habit'.
13 December 2018
In October Routledge published 'The Instant Composers Pool and Improvisation Beyond Jazz', a book by Dr Floris Schuiling.
13 December 2018
Last month Eisma Edumedia published 'Saxa Loquuntur', a book by Dr Mr Feyo Schuddeboom.

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