HUMmagazine - News
31 May 2013
The latest special issue of the International Journal of Multilingualism has receptive multilingualism as its central theme.
28 May 2013
Dr Renée Steenbergen will study the different ways in which the arts and the cultural industry are financed in times of economic recession in Western Europe.
27 May 2013
In the recently published Keuzegids Masters 2013, 8 master's programmes from Utrecht University's Faculty of Humanities get the highest ranking.
21 May 2013
Historians, cultural historians, and students of texts, language, and linguistics, address the use of Latin and vernaculars in the Middle Ages.
15 May 2013
Rosi Braidotti’s new book 'The Posthuman' offers both an introduction and a major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.
6 May 2013
Dr Franck Meijboom and Prof. Marcus Düwell have initiated an agenda for ethics research for the League of European Research Universities.
26 April 2013
Prof. Wiljan van den Akker, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, has been decorated as Officer in the Order of Orange-Nassau.
24 April 2013
Taalkundige Hugo Quené analyseerde de troonredes tussen 1980 en 2012. Koningin Beatrix leest deze volgens hem steeds sneller voor.
11 April 2013
Using new and international source material, historian Mathieu Segers searches for the history of the Netherlands within Europe.
8 April 2013
The recently published volume 'Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde' contains a contribution by Hans Anten (former staff member of the Department of Dutch).
8 April 2013
The project ‘Asymmetrical Encounters: E-Humanity Approaches to Reference Cultures in Europe, 1815-1992’ has received a HERA grant of one million euros.
5 April 2013
This book takes up pressing philosophical, legal, and practical issues raised by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
8 March 2013
'The Normativity of What We Care About' presents a love-based reason theory as a new and promising perspective in the debate on practical reasons.
26 February 2013
In this book Maarten Prak and Jan Luiten van Zanden trace the emergence and the influence of the typically Dutch 'poldermodel'.
21 February 2013
The European Commission has awarded a 3.75 million Euros grant to the research project EUscreenXL, coordinated by Utrecht University.
18 February 2013
The Utrecht Data School forms a bridge between academia and society.
7 February 2013
Onno Kosters is the winner of the fourth Turing Nationale Gedichtenwedstrijd, the biggest poetry contest in the Netherlands.
24 January 2013
The Meertens Institute has develop a website to study and map migration patterns over different periods of time in the Netherlands.
21 January 2013
META-NET has drawn up a Strategic Research Agenda, outlining how Europe can turn its linguistic and cultural diversity into a competitive advantage.
21 January 2013
Ernst-Otto Onnasch published a letter by Immanuel Kant in which he warns for governmental influence on the university.