HUMmagazine - News

International Journal of Multilingualism
31 May 2013
The latest special issue of the International Journal of Multilingualism has receptive multilingualism as its central theme.
Renee van Steenbergen
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.
Keuzegids 2013
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.
Sproken and Written Language - Marco Mostert, Arpad Orban en Mary Garrison
21 May 2013
Historians, cultural historians, and students of texts, language, and linguistics, address the use of Latin and vernaculars in the Middle Ages.
The Posthuman - Rosi Braidotti (Polity Press, 2013)
15 May 2013
Rosi Braidotti’s new book 'The Posthuman' offers both an introduction and a major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.
Horizon 2020
6 May 2013
Dr Franck Meijboom and Prof. Marcus Düwell have initiated an agenda for ethics research for the League of European Research Universities.
Prof. dr. Wiljan van den Akker
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.
Foto: RVD/Vincent Mentzel
24 April 2013
Taalkundige Hugo Quené analyseerde de troonredes tussen 1980 en 2012. Koningin Beatrix leest deze volgens hem steeds sneller voor.
Reis naar het continent. Mathieu Segers
11 April 2013
Using new and international source material, historian Mathieu Segers searches for the history of the Netherlands within Europe.
Neue Sachlichkeit
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).
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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.
Disability and Universal Human Rights
5 April 2013
This book takes up pressing philosophical, legal, and practical issues raised by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The Normativity of What We Care About - Katrien Schaubroeck
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.
Jan Luiten van Zanden en Maarten Prak, Nederland en het poldermodel
26 February 2013
In this book Maarten Prak and Jan Luiten van Zanden trace the emergence and the influence of the typically Dutch 'poldermodel'.
Televisiegeschiedenis, foto euscreen.eu/VARA
21 February 2013
The European Commission has awarded a 3.75 million Euros grant to the research project EUscreenXL, coordinated by Utrecht University.
Utrecht Data School
18 February 2013
The Utrecht Data School forms a bridge between academia and society.
Dr. Onno Kosters
7 February 2013
Onno Kosters is the winner of the fourth Turing Nationale Gedichtenwedstrijd, the biggest poetry contest in the Netherlands.
Migmap (Meertens Instituut, 2013)
24 January 2013
The Meertens Institute has develop a website to study and map migration patterns over different periods of time in the Netherlands.
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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.
Immanuel Kant
21 January 2013
Ernst-Otto Onnasch published a letter by Immanuel Kant in which he warns for governmental influence on the university.

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