HUMmagazine - News
7 September 2012
This study describes the history of mission studies and mission activities at Utrecht University (UU), from the establishment of UU in 1636 onwards.
7 September 2012
The first volume in a series on the history of Zeeland, coordinated by Utrecht University and the Stichting Historisch Onderzoek Zeeland.
6 September 2012
This new volume, edited by Birgit Kaiser and Lorna Burns, appraises two major schools of contemporary criticism: postcolonialism and Deleuzian philosophy.
4 September 2012
Annelies Kleinherenbrink en Evina Steinová have won the Humanities thesis Awards 2012.
30 August 2012
Jan ten Thije was guest editor of this special issue, together with Jochen Rehbein (Ankara) and Anna Verschik (Tallinn).
27 August 2012
Linguist Rick Nouwen and historian Ewout Frankema have received a ERC Starting Grant to establish a research line in the upcoming five years.
22 June 2012
The documentary ‘Acting Together on the World Stage’ has been awarded a prestigious Telly Award.
14 June 2012
This volume brings together articles on utopia and dystopia in a breadth of discipline.
22 March 2012
This book traces the development of the community from its foundation in the 740s over one and a half centuries.
5 March 2012
This book explores how Scott's work became an all-pervasive point of reference for cultural memory and collective identity in the nineteenth century.
22 February 2012
This study offers an overview of different forms of screen media.
9 February 2012
This volume demonstrates that conversion in early modern Europe cannot be separated from the creative and spiritual ways in which it was given meaning.
3 February 2012
Rosi Braidotti’s new book provides a core introduction to critical theory.
19 January 2012
This book explores classic philosophical questions regarding the phenomenon of weakness of will or ‘akrasia’.
13 January 2012
These essays foreground the work of filmmakers in theorising and comparing postcolonial conditions, recasting debates in both cinema and postcolonial studies.
5 January 2012
This volume incorporates twenty articles that deal with medieval and early modern memorial culture written by international experts.
29 November 2011
This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of Rosi Braidotti’s modern classic Nomadic Subjects retains all but two of Braidotti’s original essays.
11 November 2011
In medieval legal transactions the use of the written word was only one way among many of getting one’s way.
8 September 2011
The European Commission has awarded a Lifelong learning grant to the project ‘Languages in Urban Communities: Integration and Diversity for Europe’ (LUCIDE).
13 July 2011
A five-year project called 'Human Dignity as the foundation of Human Rights', funded by NWO-VICI, will start in February 2012.