This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.

15 August 2017
This book argues that the ability to adapt, innovate and learn from the past is crucial for the success of intelligence organizations. Co-edited by Eleni Braat.
1 August 2017
Jewish Love Magic is a monograph by Ortal-Paz Saar dedicated to the supernatural methods employed by Jews in order to generate love, grace or hate.
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28 July 2017
Open Access journal Early Modern Low Countries (EMLC) offers a home to state-of-the-art academic scholarship on any aspect of the early modern Low Countries.
A detail of the Nile mosaic of Palestrina, showing Ptolemaic Egypt. Source: Wikimedia Commons
17 July 2017
The Birdcage of the Muses is the first book-length historical study of the golden age of Ptolemaic cultural and scientific patronage.
30 June 2017
To celebrate its fifth anniversary, VIEW brings its readers a fully redesigned website and the release of its latest issue.
16 June 2017
With the first English translation of the Missale Gothicum, Els Rose opens up the unique and colourful world of late antique and early medieval liturgical life.
12 June 2017
Interdisciplinary Studies in Ancient Culture and Religion is a peer-reviewed series, volume 16 is written by Saskia Stevens.
6 June 2017
This book seeks to understand the processes of reintegration of former Jihadist detainees, as well as the role that professionals play in this process.
Prof. dr. Michael Burke
12 May 2017
Michael Burke edited the four volume collection 'Stylistics', which will showcase the main developments and major achievements in stylistic scholarship.
12 May 2017
An ethnography of the uses of various web platforms and applications by second-generation Iranian Americans living in Los Angeles
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3 May 2017
This special issue deals with how new media technologies have the potential to re-orient us and radically intervene in our understandings of place.
28 April 2017
Ann Rigney co-edited the special issue 'Audiovisual Memory and the (Re)Making of Europe' of Image [&] Narrative on transnational memory culture in Europe.
28 April 2017
With contributions from world-renowned researchers, the book offers an overview of the state-of-the-art speech motor control research. Co-edited by Hayo Terband
7 April 2017
In this book scholars from different disciplines map the different aspects of the dynamics of changing, contesting and contested religious identities.
4 April 2017
In this book, Josine Blok proposes a new view of citizenship in classical Athens, bringing together hitherto distinct approaches to the classical community.
24 March 2017
This book, co-edited by Beatrice de Graaf, considers what changes may need to be made in order to keep Dutch national research at the top of the pack.
17 March 2017
Koen Leurs co-edited a special issue of renowned journal Information, Communication & Society that features research generated by the annual AoIR conferences.
3 March 2017
Karin van Es and Mirko Tobias Schäfer edited The Datafied Society. It offers a collection of scholarly investigations into computer-aided methods and practices.
17 February 2017
Emmanuelle Le Pichon-Vorstman is co-author of the report initiated by the European Commission for Education and Culture.
17 February 2017
This book by Rolf Strootman systematically charts the socio-political and cultural memory of the Persian Empire and defines them in relation to one another.
17 February 2017
This book, edited by Michael Burke, presents innovative research on the possible interactions between literary studies and cognitive science.
7 February 2017
In this book, David Onnekink reinterprets the view that the Dutch Forty Years War (1672-1713), was a struggle against the expansionism of Louis XIV.
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok-Escalle, is the first to take a close look at how French was used outside of France, in personal and private life.
3 February 2017
This book, edited by Marie-Christine Kok Escalle, offers an interdisciplinary interpretation of the functions of multilingualism in identitybuilding.
1 February 2017
This book considers the contribution that young writers have made to life writing genres as well as their innovative use of independent and social media.
31 January 2017
Birgit Kaiser and Kathrin Thiele edited this vocabulary to understand critique as a much broader practice than merely a textual one.
25 January 2017
Arab Subcultures: Transformations in Theory and Practice sets out to delineate different ways of studying and theorising Arab subcultural practices and groups
17 January 2017
In this book, Wim Denslagen explores how travellers described the cityscapes of London, Paris and New York, three world capitals admired for their beauty.
13 January 2017
Mayke de Jong and Irene van Renswoude edited a special issue in which they explore the public debate in Late Antiquity and Early Medieval Western society.
13 January 2017
In this book, Karin van Es develops a comprehensive understanding of liveness today, and clarifies the stakes surrounding the category of the ‘live’.

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