Publications

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

14 July 2016
Frank Kessler and Sarah Dellman edited a special issue of the journal Early Popular Visual Culture.
Bootvluchtelingen © iStockphoto.com/jcarillet
5 July 2016
In the series ‘Ethical annotations’, researchers and students of the Ethics Institute are listing all moral considerations linked to refugee admission
Bas van Bavel - The Invisible Hand?
4 July 2016
In his new book, Bas van Bavel presents a historical investigation into the rise and fall of market economies.
22 June 2016
This special issue is based on the European research project 'Iconic Religion', in which Prof. Birgit Meyer is one of the principal investigators.
14 June 2016
In 'White Innocence' Gloria Wekker explores a central paradox of Dutch culture: the passionate denial of racism coexisting alongside aggressive xenophobia.
Book 'Collecting for the Public'
14 June 2016
This collection of 34 essays honours art historian Peter Hecht upon his retirement as "the great champion of public art collections".
6 June 2016
In this biography, Laura Visser-Maessen sheds new light on one of the foremost leaders of the civil rights movement, Robert Parris Moses.
Genocide. New Perspectives on its Causes, Courses and Consequences (2016)
30 May 2016
This new book, edited by Ugur Ümit Üngör, offers a range of perspectives from different disciplines on genocidal violence.
Religious Franks. Religion and power in the Frankish Kingdoms: Studies in honour of Mayke de Jong (2016)
30 May 2016
This volume in honour of Mayke De Jong offers twenty-five essays focused upon the importance of religion to Frankish politics.
Boek 'Terrorists on Trial: A Performative Perspective'
23 May 2016
This book presents a performative perspective on terrorism trials, drawing attention to the mechanisms and effects of these trials in and outside the courtroom.
17 May 2016
The book The Making of Modern Turkey by Ugur Ümit Üngör was recently published in Turkish.
10 May 2016
This volume studies the process of group formation through the production and appropriation of songs in various European regions.
9 May 2016
With this new book, Onno Kosters, Tim Conley and Peter de Voogd present a selection of papers from the Utrecht James Joyce Symposium.
Urkundenformeln im Kontext: Formen der Schriftkultur im Ostmitteleuropa des Mittelalters (13.–14. Jahrhundert) (2016)
22 April 2016
This new book, edited by Anna Adamska and Sébastien Rossignol, presents the results of a workshop on the ways of reading documentary formulae.
Book 'Elements of Formal Semantics'. An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language
19 April 2016
An Introduction to the Mathematical Theory of Meaning in Natural Language, by Yoad Winter.
The Prose Brut and Other Late Medieval Chronicles
15 April 2016
This volume focuses on the histories of chronicles composed in England, with a focus on texts belonging to the Prose 'Brut' tradition.
5 April 2016
The 3rd volume of Syntax of Dutch describes adverbial modification and the overall structure of clauses.
7 March 2016
In their new book, Gerhard Bos and Marcus Düwell explore the implications of our moral responsibilities with regard to the rights of future generations.
Boek 'Superabundance'
4 March 2016
Kári Driscoll (lecturer in Comparative Literature) translated Helle's novel 'Der beruhigende Klang von explodierendem Kerosin'.
1 March 2016
In this book, Paul van den Hoven discusses the art of rhetorical discourse analysis.
23 February 2016
The book 'The end of animal life: a start for ethical debate' helps to deal with the many questions related to the end of animal life.
9 February 2016
In 'Spiegelungen. Paradigmatisches Erzählen in Wolframs 'Parzival'', Julia Richter studies the narrative structure of Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parzival'.
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8 February 2016
Michiel de Lange wrote an essay for the Ministry of the Interior about how citizens can identify with the 'smart city'.
Foto: Wikimedia Commons
4 February 2016
Sandra Ponzanesi edited a special issue of Interventions, an international journal of postcolonial studies.
28 January 2016
With this new book, Paul Franssen presents an analysis of Shakespeare's many appearances as a character in popular culture.
21 January 2016
Historian Ruben Schalk is on of the authors of 'Kansen in het Koninkrijk. Studiebeurzen 1815-2015'.
Police violence after social uprising in Paris’ suburb Clichy, 1 May 1891 - Photo: Wikimedia Commons
15 January 2016
Every fortnight a new blogpost will be published on the ERC project website ‘Securing Europe, Fighting Its Enemies 1815-1914’.
Postcolonial Transitions in Europe
7 January 2016
This new book, edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani, deals with issues surrounding Europe's colonial past, and postcolonial present.
Aan de andere Kant van de vrede
4 January 2016
This book lets children explore who Immanuel Kant was and what he has written about peace.
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11 December 2015
This special of the Open Access e-journal Observatorio (OBS*) is titled 'Media City: Spectacular, Ordinary and Contested Spaces'.

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