Publications

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

29 January 2015
In Keetie Sluyterman's book 'Varieties of Capitalism and Business History: The Dutch Case', different national economies and their merits are compared.
28 January 2015
In the book 'Playful Identities: The Ludification of Digital Media Cultures', the role of digital media technologies in identity formation is explored.
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26 January 2015
This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan.
15 January 2015
In Birgit Kaiser's 'Singularity and Transnational Poetics' the meaning and the importance of the term 'singularity' is explored for the study of literature.
15 January 2015
Transformations of Religion and the Public Sphere is a new book about the myth of (liberal) secularism.
18 December 2014
Discovering the Dutch tackles the question of Dutch identity through a number of essential themes that span the culture, history and society of the Netherlands.
What was before - Kari Driscoll (vertaald)
15 December 2014
Martin Mosebach’s novel Was davor geschah (2010) has been translated as What Was Before by Dr Kári Driscoll, lecturer in Comparative Literature.
15 December 2014
In her new book Dr Iris van der Tuin redirects the notion of generational logic in feminism away from its simplistic conception as conflict.
12 December 2014
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam launches Stedelijk Studies: a high-quality peer-reviewed academic journal.
8 December 2014
Dr Susanne Knittel explores how certain memories become inscribed into the heritage of a country or region while others are suppressed or forgotten.
The Powers of the False - Doro Wiese
24 November 2014
Dr Doro Wiese offers readings of three novels that deal with the Shoah, with colonialism, and with racialised identities.
17 November 2014
Prof. Thomas David (University of Lausanne) and Dr Gerarda Westerhuis (UU) bring together specialists to investigate the development of corporate networks.
Transnational Memory. Circulation, Articulation, Scales - Ann Rigney
30 October 2014
Prof. Ann Rigney (UU) and Dr Chiara de Cesari (UvA) have collected a variety of essays that address major questions within the field of memory studies.
Pronunciation Matters - Rias van den Doel and Laura Rupp
29 October 2014
In this book, Rias van den Doel and Laura Rupp bring together essays about the most recent research on pronunciation issues.
How Was Life? Global Well-Being since 1820 (OECD)
6 October 2014
People’s wellbeing has increased in the past 200 years. That is one of the conclusions of the report 'How Was Life? Global Well-Being since 1820'.
Coping with Crisis - Daniel R. Curtis (2014)
6 October 2014
Why were some settlements resilient and stable while other settlements were vulnerable to crisis, in the pre-industrial period?
6 October 2014
Why in the pre-industrial period were some settlements resilient and stable over the long term while other settlements were vulnerable to crisis?
'Berechnung der Glückseligkeit' - Lars Behrisch (Thorbecke Verlag, 2015)
30 September 2014
Lars Behrisch received the Carl-Erdmann-Preis for his book 'Die Berechnung der Glückseligkeit'.
25 September 2014
Every year, the Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies organises a conference in which young gender scholars present their recent work.
20 September 2014
This book offers both detailed accounts of the cults of individual writers and a comparative perspective on the spread of centenary fever across Europe.
NGOs under Pressure in Partial Democracies (Van der Borgh & Terwindt)
19 September 2014
Van der Borgh examines the pressures experienced by NGOs in four partial democracies: Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia and the Philippines.
19 September 2014
This book examines the pressures experienced by NGOs in four partial democracies: Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia and the Philippines.
9 September 2014
This volume offers both detailed accounts of the cults of individual writers and a comparative perspective on the spread of centenary fever across Europe.
The Subject of Rosi Braidotti - Iris van der Tuin & Bolette Blaagaard
4 September 2014
Iris van der Tuin and Bolette Blaagaard composed a collection of essays in which internationally renowned scholars engage with Braidotti’s texts and concepts.
4 September 2014
In this book, the authors demonstrate how religious communities mistrusted each other, while also borrowing each other’s imageries and texts.
29 August 2014
Several scholars engage in a theoretical exercise, rethinking the concepts of ontology and epistemology (the questions of being and knowing).
 Penance in Medieval Europe, 600-1200 - Rob Meens
28 August 2014
In his new book 'Penance in Medieval Europe, 600-1200', Rob Meens sets the rituals of penance and confession in their social and historical contexts.
28 August 2014
In his new book Penance in Medieval Europe, 600-1200, Dr. Rob Meens sets the rituals of penance and confession in their social and historical contexts.
150 years of Heineken: Brewery, brand, and family - Keetie Sluyterman & Bram Bouwens
14 August 2014
'150 years of Heineken: Brewery, brand, and family' describes the national and international expansion of the Gerard Heineken's brewing company.
29 July 2014
Prof. Thijs Pollmann, professor emeritus of Linguistics at Utrecht University, worked on the translation since his retirement in 2004.

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