Publications

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

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'.
Boek 'Paradise and Hell in Islamic Traditions'
10 December 2015
This new book by Christian Lange explores traditions of thinking about the afterlife in Islamic history.
Boek Christine de Pezan in Bruges
10 December 2015
This book focuses on the background of the commissioner, the codicological aspects and the unfinished illumination programme of the manuscript from 1475.
8 December 2015
This book, edited by Gandolfo Cascio, offers a first critical overview of the poetic works of the Italian author Elsa Morante.
17 November 2015
In their new book, Marijke Meijer Drees and Sonja de Leeuw explore one of today's most controversial socio-cultural topics: satire.
12 November 2015
In his new book, Rudie Botha adresses the shows how we can understand the evolution of language without direct evidence.
2 November 2015
English translation of Geert Buelens' award-winning book about European poets during the First World War.
23 October 2015
The acclaimed book 'De herschepping van de wereld' by Floris Cohen is now available in English.
18 October 2015
In her new book, Birgit Meyer explores Ghanaian video culture in relation to Christianity.
12 October 2015
Performances of Peace explores the relationship between the political aspects and the cultural representations of the Peace of Utrecht.
Book Intellectual Origins of the Republic: Ahmet Ağaoğlu and the Genealogy of Liberalism in Turkey
6 October 2015
Ozan Ӧzavcı has written this in-depth study that places under scrutiny the Turkish idea of liberty.
5 October 2015
This volume, edited by Christian Lange, is the first book-length analytic study of the Muslim hell.
1 October 2015
The presentation and depiction of emotions in the Arthurian legend is the subject of this volume, edited by Frank Brandsma among others.
24 September 2015
'Muslime im Zwischenkriegseuropa' by Mehdi Sajid, and 'Muslims in Interwar Europe' by Bekim Agai, Umar Ryad and Mehdi Sajid (eds.).
18 September 2015
A volume of studies on open-mindedness with regard to biblical scolarship in honour of Bob Becking.
Multilingualism in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
13 September 2015
Shakespeare's 'Englishness' as seen from a broader international and multilingual perspective.
9 September 2015
This new book explores the issues involved in using historical data in population reconstruction research.
7 September 2015
How might we reinvent the humanities? This is the central question in Conflicting Humanities by Rosi Braidotti and Paul Gilroy.
7 September 2015
In his new book, Peter-Ben Smit examines the role of the biblical canon in the work of several influential theologians.
Sextus Empiricus and Ancient Physics
27 August 2015
Keimpe Algra and Katerina Ierodiakonou's book offers a series of in-depth studies on Sextus Empiricus' Against the Physics.
Hitler's Brudervolk, by Geraldien von Freitag
25 August 2015
In her new book Geraldien von Frijtag explores Dutch colonial aspirations and initiatives during WWII.
Re-imagining Western Art, Hestia Bavelaar
24 August 2015
An overview and analysis of the discussions and writings about the way the art historical discipline should adapt to new global thinking and practice.
The Good Hubbing Guide
7 July 2015
Utrecht University is one of the partners in the Creative Territories network, the publisher of this guide.
Jan Jorrit Hasselaar en prof. dr. Peter-Ben Smit bieden het eerste exemplaar aan de patriarch  Bartholomeüs I aan.
11 June 2015
The book by Prof. Peter-Ben Smit and Jan Jorrit Hasselaar is based on the 'green patriarch' 's visit to the Netherlands in May 2014.
27 May 2015
This book discusses the relations between two contested fields, performance and phenomenology, with international case studies.
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22 May 2015
Beatrice de Graaf and Daan Weggemans conclude that the reintegration of jihadist ex-detainees often does not run smoothly.
Carlos Fuentes - Wikimedia Commons/Abderrahman Bouirabdane
7 May 2015
Reindert Dhondt wrote the first systematic study on the Mexican author Carlos Fuentes (1928-2012) as a follower of the baroque.

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