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

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.
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.
29 April 2015
A new book of historian Tine de Moor will be published at Cambridge University Press, entitled 'The Dilemma of the Commoners'.
Pussy Riot - photo: Denis Bochkarev
23 April 2015
A book on the entanglements of art, activism and ethics in the work of philosopher Gilles Deleuze.
Mise en scène - Frank Kessler
17 April 2015
In this volume Frank Kessler charts the history of the term 'mise en scène', from 19th century theatre circles til the contemporary media landscape.
26 March 2015
This volume brings together a team of leading scholars to explore and compare linguistic practices of young people in multilingual urban space.
20 February 2015
In the 7-volume synthesis Syntax of Dutch, two new volumes have been published on verbs and verb phrases. Norbert Corver is one of the authors.
17 February 2015
For the European LUCIDE project, Jacomine Nortier and Ivana Brasileiro researched multilingualism in Utrecht.
10 February 2015
This volume investigates the role played by the resources of the past in forming the identities of communities in Early Medieval Western Europe.
9 February 2015
In 'The Warsaw Pact Reconsidered', Laurien Crump presents the findings of her PhD research on a pivotal period in the Cold War.
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.
26 January 2015
This volume explores the way governments endeavoured to build and maintain public support for the war in Afghanistan.
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.
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.
17 November 2014
Prof. Thomas David (University of Lausanne) and Dr Gerarda Westerhuis (UU) bring together specialists to investigate the development of corporate networks.
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'.