This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
26 August 2013
This book combines observations on classical rhetoric, exegetical analyses of Philippians, and views from the perspective of gender and masculinity studies.
21 August 2013
Cities of Commerce: The Institutional Foundations of International Trade in the Low Countries, 1250-1650
In 'Cities of Commerce' Gelderblom describes a model for institutional changes in the European trade, based on the rivalry between cities.
19 August 2013
In this book, leading scholars draw on the latest research to explore what birdsong can tell us about the biology of human speech and language.
19 August 2013
This book presents new and stimulating approaches to the study of language evolution and considers their implications for future research.
1 July 2013
The third issue of VIEW highlights debates on how television fosters the moving borders of national memories.
14 June 2013
This book presents the results of a research project on early modern Cyprus and its relations to Western cultural developments.
13 June 2013
On the occassion of Herrlitz' 70th birthday, the book 'Von Eisbergen und ihren Spitzen. Spuren eines wissenschaftlichen Werdegangs' was published.
5 June 2013
On 5 June the International Journal for History, Culture and Modernity (HCM) was launched at Utrecht University.
31 May 2013
The latest special issue of the International Journal of Multilingualism has receptive multilingualism as its central theme.
21 May 2013
Historians, cultural historians, and students of texts, language, and linguistics, address the use of Latin and vernaculars in the Middle Ages.
15 May 2013
Rosi Braidotti’s new book 'The Posthuman' offers both an introduction and a major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.
11 April 2013
Using new and international source material, historian Mathieu Segers searches for the history of the Netherlands within Europe.
8 April 2013
The recently published volume 'Neue Sachlichkeit and Avant-Garde' contains a contribution by Hans Anten (former staff member of the Department of Dutch).
5 April 2013
This book takes up pressing philosophical, legal, and practical issues raised by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
8 March 2013
'The Normativity of What We Care About' presents a love-based reason theory as a new and promising perspective in the debate on practical reasons.
26 February 2013
In this book Maarten Prak and Jan Luiten van Zanden trace the emergence and the influence of the typically Dutch 'poldermodel'.
21 January 2013
Ernst-Otto Onnasch published a letter by Immanuel Kant in which he warns for governmental influence on the university.
15 January 2013
Onno Kosters translated the poems of the Irish and Nobel Prize winning Seamus Heaney.
7 January 2013
In this new book, Laura Basu shows how the memory of Ned Kelly was shaped, and investigates its role in the development of an Australian national identity.
7 January 2013
Dr Clara Strijbosch is one of the authors of the Handbuch Minnereden, containing 600 medieval ‘Minnereden’.
19 December 2012
The book 'The appearance of the Dutch universities, 1800-2010' edited by Leen Dorsman and Peter Jan Knegtmans has been published.
5 December 2012
Edited by Marta Zarzycka and Bettina Papenburg, the book 'Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics' appeared.
29 November 2012
In 'De taalcanon', fifty linguists describe what fascinates them about language, in a profound yet comprehensible manner.
29 November 2012
Six linguists from Utrecht University contributed to the book that covers all important questions about language.
26 November 2012
Prof. Duco Hellema published a book on the Dutch society in the seventies.
22 November 2012
Utrecht historian Prof Duco Hellema, presents the story of a society adrift in 'Nederland en de jaren zeventig'.
16 November 2012
Prof. Marcus Düwell’s new book Bioethics: Methods, Theories and Principles is a philosophically-oriented introduction to bioethics.
15 November 2012
Recently the second volume in the series 'Geschiedenis van Zeeland' has been published.
9 November 2012
In this book dr. Jacco Pekelder explores out of whom a Dutch network of RAF sympathizers existed and why they sympathized with the German terrorists.
5 November 2012
Special issue of Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development on Intercultural communication
The November issue of the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development presents the Utrecht profile of Intercultural Communication.