This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
21 February 2014
Historian Jacco Pekelder explains how both the Netherlands and Germany have been working on their relationship since the mid-nineties.
21 February 2014
A reconstruction of a pivotal notion in Stoicism, starting from two extant Stoic definitions, 'knowledge of human and divine matters' and 'fitting expertise'.
28 January 2014
The Journal of Literary Semantics has recently published a special issue on the topic of ‘Explorations in Cognitive Literary Science’.
14 January 2014
'Troy: City, Homer and Turkey' (edited by Floris van den Eijnde) presents the latest findings with regard to both the historical and the legendary Troy.
13 January 2014
The case studies in this volume juxtapose instances of knowledge exchange across a variety of fields usually studied in isolation.
16 December 2013
With this report, the Rathenau Institute wants to contribute to the political and societal debate about climate engineering in the Netherlands.
20 November 2013
Rosi Braidotti has written a chapter about the humanities in UNESCO's World Social Science Report 2013.
8 November 2013
This book is a ground-breaking international and interdisciplinary enterprise on the impact of the thought and work of Augustine of Hippo (AD 354 - 430).
7 November 2013
On the occasion of the celebration of 200 years Kingdom of the Netherlands, a book on its history will be handed to the Dutch King Willem-Alexander.
6 November 2013
This book offers a new perspective on the role of the pedlars as an intermediary between established booksellers and a socially diverse reading public.
5 November 2013
This collection of essays examines the various means by which cheap print moved across Europe.
29 October 2013
'Vensters' is a bilingual (Italian and Dutch) anthology of contemporary female Italian poets.
29 October 2013
The third volume in the 'Geschiedenis van Zeeland' series, coauthored by Paul Brusse and Arno Neele, is recently published.
27 September 2013
This book discusses the comparative legacy of colonial rule in the Netherlands Indies and Belgian Congo during the 19th and 20th centuries.
18 September 2013
The book 'Reis naar het continent. Nederland en de Europese integratie, 1950 tot heden' by historian Mathieu Segers has won the Prinsjesboekenprijs.
30 August 2013
In this book, Esner, Kisters and Lehmann investigate the complex relationship between process, product, artistic identity, and the artist’s studio.
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.