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