Publications

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

Nieuw nabuurschap. Door Jacco Pekelder
21 February 2014
Historian Jacco Pekelder explains how both the Netherlands and Germany have been working on their relationship since the mid-nineties.
The Stoic Sage. By René Brouwer
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'.
Journal of Literary Semantics
28 January 2014
The Journal of Literary Semantics has recently published a special issue on the topic of ‘Explorations in Cognitive Literary Science’.
Troy: City, Homer and Turkey
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.
Communicating Observations. Redactie: Dirk van Miert
13 January 2014
The case studies in this volume juxtapose instances of knowledge exchange across a variety of fields usually studied in isolation.
Klimaatengineering: hype, hoop of wanhoop? Door Monique Riphagen Frans Brom
16 December 2013
With this report, the Rathenau Institute wants to contribute to the political and societal debate about climate engineering in the Netherlands.
Rosi Braidotti, foto Wieke Eefting
20 November 2013
Rosi Braidotti has written a chapter about the humanities in UNESCO's World Social Science Report 2013.
The Oxford Guide to the Historical Reception of Augustine
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).
 	Een nieuwe staat. Het begin van het Koninkrijk der Nederlanden - Ido de Haan, Paul den Hoed, Henk te Velde
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.
Pedlars and the Popular Press - Jeroen Salman
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.
Not Dead Things. Roeland Harms, Joad Raymond and Jeroen Salman
5 November 2013
This collection of essays examines the various means by which cheap print moved across Europe.
Vensters. Tweetalige bloemlezing van hedendaagse Italiaanse dichteressen
29 October 2013
'Vensters' is a bilingual (Italian and Dutch) anthology of contemporary female Italian poets.
Geschiedenis van Zeeland deel 3: 1700-1850 - Paul Brusse & Arno Neele
29 October 2013
The third volume in the 'Geschiedenis van Zeeland' series, coauthored by Paul Brusse and Arno Neele, is recently published.
Colonial Exploitation and Economic Development - Ewout Frankema en Frans Buelens (red.)
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.
Reis naar het continent. Nederland en de Europese integratie, 1950 tot heden - Mathieu Segers
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.
Hiding Making - Showing Creation. Esner, Kisters en Lehmann
30 August 2013
In this book, Esner, Kisters and Lehmann investigate the complex relationship between process, product, artistic identity, and the artist’s studio.
Paradigms of Being in Christ. Peter-Ben Smit
26 August 2013
This book combines observations on classical rhetoric, exegetical analyses of Philippians, and views from the perspective of gender and masculinity studies.
Cities of Commerce. Oscar Gelderblom
21 August 2013
In 'Cities of Commerce' Gelderblom describes a model for institutional changes in the European trade, based on the rivalry between cities.
 	Birdsong, Speech, and Language – Exploring the Evolution of Mind and Brain - M. Everaert en J. Bolhuis)
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.
The Evolutionairy Emergence of Language. Martin Everaert
19 August 2013
This book presents new and stimulating approaches to the study of language evolution and considers their implications for future research.
VIEW - European Television Memories
1 July 2013
The third issue of VIEW highlights debates on how television fosters the moving borders of national memories.
Cyprus and the Renaissance
14 June 2013
This book presents the results of a research project on early modern Cyprus and its relations to Western cultural developments.
Von Eisbergen und ihren Spitzen. Spuren eines wissenschaftlichen Werdegangs
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.
International Journal of Multilingualism
31 May 2013
The latest special issue of the International Journal of Multilingualism has receptive multilingualism as its central theme.
Sproken and Written Language - Marco Mostert, Arpad Orban en Mary Garrison
21 May 2013
Historians, cultural historians, and students of texts, language, and linguistics, address the use of Latin and vernaculars in the Middle Ages.
The Posthuman - Rosi Braidotti (Polity Press, 2013)
15 May 2013
Rosi Braidotti’s new book 'The Posthuman' offers both an introduction and a major contribution to contemporary debates on the posthuman.
Reis naar het continent. Mathieu Segers
11 April 2013
Using new and international source material, historian Mathieu Segers searches for the history of the Netherlands within Europe.
Neue Sachlichkeit
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).
Disability and Universal Human Rights
5 April 2013
This book takes up pressing philosophical, legal, and practical issues raised by the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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