This page presents a selection of recent books. For more publications, please visit the personal pages of our staff.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
17 October 2012
This book is the first monograph on the theme of “new materialism,” an emerging trend in 21st-century thought.
16 October 2012
This volume explores the interactions between literature and screen based media over the past three decades.
15 October 2012
The contributors to this Companion (edited by Prof. Ton Hoenselaars) introduce the distinctive drama of Shakespeare and contemporary playwrights.