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

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
The November issue of the Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development presents the Utrecht profile of Intercultural Communication.
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.
5 October 2012
This volume addresses the history and legacy of what is generally seen as the founding avante-garde movement of the twentieth century.
2 October 2012
Prof. Peter-Ben Smit published a book on tradition in the Anglican Church.
28 September 2012
Sarapion's letter to his son may be one of the earliest pagan testimonies concerning Jesus Christ.
28 September 2012
Second volume in the ‘Reinholdiana’ series appeared: Wille, Willkür, Freiheit. Reinholds Freiheitskonzeption im Kontext der Philosophie des 18. Jahrhunderts.
24 September 2012
A selection of essays on how culture contributed to the blurring of ideological boundaries between the East and the West during the period of the Iron Curtain.
19 September 2012
This book provides a clear and concise summary of global key ideas, debates and texts of the most important approaches to the study of museums.
13 September 2012
In this book, Frank de Glas offers a glimpse behind the scenes of the influential Dutch publishing house Meulenhoff between 1895 and 2000.
7 September 2012
This study describes the history of mission studies and mission activities at Utrecht University (UU), from the establishment of UU in 1636 onwards.
7 September 2012
The first volume in a series on the history of Zeeland, coordinated by Utrecht University and the Stichting Historisch Onderzoek Zeeland.
Geschiedenis van Zeeland, deel 1: prehistorie tot 1550 (Paul Brusse)
7 September 2012
A four-volume publication on the history of Zeeland, coordinated by Utrecht University (Dr Paul Brusse) and the Stichting Historisch Onderzoek Zeeland.
6 September 2012
Marco Mostert's new book offers a survey of work in a field of study which, from the 1960s onwards, has seen an ever-increasing number of publications.
6 September 2012
This new volume, edited by Birgit Kaiser and Lorna Burns, appraises two major schools of contemporary criticism: postcolonialism and Deleuzian philosophy.
30 August 2012
Jan ten Thije was guest editor of this special issue, together with Jochen Rehbein (Ankara) and Anna Verschik (Tallinn).
9 August 2012
A number of Utrecht University researchers contributed to the most recent issue of the journal Memory Studies.
14 June 2012
This volume brings together articles on utopia and dystopia in a breadth of discipline.
22 March 2012
This book traces the development of the community from its foundation in the 740s over one and a half centuries.
5 March 2012
Just appeared in paperback is Ann Rigney’s book on Scott’s work as point of reference for cultural memory and collective identity in the nineteenth century.
5 March 2012
This book explores how Scott's work became an all-pervasive point of reference for cultural memory and collective identity in the nineteenth century.
22 February 2012
This study offers an overview of different forms of screen media.
15 February 2012
Philosophy and sociology of science aim at understanding the workings of scientific endeavour.
9 February 2012
Imar de Vries toont de invloed van geïdealiseerde ideeën over communicatie op onze media en ons wereldbeeld.
9 February 2012
This volume demonstrates that conversion in early modern Europe cannot be separated from the creative and spiritual ways in which it was given meaning.
3 February 2012
Rosi Braidotti’s new book provides a core introduction to critical theory.
19 January 2012
This book explores classic philosophical questions regarding the phenomenon of weakness of will or ‘akrasia’.
19 January 2012
‘God in the Age of Science?’ is a critical examination of strategies for the philosophical defence of religious belief.