News Utrecht University
19 December 2013
Prof. Wiljan van den Akker will resign as Dean of the Faculty of Humanities on 1 September 2014.
18 December 2013
As of 1 January 2014, Prof. Bas van Bavel is appointed Faculty Professor. His chair is titled Transitions of economy and society.
9 December 2013
Beatrice de Graaf receives 1.9 million euros of funding from the European Research Council for historical research into European security policy.
2 December 2013
Noortje Jacobs is the winner of the Descartes-Huygens thesis award for science and university history 2013.
15 November 2013
Seven bachelor’s programmes of our Faculty of Humanities have been ranked #1 in the Keuzegids Universiteiten 2013.
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.
29 October 2013
The third volume in the 'Geschiedenis van Zeeland' series, coauthored by Paul Brusse and Arno Neele, is recently published.
20 October 2013
The Libris History Prize is awarded to a historical study that appeals to a wide audience.
11 October 2013
Rokus Hofstede, renowned translator of French literature, will be the third Translator in Residence and provide workshops for Master students.
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.
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.
13 August 2013
Prof. Bas van Bavel has been awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his research into the resilience of pre-industrial societies.
5 July 2013
Isis, the leading international journal on the history of science, moves to the Descartes Centre at Utrecht University.
21 June 2013
The university of Linköping bestowed an honorary doctorate on Rosi Braidotti for her groundbreaking philosophical work, in particular in gender studies.
14 June 2013
The new web tool ePistolarium gives free access to 20,000 letters by 17th-century scientists, such as René Descartes and Constantijn.