The Utrecht Cultural History research group focuses on the historical investigation of cultural modernity in its international dimension. We conceive of ‘modernity’ as a concept, as a problem, and as a period.

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News

Dr. Willemijn Ruberg
27 November 2017
The Consolidator Grant will allow Willemijn Ruberg to set up her own team of researchers and study the history of forensic medicine and psychiatry.
1 November 2017
Editors are Dirk van Miert, Henk Nellen, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber.
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15 September 2017
NWO spoke with Melvin Wevers on his research on the U.S. as reference culture.
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Events

23 January 2018 16:15 - 18:00
Prof. Kate Rudy (University of St Andrews) will give a lecture entitled ‘Rubrics, Images and Indulgences in Late Medieval Netherlandish Manuscripts’.
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20 April 2018 - 22 April 2018
This conference brings together specialists in the field of music notation in different musical genres, historical periods, and cultures.
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Areas of expertise: academic institutions | biography | body and gender | citizenship | cultural heritage | digital humanities | history of concepts and ideas | modernity | psychiatry | public history | religion and secularism | visual culture