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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Boekhandel Savannah Bay in Utrecht
12 November 2019
In honour of the thirty-fifth anniversary of Savannah Bay, the bookshop collaborated with Utrecht University on several projects.
24 October 2019
Dr. Lorella Viola explains the new app GeoNewsMiner and how it can help with research into migration history.
17 October 2019
This October, Red Globe Press published "History of the Body", Willemijn Ruberg's newest book.


Bron: De Amsterdammer: Weekblad voor Nederland, 30 juni 1923 – No. 2401
20 March 2020 09:00 - 21 March 2020 18:00
Why was it that, in developed Western economies, financial institutions like banks only began to reach deep into society during the 1960s and 1970s?
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