Cultural History

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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V.l.n.r.: prof. Christian Lange, prof. Ingrid Robeyns en dr. Dirk van Miert
13 December 2016
Christian Lange (Islam and Arabic), Dirk van Miert (Cultural History) and Ingrid Robeyns (Ethics) each receive the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant.
Dr. Dirk van Miert
12 December 2016
Dr Dirk van Miert recieves an ERC grant to conduct research into the ideal of sharing knowledge within early modern scholarly networks in Europe.
9 September 2016
Faculty of Humanities organises Digital Humanities Benelux conference (2017) and the conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organisations (2019).


Gardens of Versailles. Source: Wikimedia Commons/ToucanWings
9 February 2017 15:00 - 17:00
On 9 February the Technical Art History Colloquium will be held. Erik de Jong and Georges Farhat will give presentations about garden construction.
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

Cultural History