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

Prof. dr. Jaap Verheul
13 May 2019
Jaap Verheul has been appointed as Professor Transatlantic Relations at Radboud University Nijmegen.
11 March 2019
This month Lorella Viola's book 'Migration and Media: Discourses about identities in crisis' was published by John Benjamins.
Handgekleurde 'zodiakman' (detail) in Der scaepherders kalengier (1516), Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division
4 March 2019
Andrea van Leerdam has been awarded two American research fellowships.
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Events

Book of Saint Albans: Page with the Royal Arms of England. Bron: Wikimedia/Cambridge University Library
23 May 2019 13:00 - 17:15
The two-part seminar is jointly organised by the 'Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies (UCMS)' and the 'Technical Art History Colloquium (TAHC)'.
24 May 2019 17:00 - 21:00
On the 24th of May 2019 student rooms in Utrecht will be transformed into exhibition spaces.
Bron: De Amsterdammer: Weekblad voor Nederland, 30 juni 1923 – No. 2401
1 June 2019 15:00
Why was it that, in developed Western economies, financial institutions like banks only began to reach deep into society during the 1960s and 1970s?
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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