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15 February 2016
EUscreen is organising a competition, asking users to pick their favourite video from an online collection of 60.000 items.
14 February 2016
The Netherlands Research School of Gender Studies (NOG) is currently inviting abstracts for papers to be presented during their annual National Research Day.
Judith Leyster, Zelfportret achter ezel, ca. 1633. Bron: Wikimedia Commons
12 February 2016
NWO awards 3.6 million euros to the project ‘Golden Agents: Creative Industries and the Making of the Dutch Golden Age’.
9 February 2016
In 'Spiegelungen. Paradigmatisches Erzählen in Wolframs 'Parzival'', Julia Richter studies the narrative structure of Wolfram von Eschenbach's 'Parzival'.
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8 February 2016
Michiel de Lange wrote an essay for the Ministry of the Interior about how citizens can identify with the 'smart city'.
Foto: Wikimedia Commons
4 February 2016
Sandra Ponzanesi edited a special issue of Interventions, an international journal of postcolonial studies.
28 January 2016
With this new book, Paul Franssen presents an analysis of Shakespeare's many appearances as a character in popular culture.
Universitaire vlag bij Academiegebouw
20 January 2016
Utrecht University is awarding four honorary doctorates, to: Robert J. Sampson, Sybil Seitzinger, Francine Houben and Jordi Savall.
15 January 2016
The Utrecht Game Lab has received a subsidy from the K.F. Hein Fonds in order to foster practice-based research on games and play.
Louis Peter Grijp tijdens een concert in Zwolle op 19 juni 2015. Foto Annemies Tamboer
15 January 2016
Prof. Louis Peter Grijp passed away on January 9 at the age of 61. He was Professor of ‘Dutch song culture: past and present’.
Postcolonial Transitions in Europe
7 January 2016
This new book, edited by Sandra Ponzanesi and Gianmaria Colpani, deals with issues surrounding Europe's colonial past, and postcolonial present.
6 January 2016
Subsidies have been awarded to no less than 4 projects: on Europe, early modern language dynamics, medieval science, and emancipation and religion.
Boek Christine de Pezan in Bruges
10 December 2015
This book focuses on the background of the commissioner, the codicological aspects and the unfinished illumination programme of the manuscript from 1475.
Selfie in Park Transwijk
9 December 2015
The aim of the game is to create a safe and playful way for this vulnerable group to explore the city of Utrecht.
8 December 2015
This book, edited by Gandolfo Cascio, offers a first critical overview of the poetic works of the Italian author Elsa Morante.
Rederijkers - schilder Jan Steen (1626-1679) - Wikimedia Commons
4 December 2015
Katell Lavéant has received a grant for a research seminar in collaboration with the Université de Grenoble.
Rebekah Ahrendt
1 December 2015
Music historian Rebekah Ahrendt (Yale University) will be the guest of the Centre for the Humanities as Early Music Festival Fellow 2016.
Prof. dr. Sonja de Leeuw
1 December 2015
Since 1 November Sonja de Leeuw (Television Culture) is a member of the scientific board of the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities.
Dr. Frans Wiering
27 November 2015
Wiering will focus on the collaboration between researchers in the humanities and computer sciences and on developing a Digital Humanities strategy.
Woodcut from a 1720 collection by William Dodd shows both male and female witches flying on broomsticks. Photo: Wellcome Library, London.
20 November 2015
Steije Hofhuis will conduct research into qualitative Darwinism, funded by the Stichting Professor van Winter Fonds.

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