News and Events
13 February 2018
From March onwards, Mauro Bonazzi is appointed professor in ancient and medieval philosophy. His research focuses on Plato and the history of ancient Platonism.
29 January 2018
Dr Iris van der Tuin has been appointed professor at the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
8 January 2018
Annelien Bredenoord wins UU Publicity Award 2017.
15 December 2017
The European Commission has recently funded a large new research project in which Utrecht University’s Ethics Institute participates.
13 December 2017
The book is an introduction to the capability approach and gives a thorough evaluation of the challenges and disputes related to the approach.
1 November 2017
Editors are Dirk van Miert, Henk Nellen, Piet Steenbakkers, and Jetze Touber.
21 September 2017
Store chain HEMA has announced to discontinue sex indications in children's clothing: no more “boys” or “girls” departments, but simply “kids”.
28 July 2017
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 7 researchers from the faculty of Humanities.
30 June 2017
During the final meeting, 21 Humanities students withing the Humanities Honours programme presented their theses and subsequently received their certificates.
12 May 2017
The research is carried out by the Ethics Institute of Utrecht University and the Global Health Law Groningen Research Centre of the University of Groningen
8 May 2017
The national research school in Classical Studies, OIKOS, receives 18.8 million Euros from NWO.
4 May 2017
Universiteit Utrecht and Wageningen University & Research launched the Centre for Sustainable Animal Stewardship at the 9th of May.
25 April 2017
The Utrecht Data School developed the Data Ethics Decision Aid (DEDA) to trace ethical issues in data projects.
3 February 2017
The Tanner Lectures aim to contribute to the intellectual and moral life of humankind. Rosi Braidotti's talks are jointly titled 'Posthuman, All Too Human.'
3 February 2017
During this day you can attend various webinars: interactive, online and informative.
30 - 31
30 May 2018 08:30 - 31 May 2018 13:00
On 30-31 May the Annual Dutch Seminar in Early Modern Philosophy will take place at Utrecht University.
20 - 22
20 June 2018 09:00 - 22 June 2018 17:00
This conference is a follow-up event of COST Action IS1307 New Materialism: Networking European Scholarship on ‘How Matter comes to Matter.
20 June 2018 12:45 - 14:00
It is often assumed that Chinese and western traditions are radical opposites. But is that opposition sound? Dascha Düring examined its hermeneutic validity.
27 June 2018 10:30 - 11:45
The dissertation of Hans Arentshorst contributes to a better understanding of the problems related to the realisation of freedom and democracy today.
29 June 2018 12:45 - 14:00
Do the evolutionary origins of morality imply that we cannot tell right from wrong? That is the central question that Michael Klenk explores in his PhD thesis.