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J.J.R. Tolkien (1892-1973)
27 May 2019
We spoke with Frank Brandsma and Dan Hassler-Forest about the new movie, and the life and work of Tolkien.
6 May 2019
In June Camebridge University Press publishes 'Epitaph for an Era', a book by Mayke de Jong.
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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27 February 2019
Five out of six ICON research groups scored ‘very good’ on research quality. The quality of the Gender Studies group was even rated ‘excellent’.
The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture (Intersections)
20 December 2018
On 16 October 2018 Brill published 'The Quest for an Appropriate Past in Literature, Art and Architecture', edited by Karl Enenkel and Koen Ottenheym.
12 November 2018
In November Boydell & Brewer published 'Piety and Polyphony in Sixteenth-Century Holland. The Choirbooks of St Peter’s Church, Leiden', a book by Eric Jas. 
Dr. Els Rose
13 February 2018
Els Rose has been appointed Professor Late and Medieval Latin at the Department of Languages, Literature and Communication starting from 15 February 2018.
Gerard Dou, Old woman reading (portrait of Rembrandt’s mother), c. 1631-32. Bron: Rijksmuseum.nl
29 January 2018
From 18 March till 1 April 2018, historian Andrew Pettegree will be in Utrecht as a visiting fellow of the Centre for the Humanities.
19 December 2017
"Ancient Models in the Early Modern Republican Imagination" approaches the early modern republican political imagination from a fresh perspective.
8 December 2017
This work explores the relationship between law and drama in Europe between the fourteenth and seventeenth centuries. Co-edited by Katell Lavéant.

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