New book: 'NGOs under Pressure in Partial Democracies'


Over the past decade, international human rights organisations and think tanks have expressed a growing concern that the space of civil society organisations around the world is under...

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Joes Segal appointed Executive Curator of the Wende Museum in Los Angeles


From September 2014 to July 2015, cultural historian Dr Joes Segal is Executive Curator of the Wende Museum in Los Angeles. The museum holds a large collection of textual, visual and material...

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Utrecht Data School receives NWO grant for analysis of open data projects


The Utrecht Data School has recently received a KIEM grant from the exact science programme of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The project proposed by Dr Mirko...

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Documentary 'The Value of the Humanities'


What purpose do the Humanities serve and why do they matter? What is the present of the Humanities and what kind of future are they going towards? In the inspirational and critical...

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New book 'Commemorating Writers in Nineteenth-Century Europe'


The many statues to writers dotted around the cities of Europe are material reminders of a wave of commemorations that passed across the continent in the nineteenth century. Commemorating...

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Lex Heerma van Voss appointed Professor of History of Social Security


As of 1 July 2014, Lex Heerma van Voss has been appointed Professor of History of Social Security. Endowed by the Instituut Gak, the chair is part of Utrecht University's strategic...

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New book celebrates the academic oeuvre of Rosi Braidotti


During the past three decades, Prof. Rosi Braidotti has been a dynamic presence on the global philosophical stage. To celebrate her work, Dr Iris van der Tuin (UU) and Dr Bolette Blaagaard...

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