Oscar Gelderblom starts research network on the organisation of business in Early Modern Europe


Prof. Oscar Gelderblom, Professor of Financial History, is one of the seven researchers who have been granted an Internationalisation subsidy by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific...

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Vincent Crone and Bert Theunissen appointed as teaching fellows


Dr Vincent Crone (Media and Culture Studies) and Prof. Bert Theunissen (Faculty of Sciences and Descartes Centre) are among the six excellent lecturers who have been appointed as teaching...

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CLARIAH receives 12 million euros for digital Humanities infrastructure


A new research instrument for the humanities is on its way, enabling interdisciplinary research into complex issues. On 1 July a consortium of humanities research institutes received...

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Large funding for Leonard Rutgers' research on transformation of Jewish diaspora in late Antiquity


Prof. Leonard V. Rutgers has received a € 750,000 grant of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for an international research project entitled Reconfiguring...

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Keimpe Algra appointed Faculty Professor


As of 1 July Prof. Keimpe Algra will be Faculty Professor. His appointment by the University and Faculty Board concerns the new chair in History of ancient philosophy and science. As of 1 September...

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Exhibition and new book about five centuries of storytelling


Stories like Cinderella, Gulliver's travels and those of Tijl Uilenspiegel have been handed down from generation to generation for centuries. In the exhibition and the book 'Sterke...

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Tine De Moor new President-Elect of International Association for the Study of the Commons


Prof. Tine De Moor has been elected as the new President-Elect of the International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC). She will start in this function in the course of 2015. Tine...

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