Professor of Cultural History
Utrecht University is searching for candidates for a professorship of Cultural History per 1 September 2022. The Chair is part of the section of Cultural History of the Department of History and Art History. Cultural History in Utrecht is practiced in the broadest possible sense – thematically, geographically, and chronologically (covering the period from early modern to modern). Research and teaching related to digital history, history of knowledge (including the history of knowledge institutions), heritage studies and public history, and the integration of social and cultural history. The Chair of Cultural History will make a significant contribution to the study of one or more of these fields and will participate in Utrecht University’s strategic theme Institutions for Open Societies and/or other interdisciplinary research hubs, such as the Descartes Centre for the History and Philosophy of Science and the Humanities.
The Chair of Cultural History: