Amsterdam University Press (AUP) publishes more than 30 titles in History each year. Our series cover everything from late antique, medieval and early modern European history, to broader cultural heritage and contemporary studies, including topics such as memory studies and genocide. AUP also works in partnership with Arc Humanities Press (Arc) who operates as a specialist imprint, with a focus on premodern studies. Arc was established as the publishing arm of the learned society for medieval studies worldwide, CARMEN Worldwide Medieval Network, and comprises a dozen acquisitions and publishing experts from around the world.
Published three years after AUP best-seller Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema, this collection of essays brings together international experts to explore archival restoration, colour film technology, colour theory, and experimental film alongside beautifully saturated images of silent cinema.
To mark the publication of Reading Etty Hillesum in Context: Writings, Life, and Influences of a Visionary Author, a collection which offers the most important contributions from the past fifteen years of international research into Etty Hillesum's work and life, the book was presented at the former city hall of Middelburg.