Leiden - Indonesia
Leiden University has a long tradition in the collaboration with Indonesia. For Leiden’s scholars in a wide range of disciplines, Indonesia’s biological, ecological, linguistic and religious diversity, its legal system, its emerging political role, its history and its people are an important object of study. Through decades of close collaboration, the links with Indonesian scholars, Indonesian universities and Indonesian governmental institutions have flourished and Leiden University has become an important destination for Indonesian scholars and students. In addition, Leiden University’s Asian Library holds one of the major Asian collections in the Western World including the largest Indonesian collection worldwide.
Sri Margana holds the Van Leur chair for early modern history of Indonesia
Dr Sri Margana succeeded Bambang Purwanto last September as professor in the Faculty of the Humanities. Margana is a specialist in the early modern hi...
Saving threatened orang-utans with climate change-resilient trees
A study of the International Union for Conservation of Nature has identified tree species native to Indonesia’s Kutai National Park that are resilient...
Adat land rights: the solution for land conflicts in Indonesia?
Land conflicts between farmers and government authorities or large plantation businesses are an everyday occurrence in many countries in the Global So...