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Hall of Fame

Many of our staff and students have won an award, received a grant, obtained an academic fellowship for their quality or have been socially engaged due to their specific expertise. See below for an overview per year.

2022

Appointments and acknowledgements

Awards, grants and scholarships

European Research Council (ERC)

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Royal honours

Appointments and acknowledgements

Awards, grants and subsidies

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

  • Karwan Fatah-Black (LUIH) and Lauren Lauret (LUIH) receive KNAW-grant for research on colonial forms of citizenship.

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Universitaire prijzen en erkenningen

Faculty awards and acknowledgements

Awards

Scholarships

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Awarded master's research

Other awards

  • Talisha Schilder, Hawra Nissi en Chiraz Hassoumi nominated for ECHO Award.

2021

Appointments and acknowledgements

Awards, grants and scholarships

European Research Council (ERC)

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Royal honours

  • Henk Versnel (LUIH) appointed Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
  • Geert Jan Mantel (LIAS) appointed Knight of the Order of Orange-Nassau.
  • Korrie Korevaart (LUCAS) appointed Member of the Order of Orange-Nassau..

Appointments and acknowlegdements

Awards, grants and scholarships

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

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University awards and acknowledgements

Faculty awards and acknowledgements

Awards

Scholarships

Awarded master's research

Other awards

  • Ruşen Koç (BA International Studies and BA History) nominated for an  ECHO Award Academic Education.
  • Dalila Cataldi (BA International Studies) wins Special Recognition Award of the Seoul International Medition Festival Art Exhibition.

2020

Appointments and acknowledgements

Royal honours

Appointments and acknowledgements

Awards, grants and scholarships

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Comenius grants

Science Diplomacy Fund

  • Egbert Fortuin (LUCL) for research on Russian grammar
  • Jos Schaeken (LUCL) for research on fake news between the Netherlands and Russia
  • Niels Schiller (LUCL) for research on language and educational policies

Vici

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

  • Marika Keblusek (LUCAS receives NIAS-KNAW Fellowship for research on ‘alba amicorum’.
  • Henk te Velde (LUIH) receives Thorbecke Fund Scholarship for research on procedural reasonableness and the representational democracy.

New members Academy

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  • Evelyn Bosma (LUCL) and Naomi Nota (ResMA Linguistics) win Klokhuis Science Award for research on bilingualism in Frisian children.
  • Renée van Riessen entered the shortlist for the Hypatia Award for her book 'Van zichzelf bevrijd'.

Education awards

University awards and acknowledgements

LUF grants

Faculty awards and acknowledgements

Grants and scholarships

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Awards

Awarded master's research

  • Joëlle Daems (MA Art History) wins the bi-annual thesis award of the Vereniging Vrienden Nieuwe Kunst 1900.
  • Alex Elias (ResMA Linguistics) wins the Jan Brouwer Thesis Award of the Koninklijke Hollandse Maatschappij der Wetenschappen.
  • Frederique Visser (MA History) wins Fruin Award 2020.

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  • Elena Kostenko and Rosa Zangenberg receive first Double Degrees BA Arts, Media and Society and certificate Royal Academy of Art.

2019

Awards

Grants

European Research Council (ERC)

Consolidator Grant

Starting Grant

Humanities in the European Research Area

Acknowledgements

Erasmus+ grants for internationalizing education and research

Jean Monnet Grant for excellent EU-studies

The four themes: history, economy, law and politics of the master specialisation EU Studies will under the guidance of Maxine David (LUIH) be integrated into one interdisciplinary course. This should culminate into a yearly symposium in which the students present their research and discuss them with academics and policy makers.

Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree

In the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) a student will study in a minimum of two countries. The Joint Master European Politics and Society of Leiden University Charles University (Czech Republic), the Pompeu Fabra University (Spain) and the Jagiellonian University (Poland) get funding to extend the programme. 

Credit Mobility-programma for co-operation outside of the EU

  • Faculty of Humanities with the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in Georgia
  • Faculty of Humanities with the École de Gouvernance et d’Economie de Rabat in Morocco
  • Faculty of Humanities with the Anton de Kom Universiteit in Suriname

Royal honours

Awards, grants and scholarships

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

Vici

Vidi

Veni

Comenius grants for executing an educational projects

  • Krista Murchison (LUCAS) will be transcribing and editing Enlish texts together with students

Rubicons

  • Joris van den Tol (LUIH) to Harvard University, VS
  • Paul Noorlander (LUCL) to University of Cambridge, UK 

Free competition Humanities

  • Manon van der Heijden and Leo Lucassen (both LUIH) - Tolerant Netherlands?
  • Maarten Mous (LUCL) - East-Africa's early language history

Other NWO grants

  • Talent scholarship Humanities for three up-and-coming PhD-candidates:
    • Axel Palmér (LUCL)
    • Aafje de Roest (LUCAS)
    • Camil Staps (LUCL)
  • Eliza Steinbock (LUCAS) receives NWO Smart Culture Grant for heritage institutions

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

New members

  • Marian Klamer (LUCL/LIAS) appointed member KNAW
  • Leo Lucassen (LUIH) appinted member KNAW and Social-Scientific Council

Young Academy

  • Karwan Fatah-Black (LUIH)

Early Career Award

  • Berthe Jansen (LIAS)
  • Carolien Stolte (LUIH)

Appointments and acknowledgements

  • Emeritus professor Art History Willemijn Fock (LUCAS) awarded honorary membership Vereniging van Nederlandse Kunsthistorici
  • Jos Gommans (LUIH) guest conservator exhibition 'India and the Netherlands in the Age of Rembrandt'
  • Ton Koopman (ACPA) appointed chair of the Bach-Archiv Leipzig
  • Henk te Velde (LUIH) appointed chair of the Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap
  • Andreas Krogull (LUCL) wins Academic Year Award 2019 of the Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde for best dissertation on (Dutch) linguistics.
  • Aart Strootman (ACPA) receives Matthijs Vermeulenprijs 2019 for musical composition
  • Uzume Wijnsma (LIAS) one of the '30 talents under 30' of Elsevier

Awarded master's research

  • Cecile de Jong (MA Classics) wins 3rd prize of Leiden University Thesis Awards
  • Coco van Beveren and Frits Brouwer (both MA Religious Studies) both write master thesis of very high quality
  • Patricia Kret (MA History) wins Fruin Award 

En ook...

  • Ditmar Bakker and Anne Grisnich (BA Nederlandse taal en cultuur) 1st and 2nd in translation competition 'Het Leven is Droom'

Onderwijsprijzen

  • Thijs Porck (LUCAS) wins LUS Education Prize 2019
  • Frank Chouraqui (LUIP) wins Education Prize Faculty of Humanities

New members of the Leiden Teachers' Academy

  • Victor Gijsbers (LUIP)

Faculty and institute awards

  • Twenty teachers receive Senior Qualification Education

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