Last Tuesday, on the 17th of January, students gathered for the public discussion “Toward the Abolition of Photography’s Imperial Rights”, chaired and conducted by Ariella Aïsha Azoulay.
The etymological origins of the word January derive from Januarius, which comes from Latin and denotes the month of Janus, the Roman god of gates, doors and new beginnings. Indeed, our first month of the new year is a time of new beginnings; Making a fresh start with good resolutions to change our life style, taking up new hobbies or eating healthier food.
Leiden University in partnership with the Embassy of Bangladesh presents the International Mother Language Day Poster Competition.
This time of year, when the sun rises increasingly later and sets always too early, when it is cold and often wet outside, and when we struggle to stay warm, snuggling up at home is very tempting.
‘’What does it mean to be born a citizen with a camera in a world where citizens are governed alongside millions of others who have been deprived of the same rights under the same governing system?’’
Please join us this Monday (21st of November) for this public discussion consisting, firstly, of a lecture delivered by Prof. Dr. Samkharadze which will primarily focus on Georgia's EU membership perspectives, the regional threat posed by Russia, and the South Caucasian nation's role in a quickly changing international order.
As the deadline for choosing a region of study dwells on International Studies Students, on October 28th, the yearly Area Fair was held. Students could walk around the Schouwburgstraat building as presentations, stands filled with snacks from the area, and workshops were being offered.
Since the beginning of the academic year, there are two new student members on the Programme Board, who are they, what do they want to achieve and how can you reach out to them?
Despite the persistent worrisome signals coming from Ukraine, it recently emerged that back room talks are taking place between Russia and the United States. There is reason for hope. While the policy trope ‘we do not talk to war criminals or terrorists’ is understandable, conflicts attain resolution at the negotiating table.
On Thursday 3 November, International Studies organized an informal award ceremony of the so-called ‘propaedeutic diplomas’, or first year diplomas. About 210 students came to receive their diploma and celebrate their success with a drink.