Martijn Manders about De Rooswijk at RTL Late Night & Pauw
300 hundred man went down with Dutch VOC vessel ‘de Rooswijk’ on January 9 1740 for the coast of Deal in the UK.
Dental tartar unfolds Neanderthal secrets
British and Australian researchers have analysed the DNA in the dental tartar of several Spanish Neanderthals. One of the conclusions was that the Nea...
Archaeologist Sada Mire in 'Africa's Great Civilizations'
In his new six-hour series, Africa's Great Civilizations, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes a new look at the history of Africa, from the birth of humankin...
'Masterchefs from the Middle Ages'
Joanita Vroom, Associate Professor Archaeology, regularly tries out old recipes, together with a group of Archaeology students. 'You really need to lo...
Project for protection Syrian archaeology on Dutch radio
Olivier Nieuwenhuijse, project leader of the project Focus Raqqa, was hosted by the NOS Radio 1 news broadcast on February 16, 2017.
Archaeologist Hayley Mickleburgh hosted by radioshow Kennis van Nu
On Wednesday January 25, Hayley Mickleburgh was hosted by the radio show de Kennis van Nu (NPO radio 1). Here she told about her work on a body farm i...
Archaeologist Hayley Mickleburgh guest at talkshow RTL Late Night
On Thursday January 19, 2017, Hayley Mickleburgh was invited to speak at the Dutch talkshow RTL Late Night. Here she talked about her research on so c...
Archaeologist Roos van Oosten in Quest Historie
Roos van Oosten's research on medieval cesspits stood on the basis of an article on this subject in Quest Historie, a Dutch magazine about history.
Researchers find paw of Dutch bear
Researchers from Leiden and Groningen have found a fossilised paw of one of the last Dutch brown bears. They made their discovery in the water supply ...
Research on Jordan's Black Desert covered in the media
The faculty's research on the ancient rock art found in Jordan's Black Desert has recently been covered by several news and science websites.
'A Disney-version of Nimrud does not bring back history'
The Iraqi archaeological site of Nimrud was recently recaptured from IS. The site has been severely damaged. The question now is, what to do with it? ...
‘How much damage has Palmyra actually suffered?'
Peter Akkermans, Professor of Archaeology of the Middle East, cannot say for certain how much damage the destruction by IS has caused in Palmyra.
2009 Co-operation between Palestine and Leiden Archaeology renewed
On 8 June the Faculty of Archaeology and the Department of Antiquity and Cultural Heritage (DACH) of the Palestine Ministry of Tourism and Antiquity s...