NWO-multiple project for Prof. Harry Fokkens
The Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research has honored the application of Prof. Harry Fokkens for the research project entitled "Farmers of t...
2010 Important gift of the Mexican Embassy
The Mexican embassy, represented by the cultural attaché, Mr. José Manuel Springer, donated to the Faculty of Archaeology a voluminous publication of ...
2010 Dean appointed as member of JPI Cultural Heritage academic committee
On November 12, dean prof. Willem J.H. Willems was elected as one of the twelve members of the European Union’s academic committee Joint Programming I...
Happisburgh, East Anglia
The research Early Pleistocene human occupation at the edge of the boreal zone in northwest Europe published 8th July 2010 in Nature is part of the An...
2010 Heritage Management research in Mongolia
Dean Prof. Willem J.H. Willems will be travelling to Mongolia in september 2010, as participant of the Mongolian International Heritage Team (MIHT). P...
2010 Leiden University cooperation with SIMARC
As a cooperation between the St. Maarten Archaeological Center (SIMARC) and Leiden University in the Netherlands, graduate student Khristy Werleman of...
2010 Pilot excavation in Iraqi Kurdistan
The Netherlands organisation for Scientific Research NWO has granted a subsidy to prof. dr Wilfred H. van Soldt (Humanities, LIAS) and dr Diederik J.W...
2010 Gabina Aurora Pérez building Oaxaca
Gabina Aurora Pérez, Mixtec investigator and defender of rights of indigenous peoples, who is working at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University...
2009 State visit to Mexico & Indigenous People
As part of the state visit to Mexico a theme lunch on indigenous cultures was organised.
A Neandertal fossil from the north sea
A fragment of a human skull discovered in sediments extracted from the bottom of the North Sea, 15 km off the coast off the Netherlands, has been iden...
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...
2008 Culture and cognition of Palaeolithic hominins
The Palaeolithic period extends from the earliest stone tools (and in Europe, earliest occupation) to the beginning of the current warm period.
Wil Roebroeks wins Spinoza Prize
The Leiden archaeologist Wil Roebroeks has been awarded the Spinoza prize for his original observations about early hominins and the development of hu...