Launch Leiden | Islam interview series
Why is Arabic poetry relevant for our understanding of the Arabic-speaking world? Arabist James Montgomery explains this in the first video interview ...
Remco Breuker: 'North Korea is not a state. It's a company'
How to deal with the Pyongyang regime? Is North Korea irrational? Prof. Remco Breuker proposes a new approach.
Jan Michiel Otto talks about the rise of IS in Libya in RTL news and Radio 1
The West is considering military intervention in Libya to stop the rise of IS. The question is: what does IS want in Libya and what can and will the W...
NWO reports on VIDI project Erik Kwakkel
In his VIDI project “Turning Over a New Leaf: Manuscript Innovation in the Twelfth-Century Renaissance” (2010-2015) Erik Kwakkel and his team studied...
New editions of the Journal of Sonic Studies
How can we understand the impact and importance of sound?
ERC Consolidator Grant for Petra Sijpesteijn
Arabist and papyrologist Petra Sijpesteijn has received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council for her research on the early Islamic ...
Nathanja van den Heuvel on television
On Friday the 8th of January 2016, our PdD student Nathanja van den Heuvel made a public appearance on national television.
Leiden Students help Create The Hague Manifesto to celebrate UN @ 70
The Hague Project Peace & Justice, in cooperation with Dr. Alanna O’Malley of the Leiden University Institute for History, organized a one-day confere...
Interview with Hafez Ismaili m'Hamdi about his course 'From Plato to Pussy Riot'
In the interview by Manu Sinjan, published in Eos Memo, Hafez Ismaili m'Hamdi addresses questions about the changing role of music in society through ...
Photo Collection Research Tutorial
Maartje van den Heuvel, researcher and curator of photography at Leiden University, will be giving a tutorial next semester to master students of Film...
Medieval Pen Trials In the News
Interview for National Public Radio sparks media frenzy.
2012 Wat is uw impact, meneer Kant?
Prof. dr. Roberta D'Alessandro has written an article on the increasing difficulties that researchers encounter when they apply for a research grant i...