Graduate film Marleen Oostenrijk on local television
‘Over leven in Aarlanderveen’ , the film that Master's student Marleen Oostenrijk made for her graduation project of Cultural Anthropology and Develop...
Speckmann prizes 2016
On Monday 15 February 2016 the annual Speckmann Prizes were granted at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology. BA-studenten ...
In memoriam Prof. Galjart (1933 -2016)
Prof. Benno F. Galjart, Professor Emeritus at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology of Leiden University, has passed away l...
Research Seminars & Workshops Spring 2016
From the Anthropology of discrimination to the history of Anthropology; from consumer finance in the digital age to techno-enterprise in Tanzania and ...
ERC Grants for five Leiden researchers
The European Research Council has awarded five Leiden researchers an ERC Consolidator Grant. These subsidies of up to a maximum of two million euros w...
ERC Consolidator Grant for Erik Bähre
Anthropologist Erik Bähre has received a Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for research on the morality of life insurance.
Reconciling conflicting interests
A far-reaching understanding of human behaviour is necessary to get to grips with conflicts in society and to encourage parties to meet each other hal...
Research in conflict zones requires courage and caution
The life of a researcher is not easy, as many a scientist will confirm; but doing fieldwork in an environment of conflict and violence is extremely c...
Marieke Slootman wins NSV Dissertation Prize 2015
Anthropologist Marieke Slootman received the NSV Dissertation Prize 2015 for her dissertation on ethnic identification among Moroccan and Turkish Dutch.
Documentary Ildikó Plájás wins award film festival Romania
Visual Ethnography graduate Ildikó Plájás received the Best documentary award in the student competition at the international Astra Film Festival in R...
What to do with the fruit residue from oil palm seeds: refine it into bio-ethanol or use it as fertilizer?
When oil is harvested from the seeds of the oil palm tree, the fruit residue can be used to make bio-ethanol. However, it can also be used as a fertil...
CML researcher Merlijn van Weerd wins Parker/Gentry Award 2015
CML Researcher Merlijn van Weerd wins Parker / Gentry Award 2015 for Conservation Biology at Field Museum Chicago in recognition of his commitment to ...
Strengthening Leiden's links with Indonesia
Strengthening our contacts with Indonesia and exploring new opportunities for academic partnerships. These were the aims of a four-day visit to Jakart...