‘Indonesians want more focus on fine details in research on war of decolonisation’ 05 December 2016
After a lobby lasting many years, the Dutch government has decided to finance an independent study of the war of decolonisation (1945-1950) in the for...
Leonard Blussé wins ‘Special Book Award of China’ 22 November 2016
Professor emeritus Leonard Blussé of the Leiden University Institute for History has won the ‘Special Book Award of China’. The Chinese government awa...
Vote for a super-talented Leiden scientist 22 August 2016
The New Scientist magazine has selected two young Leiden scientists for its Top 25 Young Talents in the Netherlands and Flanders: historian Karwan Fat...
Wim van den Doel member of Executive Board of NWO 08 July 2016
Professor Wim van den Doel, dean of the Faculty of Humanities at Leiden University, has been appointed member of the Executive Board of the Netherland...
Introducing: Esther Baakman 24 February 2016
Esther Baakman is a PhD-candidate at the Leiden University Institute for History.
Introducing: Tiffany Bousard 24 February 2016
Tiffany Bousard is a PhD-candidate at Leiden University Institute for History and examines Atlantic news which circulated in the Habsburg or Southern ...
How China Studies started in the Dutch East Indies 16 February 2016
Leiden has the most highly regarded China Studies programme in Europe. But how did this knowledge find its way specifically to Leiden? For his PhD res...