Exhibition of fieldwork photographs
Fieldwork photographs of Meike de Goede, Catherina Wilson and Mirjam de Bruijn (with African Studies student Vera Bakker) have been selected for the L...
4.1 million for study on Dutch East Indies war of decolonisation
Three Dutch research institutes - including the Leiden University’s KITLV - will conduct a follow-up study on the use of violence during the Dutch Eas...
How Dutch Brazil was lost
The Amsterdam media played a major role in the rise and fall of Dutch Brazil, the colony held briefly by the Dutch West India Company in the 17th cen...
Regional context changes Islamic law
Mahmood Kooria shows in his dissertation that Islam often adapts to the regional context. PhD defense 14 December.
‘Indonesians want more focus on fine details in research on war of decolonisation’
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’
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
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
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
Esther Baakman is a PhD-candidate at the Leiden University Institute for History.
Introducing: Tiffany Bousard
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
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...