Call for Papers and Kick-off Conference Research Group: From Disorder to Order
On October 20 and 21, 2016, Leiden University will host an international conference under the title "From Disorder to Order: Conflict and the Resource...
Searching for the wanted and unwanted effects of innovation
How does ICT affect society? Mirjam van Reisen, professor Computing for Society at the Leiden Centre of Data Science, is intrigued by this question. W...
Jan Erk elected Smuts Memorial Fellow at Cambridge University
Jan Erk, political scientist at Leiden University, has been selected as the 2016-2017 Smuts Memorial Fellow at the University of Cambridge. During his...
Leiden University to strengthen research on Africa
The Leiden African Studies Centre (ASCL) will become part of the University from 1 January 2016.
Introducing: Jonna Both
In March 2015 Jonna Both started working as a postdoctoral researcher within the VICI project ‘Connecting in Times of Duress’ of professor Mirjam de B...
Inge Ligtvoet in Nigeria
My first fieldwork in Nigeria began up in the air, as we were approaching the runway of Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed Airport.
Hans de Iongh has given a Skype lecture for American students of Duke University
On 23 February 2011, Hans de Iongh gave a Skype lecture for a group of 15 students of the Duke University of North Carolina, USA on the invitation of ...
Villagers steal meat from lions
Researchers from Leiden see hungry villagers in the north of Cameroon steal meat from the prey of lions. The researchers from Leiden University's Inst...