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Marcel Cobussen speaker at OverHEARD LAB seminar in Aarhus Denmark

On March 1, Prof. dr. Marcel Cobussen will give a presentation on "new sonic ecology" during the OverHEARD LAB seminar in Aarhus, Denmark.

Report of the Conference: “China, the Netherlands and Europe”, 9th of February

How do Chinese view the Netherlands, and what do they experience here? These and other matters were discussed February 9th at the conference: “China, ...

Master’s Open Day: “We want to enhance our prospects on the job market”

Have you already chosen your master’s? Visit our Master’s Open Day on 10 March and find out what Leiden University has to offer you. “By visiting the ...

Martyrs are sometimes women

Women behind the front play an important role in a large proportion of Iranian novels, written on the Iran and Iraq-war (1980-1988). But their martyrd...

Erasmus Training Centre in Jakarta promotes exchange of students and academics

The Erasmus Training Centre in Jakarta supports the exchange of students and researchers between the Netherlands and Indonesia, with training courses ...

Temple culture in Ptolemaic Egypt alive and kicking

Egyptian temple culture was thought to be declining in the Ptolemaic era, after the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. Nothing could be further f...

Wijnhaven: where you can get to know the world

On 10 February Leiden University celebrated the official opening of Wijnhaven, the University's newest premises in The Hague. Everyone present emphasi...

CfP International Workshop Maritime Conflicts and their Resolution in Atlantic Europe (13th-17th Centuries)

The International Workshop 'Maritime Conflicts and their Resolution in Atlantic Europe (13th-17th Centuries)' takes place at the University of La Lagu...

442nd Dies Natalis focuses on Asia

On the 442nd anniversary of the foundation of Leiden University, and at the start of the Leiden Asia Year, lawyer Jan Michiel Otto, an expert in the f...

Sugoi! Start of Leiden Asia Year

Throughout the coming year, all attention in Leiden will be on Asia. This special year, featuring numerous Asian events, conferences, exhibitions and...

Successful Pilot Project targeted at career development for PhDs

Six PhD candidates from the Institute for History took part in a pilot project targeted at career development. Between September and December 2016 gro...

‘Art is the front line of science’

Research on art is often compared to other forms of scientific research. Professor Henk Borgdorff believes that's unfortunate. 'Research on art is abs...

How ‘Mao’s little generals’ wreaked havoc in China

No matter how hard Chinese communists tried to control the economy, they could not stop the free market from flourishing. This was the message given b...

Barend Beekhuizen won the AVT/Anéla dissertation prize

Barend Beekhuizen's dissertation has won the 2016 AVT/Anéla (Dutch Linguistic Association and Society for Applied Linguistics) dissertation prize!

United States travel restrictions

The US travel restrictions are deeply regrettable. Support will be offered to students and staff who are affected.