6 search results for “books” in the Public website
Adriaan van der Weel about E-READ in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Researchers from more than 30 countries have been discussing the changes in reading through digitization in the European research network E-READ. Adriaan van der Weel, Senior University Lecturer, spoke about the network’s achievements in the German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
Newest book Menno Schilthuizen popular in international media
The new book of Professor of Character evolution and biodiversity Menno Schilthuizen gained a lot of media attention. ‘Darwin comes to town – how the urban jungles drives evolution’ was published in English in February and will be available in Dutch soon.
Erik Kwakkel confesses his love of Medieval books
As Scaliger professor, Erik Kwakkel is responsible for the academic context of the complete Special Collections of the Leiden University Library. His inaugural lecture on 15 May will focus mainly on the section closest to his heart: Medieval books.
Book publication Saskia Gras on the Hague Open Academy
Saskia Gras, PhD graduate from the Dual PhD Center, presents her book on Wednesday 6 June: "Haven for the art"
Dissertation on the life and library of Johannes Thysius
Johannes Thysius, a 17th-century inhabitant of Leiden, left behind the Thysiana Library, the Netherlands' first private library to be open to the public. PhD candidate Esther Mourits reconstructed how Thysius built up his collection and why he opened it to the public. PhD defence 14 December.
Two LUCIS publications available in Open Access
Two books that recently appeared in the Debates on Islam and Society series at Leiden University Press are now available in Open Access through the Knowledge Unlatched initiative.