5 search results for “collections” in the Public website
Faculty of Humanities
Andean Mummies Journey to European Museums 1810-1970
A look into the political history of collecting and the collections of Andean mummies in Western European museums from 1830-1930 through archaeology and paleoimaging.
Obtaining a PhD at Teylers Museum at age of 68
Most people would not even consider it, starting a PhD at the age of 62. However, for the former Teylers Museum curator Bert Sliggers it was like a dream that came true: ‘The opportunity I was given felt like a gift, it brought me and Teylers Museum a lot.’
Susanne van Rijn
Universitaire Bibliotheken Leiden
Exhibition on Suriname reveals a hidden history
Who still remembers that Leiden attracted a lot of reds from Suriname during the 1970s? The exhibition ‘Dynamic Suriname’ offers a number of surprising insights on the links between Leiden University and Suriname, which is celebrating the fortieth anniversary of its independence this year.