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The Agency of Empire: Connections and Strategies in French Overseas Expansion (1686-1746)
In The Agency of Empire: Connections and Strategies in French Expansion (1686-1746) Elisabeth Heijmans places directors and their connections at the centre of the developments and operations of French overseas companies.
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The Academic Language Centre offers a range of French courses, including general courses at different levels as well as specific courses for participants preparing for a Delf/Dalf exam.
Pardon my French? Dutch-French Language Contact in The Netherlands, 1500-1900
The main aim of this project is to provide a full analysis of the actual influence of French on Dutch in The Netherlands during the period of 1500 - 1900.
Archaeologies of Empire
Throughout history, a large portion of the world's population has lived under imperial rule. Although scholars do not always agree on when and where the roots of imperialism lie, most would agree that imperial configurations have affected human history so profoundly that the legacy of ancient empires…
Exploring the Dutch Empire: Agents, Networks and Institutions, 1600 - 2000
Dr. Cátia Antunes and prof. Jos Gommans both edited and contributed to this interesting book, that consists of articles that offers a new insight into the macro and micro worlds of the global Dutchman in Asia.
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Challenging monopolies, building global empires in the early modern period
How did free agents in the Dutch Republic react to the creation of colonial monopolies (VOC and WIC) by the States-General? This project answers this question by looking at the role individuals played in the construction of an informal global empire parallel to the institutional empire devised by the…
Law and Empire. Ideas, practices, empires
This volume was edited by Jeroen Duindam, Jill Harries, Caroline Humfress, and Nimrod Hurvitz.
French Language and Linguistics
French Language and Linguistics at Leiden University offers a wide array of courses covering theoretical and applied linguistics, including language acquisition, syntax, and semantics.
monopolies, defying empires 1500-1750: a comparative overview of free agents and informal empires in Western Europe and the Ottoman Empire
How did “free agents” (entrepreneurs operating outside of the myriad of interests of the centralized, state-sponsored monopolies) in Western Europe and the Ottoman Empire react to the creation of colonial monopolies (royal monopolies and chartered companies) by the central states in the Early Modern…
Assistant Professor French Linguistics
Humanities, Centre for Linguistics
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China and the historical sociology of Empire
Does the nature and extent of political communication networks, measured through the frequency and multiplexity of information exchange ties, play a critical role in the reconstitution and maintenance of the Chinese Empire?
French Literature and Culture (MA)
Develop your knowledge of French and Francophone literary works and genres with the Master’s programme in French Literature and Culture at Leiden University.
French Language and Culture (BA)
France isn't just a country of great writers, thinkers and the well known 'savoir-vivre', economically it is also of great importance to the Netherlands and the rest of the world. Study the French language and culture and acquire skills that provide great opportunities for an international career!
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Eurasian Empires. Integration processes and identity formations.
What holds people together and what makes them willing to fit within larger political structures? Our project examines this question in the practices of dynastic rulership in Eurasia ca. 1300-1800.
Empirical Legal Studies
For the legal science theme Empirical Legal Studies, Leiden has chosen the topic ‘markets, behaviour, and the regulatory role of the law’ as its starting point to advance empirical legal research.
The Hajj and Europe in the Age of Empire
The present volume focuses on the political perceptions of the Hajj, its global religious appeal to Muslims, and the European struggle for influence and supremacy in the Muslim world in the age of pre-colonial and colonial empires.
Borderless Empire: Dutch Guiana in the Atlantic World, 1750–1800
How geographical and institutional openness in Dutch Guiana fostered a unique colonial economy. This publication is part of the Early American Places Series.
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An empire of 2000 cities: urban networks and economic integration in the Roman Empire
The central aims of this project are to establish the shapes of the various urban hierarchies existing in the provinces of the Roman Empire and (especially) to use the quantitative properties of these hierarchies to shed new light on levels of economic integration.
The Netherlands Academy for Empirical Legal Studies
The Netherlands Academy for Empirical Legal Studies serves as a platform that brings together (aspiring) empirical legal scholars from all universities in the Netherlands.
The Dutch Overseas Empire, 1600–1800
How did the Dutch Empire compare with other imperial enterprises? And how was it experienced by the indigenous peoples who became part of this colonial power?
Journal of History 131.3: Dutch empire
The Dutch empire fulfilled the goals, interests and necessities of the central state, of the local elites and of the common man. This thematic issue of Tijdschrift voor Geschiedenis goes beyond traditional views of the Empire as a ‘trading enterprise’, and argues that the Dutch empire, like all other…
The Historical Sources of the Mali Empire Reconsidered
When did the Mali Empire disintegrate? What does the Sunjata heritage demonstrate about the political situation after 1600?
Strategic European counterterrorism? An empirical analysis
This paper, written by Silvia D'Amato & Andrea Terlizzi, investigates the extent to which the European Union is strategically engaging against terrorism.
The French-Anglophone divide in lithic research
In this provocative study, Shumon T. Hussain engages with the long-standing issue of French-Anglophone research conflicts in Palaeolithic archaeology.
Questions in context: The case of French wh-in-situ
On the 4th of November, Aliza successfully defended a doctoral thesis. The Leiden University Centre for Linguistics congratulates Aliza on this achievement!
The Golden Mean of Languages; Forging Dutch and French in the Early Modern Low Countries (1540-1620)
In The Golden Mean of Languages, Alisa van de Haar sheds new light on the debates regarding the form and status of the vernacular in the early modern Low Countries, where both Dutch and French were local tongues. The fascination with the history, grammar, spelling, and vocabulary of Dutch and French…
The Dutch Empire between Ideas and Practice, 1600–2000
This book explores the intellectual history of the Dutch empire from the sixteenth century to the postcolonial era, going beyond systemic thinkers to understand how empire was perceived in day-to-day life. It takes a transnational and transimperial approach to the Dutch empire, connecting European,…
Empirical Bayes applications in biomedical high-dimensional prediction
The thesis introduces three methods for high-dimensional prediction problems in the biomedical field. The methods make use of empirical and variational Bayes in the estimation.
Understanding Hegemonic Practices of the Early Assyrian Empire
Essays dedicated to Frans Wiggermann
The Impact of Mobility and Migration in the Roman Empire
The Impact of Mobility and Migration in the Roman Empire assembles a series of papers on key themes in the study of Roman mobility and migration.
Migration and Mobility in the Early Roman Empire
Migration and Mobility in the Early Roman Empire by Luuk de Ligt and Laurens E. Tacoma (Eds.)
Gendered empire. Intersectional perspectives on Dutch post/colonial narratives
Yearbook of Women's History.
New Perspectives on Desistance Theoretical and Empirical Developments
This book brings together a collection of emergent research that moves the debate on desistance beyond a general consideration of individual and social structural influences.