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- Spanish Conversation A2
- Business English Upper-intermediate (BEC Vantage)
Combination, variation and reproductive cues in vocalisations of the common marmoset (Callithrix jacchus)
How do common marmosets combine their calls into sequences and how are their vocalisations influenced by reproductive state?
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Leiden University Centre for Linguistics
There are over 7,000 languages in the world and over half of the world’s population is bilingual. But how do all these people use their language? And how do these languages differ from one another? Under the slogan of ‘Interconnecting linguistic diversity,’ the researchers from the Leiden University…
Egyptian Arabic Evening Classes
If you are working or studying in Egypt, but find it hard to communicate in spoken Egyptian Arabic, then this course is perfect for you. In ten weeks’ time, you will be equipped with the communicative skills in Egyptian Colloquial Arabic needed to engage in basic social interactions. Scheduled in the…
Geometry in ornament: On the history, theory and science about the presumed universality of geometrical patterns and its cognitive foundation
Knowledge and culture subproject 3:
In our HANDS!Lab for Sign Languages and Deaf Studies, we run projects pertaining to sign language linguistics with a focus on Africa. In addition, we are running projects on sign language teaching, tactile signing, deaf people’s experiences with the legal system, and deaf history.
- Spanish Conversation B1
Bakola documentation project
The aim of this project is the linguistic documentation of Bakola, a Narrow Bantu language.
- Italian Conversation B2 Plus
- French Conversation B2/C1
- Italian 8
- French 3+4 Intensive Summer Course
- French Conversation B1
- English 4
- Italian 6
Writing the History of the International LGBT Rights Movement
Lecture, Leiden Queer History Network
Anglicist Ingrid Tieken appointed new member of KNAW
Leiden Anglicist Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade is one of the seventeen new members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. Tieken is Professor of Historical Sociolingusitics of English.
Albert Verwey Lecture by Antjie Krog: ‘Tempting to write what should/could not be written’
Alumni event, Lecture
Get to know Roberta D'Alessandro and discover the architecture of language
How does language work and how do we learn a language? The more we know about language, the better we can understand how people interpret the world in words. Roberta D'Alessandro carries out research on the architecture of language. There is now a dossier about her work online.
Our sixty-minute hour comes from Sumerian
Sumerian is a dead language that is not related to any other language. Howeverr, Bram Jagersma managed to compile a grammar of the language, based on inscriptions and clay tablets. Traces of the Sumerian number system can still be seen in our sixty-minute hour. Jagersma received his PhD on 4 Novembe…
Large Vidi subsidies for 5 humanities scholars
5 talented Leiden humanities scholars have received a Vidi research subsidy of 800.000 euros to set up or expand their own line of research.
H2020 Academy - How to write a winning Marie Curie proposal (webinar)
LUC The Hague - Me, Asian?!: Writing Asia in the 21st Century
Lecture, Me, Asian?!
What does it actually say? Linguist launches video series on wall poems
The city centre of Leiden is covered in them: wall poems. When roaming around, you come across poetry written in the Latin alphabet, but also in scripts that might be more difficult to understand for the average person living in Leiden. In a new series of videos, Tijmen Pronk talks more about this.
The materiality of urban Wolof: The sociolinguistics of everyday writing practices in Dakar
- German 7
Speaking (and Writing) of Secrets: The Esoteric in Classical Sanskrit Traditions
Lecture, 25th Gonda Lecture
Osipov: 'What Makes a Good Story Good? Reflections from behind the Writing Desk'
Intensive Writing Workshop and Field Visit for Indonesian Environmental Law Experts
Forum Antiquum Spring 2021 lecture: 'Plotting History: writing your own Anabasis’
Haunted Europe: Continental Connections in English-Language Gothic Writing, Film and New Media
- Arabic 3
Authors and their books: bio-historical writings in Early Modern Central Asia
- Arabic 6
- Arabic 5
The writing culture of ancient Dadan; a description and quantitative analysis of linguistics variation
Right brain hemisphere also important for learning a new language
Novel language learning activates different neural processes than was previously thought. A Leiden research team has discovered parallel but separate contributions from the hippocampus and Broca's area, the learning centre in the left hemisphere. The right hemisphere of the brain also seems to play…
- Arabic 1+2 Intensive Summer Course
- Italian 2
- Spanish 7 Plus
- Chinese 8
- Arabic 1
- Arabic 8
- Arabic 2
- Arabic 7
- French 6
- Italian 4
- Italian 7