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Although each Dutch university has its own culture and tradition, there are some practices that are common within the academic approach in the Netherlands. Four things you need to know about our academic culture:
5-Day Ceramic Technology Workshop
Janneke Wesseling on The Device Paradigm and Contemporary Practices in Art and Design
On May 18 Janneke Wesseling gave a lecture at the conference "Critical by Design? The Potentials and Limitations of Materialized Critique”, taking place at the Academy of Art and Design in Basel, Switzerland.
Cities of Refuge: Slave Flight and Illegal Freedom in the American Urban South, 1800-1860
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About the programme
The one-year master in Southeast Asian Studies, a specialisation of Leiden University’s master in Asian Studies, offers a large and varied selection of subjects and the freedom to choose the areas on which you will focus.
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- Persian 6 Plus
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The potters’ perspectives
A vibrant chronological narrative of ceramic manufacturing practices in the valley of Juigalpa, Chontales, Nicaragua (cal 300 CE - present)
‘Working together on the basis of mutual respect is enriching and satisfying’
Since 2017 guest researcher Gerrit de Wit has been working together with Congolese linguists and the Boa community to develop the oral Boa language into a written one. He tells us about 2 unique projects, which are steadily unearthing and describing the structure of a new language.
ForSeaDiscovery - Forest resources for Iberian empires: ecology and globalization in the age of discovery
An interdisciplinary and innovative research group combining History, underwater archaeology, GIS and wood provenancing methods.
Imperial Legacies in Early-Modern South India. Dynastic Politics in the Vijayanagara Successor States
This research deals with the royal houses of the Vijayanagara Empire and four of its successor states: Ikkeri, Tanjavur (under both the Nayaka and Bhonsle rulers), Madurai, and Ramnad. This study is thus concerned with dynastic politics and imperial legacies in south India between the 14th and 18th…
Queen Máxima to open Asian Library
Queen Máxima will open Leiden University's new Asian Library in a ceremony in the Pieterskerk on 14 September. The Library houses important collections on Asia.
The Use of the Occult Sciences in the Ottoman-Safavid Conflict
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- Chinese 1+2 Intensive Summer Course
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Cosmopolis seeks to explore the transnational and cultural dimensions of intra-Eurasian encounters through Dutch sources.
Archaeological legacies of slavery in the Caribbean
Introducing: Sanne Muurling
Sanne Muurling is the new PhD student in Manon van der Heijden's 'Crime and Gender' project.
Kāvyapuruṣa – Sanskrit poetry’s primordial man and the creation of the kāvya cosmos
African Literatures and Arts in a Globalising Context - Sensory Fields and Social Perceptions
Writing and Iconography of Western Oaxaca
Mexico, between 500 B.C. and A.D. 900
3 June | The Bandung Spirit in the Geopolitics of Translation
Lecture, Gravensteen Lecture
2010 Important gift of the Mexican Embassy
The Mexican embassy, represented by the cultural attaché, Mr. José Manuel Springer, donated to the Faculty of Archaeology a voluminous publication of detailed maps of the historical and contemporary distribution of the indigenous languages of Mexico: “Catálogo de Lenguas Indígenas Mexicanas, Cartografía…
As a venue, Leiden University is a fitting setting for recognising the outstanding achievements of the award winners and celebrating the inspiration that they bring as role models for encouraging a fairer society by motivating one individual at a time.
This August: summer school Philology & Manuscripts from the Muslim World
In August 2019, LUCIS will again organise a summer school on Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim world. Are you interested in handwritten materials? Then keep reading!
Experiencing Austria through archival research - Frederique Visser
Frederique Visser is Research Master student and Student Assistent to the Foundation for Austrian Studies. She writes about her experiences on her research trip to Austria.
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
In 2007, a number of countries signed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. In collaboration with academics and activists in the field, Leiden researchers help to bring these agreements to life. They are mapping indigenous languages for educational purposes and defending the rights…
About the programme
The master’s degree Law and Society: Governance and Global Development is organised by the Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society, in collaboration with colleagues from the Department of Criminology, the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs, the Faculty of Humanities and the International…