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Unwanted Histories: The legacies of contested monuments and objects: new homes, new interpretations, new meanings
Travelling Islam: The Circulation of Ideas in Africa
On 24 and 25 June 2021, the Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam in Society (LUCIS), in cooperation with the African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), and the Centre for Arts in Society (LUCAS) will organise the workshop Travelling Islam: The Circulation of Ideas in Africa. The workshop…
Marlise Rijks is a postdoc working at the project ‘Depicting the Aquatic Fauna in Early Modern Europe’, a sub-project of the larger NWO-project ‘A New History of Fishes: A Long-term Approach to Fishes in Science and Culture, 1550-1880’.
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Guest lectures Spring 2021: Topical Issues in Museums
Across two Museum Studies classes this spring, Dr. Laurie Kalb Cosmo will invite researchers and leading museum professionals in the Netherlands to speak about current projects that address timely subjects related to museum practice. Scholars from Leiden University’s new Research Group in Museums,…
Streaming the Past Launch Event
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Leiden students give commentary on games live on Twitch
Three Leiden students will be sharing their knowledge of history while playing video games. The livestreams are part of the ‘Streaming the Past’ project and will be available on the popular streaming platform Twitch. The first livestream will be on Thursday 20 May.
LUCIP Lecture Series with Sajjad Rizvi, Two Schools of Islamic Metaphysics in 18th Century North India
Eduard van de Bilt and Joke Kardux say goodbye to Leiden
For more than 35 years they helped put American Studies on the map: Joke Kardux and Eduard van de Bilt. This spring, the couple retired. A farewell interview.
Conference Imperial Artefacts
On January 28 and 29, 2021 the online conference ‘Imperial Artefacts: History, Law and the Looting of Cultural Property’ took place. This first of its kind event at Leiden University was an interdisciplinary online conference and brought together (post-)colonial historians, legal historians, curators,…