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Subjects Barbarian, Monstrous, and Wild: Encounters in the Arts and Contemporary Politics
Subjects Barbarian, Monstrous, and Wild responds to a contemporary political climate in which historically invested figures of otherness—barbarians, savages, monsters—have become common discursive currency.
State, Society and Labour: A Social History of Iranian Textile workers, 1906-1941
This research investigates everyday lives and workplace experiences of Iranian workers employed at textile industry, which was the second biggest industry after oil following the latter’s discovery in 1908.
The Dakhleh Oasis Project
Update : March 2020 A.J. Mills
Learning from the past
Leiden archaeologists investigate how people in the past impacted their environment. Together with scientists, environmental scientists, and humanities experts, they use this information to draw conclusions about the present – and show what we can learn from it for the future.
Data Science for State-of-the-Art Blood Banking (BloodStart)
There are around 300,000 people in the Netherlands who donate blood on a regular basis. Women can give blood up to three times a year and men up to five times, resulting in approximately one million blood donations each year. Patients that receive this donated blood are already in a vulnerable condition,…
The mission of the Plant Sciences cluster is to contribute to the sustainable production of high-quality crops, flowers and high-value bio-based products, and to contribute to the maintenance and restoration of biodiversity in natural ecosystems. This is realised by generating fundamental knowledge…
P.J. Veth Building (completed)
The refurbished P.J. Veth Building - the first completed sub-project in the Humanities Campus project - was officially opened in the summer of 2017. The Faculty of Humanities moved in straight away. . The building was meticulously transformed into a modern teaching building with attractive areas for…
- Week 1: 8-13 January 2018
- City Diplomacy
Living Lab Vrouwe Vennepolder
The 'living lab' Vrouwe Vennepolder is situated just north of Leiden, The Netherlands, and aims to find ways to improve the agriculture of the future.
The restorations of the Comité de Conservation des Monuments de l'Art Arabe in Egypt: "conservation" or "reinvention" of monuments?
Reparations for International Crimes and the development of a Civil Dimension of International Criminal Justice
Miriam Cohen defended her PhD dissertation entitled “Reparations for International Crimes and the development of a Civil Dimension of International Criminal Justice” on 28 June 2017. She wrote her thesis under the supervision of Professor L.J. van den Herik and Professor C. Stahn.
A Corrective Approach to Reduce Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions
On Thursday 16 November 2017 Thomas Leclerc defended his PhD Dissertation ‘A Corrective Approach to Reduce Aircraft Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Contribution to the Study of Interactions between Legal Orders of International Law’. The Supervisors are Professor P. Mendes de Leon and Professor L. Grard.
Cancer chess: molecular insights into PARP inhibitor resistance
The clinical potential of applying synthetic lethality to cancer treatment is famously demonstrated by the BRCA1/PARP1 paradigm: a tumor specific defect in BRCA1 – a component of the DNA double-strand break (DSB) repair pathway homologous recombination (HR) – results in a remarkable sensitivity to PARP1…
Lipids as therapeutic targets for barrier repair in skin diseases
The skin is our natural barrier and lipids are a key part of this barrier. In the outer skin layer, the stratum corneum (SC), lipids form a densely organized structure dependent on the composition of these lipids.
Grant: Dr. Amanda Foks receives a prestigious Junior Postdoc fellowship from the Dr. E. Dekker stipendium awarded by the Dutch Heart Foundation
Dr. Foks obtained this fellowship for the project “Can promotion of efferocytosis induce regression of atherosclerosis?”, in which she aims to identify novel targets to promote regression of atherosclerosis. This research grant allows her to initiate independent research for the next three years.
Images Of The Indonesian War Of Independence, 1945-1949/Beelden Van De Indonesische Onafhankelijkheidsoorlog, 1945-1949/Perang Kemerdekaan Indonesia
Four years of protracted negotiations and bitter warfare passed between the declaration of Indonesian independence on 17 August, 1945, and the official transfer of sovereignty on 27 December, 1949.
Concepts and applications for evidence-based dosing in morbidly obese patients before and after weight loss surgery
Promotor: C.A.J. Knibbe, Co-promotores: H.P.A. van Dongen, B. van Ramshorst
Human Security and Conflict in Ukraine: Local Approaches and Transnational Dimensions
The project investigates the implementation of policies and practices related to reconciliation and the strengthening of government capacity in the Odesa and Kharkiv regions of Ukraine.
Ann Skelton in Aljazeera on child rights in Syria Camps
The United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) has accused Finland of violating the rights of Finnish children by leaving them in life-threatening conditions in Syrian camps. Ann Skelton, member of the committee, calls the situation 'inhuman'.
- Week 4: 25 January–1 February
The aim of ANCIENT CHARM was to develop neutron-imaging techniques and the associated equipment, and help establish neutron imaging as a mainstream archaeological analytical technique. In particular, one of the goals was a new imaging technique which called neutron resonant capture imaging combined…
- Week 2: 13-19 January 2019
- Health Diplomacy
- Week 2: 12–18 January, 2020
Parts of the Sum. Dutch provincial identities 1747-1850
Between 1798 and 1813 successive regimes attempted to enforce a fundamental geographical and administrative redivision of the Netherlands. The provinces that had been sovereign states within the Republic of the United Netherlands for over two centuries were dissolved and replaced by ‘departments’, subordinate…
Visions of Rome. Strategic Appropriation of the Roman Heritage in Humanist Latin Poetry
This research project analyses the use of different, often competing, stereotypical images of Rome in Humanist Latin Poetry, by considering it as strategic appropriation of the classical heritage.
Evaluation of the pilot Teen Courts
The effect of the pilot Teen courts will be evaluated by means of a programme, process and effect study based on qualitative research methods.
The agency of the Burgundian-Habsburg duchesses and the creation and continuation of court-city relations in the Low Countries (ca. 1430-1503)
In this project diverse aspects of the duchesses’ roles in the complex and dynamic relations between town and crown are studied on the basis of systematic research in the account books of four cities (Ghent, Bruges, Leuven and Mechelen) in the Burgundian Netherlands (ca. 1430-1503).
Leiden Law School is currently housed in two beautifully restored historic buildings located in the old centre of Leiden. We also have facilities for teaching and research at Campus Den Haag.
The Social Cognitions of Victims of Bullying: A Systematic Review
Sanne Kellij and colleagues systematically reviewed 142 articles, examining evidence for three hypotheses on the relation between victimization and social information processing.
Evolution & Biodiversity in Plant Sciences
Plant Sciences' contribution to the Evolution & Biodiversity research theme is to understand what are the key drivers of plant biodiversity during evolution with a focus on plant life history and resilience traits and develop tools to restore and maintain plant biodiversity.
Unsafe products in e-commerce
European product safety law is one of the focal points of internal market legislation.
Studies on molecular basics of metabolic syndrome in zebrafish
The research described in this thesis has, using the zebrafish as a model system, shed new light on the intricate relationship between TB and DM2, in particular on the role of leptin, SHP-1 and glucocorticoids.
The Italian 'Mobile Diphthongs': A Test Case for Experimental Phonetics and Phonological Theory
This thesis investigates durational aspects of the Italian mobile diphthongs with respect to other rising diphthongs and monophthongs and it shows to what extent the monophthong/diphthong alternation still occurs in contemporary Italian.
Development of an Adverse Outcome Pathway (AOP) for metallic nanoparticles
What is the mechanism of action preceding a physiological effects induced by metallic nanoparticles?
- LUGO Sustainability Day: 9 May 2023
Host-Microbe Interactions in Plant Sciences
Plant Sciences' contribution to the Host-Microbe Interactions research theme is to dissect how microorganisms and microbiomes interact with the plant host and the insects on those plants, and how these insights may be harnessed to improve plant growth and health, by steering microbiome composition and…
Understanding Contemporary Islamic Crises in the Middle East
The Issues beneath the Surface
Living Memories: The Workmen of Saqqara
The film will be displayed on THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2023 AT 6 PM – 7:15 PM
Nitric oxide in defence against mycobacterial infection
Can we enhance the capacity of host immune cells to kill mycobacteria via production of reactive nitrogen species?
Europe 1000-1800: Collective Identities and Transnational Networks
Medieval and early modern Europe was a world of constantly shifting borders, strong local political traditions, profitable transnational trade, and dense networks of international relations. In this world, ‘identity’ was never monolithic.
Assessing the biodiversity on an ecodesign landscape in the Oosterschelde
On December 16th 23 students of the Institute of Environmental Sciences of Leiden University took part of the first total species inventory to assess the effectiveness of an underwater landscape that was build in March 2003 to restore the biodiversity in an area where the environment was destroyed by…
- Week 4: 29 January–4 February
Arts, Media and Society (BA)
Visual art today is strongly interlinked with today’s society, a connection which is reinforced and deepened by social and other media. In Arts, Media and Society, a specialisation of our Art History bachelor's programme, you will explore this relationship and analyse how it reflects and impacts the…
Understanding Late Neolithic Ceramic Containers from Upper Mesopotamia
Research platform in dunes opened
With the sowing of the last experimental plot, new research platform TERRA-Dunes was officially opened on 29 June 2018. The experiment has a fundamental scientific character, but has important practical applications in nature restoration.
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