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LeidenGlobal Exhibition

Online Photo Exhibition: Heritage on the Move

Until dec 2020

View the LeidenGlobal Photo Exhibition online! Heritage on the Move is an exhibition of photographs provided by scholars of the LeidenGlobal partners, reflecting their vision on the theme ‘Heritage on the Move’. The exhibition itself is on the move but can also be viewed online. | full story

LeidenGlobal news

LeidenGlobal update

March 2020

Following government measures, the LeidenGlobal staff will work at home until further notice to contain the spread of coronavirus in the Netherlands. Stay informed on news, online activities, courses and exhibitions by LeidenGlobal & partners through our Social Media and website | full story

LeidenGlobal news

LeidenGlobal Annual Report 2019

1 July 2020

Have a look at the projects organised by LeidenGlobal in 2019 that make the knowledge, collections, research and education in the field of global and regional studies in Leiden more visible to a wide audience and increase its impact. The overview shows information on our activities, graduate courses, the various means of communication and our network. | full story

LeidenGlobal News

Call for Entries Photography exhibition 'Crafting Cultures'

14 July 2020

It’s time for a new exhibition! LeidenGlobal invites scholars to participate in the exhibition ‘Crafting Cultures’ to make impact with their research shown in photographs. The exhibition will show how in different cultures people are fusing tradition with innovation through crafts. Enter your creative submissions before 1 September 2020. | full story

LeidenGlobal News

Job Opportunities

30 July 2020

Are you looking for a job, fellowship, PhD position or internship at one of the LeidenGlobal partner organisations? Or do you know anyone that might be interested? Now is the time to apply! Several LeidenGlobal partners offer jobs and internships for the upcoming period. | full story

LeidenGlobal News

Course 'Discipline & Place' goes online

14 July 2020

Registration is open now for the online LeidenGlobal Course ‘Discipline & Place’, offering ResMA & PhD students an opportunity to reflect on the foundations of the broader field of the Social Sciences and the Humanities, and to position their own research accordingly. This year the course can be followed online. | full story

LeidenGlobal news

Meet the expert: Marleen Dekker

22 June 2020

Many African countries have experienced substantial economic growth in the last two decades. How can we make sure that the poor & vulnerable also benefit from this? And will the corona virus dismiss the progress that has already been made? LeidenGlobal spoke with professor of Inclusive Development in Africa Marleen Dekker, who is also senior researcher at the African Studies Centre Leiden. | full story

RMO exhibition

Textiles from Egypt

Until 27 September 2020

This small exhibition by the National Museum of Antiquities will show you how ancient fabrics were made and decorated. You will also learn more about the economic role of textiles and their production. In addition, twelve contemporary textile artists will exhibit work based on items from the museum collection. | full story

IIAS events

IIAS webinars

14 July 2020

The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) has decided to rethink the format of their lunch lectures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They have now launched their lectures online and these online webinars are available for everyone, and registration is done via the website. | full story

Universiteit Leiden nieuws

Suze Zijlstra op NPO Radio 1 over Fort Rotterdam

19 juli 2020

Historicus Suze Zijlstra was te gast bij het NPO Radio 1 programma 'Vakantieman'. Ze sprak hier over 'Fort Rotterdam', een 17e eeuws fort in Makassar op het eiland Sulawesi in Indonesië, als reisbestemming. | full story

Universiteit Leiden nieuws

Marlou Schrover op NPO Radio 1 over gelijke kansen in Nederland

20 juli 2020

Hoogleraar migratiegeschiedenis Marlou Schrover was te gast in het Radio 1 programma Nieuws en Co om te praten over (on)gelijkheid in Nederland en de anti-racisme demonstraties die ook in Nederland plaatsvonden na de dood van George Floyd. | full story

Leiden-Delft-Erasmus News

New LDE centre on the governance of migration and diversity

28 July 2020

The Leiden-Delft-Erasmus (LDE) scientists join forces to take up important societal challenges. In January 2020 the LDE centre launched the new Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre Governance of Migration and Diversity. The new centre focuses primarily on governance and policy issues regarding migration and diversity. | full story

KITLV/Universiteit Leiden nieuws

Leidse onderzoekers in Trouw over dekolonisatieoorlogen

17 juli 2020

Onder leiding van Thijs Brocades Zaalberg (Nederlandse Defensie Academie) en Bart Luttikhuis (KITLV) hebben onderzoekers gewerkt aan een internationaal vergelijkend onderzoek naar dekolonisatieoorlogen. In een artikel in Trouw vertellen ze over de eerste resultaten. | full story

Universiteit Leiden nieuws

Ineke Sluiter over de KNAW bij Het Marathoninterview

25 juli 2020

In een marathoninterview op NPO Radio 1 spreekt Ineke Sluiter, hoogleraar Griekse taal- en letterkunde, over net begonnen presidentschap bij de KNAW (De Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen) en de extra verantwoordelijkheid die dat met zich meebrengt in tijden van corona. | full story

Universiteit Leiden nieuws

Best Leiden University Coursera courses

28 July 2020

The New York Magazine published a list of the best online Coursera courses. Among that list of twenty-one courses, Coursera Students also included two courses from Leiden University: 'Heritage under Threat' and 'The Rooseveltian Century'. | full story

ASCL nieuws

Interview Ton Dietz op NPO Radio 1 over innovatie in Afrika

23 juli 2020

Ton Dietz, sociaal geograaf en voormalig directeur van het African Studies Centre Leiden (ASCL), vertelt op NPO Radio 1 over innovatie in Afrika, waaronder 'Silicon Savannah' in Kenia, een regio met innovatieve en technologische expertise, en over andere soortgelijke innovatiehubs in Afrika. | full story

Museum Volkenkunde exhibition

A sea of islands - Masterpieces from Oceania

until 5 April 2021

This exhibition at the National Museum of Ethnology focuses on Oceania and the islanders’ connection with the water and their huge resourcefulness. It features objects from canoes and ingenious navigation tools to statues and jewellery. | full story

IIAS event

ICAS 12: Call for proposals

deadline: 1 October 2020

The 12th International Convention of Asia Scholars will be held in Japan from 24-27 August 2021. You can participate at the panels, roundtables, book presentations and many other activities by sending your proposal. Read more on the Call on the website of the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS). | full story

NINO news

NINO Thesis Prizes: call for submissions

Deadline: 1 October 2020

NINO annually awards two prizes to the best BA and (res)MA thesis on the ancient Near East in the Netherlands. The topic should be within the scope of the NINO research areas, and graded an 8 or higher at a Dutch university in the current academic year. | full story

Leiden-Delft-Erasmus summerschool

LDE Summer School

24 - 28 August 2020

The Leiden - Delft - Erasmus (LDE) Centre for Global Heritage and Development organises this summer school on 'Museums and the Sustainable Development Goals'. Four different museums will be visited to learn what their contribution is to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Registration is now open. | full story

LeidenGlobal news

Meet the expert: Maghiel van Crevel

15 June 2020

Since the outbreak of the corona pandemic, China is the talk of the town. Does the country have the virus under control and can we trust the official numbers from the Chinese government? LeidenGlobal spoke with professor of Chinese language and literature Maghiel van Crevel about his research and the current events. | full story

Leiden University Conference

Call for Papers: Imperial Artefacts

Deadline: 31 August 2020

This conference on 'History, Law, and the Looting of Cultural Property' takes place on 28-29 January 2021 at Leiden University. Key note speaker during the conference is Prof. Dr. Jürgen Zimmerer (Hamburg University). The organisers of the conference welcome paper proposals for presentations. | full story

KITLV nieuws

Aanvraag open voor Dr. Silvia W. de Groot Fonds

Deadline: 18 december 2020

Het Dr. Silvia W. de Groot Fonds, beheerd door de Vereniging KITLV, is bedoeld om studenten of jonge onderzoekers afkomstig uit het Caraïbisch gebied financieel te ondersteunen bij hun onderzoek en wetenschappelijke publicatie in de sfeer van de geschiedenis/cultuur van de Caraïben. | full story

IIAS news

Application open for Gonda Fund

Deadline: 1 October 2020

As a young indologist at postdoc level you may apply for a Gonda Fellowship at IIAS (International Institute for Asian Studies). The J. Gonda Fund Foundation supports students, researchers and publishers involved in the study of Sanskrit, other classical Indian languages, and Indian literature and cultural history. | full story

RMO tentoonstelling

Romeinen langs de Rijn

t/m 28 februari 2020

Zo’n tweeduizend jaar geleden waren de Romeinen de baas in het zuiden van Nederland. De Rijn vormde de noordelijke grens van het Romeinse Rijk: de limes. In de tentoonstelling 'Romeinen langs de Rijn' van het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden ontdekt jong en oud hoe het leven langs de grensrivier er in die tijd uitzag. | full story