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June 2018

Sat 23 June 2018

Conference | Archaeology for Peace: The site of Urkesh during the war

A conference about cultural heritage in the Levant which takes place in collaboration with Leiden University and Ex Oriente Lux. | read more

Ongoing until Sat 23 June 2018

Opening Thu 21 June 2018

Conference | New linguistic and literary aspects of Italianness

The aim of the conference is to return to a central theme in the history of Italian language and literature, namely the role they have in building an Italian identity and an individual or collective image of being Italian, both in Italy and abroad. | read more

Sat 23 June 2018

Symposium | Collecting Asian Art in the Western World: Past, Present and Future

The history of collecting can be viewed through a variety of paradigms, as keynote speaker prof. John Guy argues. He will analyse historical, cultural, political and ethnic framing of collecting Asian art, both in private and public arenas. | read more

Sun 24 June 2018

RMO Museumwandeling | 'Al 200 jaar van nu'

Tijdens de wandeling schenkt conservator Annemarieke Willemsen speciale aandacht aan objecten die ooit in het museum te zien waren en nu niet meer: godenbeelden uit Indonesië, bronzen uit de Renaissance, aardewerk uit Peru en Attila de Hun uit Maastricht. | read more

Tue 26 June 2018

KITLV Book launch | The killing season: A history of the Indonesian massacres, 1965-1966

Book launch of 'The Killing Season': an outstanding study on the human rights violations in Indonesia in 1965-66 which explores one of least examined instances of mass killing and incarceration in the twentieth century. | read more

Ongoing until Thu 28 June 2018

Opening Wed 27 June 2018

Conference | Diverging Trajectories: Urbanism and the Roman conquest of Italy

This conference seeks to understand the connection between the degree of urbanisation within conquered territories and Rome’s political agenda, and how other factors may have contributed to the diverging trajectories of the urban communities of Italy. | read more

Thu 28 June 2018

IIAS Lunch Lecture | From ‘Panda Diplomacy’ to Acrobat Diplomacy: China at the Brisbane’s Expo ‘88

This talk considers the impact of the ancient and living cultures on an Australian public at China’s first modern international exposition in 1988. | read more

Thu 28 June 2018

ASCL Lunch Seminar | Taking off Against the Wind

Lecture on the impact of the Wind Mega-project on inclusive development in Kenya. | read more

Thu 28 June 2018

KITLV publieksdag | Chinese Indonesian Heritage Center

Onderzoekers lichten een tip van de sluier op van hun onderzoek naar de geschiedenis van de Chinezen in Indonesië. Daarnaast maakt het CIHC de resultaten van een aantal van haar projecten bekend. Er is ook weer aandacht voor beeldmateriaal en cultuur. | read more

Thu 28 June 2018

NINO Double book launch | Assyriology - Coptology

Julia Krul presents her book 'The Revival of the Anu Cult and the Nocturnal Fire Ceremony at Late Babylonian Uruk' and Renate Dekker presents her book 'Episcopal Networks and Authority in Late Antique Egypt'. | read more

Thu 28 June 2018

KITLV Lezing | BZK-lezing over heden en toekomst koninkrijksrelaties

Gert Oostindie en Wouter Veenendaal geven op basis van recent gepubliceerde artikelen een overzicht van de huidige stand van zaken in de koninkrijksrelaties. | read more

Fri 29 June 2018

VVI Symposium | The Role of Law in Development: steady beacon or mere sham?

This farewell symposium offers a varied impression of ongoing research on the role of law and governance in North Africa/Middle East, Indonesia and Sub-Sahara Africa. | read more

July 2018

August 2018

September 2018

Ongoing until Sun 9 September 2018

Opening Sat 8 September 2018

Open Monumentendagen

In het weekend van 8 en 9 september 2018 zijn meer dan vierduizend prachtige monumenten in heel Nederland gratis toegankelijk voor iedereen. Dit jaar is het thema: In Europa. | read more

Tue 11 September 2018

RMO Lezing | Museum in oorlogstijd

Martijn Eickhoff, senior onderzoeker bij het NIOD Instituut voor Oorlogs-, Holocaust- en Genocidestudies, houdt een lezing over de rol en de positie van het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden tijdens de Tweede Wereldoorlog. | read more

Thu 13 September 2018

Conference | Municipal Policies and Practices on Migrant Integration in Postwar Europe from Historical Perspectives

The aim of this conference is to analyze how European cities managed influxes of immigrants from the mid-1940s to 1970s, and then from the 1970s to early 2000s. | read more

Sat 15 September 2018

Nacht van Ontdekkingen

Een festival georganiseerd door Leiden Marketing, Cultuurfonds Leiden, de universiteit en de gemeente waar de bezoeker in de binnenstad geniet van een verrassend programma van wetenschap, theater, muziek en kunst. | read more

Sun 16 September 2018

TRC Lezing | Veel haar en bling-bling

Tineke Rooijakkers zal spreken over de damesmode in Laat-Klassiek Egypte, en hoe het gebruik van haarstijl en opvallende sieraden een belangrijk onderdeel vormden van de garderobe van de Egyptische vrouw in de eerste eeuwen van onze jaartelling. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 21 September 2018

Opening Wed 19 September 2018

VVI Conference | Law and Development Research Network Conference

The Van Vollenhoven Institute for Law, Governance and Society will host the Third Annual Conference of the Law & Development Research Network and is organized by the international Law & Development Research (LDR) Network. | read more

Thu 20 September 2018

Lecture | Figuring Relations: an anthropological approach

Dean’s lecture on the uses of iconic depiction which goes beyond its universal functions, such as rendering present and active in images specific sets of ontological properties. The lecture discusses this aspect more in depth. | read more

Ongoing until Sun 23 September 2018

Opening Sat 22 September 2018

Kunstroute Leiden

Voor de 24e keer krijgen bezoekers een kijkje achter de schermen bij professionele kunstenaars in Leiden. Museum De Lakenhal geeft met de Kunstroute Leiden beeldende kunst in alle soorten en maten een podium. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 28 September 2018

Opening Thu 27 September 2018

RIAS Symposium | Refugees and Asylum

This public symposium brings together an interdisciplinary group of experts—including historians, legal scholars, and policymakers—and explores the nature and consequences of various “refugee crises” in the modern era. | read more

Sun 30 September 2018

RMO Museumwandeling | Restauratiegeschiedenis van de afdeling Grieken

Renske Dooijes, restaurator bij het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, loopt langs de Griekse collectie en vertelt over een groot restauratieproject dat vooraf ging aan de herinrichting van deze nieuwe vaste opstelling. | read more

October 2018

November 2018

Ongoing until Fri 9 November 2018

Opening Thu 8 November 2018

Brave New World

Brave New World is an annual conference which discusses what ethical and societal impact new technologies could have on human life, before the innovations are introduced in society. | read more

Sun 18 November 2018

TRC Lecture | Tutankhamun's wardrobe

Dr Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood will discuss the clothes and textiles found in the 1920s in the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh, Tutankhamun. The lecture will focus on some of the most spectacular of the garments, namely the embroidered clothes. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 23 November 2018

Opening Wed 21 November 2018

Conference | Nationalism and International Order

This conference takes stock of existing ideas on the nexus between nationalism and international order; it aims to identify major gaps in empirical research; and it aspires to contribute to the theorisation of international relations and global politics. | read more

Ongoing until Sat 24 November 2018

Opening Thu 22 November 2018

Conference | The Language of Law in Ancient Documents

The Leiden Papyrology+ Group organizes a yearly international conference under the general heading of 'Papyri in a Changing World'. This year's conference is on transformation and continuity of legal formulae in diachronic and geographic perspective. | read more

Fri 23 November 2018

Conference | Safeguarding children’s rights in immigration law

Conference which addresses the challenge of safeguarding children’s rights in immigration law. | read more

Ongoing until Mon 26 November 2018

Opening Sun 25 November 2018

Conference | Interdisciplinary Approaches to Disability

A conference on the MENA Region in the Modern Period Cairo where the issues of physical and mental health will be analysed by discussing how they intersect with social and economic concerns. | read more