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October 2020

Ongoing until Tue 27 October 2020

Opening Mon 26 October 2020

Conference | 2nd Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media

The 2nd Multidisciplinary International Symposium on Disinformation in Open Online Media (MISDOOM) will be hosted by Leiden University. Topics include fake news, social bots, disinformation and more. | read more

Tue 27 October 2020

Masterclass | Oorlogstrauma's - Van generatie op generatie

Hoe wordt trauma doorgegeven, op welke manier komt het tot uiting en kan het voorkomen worden? In deze War Child masterclass wordt Patrick Lodiers onder andere bijgestaan door cultureel antropoloog Dr. Lidewyde Berckmoes (ASCL). | read more

Tue 27 October 2020

KITLV Webinar | Indonesia’s Omnibus Law

KITLV brings together a diverse panel to discuss Indonesian students and labour unions protesting against the Omnibus Law, which aims to boost Indonesia’s economy by cutting back environmental and labour regulations. | read more

Tue 27 October 2020

Panel | Leiden-UvA Panels: Before the US Presidential Elections

Leiden-UvA Panelists from the social sciences and humanities discuss the US Presidential Elections. To what extent does the election reflect democratic erosion in the US? What are the prospects for US democracy moving forward? | read more

Wed 28 October 2020

Lecture | Leiden Interdisciplinary Migration Seminar on Chile

Vicky Finn (Diego Portales University and Leiden University) speaks in this seminar on the 'Noncitizen Migrant Enfranchisement in Democracy and Dictatorship in Chile, 1925 and 1980'. | read more

Wed 28 October 2020

Online Museum Talk | Incarnations of Vishnu/A Woman's Place is in the Garden

Kress Fellows Margaret Mansfield (University of California) and Catherine Powell (University of Texas) give an online museum talk on sources that introduce Vishnu to Europeans and the role of the Leiden Hortus Botanicus as a space of female agency. | read more

Wed 28 October 2020

Debat | Sporen van Oost/West in de Leidse stadgeschiedenis

Prof. Gert Oostindie (Universiteit Leiden/KITLV) vertelt over de rol van de bredere koloniale geschiedenis van Nederland en over wat we in Leiden nog kunnen terugvinden van dit verleden. Hoe kunnen erfgoedinstellingen en musea een bijdrage leveren? | read more

Wed 28 October 2020

Alumni Lezing | De Pilgrims in Leiden: Vluchtelingen in een migrantenstad

In deze alumni lezing van het Leids Historisch Dispuut Merlijn probeert docent Amerikanistiek Joke Kardux het verblijf van de Pilgrims in de context van de vroeg 17e-eeuwse Leidse geschiedenis te plaatsen. | read more

Thu 29 October 2020

Lezing | Çanakkale epos in televisiedrama

De Çannakale campagne was een van weinige overwinningen van de Osmanen tijdens de Eerste Wereldoorlog. Dit verhaal wordt vaak aangehaald op nationalistische Turkse televisie. Dr. Petra de Bruijn met televisieseries zien hoe het Çanakkale epos voortleeft. | read more

Thu 29 October 2020

Lecture | East Mediterranean Natural Gas and Israel’s Regional Integration

Sai Englert (LUCIS) discusses the consequences of the discovery of one of the world's largest reserves of natural gas in the East Mediterranean on Isreal's strategies for regional integration in the wider Middle East. | read more

Thu 29 October 2020

Webinar | Amerikanse verkiezingen - Jonge Alumni Netwerk

Hoe werkt het Amerikaanse verkiezingssysteem met kiesmannen en ‘checks and balances’ nu precies? Wat zijn de problemen van het systeem? Docent American Studies Sara Polak gaat in op de gezondheid van het politieke systeem in brede zin. | read more

Fri 30 October 2020

Opening tentoonstelling | Keuzes in oorlogstijd

In de Tweede Wereldoorlog kwamen studenten en hoogleraren voor moeilijke keuzes te staan. Aan de hand van stukken uit de Leidse collecties worden hun keuzes en dilemma’s in oorlogstijd belicht. | read more

Fri 30 October 2020

Lecture | Moving Surface: A Syrian Art History of Redistribution

In this LUCIS lecture, Anneka Lenssen, Associate Professor of Global Modern Art (University of California), explores the multidimensional models of painting active in Syrian art throughout the twentieth century. | read more

Fri 30 October 2020

RIAS Lecture | Trump's America

Professor of American Studies Liam Kennedy (University College Dublin), gives a lecture prior to the US presidential elections on Trump's presidency and its impact. | read more

Sat 31 October 2020

Online debat | Nacht van de Geschiedenis

Onder andere KITLV sprekers Anne-Lot Hoek, Esther Captain, Francio Guadeloupe en Valika Smeulders spreken tijdens de Nacht van de Geschiedenis in het Rijksmuseum over postkoloniale beeldenstormen, het slavernijverleden, eetcultuur. | read more

Ongoing until Tue 17 November 2020

Opening Tue 29 September 2020

Course | Policy Academy Programme

To help you with broadening the impact of your research beyond academia, this Policy Academy Programme provides insights to early career researchers in the policy, governance and decision-making context in the Netherlands. | read more

November 2020

Wed 4 November 2020

Lecture | Fluvial chronotypes and cultural identity in Early Modern Italian poems

Emma Grootveld (LUCAS) will present her research on ways of representing rivers in 'literary worlds' of the Italian Renaissance. Visual artist Sabine Périgault will explain her view on data visualisation. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Training for Impact: Workshop Video Log

Learn to make an (academic) video log with help of Hidde de Meij. This workshop is part of Training for Impact for (Res)MA & PhD students in Leiden. Organised by LeidenGlobal, Voice4Thought & Taalmuseum in collaboration with Leiden Kennisstad & BPlusC. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Lezing | P.J. Bloklezing: De Gazette de Leyde en Johan Luzac

Peter van Dijk, oud-hoofdredacteur van het Algemeen Dagblad en voormalig correspondent van NRC Handelsblad in Parijs, spreekt over de 18e eeuwse krant Gazette de Leyde, een Leidse krant die verslag deed van de (inter)nationale actualiteit. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Training for Impact: Workshop Filming

Create a short film with help of Sjoerd Epe Sijsma. This workshop is part of Training for Impact for (Res)MA & PhD students in Leiden. Organised by LeidenGlobal, Voice4Thought & Taalmuseum in collaboration with Leiden Kennisstad & BplusC. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Training for Impact: Workshop Blogging

Write a blog on your research with the help of Floor van den Elsen. This workshop is part of Training for Impact for (Res)MA & PhD students in Leiden. Organised by LeidenGlobal, Voice4Thought & Taalmuseum in collaboration with Leiden Kennisstad & BplusC. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Training for Impact: Workshop Photography

Use photos to visualise your research with help of Rachel & Laurens. This workshop is part of Training for Impact for (Res)MA & PhD students in Leiden. Organised by LeidenGlobal, Voice4Thought & Taalmuseum in collaboration with Leiden Kennisstad & BplusC. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Training for Impact: Workshop Podcast

Create your own (academic) podcast with help of Annette van Soest. This workshop is part of Training for Impact for (Res)MA & PhD students in Leiden. Organised by LeidenGlobal, Voice4Thought & Taalmuseum in collaboration with Leiden Kennisstad & BplusC. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

KITLV Webinar | Car-free and carefree days in Surabaya

Dr. Freek Colombijn (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) discusses how a car-free Sundays in Surabaya develop into outings, where behaviour that would normally be frowned upon is demonstrated. | read more

Thu 5 November 2020

Training for Impact

This day offers workshops on Blogging, Filming, Photography, Podcast and Video logging to (Res)MA & PhD students. You will learn how to transfer knowledge and research results from an academic format to different, more universal kinds of media. | read more

Fri 6 November 2020

Lezing | De mens: manipulator van zijn leefomgeving

De impuls om de leefomgeving te ‘verbeteren’ is een menselijke eigenschap, maar deze eigenschap heeft ook negatieve kanten. Emeritus hoogleraar dr. Corrie C. Bakels (Faculteit Archeologie) houdt de 'Kroonvoodracht'. | read more

Ongoing until Sat 7 November 2020

Opening Fri 6 November 2020

NINO Conference | Early administrative technologies in context

This conference brings together varied specialists to explore how non-literate systems of information storage were used in the Near East from the late Neolithic, and why they persisted into the first millennium BC. | read more

Sun 8 November 2020

Lecture | De Koran en zijn Nederlandse Lezers

Curator Arnoud Vrolijk laat in deze lezing zien hoe de Koran door de eeuwen heen in Nederland vertaald, bewerkt en gedrukt werd, met veel voorbeelden uit de collecties van de Universitaire Bibliotheken Leiden. | read more

Sun 8 November 2020

ASCL & Leiden International Film Festival | 'Baamun Nafi'

In the framework of the Africa 2020 year, the ASCL and the Leiden International Film Festival present a special Africa-programme with four films by African filmmakers coming from four countries that gained their independence 60 years ago. | read more

Mon 9 November 2020

Lecture | Illegality and Immobility in the 19th-century Americas

Viola Müller (Utrecht University, History) discusses in this lecture, that is part of the Leiden Interdisciplinary Migration Seminar, illegality and immobility in 19th-century Americas. | read more

Mon 9 November 2020

Lecture | Euthanasia and Dementia in the Netherlands

This CADS Research Seminar deals with 'anticipating' and timing euthanasia with dementia, which is extremely difficult and often results in the deferral of established boundaries. | read more

Ongoing until Tue 10 November 2020

Opening Mon 9 November 2020

Conference | Brave New World

Brave New World is an annual conference where culture, philosophy, science, technology & storytelling collide. It discusses what ethical & societal impact new technologies can have on human life, before the innovations are introduced in society. | read more

Tue 10 November 2020

Panel | Leiden-UvA Panels: After the US Presidential Elections

Leiden-UvA panelists from the social sciences and humanities explore comparative perspectives on the health of US Democracy and the aftermath of the US Presidential Elections. | read more

Tue 10 November 2020

Het Grote Noord-Korea College

Tijdens dit college gaat Hoogleraar Koreastudies Remco Breuker in op de Kim-dynastie. Hoeveel macht heeft Kim Jong-un nu echt? Hoe financiert het regime zijn kernwapenprogramma? En wat is het einddoel van Kim Jong-un? | read more

Tue 10 November 2020

IIAS Webinar | Indonesian nationalism and the Battle of Surabaya

Leiden PhD candidate Adrian Perkasa (Universitas Airlangga) discusses the development of Indonesian nationalist ideas in Surabaya during the 1920s and 1940s. Why did Indonesian nationalism become popular in Surabaya during that particular period? | read more

Ongoing until Fri 13 November 2020

Opening Wed 11 November 2020

RMO Conference | Classical Controversies

How are elements of Graeco-Roman antiquity received by museums, in politics, and in more popular culture? The National Museum of Antiquities and Leiden University discuss narratives about antiquity we create for ourselves at this moment in time. | read more

Thu 12 November 2020

IIAS Webinar | Philippine mining in comparative perspective

Assistant Professor of International Relations Jojo Nem Singh (Leiden University) rethinks state capacity for poverty reduction and explains why mineral rents have failed to boost welfare and social development in the Philippines. | read more

Thu 12 November 2020

RCMC Lecture | What is 'Islamic' Art

With the 'What is 'Islamic' Art: Between Religion and Perception' lecture, Wendy M. K. Shaw analyses theological, philosophical and poetic texts to develop a decolonial approach to the cultures of perception in Islam. | read more

Sat 14 November 2020

Study Day | The teaching of oral interaction of Italian as Second Language

During this day, several experts talk about new perspectives in the teaching of oral interaction of Italian as second language. It will conclude with a round table on Italian as Second Language in Dutch high schools. | read more

Tue 17 November 2020

Symposium | Behavioural Approaches in International Law

Until recently, international legal scholarship has largely focused on rational action. This series of workshops at Leiden University act as a forum in which international legal scholars who adopt a behavioural approach can present their research. | read more

Fri 20 November 2020

Lecture | Hormone replacement therapy & speech of transgender men

Masculinity in voice depends on more than just a lower pitch: Remco Knooihuizen & Max Reuvers (University of Groningen) present data from a case study of two bilingual transmasculine speakers. | read more

Ongoing until Thu 26 November 2020

Opening Tue 24 November 2020

Conference | Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research

The conference focuses on the Dutch-Indonesian collaboration. Researchers, policy makers and societal stakeholders are invited to present results from research, discuss collaboration and make new connections. | read more

Ongoing until Thu 26 November 2020

Opening Tue 24 November 2020

Symposium | Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research

The first edition of the Week of Indonesia-Netherlands Education and Research (WINNER) will focus on achieving sustainable development goals and strengthening Dutch-Indonesian research and education. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 27 November 2020

Opening Wed 25 November 2020

RMO Voorstelling | Bakchanten

Theatergroep Aluin speelt in de Tempelzaal van het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden op drie avonden Bakchanten van Euripides, een woeste Griekse tragedie vol hysterie en ongeloof. | read more

Thu 26 November 2020

Workshop | 'Your research in the media'

Would you like to generate more media attention to your research as post doc, university lecturer or (associate) professor? This workshop by 'The Floor is Yours' helps you to present your research to the media convincingly and clearly. | read more

Thu 26 November 2020

ASCL Lecture | South African politics and education in the wake of COVID-19

For the annual Stephen Ellis lecture, Professor of Education and president of the Academy of Science of South Africa Jonathan Jansen (Stellenbosch University) speaks on the impact of the pandemic on South African politics and education. | read more

Thu 26 November 2020

Cleveringa Lecture | Roméo Dallaire: health & humanitarian interventions

The fiftieth Cleveringa lecture will be given by Canadian Roméo Dallaire, an UN Commander in Rwanda during the genocide and a champion of human rights. Dallaire will base his lecture on his personal experiences in Rwanda. | read more

December 2020

Tue 1 December 2020

Lecture | Byvanck Lecture

The BABESCH Foundation annually organises the Byvanck Lecture in the National Museum of Antiquities, with an internationally renowned speaker from the field of Mediterranean Archaeology. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 4 December 2020

Opening Wed 2 December 2020

LeidenASA Conference | Africa Knows!

The demand for higher education and for qualified researchers and teachers is exploding in Africa. The aims of this conference are to sketch out the knowledge landscape in contemporary Africa and to bring together research on knowledge. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 4 December 2020

Opening Thu 3 December 2020

Workshop | Textual Sources & Geographies of Slavery in the Early-Islamic Empire

By integrating textual sources from different geographic areas, this workshop explores the complexity of slavery in the early-Islamic empire. It addresses questions about the realities of slavery and the terminology 'slave' & 'slavery'. | read more

Wed 9 December 2020

Lecture | Tracking migrations and migration effects in archaeology

Jason E. Laffoon discusses in this talk new insights from isotope bioarchaeology. He is interested in integrating bioarchaeological and biochemical approaches to the study of patterns of mobility/migration, diet, and exchange. | read more

Thu 10 December 2020

Lecture | Early Islamic Works & the Stereotype of the Mounted Arab (Bedouin)

In this LUCIS lecture Hylke Hettema discusses the influence of the rise of Islam on the formation of Arab identity, focusing on the use of the horse as a symbol as well as historical vehicle to embody Arabness. | read more

Fri 11 December 2020

Lezing | Huizingalezing 2020: 'Slechte kunst'

Kennelijk gaat iedereen er van uit dat kunst en literatuur een heilzame bijdrage leveren, dat ze de mensheid in de goede richting sturen. Maar wat is de goede richting? Schrijver Maxim Februari houdt de Huizingalezing over 'slechte kunst'. | read more

Wed 16 December 2020

Alumni Lezing | De slavenhandel en de (Zeeuwse) economie

Gerhard de Kok promoveerde op een onderzoek naar de invloed van de slavenhandel op het Zeeuwse Walcheren in de tweede helft van de achttiende eeuw. Werd de 'gewone' Nederlander of Vlisinger rijk door de slavenhandel? De Kok beantwoordt deze vraag en meer. | read more

Fri 18 December 2020

Lecture | Multilingualism in old songs from the Low Countries

Jacomine Nortier (Utrecht University) presents an analysis of functional aspects of multilingualism in old songs in this lecture that is part of the Sociolinguistics Series of the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics. | read more

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