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July 2020

Thu 2 July 2020

Lezing | Nieuwkomers in een stad van vluchtelingen

Joke Kardux, docent Amerikanistiek, vertelt in deze online lezing (georganiseerd door Historische Vereniging Oud Leiden) over de Amerikaanse Pilgrims in Leiden, 1609-1620 en de mythes over deze pilgrims. | read more

Fri 3 July 2020

Alumni Webinar | Epidemieën in de vijftiende eeuw

Claire Weeda geeft alumni van de Universiteit Leiden een inkijkje in maatregelen en conflicten die ontstonden naar aanleiding van de pestepidemieën in de Nederlanden in de vijftiende eeuw. | read more

Mon 6 July 2020

Lezing | China, Corona en de Wereld

In deze online lezing, georganiseerd door Haagsch College, legt hoogleraar Internationale Betrekkingen Rob de Wijk met pakkende voorbeelden uit hoe corona het gevecht om de wereldmacht nog harder maakt. | read more

Thu 9 July 2020

IIAS Webinar | Translating the Communist Manifesto in Indonesia

Oliver Crawford, Research Fellow at IIAS, offers in this talk a new perspective on the reception of Marxism in Indonesia by examining the first Indonesian translations of The Communist Manifesto (1923 and 1925). | read more

Wed 15 July 2020

TRC Workshop | Prehistorische vlechttechnieken met plantaardige vezels

Tijdens deze workshop, aangeboden door het Textile Research Centre (TRC) in Leiden, maak je kennis met prehistorische vlechtmaterialen en -technieken. | read more

Fri 17 July 2020

RCMC Conversation | Pluriverse politics

In this conversation, as part of the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) Thinking With series, Arturo Escobar will discuss his work on “pluriverse”, which is the idea that there are multiple worlds. | read more

Wed 22 July 2020

RCMC Conversation | The Implicated Subject

In this conversation, as part of the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) Thinking With series, Michael Rothberg discusses his work on the implicated subject, which offers a perspective to think differently about notions of victim and perpetrators. | read more

Thu 23 July 2020

IIAS Webinar | The Gulzār-i ḥāl by Banwālīdās

In this lecture, IIAS Research Fellow Giuseppe Cappello will introduce the translation strategies and the interconnections of texts and religious ideas emerged from the Gulzār-i ḥāl (1662-63) by Banwālīdās. | read more

Wed 29 July 2020

LDE Webinar | GoFrugal

In this webinar researcher from the Leiden-Delft-Erasmus (LDE) Centre for Frugal Innovation in Africa will present their work on frugal innovation, which starts from the identification of needs and constrictions especially for underprivileged sections. | read more

Ongoing until Thu 26 November 2020

Opening Thu 9 April 2020

Hortus tentoonstelling | Van Columbus tot Mayflower

De Hortus botanicus Leiden besteedt in deze online tentoonstelling aandacht aan Amerikaanse planten die op het moment dat het schip de Mayflower naar Amerika vertrok bekend waren in onze streken. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 1 January 2021

Opening Wed 1 April 2020

LeidenGlobal online exhibition | Heritage on the Move

This exhibition of eighteen photographs form a selection of work provided by scholars of LeidenGlobal partners, reflecting their vision on the theme ‘Heritage on the Move’. Have a look at the online photo exhibition and the background information. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 1 January 2021

Opening Wed 1 April 2020

Museum De Lakenhal | Virtuele 360 tour

Laat je rondleiden door zeven ruimtes van Museum De Lakenhal waar verschillende museumexperts vertellen wat er allemaal te zien is. Deze digitale tour is 360 graden zodat je een goede indruk krijgt van het museum. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 1 January 2021

Opening Wed 1 April 2020

RMO pop-up tentoonstellingen

Het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden heeft kleine, online pop-up tentoonstellingen gemaakt. Bezoek bijvoorbeeld de tentoonstelling over Egyptische familiebanden, gezichtsuitdrukkingen op beelden en het vorstengraf van Oss. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 1 January 2021

Opening Wed 1 April 2020

RMO online audiotours | Grieken en Egypte

Het Rijksmuseum van Oudheden heeft online audiotours over de vaste tentoonstellingen 'Grieken' en 'Egypte' gemaakt. Download de plattegrond en de audiotour en begin je wandeling door het museum. | read more

August 2020

Thu 6 August 2020

IIAS Webinar | Iranian-descent’ Baluchis in East Africa

Amirbahram Arabahmadi, Research Fellow at IIAS, provides a sociological study on the immigration of the Iranian-descent Baluchis to East Africa and their cultural and social impacts on indigenous people of East African coasts. | read more

Ongoing until Wed 19 August 2020

Opening Mon 17 August 2020

Online Summer Programme | Preventing, Detecting and Responding to Violent Extremism

This online summer programme focuses on the field of preventing, detecting and responding to violent extremism and gives insight in the opportunities and challenges of various approaches. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 21 August 2020

Opening Mon 17 August 2020

TRC Cursus | Textiel

Het Textile Research Centre (TRC) in Leiden organiseert deze intensieve textielcursus, met een nadruk op het uitproberen van verschillende technieken, onderzoeken en analyseren van (niet-) organische vezels, en het bestuderen van complete stoffen. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 28 August 2020

Opening Mon 24 August 2020

Summer School | Museums and the Sustainable Development Goals

Organised by the Centre for Global Heritage and Development, in this summer school four different museums will be visited to learn what their contribution is to the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 28 August 2020

Opening Wed 26 August 2020

Conference | Leiden Mayflower 400

Leiden Mayflower 400 challenges the Anglo-American approach which has dominated the popular narrative of the early colonisation of North America. It prioritises instead a “four-nations” approach to include Native American and Dutch perspectives. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 28 August 2020

Opening Thu 27 August 2020

Conference | Vernacular Books and Reading Experiences in the Early Age of Print

This conference explores how reading experiences were shaped both by producers & users of vernacular books. By adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, it aims to contribute to a comparative study of the first 150 years of printing in Europe. | read more

Fri 28 August 2020

Alumni-activiteit | Leiden Revisited

Leiden Revisited is het jaarlijkse alumni event van Leiden Law School waar honderden alumni op afkomen. Dit jaar zal deze online gehouden worden, zodat alumni elkaar kunnen spreken, zien en Leiden online kunnen bezoeken. | read more

Ongoing until Wed 2 September 2020

Opening Mon 31 August 2020

Conference | African Languages and Linguistics

The 50th Colloquium on African Languages and Linguistics (CALL 2020) will be held in Leiden. There will be paper presentations, and a workshop on Hausa and Chadic linguistics organised by Roxana Ma Newman and Graham Furniss. | read more

September 2020

Thu 3 September 2020

ASCL Symposium | Multilingualism in Education: Africa and the Netherlands

Can African experiences on multilingualism be used in European settings and vice versa? That is what this one-day conference is set to explore in a lively and engaging manner. | read more

Thu 10 September 2020

ASCL Seminar | Walking with the herders of Namaqualand

Namaqualand refers to the area where the Nama pastoralists live: the dry arid regions of the Northern Cape (South Africa). This seminar discusses the animal and plant ontologies of this area and the 'walking ethnography' method. | read more

Wed 16 September 2020

Symposium | Apartheid

In dit symposium, georganiseerd door de Historische Studievereniging Leiden (HSVL), zullen 4 verschillende sprekers (waaronder oud-minister Jan Pronk) hun kennis van en visie op het thema 'Apartheid' delen. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 18 September 2020

Opening Thu 17 September 2020

Workshop | Contesting Empires: Sogdiana, Bactria and Gandhara

In the 7th century, the regions of Sogdiana, Bactria & Gandhara witnessed continuous contests between different political powers. This workshop discusses the conflicts between the Islamic Caliphate, Turko-Iranian authorities & the Tang dynasty (China). | read more

Fri 18 September 2020

Symposium Onderzoek Jonge Archeologen (SOJA)

(Research)MA, PhD students and recent graduates will be able to present their archaeological research. The presentations will deal with subjects ranging from different topics in World Archaeology, Heritage and Archaeological Sciences. | read more

Tue 22 September 2020

Africa 2020 | Online Peer-Coaching for PhD students #3

The Online Peer-Coaching sessions for PhD students are organised within the framework of Africa 2020. Moderator Karin Nijenhuis discusses peer-coaching (or, intervision), which is a way of sharing issues with peer PhD students. | read more

Tue 22 September 2020

RCMC Conversation | The Extractive Zone

In this conversation, as part of the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) Thinking With series, Macarena Gómes-Barris will discuss her work on theorizing the violence of extractive (resource-based) economies. | read more

Tue 22 September 2020

LeidenASA Conference | Deaf Studies in African societies

This conference will focus on how Deaf studies research can contribute to addressing challenges faced by Deaf signers in African countries. How can we address restricted access to and participation of Deaf people in society? | read more

Ongoing until Fri 25 September 2020

Opening Wed 23 September 2020

RCMC conference | Caring Matters

With this (online) workshop the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) will open museums up to amongst others contribute more critically to how we understand the brutal legacies of colonialism. | read more

October 2020

November 2020

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

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

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

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

Mon 23 November 2020

Africa 2020 | Online Peer-Coaching for PhD students #4

The Online Peer-Coaching sessions for PhD students are organised within the framework of Africa 2020. Moderator Karin Nijenhuis discusses peer-coaching (or, intervision), which is a way of sharing issues with peer PhD students. | read more

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