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September 2020

Ongoing until Thu 24 September 2020

Opening Mon 21 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

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

LeidenAsiaCentre Lezing | The many faces of modern China

Het LeidenAsiaCentre en De Balie presenteren de tweede sessie van de serie “The many faces of modern China”. Deze serie behandelt uiteenlopende perspectieven op de veelzijdige ontwikkeling van China. | 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

Wed 23 September 2020

Seminar | Asian Connections: Heritage Politics in Asia

Dr. Elmira Köchümkulova (University of Central Asia) and Dr. Ali Mozaffari (Deakin University) present their work on heritage politics in Asia (Kyrgyz oral tradition and the relationship between development, design and heritage) | read more

Thu 24 September 2020

Webinar | Ethisch leiderschap post-corona

Hoogleraar Zeger van der Wal, Universiteit Leiden en het CAOP, zal in dit webinar bespreken wat de coronacrisis betekent voor leidinggevenden in het publieke domein en wat het nieuwe normaal vraagt van hen in termen van leiderschap. | read more

Thu 24 September 2020

IIAS Webinar | The Muslim in Bollywood film narratives

Roshni Sengupta, Jagiellonian University Krakow, in this lecture seeks to answer the question how the Muslim is currently identified in a Bollywood (Indian Hindi cinema) film narrative. | read more

Thu 24 September 2020

Webinar | China’s Digital Silk Road, implications for the EU and India

The LeidenAsiaCentre organises a webinar with the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies to launch their report on the challenges posed by the Digital Silk Road. | read more

Ongoing until Sun 27 September 2020

Opening Sat 26 September 2020

Kunstroute Leiden

Op zaterdag 26 en zondag 27 september organiseert Museum De Lakenhal de jaarlijkse Kunstroute. Bezoekers kunnen ateliers van meer dan 150 professionele Leidse beeldend kunstenaars en kunstinstellingen bezoeken op locaties verspreid over de stad. | read more

Sun 27 September 2020

Lezing | De Koran van Uthman

Marijn van Putten is gespecialiseerd in de taalgeschiedenis van Arabisch en Berber. Hij zal tijdens deze lezing, georganiseerd door het LUCIS, spreken over het begin van de Koranische manuscripttraditie in de 7e eeuw. | read more

Mon 28 September 2020

UBL Boekensalon | Abdelkader Benali

Op maandag 28 september is schrijver Abdelkader Benali te gast in de online boekensalon van de Universitaire Bibliotheken Leiden (UBL). Hoofdconservator Garrelt Verhoeven interviewt Benali over zijn essay. | 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

October 2020

Thu 1 October 2020

Kick-off iAfrica Film Festival | Screening 'Stop Filming Us'

The African Studies Centre Leiden presents the kick-off of the iAfrica Film Festival. On 1 October, the film ‘Stop Filming Us’ will be screened in Leiden, followed by a discussion with the director and other guests. | read more

Sun 4 October 2020

Museum Volkenkunde Talk | In gesprek met Glenn Helberg

Ga samen met Glenn Helberg, winnaar van de Black Achievements Awards in 2019, in gesprek in een College Tour-achtige setting over de stelling: ‘Polarisatie is een onderdeel van het koloniale systeem’. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 9 October 2020

Opening Tue 6 October 2020

IIAS Conference | Textiles in Motion & Transit

Textiles play a central role in social, economic, and spiritual interactions. This conference explores the lives of textiles - their displacements and transformations - within the Asia-Pacific region and between the region and the rest of the world. | read more

Thu 8 October 2020

IIAS Webinar | Does the ‘Asian City’ exist?

In this lecture, Shiqiao Li (Weedon Professor in Asian Architecture School of Architecture, University of Virginia) will argue that the normative methods of urban analysis are too narrow to account for the full realities of cities in Asia. | read more

Thu 8 October 2020

ASCL Webinar | Working Class Homosexuality in South African History

South Africa’s Bill of Rights has not prevented assaults on members of the growing and increasingly vocal LGBTI community. Dr. Iain Edwards and Prof. Marc Epprecht discuss their book on working class homosexuality in South Africa. | read more

Sat 10 October 2020

Alumnidag | Russisch en Slavisch

Tijdens deze alumnidag 'Slavische Taal- en Letterkunde, Ruslandkunde, Russisch-Duits, Russische Studies en MA Russian and Eurasian Studies', zal naast een lezing en quiz ook afscheid worden genomen van studiecoördinator Titia Bouma. | read more

Sat 10 October 2020

Workshop | Creatief schrijven met Jeroen Windmeijer

Jeroen Windmeijer is een bestsellerauteur die bekendheid verwierf met zijn 'Leidse trilogie'. Tijdens deze schrijfdag zal hij ingaan op enkele schrijf- technieken, maar ga je vooral zelf schrijven met de Hortus Botanicus als bron van inspiratie. | read more

Mon 12 October 2020

Lecture | Comix Cojinga

In this Japanese Studies lecture, prof. Adam L. Kern moves beyond the Euroamerican hegemony in comics theory. Drawing on historical Japanese examples, he proposes that “comix” be broadly defined as any verbovisual text in spatiotemporal design. | read more

Wed 14 October 2020

RCMC Conversation | Being Janana

In this conversation, as part of the Research Center for Material Culture (RCMC) Thinking With series, Ila Nagar will discuss her work notably in her book Being Janana: Language and Sexuality in Contemporary India. | read more

Thu 15 October 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

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

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

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

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

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 #5

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

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

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