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June 2020

Thu 4 June 2020

Book launch | Graffiti, street names and visiting cards

Yair Wallach tells about his book, that explores the role of urban textuality in the construction of modern Jerusalem (1850-1948). He discusses Arabic & Hebrew texts, which became a tool in the service of Zionism, British colonialism & Arab nationalism. | read more

Ongoing until Fri 5 June 2020

Opening Thu 4 June 2020

Conference | Language, Photography & Tourism in Palestine (1898-1948)

This conference considers the vocabularies of tourism and thinks about the ways in which Palestine was produced and consumed by Arabs & Europeans. It also considers the relationship between tourism and cultural diplomacy. | read more

Fri 5 June 2020

Conference | Language teaching

The (Leiden) Language Learning Resource Centre organises a one-day conference on second language teaching. It explores the interplay between practice, theory & research. Keynote speaker will be Prof Jan Hulstijn (Universiteit van Amsterdam). | read more

Sat 6 June 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 8 June 2020

Lezingenmiddag | Italië onder ons

Ter gelegenheid van het afscheid van Dr. Edward Grasman organiseert het LUCAS verschillende lezingen over Italiaanse kunstgeschiedenis. Grasman zelf vertelt over kapeldecoraties in vijftiende-eeuws Toscane en pleit voor systematischer onderzoek. | read more

Tue 9 June 2020

Lecture | Tolerant migrant cities?

Manon van der Heijden and Jovan Pesalj investigate the tolerance of migrant cities in Holland from 1600 till 1900. This lecture is part of the Leiden Interdisciplinary Migration Seminar (LIMS). | read more

Tue 9 June 2020

RMO Lezing | Culturele verweving

In het kader van de tentoonstelling 'Textiel uit Egypte', geeft conservator Daniel Soliman houdt een lezing over Egyptische weefkunst en de samensmelting van Egyptische, hellenistische en christelijke motieven in de decoraties van het textiel. | read more

Wed 10 June 2020

Mini-conference | Roman Political Culture

To accompany the publication of Rens Tacoma's new book, a mini-conference is organised in RMO. First, 3 of Tacoma's former students present their own research on late-antique political culture. Subsequently, prof. Onno van Nijf gives a keynote lecture. | read more

Wed 10 June 2020

Workshop | Interconnections between Tax, Trade and Investment

This two-day workshop will discuss the global policy implications of tax, trade and investment. Participants will be 30 experts from academia, international and regional organizations as well as government officials. | read more

Thu 11 June 2020

Book launch | Arabic and its Alternatives

The volume 'Arabic and its Alternatives' discusses the complicated relationships between language, religion and communal identities. It takes non-Arabic and non-Muslim minorities in the Middle East (1920-1950) as a starting point. | read more

Ongoing until Sat 13 June 2020

Opening Thu 11 June 2020

Conference | Valuing Labor in Greco-Roman Antiquity

This conference addresses the practices and discourses of work, skill and craft in antiquity. The conference seeks not only to illuminate little-described aspects of labor, but also to set the evidence for those practices in a critical context. | read more

Sat 13 June 2020

Workshop | Creatief schrijven met Jeroen Windmeijer

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

Mon 15 June 2020

Research Seminar: Indigenous People’s Land Rights in Contemporary Philippines

Merlijn van de Weerd talks about his personal struggle with safety in violent Philippines. He also discusses issues concerning critical academic observation and pragmatic facilitation. | read more

Wed 24 June 2020

TRC Workshop | Prehistorische vlechttechnieken met plantaardige vezels

Plantenvezels zijn de oudste textiele materialen van de mensheid. Tijdens deze workshop, aangeboden door het Textile Research Centre in Leiden, maak je kennis met deze prehistorische vlechtmaterialen en -technieken. | read more

Ongoing until Sat 27 June 2020

Opening Thu 25 June 2020

IIAS Conference | (Asian) Borderland Futures

Recently, borders are being reconsidered and reinforced in parts of Asia. This creates new uncertainties and precarities for communities living in borderlands. This conference discusses borderland technologies, zones and co-existences. | read more

Sun 28 June 2020

RMO Museumwandeling | Textiel uit Egypte

Conservator Daniel Soliman vertelt over het gebruik van textiel in het dagelijks leven en de betekenis van decoraties op kleding en mummies. Hij neemt het publiek mee naar de 'Textiel uit Egypte' tentoonstelling. | read more

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