From 23-25 April 2014, a conference will be held on the topic of Buddhism and Social Justice. This conference confronts the common perception of Buddhism as intrinsically a tradition of peace and justice, and explores the various ways in which historically Buddhist societies of Asia have shaped, transmitted, and adapted Buddhist ideas and ideals about equality, fairness, and freedom.
The Uzbek Ambassador Mr. Vladimir Norov will visit Leiden University. Mr. Norov will meet with the rector magnificus Professor Carel Stolker and will visit the exhibition "Uzbekistan and Europe" at the Lipsius Building.
On Thursday 17 April Professor Yasir Suleiman will give a lecture entitled "Sleeping on a Wire: Negotiating Language Choice among Palestinians in Israel". Time: 15.15-17.00 hours. Venue: Matthias de Vrieshof 2, room 004. Drinks afterwards. All are welcome.