From 14 October 2014 to 12 November 2014 the Institute for Philosophy will host a series of seminars on Confucius' Analects by visting professor LIAO Shenbai (Beijing Normal University, China). Where appropriate, prof. Liao will make comparisons with Aristotle’s Ethics.
The greatest threat to the North Korean regime is not the outside world but its own developing private market and the growing frictions at the top. This was the argument put forward by North Korean exile Jang Jin-sung in his lecture in Leiden.
Humanities Faculty Leiden occupies a 49th place in the field of Arts & Humanities in the QS World University Ranking. Especially the subject areas Linguistics and History & Archeology rank high, with respectively a 26th and 28th place. Leiden University has fallen by one place in the annual QS World University Rankings and presently occupies the 75th place. This is apparent from the list published by educational advice company QS on 16 September.