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 visited Leiden University on 17 April. Mr. Norov met with the rector magnificus Professor Carel Stolker and attenden the exhibition "Historical and cultural links between Uzbekistan and Europe: from Alexander the Great to Timurids" at the Lipsius Building.
Jeroen Lamers has been spending a few days back in the Netherlands, where he gave a lecture at Leiden University about economic developments in China. He actually studied Japanese language and culture. But even then you can still land yourself a job at the Dutch Embassy in Beijing