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Dr. Mili Gabrovšek wins Education Award 2015

English Language and Culture lecturer Mili Gabrovšek has won the Education Award 2015. In the report, the jury praised Gabrovšek's humor and enthusiasm. Each year the award is presented to the most inspiring lecturer of the faculty at the opening of the academic year.


“Leiden linguists play a key role in linguistics”

This week Leiden serves as the stage for one of the world’s largest linguistics conferences: the Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) 2015 Annual Meeting. How did Leiden attain such a prominent position in linguistics? Arie Verhagen explains in the following interview.


PhD and prize winner: filmmaker Itandehui Jansen talks about her work

Itandehui Jansen graduated from the Netherlands Film and Television Academy in Amsterdam and is currently making films as part of her PhD project at Leiden University. And with great success. Her films have been shown at the IDFA and the Short Film Corner of Cannes, and have won a number of prizes. She was recently awarded the first prize at the Bluestocking Film Series festival in Portland for her film Alma y Esperanza .