Symposium in the honor of Touraj Atabaki, organized by The international institute of social history.
Wed 3 and Thu 4 June 2015 | Conference "Antinomian Movements in Islam: Ideas of Violence and Non-Violence in Islamic Mysticism"
On Wednesday 3 and Thursday 4 June, Asghar Seyed Gohrab will host a conference entitled "Antinomian Movements in Islam: Ideas of Violence and Non-Violence in Islamic Mysticism". Venue: Main Conference Room, University Library (Witte Singel 27, Leiden). Please register via firstname.lastname@example.org .
4-5 June 2015 | Conference Gender Issues in Tibetan Buddhist Societies, 17th-20th Centuries: A Conference in Memory of Anne Chayet
This two-day conference on gender in Tibetan societies is organized jointly by the research project groups Social History of Tibetan Societies and Buddhism and Social Justice.
Professor Dame Jessica Rawson, DBE, DLitt, FBA Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford will deliver a series of lectures in Leiden and Amsterdam between 4-9 May 2015.
War and terrorism overshadow interest in the pre-Islamic heritage of the Arabic peninsula. The new Leiden Centre for the Study of Ancient Arabia aims to make the general public more aware of the ancient history of this region.
North Korean dissident Jang Jin-sun has been appointed guest lecturer on 'speaking truth to power' - in particular with regard to North Korea - at Leiden University. Over the coming half year he will give a number of lectures on the inner workings of the North Korean regime.