Tijdens deze collegereeks worden religieuze minderheden in het Midden-Oosten vanuit verschillende invalshoeken belicht. De collegereeks is open voor iedereen.
On Thursday 30 April LUCIS Spring Fellow Professor Hugh Kennedy will give his fourth lecture in a series of five lectures entitled: "Towards an Economic History of the early Abbasid Caliphate (c. 700-950 CE)". Venue fourth lecture: Lipsius 307. Time: 15.00-17.00 hours.
Thu 30 April 2015 | WHAT's NEW?! | Berber Memory and Modernity in Moroccan Museums | Norah Karrouche | Leiden University
On Thursday 30 April 2015, Norah Karrouche will give a lecture on Berber memory and modernity in Moroccan museums in the lecture series "WHAT's NEW?! Current Research on Islam and the Middle East." Time: 17.15-19.00 hours. Venue: Lipsius 228 (Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden). Followed by drinks at the Faculty Club!
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.