A three-day international conference organised from 7-9 August 2014 by the International Unit for Central and Inner Asian Studies (Ulaanbaatar), in collaboration with IIAS, and hosted by Ulaanbaatar University.
In 2015, Leiden Global Interactions will launch its next phase, which includes a new ambitious “Breed Grants” program.
Leiden Week of Religion | September 2014
It is one of the greatest archaeological mysteries of all times: the disappearance of a Persian army of 50,000 men in the Egyptian desert around 524 BC. Leiden Professor Olaf Kaper unearthed a cover-up affair and solved the riddle.
The American historian and Japan specialist Carol Gluck is the new Leiden Cleveringa professor for the 2014–2015 academic year. On 26 November 2014 she will give the Cleveringa inaugural lecture, in which she will examine how World War II is commemorated in Asia.
‘Religion is everywhere’ – thus begins the mission statement of the new Leiden University Centre for the Study of Religion (LUCSoR). After a period of intensive preparation and in collaboration with the Leiden University Institute for Area Studies (LIAS), LUCSoR opens today. This new centre at Leiden University will focus on the study of religion as human activity.