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6 October: Heritage and Housing: The Ethics of Difficult Choices

Lecture by Prof Michael Herzfeld, IIAS Visiting Professor of Critical Heritage Studies, Leiden University and Senior Advisor, Critical Heritage Studies Initiative (IIAS, Leiden), Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences  Curator of European Ethnology in the Peabody Museum at Harvard University. The lecture is open to the public but it will be primarily for the Critical Heritage Studies MA students.


NWO funding for history research into Siva Religion in Asia

Professor Peter Bisschop, lecturer in Sanskrit and Ancient Cultures of South Asia, has been awarded a grant by the NWO Free Competition to fund his research into the rapid growth of Saivism in the sixth and seventh centuries in South and Southeast Asia. The research project, entitled ‘From Universe of Visnu to Universe of Siva’, will begin in January 2016 and will continue for five years.