Negotiating Islamisation and Resistance
Tuesday September 15, 2015 | International Workshop "Images of Women in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction: Print Culture in Early Modern and Modern Japan"
Special event preceding (EAJRS) Conference, Leiden, September 16-19, 2015
International symposium on the life and work of the Japanese film director Naruse Mikio (1905-1969).
This year professor emeritus Old Chinese Literature Wilt Idema receives the Special Book Award of China. The Chinese government awards this prize to translators, writers and editors with great services to China.
Follow the setting up of the Asian Library, a new center of expertise at Leiden University.
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.