On Thursday 20 November, Uğur Üngör will give a LUCIS/MOS lecture entitled: "Mass Violence against Civilians during the Downfall of the Ottoman Empire, 1912-1922." Time: 17.00-19.00 hours. Location: Lipsius Building, Cleveringaplaats 1, room 227.
On Monday 24 November, LUCIS Fall Fellow Dr. Angeliki Ziaka will give her third lecture in a series of four lectures entitled "Ibādism and the Sultanate of Oman." Her third lecture is entitled "The philosophy of Ibādī kalam" Time: 17.00-19.00 hours. Location: Lipsius Building, room 227.
Historica Carol Gluck spreekt op 26 november over collectieve herinneringen aan de Tweede Wereldoorlog, met name in Azië. Haar oratie is op de jaarlijkse gedenkdag van de protestrede die Rudolph Cleveringa in 1940 hield tegen het ontslag van Joodse collega-professoren.
Sayyid ʿUthman (1822–1914) was a Muslim scholar of Arab descent in the Netherlands East Indies. As an adviser and informant on local Islam he was in close touch with the Dutch Islam scholar Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje. From 1 December 2014 until 23 January 2015, the ‘Oude UB’ (Old University Library) highlights aspects of his life and work with a selection of objects from the special collections of the Leiden University Libraries.
Professor Clare Harris from Oxford University will be the fall GLASS visiting scholar (December 9-11, 2014).
In the second phases of LGI and AMT, the GLASS program will expand to include scholars from the Middle East, Africa and the Americas.