From Monday 24 until Friday 28 August 2015, the NISIS Summer School about Islam in Indonesia will be held at Leiden University. Venue: Oude Sterrewacht - Oortzaal (Kaiserstraat 63, Leiden). Application deadline: 20 July 2015.
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
From 29-31 October 2015 the first conference will take place of the conference series 'Papyri in a Changing World', organized by the Leiden Papyrology+ group. See the preliminary program.
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.