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LUCL Events Calendar

In this overview, you will find all LUCL-related events that take place in the coming months. This section will be updated regularly.


African fairy tale

Disney is planning to make a film about an American girl who wants to become an African princess. This idea, however, has sparked controversy. Interested by the apparent lack of true African princesses in fairy tales, Belgian radio programme Braakland asked professor Maarten Mous (LUCL) to share an African fairy tale about a princess.


Research profile area

Research Profile Area: Language Diversity in the World

Leiden University has a long tradition in research in the world’s languages and boasts unique linguistic expertise in all corners of the earth. Coupled with current theoretical insights and modern experimental methods our university considers this research as one of its 11 research profile areas.