On Thursday 24 November Professor Barbara Borg (Exeter College) will deliver a lecture on divine associations in Roman funerary culture. She specifically focuses on temple tombs and portraits in divine costume.
Are you an international master’s student looking for a challenge? Do you want to know more about leadership and your personal leadership style? Visit our information evening on 1 November and find out whether the International Leiden Leadership Programme (ILLP) is something for you!
Andrew Gawthorpe recently joined the Institute for History as a lecturer in Contemporary Military History and Security Studies.
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On Thursday 6 October Professor Jennifer Larson (Kent State University) will deliver a lecture on Greek ritual and religion. This lecture is organised on the special occasion of the 80th birthday of Emeritus Professor Henk Versnel (Leiden, Ancient History). All welcome!
October 3rd is a local holiday in Leiden: the ‘Leids Ontzet’. For this reason, the university buildings are closed and there will be no lectures. This is also in effect for International Studies in The Hague.
Benieuwd waar je terecht kunt komen als aanstormend historicus? Goed nieuws: de HSVL heeft een gratis Bedrijvendag georganiseerd waarop je kennis kunt maken met allerlei arbeidssectoren waarin Geschiedenisalumni werkzaam zijn.
Are you about to move to Leiden to obtain your Master’s degree? We want to help. To facilitate your integration into the university and student life in Leiden, The Humanities Faculty has set up the Humanities Master’s Buddy Programme. Our aim with this programme is to welcome new students and create a social and academic network from day one.
Professor emeritus Leonard Blussé, of the Institute for History, has won the ‘Special Book Award of China’. The Chinese government awards this prize to translators, writers and editors who have contributed to making China better known among non-Chinese.
The Dr. P.A. Tiele Foundation awards the thesis prize to the best graduate thesis in the field of book history. It is the objective of the Dr. P.A. Tiele Foundation to promote the study of the book in the Netherlands. This is done by installing professorships, enabling and publishing research and organizing symposia, congresses and lectures, and since 2007, by awarding remarkable theses.
Every year, international students flock to Leiden to obtain their Master’s degree. To facilitate their integration into the university and student life in Leiden, the Humanities Faculty has set up the Humanities Master’s Buddy Programme. Our aim with this programme is to welcome new students and create a social and academic network from day one. Be a buddy - register now!
During the summer period, the Student Administration is open at adjusted times.
Scholarships for Research MA students at the faculty of Humanities: The Uhlenbeck scholarship programme
With the start of the 2016-2017 academic year the Faculty of Humanities offers a new scholarship for students of various research MA programmes who wish to either study or conduct (field) research abroad.
The University Elections have begun again! From May 9 until 13 you may vote for students running for a position in both the University Council as well as the Faculty Council.
Nog geen idee waar je later aan de slag wilt? Twijfel je over het doen van een stage, wil je weten over welke vaardigheden je beschikt als geschiedenisstudent? Of wil jij net als al die andere studenten gewoon eens oriënteren op de wereld na je studie(s)? Kom dan naar het Arbeidsmarkt Café en ontdek welke mogelijkheden er zijn voor jou.
When writing an academic paper, it is always important to have a clear structure. This does not only help the reader to understand your arguments, it also helps you to create a more convincing paper.
Want to prepare for your future career? Want to work in the Netherlands? Want to consider your next move? Then come to the Humanities Career event on the afternoon of Thursday 7 April. Participate for only €5 (drinks included)!
You may now nominate one of the teachers in your study programme for the Faculty of Humanities Teaching Award 2016!
This week we passed the 35% mark on the NSE survey response meter! This is a great response for our study programmes and our faculty. The Faculty Board would like to thank all students and is treating everyone on cookies this Thursday.
It’s February, and that means that many new students from all over the world will start at Humanities Leiden this month. A big welcome to all. Immerse yourself in the rhythms, sensations and experiences of the beautiful city of Leiden and Leiden University.