426 search results for “english history” in the Staff website
Dutch Research Council pilot programme funding for seven researchers
Seven researchers from Leiden University have made a successful application to the Open Competition SSH (Social Sciences and Humanities) XS, a Dutch Research Council pilot programme.
- What's New?! Fall Lecture Series 2021
Ukrainian course to start soon: ‘Useful for contact with refugees’
The Academic Language Centre is organising an introduction to Ukrainian with the Russian Studies/Russian and Eurasian Studies programmes. This six-part course is meant primarily for people who are in contact with refugees from Ukraine.
- Worlds to Discover: Manuscripts from the Muslim World
Which MPs have Leiden roots?
Twenty-two of the 150 newly elected members of the Dutch House of Representatives studied at Leiden University or did their PhD research here. But who are they and which degrees are most popular?
Lunchbyte Education on the Map
Room for everyone at a sun-drenched EL CID
Thousands of first-year students and hundreds of mentors kicked off the EL CID on Monday morning. This year for the first time, the introduction week of Leiden University and Leiden University of Applied Sciences was also open for students of Regional Training Centre mboRijnland and the Leiden Instrument…
Manuscript and Early Book Destruction
Eduard van de Bilt and Joke Kardux say goodbye to Leiden
For more than 35 years they helped put American Studies on the map: Joke Kardux and Eduard van de Bilt. This spring, the couple retired. A farewell interview.
Social media is a good way to meet others or to hear about the latest news and developments. It is an excellent way to tell people about what you are doing and to hear what they are up to too. But social media also has its downsides: disinformation, trolling, disrespectful comments and even the misuse…
- What's New?! Spring Lecture Series 2022
- What's New?! Spring Lecture Series 2023
- What's New?! Fall Lecture Series 2023
UNESCO Recognizes Manuscripts First Voyage Around the Globe and Hikayat Aceh as World Heritage
UNESCO has recognized an international set of fifteen manuscripts about Ferdinand Magellan's first circumnavigation of the globe and the three Hikayat Aceh manuscripts as World Heritage. The manuscripts are inscribed in the global UNESCO Memory of the World Register. This list contains documentary heritage…
- Summer Institute for Netherlandish Art: Now and Next (July 28–August 11, 2023, apply by February 5)
Mapping Slavery Leiden tour
FULLY BOOKED | Guided tour in English
Three students nominated for an ECHO Award: ‘I want to make the world a better place’
A more inclusive and diverse society is what Talisha Schilder, Hawra Nissi and Chiraz Hassoumi spend many hours a week working towards. Their hard work led them to being nominated for the ECHO Award.
Colloquium Translating the Samguk yusa
More Dutch at the university? ‘We desperately need internationals’
He did an English-taught degree, completed a master’s abroad and now teaches on an English-taught programme at Leiden University College The Hague. Jan Meijer is the definition of an international researcher and he’s proud of it.
Introducing: Isaac Scarborough
Isaac McKean Scarborough has been working at the Institute for History as a lecturer since September 2021. Below he introduces himself!
Dies Natalis for alumni 2022
Introducing: Catherine Wood and Martijn van Ette
Catherine Wood and Martijn van Ette recently joined the Institute for History as PhD candidates in the NWO Vidi-funded project "American foreign policy and liberalism", led by Andrew Gawthorpe. Below they introduce themselves.
Nominate a master’s thesis: Registration for the Jan Brouwer Thesis Prizes is open
Online Book Salon Elizabeth Stuart – with Nadine Akkerman
On Thursday 2 December, Nadine Akkerman, Reader in early modern English literature will be a guest in the online book salon of Leiden University Libraries (UBL). Head Curator Garrelt Verhoeven will interview Akkerman about her book Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Hearts. In her biography, Akkerman describes…
In conversation with Kimsooja
Dies Natalis 2023