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Was Alexandria a Holy City in Medieval Islam?
Lezing, LUCIS What's New?! Series
More powerful data centre will accelerate research
Language evolution, targeted drugs or archaeological interpretation. Researchers are making increasing use of supercomputers that can rapidly process large quantities of data. This is one reason why the University data centre will be extended and updated. ‘Datamining means we can get a better picture…
Film 'Humans of Humanities' festively premiered in Trianon
It's easy to forget in these turbulent times, but on March 9th the film 'Humans of Humanities' premiered in cinema Trianon in Leiden. 160 guests saw Leiden scientists, teachers, students and alumni talk on the big screen about the value of their work as a humanities scholar. The film was followed by…
Asghar Seyed Gohrab: ‘Teaching keeps me young and sharp’
Associate Professor Asghar Seyed Gohrab considers it his role to tell students about Iran, the country where he was born and raised. His research focuses on the connections between the present and the past on the basis of the ‘magical triangle’: Persian literature, politics and religion.
Vacancy: Five enthusiastic student volunteers for Humanities Leiden 2022!
Hossam Ahmed receives Comenius teaching grant for Digital Humanities track
A better integration of Digital Humanities into study programmes, so that students develop their digital skills as well as possible. That is what Hossam Ahmed wants to achieve in the coming years. He received a senior Comenius Fellowship to develop a digital programme for students.
‘It’s a complete stalemate in Belarus’
What with coronavirus, the American elections and the Brexit botheration, we had almost forgotten that something miraculous happened in 2020: the repressed people of Belarus rallied against dictator Alexander Lukashenko, who has been in power for 26 years. Months later, what remains of the protest?…
Rick Honings appointed Scaliger professor
Senior lecturer Rick Honings has been appointed Scaliger professor with effect from 1 July 2020. In the coming years his focus will be on promoting teaching and research on the Special Collections of the Leiden University Library. Honings succeeds book historian Erik Kwakkel, who held this chair until…
Six top rated programmes at humanities
The bachelor programmes German Language and Culture, Classics, Dutch Language and Culture, Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Religious studies and Linguistics have received the predicate top rated programme from the Keuzegids.
From Morocco to Leiden: NIMAR temporarily partly in the Netherlands
NIMAR, the Netherlands Institute Morocco, has embarked on a new path of initiating dialogues between Moroccan and Dutch scientists. With a hybrid programme, the institute is temporarily bringing Morocco to the Netherlands.
Times Higher Education: Leiden best Humanities faculty continental Europe
The Faculty of Humanities has been ranked 17th Arts and humanities faculty in the Times Higher Education world ranking 2015-16. This makes it the top non-Anglo-Saxon institution on the list. The position is 7 places up in comparison with last year's list.
Joining forces to find solutions in the time of corona
The Resilient Society Platform was launched this week, right in the middle of the corona crisis. It brings together researchers, students, government and business in the hunt for solutions to the problems caused by COVID-19, both now and in the future.
Student Marten helped organise a MOOC: ‘It improved my knowledge of linguistics'
Master’s student of Linguistics Marten van der Meulen helped organise the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Miracles of Human Language, which ran from 30 March until 11 May 2015. What was it like for a student to organise an MOOC? And what did he learn from it?