Grant for Erik de Maaker and Sanjukta Sundarason

Dr. Erik de Maaker (Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology) and Dr. Sanjukta Sundarason (LIAS) received an AMT ‘Large Grant’ of €150.000 from the Leiden research profile Asian Modernities en Traditions for the research project ‘Postcolonial Displacements: Migration, Narratives and Place-Making in South Asia.’ The three-year project will focus on migration, ethnicity, nation and state in South Asia and will start 1 September, 2015.

Quarter of Dutch motorists guilty of sleep-deprived driving

More than a quarter of Dutch motorists are occasionally guilty of sleep-deprived driving. Nearly 60% of them continue to drive when drowsy, according to in a survey by the Dutch Association for Sleep and Wake Research ( Nederlandse vereniging voor Slaap- en Waak Onde r zoek , NSWO).