On Tuesday 1 September the staff and students of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences celebrated the opening of the new academic year. After a word of welcome from the Dean, there was time to chat and enjoy a drink – the perfect opportunity to meet new people and catch up with old friends. If you weren’t able to come, you can read the Dean’s welcome here.
Jojanneke van der Toorn has been proclaimed the young and promising researcher of 2015. At the official opening of the academic year on 31 August she was awarded the Gratama Science Award for emerging talent.
Friday 25 September, 2015 marks the official launch of Leiden University's Central and East European Studies Center. From 17:00 to 19:00 you are welcome at Campus The Hague for the opening lecture. The speaker is Luke March, a political scientist and expert from the University of Edinburgh. He will address the topical issue of Russia's policy towards Ukraine.