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16 March 2018
Koen Leurs and Alison Harvey have co-edited a special issue with a selection of works presented at the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference.
9 March 2018
As of 1 January, Annelien de Dijn has been appointed professor Modern Political History.
5 March 2018
The exhibition ‘Between Aleppo and Mosul’ will highlight the cultural destruction in Syria and Iraq.


19 March 2018 13:00 - 17:00
Start seminar of The New Silk Road project.
20 March 2018 15:30 - 17:00
Riccarda Suitner will give a lecture entitled ‘Natural philosophy and the Reformation in the work and life of Agostino Doni’.
20 March 2018 16:15 - 17:30
Fei Teng looks for reasons from various moral traditions what we are morally obliged to future generations in the context of climate change.