While studying Islam in Central Africa, Arabist Dorrit van Dalen has discovered traces of the teachings of influential, but largely forgotten, Islamic scholar Muhammad al-Wali. Her PhD defence is scheduled for 22 April.
Dutch artist and visionary David Humbert de Superville (1770-1849) was the founder and first director of the Print Room at Leiden University. An exhibition and symposium are now being organised in his honour. What makes him so remarkable?
On Friday 17 April Leiden Mayor Henri Lenferink will officially open the new Metabolomics Facility of Leiden University. The facility’s ultimate goal is to prevent disease and to improve health throughout the human lifespan.