On Friday the 13th of December 2013 Professor Liv Ingeborg Lied will present a lecture on the Transmission and Transformation of 2 Baruch in Syriac Manuscripts: Textual Identity and Philological Models . The seminar will take place at Matthias des Vrieshof, 1-1 from 15:00-17:00.
On Wednesday 4 December, Leiden Institute for Religious Studies (LIRS), in cooperation with LUCIS, organises a panel with Samir Morcus, former Coptic advisor of the Egyptian former President Mohammed Morsi and his views on the political situation in Egypt.
Moderator: Dr. Umar Ryad, LIRS
Venue: Lipsius, room 147. Time: 11.00-12:30 hours. Entrance: free!
On Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November 2013, Rijksmuseum Volkenkunde (RMV), in cooperation with LUCIS, will organise a symposium entitled "Hajj: Global interactions through Pilgrimage". Conveners: Dr Luit Mols (curator RMV) and Dr Marjo Buitelaar (Faculty Theology & Religious Studies, University of Groningen). Venue: RMV, Steenstraat 1, Leiden.