On Wednesday 25 November 2015 LUCIS Fall Fellow Camilla Adang will deliver her fourth lecture on Ibn Ḥazm's theology. Time: 15.15-17.00 hours. Venue: Lipsius 227. The lecture is open to all.
Thu 26 November 2015 | WHAT's NEW?! | The differential application of family law in the sharia courts of Gaza and Damascus | Nahda Shehada
On Thursday 26 November, Nahda Shehada will give a lecture on family law in the sharia courts of Gaza and Damascus in the lecture series "WHAT's NEW?! Current Research on Islam and the Middle East." The lecture takes place in Lipsius 228 at 17.15 hrs and will be followed by drinks at de Grote Beer.
Wednesday 2 December 2015 | LUCIS Fall Fellow Camilla Adang | The reception of Ibn Ḥazm's thought in the contemporary Arab world
On Wednesday 2 December 2015 LUCIS Fall Fellow Camilla Adang will deliver her fifth lecture on the reception of Ibn Ḥazm's thought in the contemporary Arab world. Time: 15.15-17.00 hours. Venue: Eyckhof 3/005. The lecture is open to all.
As part of the Aramco-Leiden partnership, LUCIS set up the first Humanities programme with Technolab . In the programme, which will end in February 2016, high-school students from schools in and around Leiden will explore the beauty and richness of the Arabic culture. Eleven students are participating in the programme.
CALL FOR APPLICATION | Conference: Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World from the Middle Ages to the Present | Deadline: 15 December 2015
From Wednesday 22 until Friday 24 June 2016, LUCIS organises in cooperation with the University of Naples ‘L’Orientale’ and the University of Salento an international conference entitled: Interfaith Love: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Islamicate World from the Middle Ages to the Present.
One of our LUCIS members, Karène Sanchez, has been granted the Internationalisation in the Humanities grant for her project 'Engaging Europe in the Arab World: European missionaries and humanitarianism in the Middle East (1850-1970)'. Sanchez is cooperating with researchers from IEG Mainz and IISMM Paris and will be working on this project from 2015 until 2018.