The first Gravensteen Lecture of the academic year will be given by Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle East Politics at SOAS, University of London. She will talk about her new research on the politics and political economy of war and militaries as it intersects with infrastructure, logistics and transport.
Call for Applications: Global Interactions sponsors a number of grant programs for Leiden researchers at various stages in their careers. The next deadline for GI Seed, Breed, Advanced seminar grants is September 15th.
From the 2016 spring pool of applications, GI has awarded 4 grants to 5 Leiden researchers: Nira Wickramasinghe (LIAS-SAS), Alicia Schrikker (History), Bart Barendregt (CA-DS), Anne-Isabelle Richard (History) and Michelle Carmody (History & Latin American Studies).