Conferences

21-25 May 2014: 35th American Indian Workshop

The American Indian Workshop (AIW) has become the most important European scholarly platform for research concerned with topics related to the Indigenous Peoples of North America. From 21 to 25 May 2014 the AIW's 35th edition will be organized at the University of Leiden.


Past Conferences (2013)

Within the research profile area 'Language Diversity in the world' several conferences and events have been organised. Here you can find an overview of all the events in 2013 (so far).


9-11 October 2013: Centenary Conference of Slavic Studies

In 2013, Leiden University celebrates the centenary of its Chair in Slavic Languages, one of the first professorial chairs in Slavic Studies in Europe. On this occasion, the department for Russian Studies is organizing an international conference on a theme that connects Russian language and area studies: The Language of Power and the Power of Language . The conference will be held from October 9 to 11, 2013.


24-26 October 2013: KNAW Conference Diversity and Universals in Language, Culture, and Cognition

On 24-26 October, the KNAW Conference Diversity and Universals in Language, Culture, and Cognition will take place at Leiden University. This event will bring together leading experts from linguistics, anthropology, cognitive science and neighboring fields to pursue answers to questions concerning diversity and universals in human behavior. More information on this conference can be found on the conference website .


2-3 November 2013: Arabic in Context

The year 2013 marks the 400th anniversary of Leiden’s chair in Arabic Language and Culture. To celebrate this memorable event, the Leiden Institute for Area Studies and the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics will convene a conference that will bring together Arabicists, Semiticists, historians, and epigraphists to discuss original research on the pre- and early history of Arabic. The conference will take place on 2 and 3 November.


Past Conferences (2010)

Within the research profile area 'Language Diversity in the World' several conferences and workshops have been organised. Below you find an overview of conferences and workshops that have taken place in 2010.