Symposium Albanian language and culture: 100 years of independence
On Saturday 10 November, LUCL hosted the public symposium 'Albanian language and culture: 100 years of independence'. The event included lectures on the language, history and culture of the country with the aim of introducing these topics to the Dutch public as well as pique the interest of academics and students of the University of Leiden and beyond in further exploring the Albanian language and culture. On Friday evening 9 November, the Albanian movie 'The forgiveness of blood' was screened in the Lipsius building.
13.00 Words of welcome
13.15 The Albanian language & the Albanians: where did they come from?
by Michiel de Vaan (Leiden University Centre for Linguistics)
13.45 Albania between its Constitution, constitutional practice and European
by Darinka Piqani (Europa Institute, Leiden Law School)
14.15 De Albanezen in de literaire verbeelding op de Balkan: het poëtische oeuvre
van Grigor Parlichev
by Raymond Detrez (University of Ghent)
15.00 Coffee Break
15.30 Musical intermezzo
16.00 Kadare als kroniekschrijver en criticus
by Roel Schuyt (Leiden)
16.45 The Kanun of Lek Dukagjin: canonical Albanian law
by Robert Elsie (United Nations, The Hague)
Date: Friday, 9 November 2012
Venue: Lipsius Building (Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden), room 028
Date: Saturday, 10 November 2012
Time: 12.30 - 19.00h
Venue: Lipsius Building (Cleveringaplaats 1, Leiden), room 011
Registration for the film screening and the symposium is free and open to the public. We do appreciate it if you register beforehand with Ms. Esrih Bakker via firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information, please contact ms. Esrih Bakker via email@example.com or 071-527 4132.