Academiegebouw, Leiden University & via livestream
On Tuesday 17 May Stacey Mac Donald will defend her thesis Life in Paradise: A social psychological and anthropological study of nature conservation in the Caribbean Netherlands at 3 pm (sharp) in the Academiegebouw
This symposium commemorates the 100th anniversary of Partai Komunis Indonesia (PKI) by examining the party’s global legacies in the realms of history, politics, and culture. While not neglecting the atrocity of the 1965-66 massacre, this symposium proposes to probe the party-in-motion prior to the mass killings.
Vossius Conference Room, Leiden University Library & online event, Witte Singel 27 Leiden,+ Google Map
In the first part of his address, Rudolf Mrazek (Professor Emeritus of History at The University of Michigan) will be daringly personal. But he will argue that the story of his encounters with the problem of Communism may serve as a lesson in a serious study of Communism, revolution, and despair among other things
Groot Auditorium Academiegebouw Universiteit Leiden, Rapenburg 73 Leiden,+ Google Map
The Executive Board of Leiden University has appointed Dr. Marieke Bloembergen as Professor of Heritage and Postcolonial Studies in Indonesian History. Marieke Bloembergen will accept this appointment by delivering her inaugural lecture
In recent years, it has become widely publicized that the “influence economy” centered on social media has become compromised, as the market for “fake” services has grown. “Click farms” or “follower factories” that produce and sell these services via digital marketplaces have been considered key actors in this market, with both terms suggesting the existence of an industry based on digital sweatshop labor.