Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

Today

CANCELLED! Webinar | Click farms in Indonesia and beyond: Automation and labor in a transnational market | Johan Lindquist

Zoom Webinar

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.

Leiden City World Walks | Traces of Indonesia in Leiden

From 1900 onwards, more and more Indonesian students came to the Netherlands to study in Leiden. Several of these students also played a role in their country’s nationalist movement and the building of an independent Indonesia. This walk takes you to some important places in their lives and introduces a number of the students.

Algemene Ledenvergadering Vereniging KITLV

Verenigingszaal (1.68) op het KITLV Reuvensplaats 2, Leiden

Het bestuur van de Vereniging KITLV nodigt u graag uit voor de Algemene Ledenvergadering (ALV) 2022. De ALV zal op vrijdag 10 juni a.s. plaatsvinden van 15:30 tot 17:00 uur in de Verenigingskamer (kamer 1.68) van het instituut KITLV, Reuvensplaats 2 te Leiden en zal tevens hybride bij te wonen zijn via een Zoomlink.

Leiden City World Walks | Traces of Indonesia in Leiden

From 1900 onwards, more and more Indonesian students came to the Netherlands to study in Leiden. Several of these students also played a role in their country’s nationalist movement and the building of an independent Indonesia. This walk takes you to some important places in their lives and introduces a number of the students.

Wertheim Lecture by Amitav Ghosh | The Nutmeg Curse: Parables for a Planet in Crisis

University of Amsterdam

In this lecture Amitav Ghosh traces our contemporary planetary crisis back to the discovery of the New World and the sea route to the Indian Ocean. Building on his book 'The Nutmeg’s Curse', Ghosh argues that the dynamics of climate change today are rooted in a centuries-old geopolitical order constructed by Western colonialism