Leiden University mourns the loss of our student Laurens van der Graaff, and alumni Willem Witteveen, also a former member of staff, and his wife Lidwien Heerkens. All three were passengers on the Malaysian Airlines flight that was lost in the air disaster on 17 July.
- Leiden’s oldest Koran fragments more than a century older than previously believed
- Naomi Ellemers elected to British Academy
- Wednesday 9 July – Wednesday 1 October Exhibition: Books, Crooks and Readers
- Monday 14 July – Friday 25 July CourseWorkshop/seminar Leiden Summer School in Languages and Linguistics
- Monday 18 August – Friday 22 August Workshop/seminar “Big Data for Peace” Summer School