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What is the Leiden Institute for History?

The Leiden Institute for History is one of the seven research institutes of the Faculty of Humanities. The institute is responsible for the main part of the historical research carried out at Leiden University. The academic leaders connected to the specialisations are internationally renowned scholars, who engage in numerous networks, contribute to important conferences and publish with outstanding academic presses. The Leiden Institute for History has chairs in various fields, like Ancient, Medieval, Early Modern, Contemporary, Maritime, Social, Economic, Dutch, American, Latin American, Caribbean and Southeast and East Asian History. Besides, adjacent departments in the Faculty of Humanities have chairs in Turkish, Indian, Korean, Chinese and Japanese History.


Visiting address
Huizinga building, room 005.
Doelensteeg 16
2311 VL Leiden
The Netherlands

Postal address
Institute for History
Postbox 9515
2300 RA Leiden
The Netherlands 

Phone: +31 71 527 1646

Email address

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Last Modified: 25-07-2011