Alumni Newsletter October 2019
Universiteit Leiden

Alumni News

October 2019


Alfons Chorus, founder of the Institute of Psychology: who was he really?

Alfons Chorus was the ‘founding father’ of Psychology in Leiden. His son Rogier Chorus recently obtained his PhD at Leiden University based on his biography of his father. He talked to his Leiden PhD supervisor Willem Heiser about his father’s innovations, his plagiarism and how he was misunderstood.

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Document Rembrandt

A PhD candidate from Leiden in Milan

On 14 January 2019, Shermarke Hassan boarded a plane to Milan. With support from the Leiden University Fund, this young PhD candidate was going to spend the next three months doing research at one of the world’s biggest research centres for haemophilia.

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Virtual reality

From Leiden to Singapore: Cleveringa around the world

You're invited to attend one (or more) of the interesting lectures on current scientific topics around November 26th, in over more than 25 cities worldwide.
Meet your fellow alumni in your area at one of the Cleveringa meetings (In Dutch & English)!

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Alumnus Paul Cling

Leiden Alumni meet Dutch Prime Minister in Jakarta

Representatives from the Leiden University Alumni Association in Indonesia (IKALI) were honored to have a discussion with Dutch Prime Minister H.E. Mark Rutte during his visit to Jakarta on 7 October 2019.

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Alumnus Paul Cling

Meet alumni around the world

› Cleveringa meetings all over the world
Save the date: Regional alumni conference Bangkok
   20-22 November 2019 - Bangkok

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Meet alumni in Leiden & The Hague

Museum Talks
  10 October - 12 December - The Netherlands
Watching the watchers: Intelligence steering and oversight in contemporary democracies
  18 October - The Hague
› Lecture: Building with Nature
  29 October - Leiden
Conference on Cyber Norms 2019: Dealing with Uncertainty
  5 & 6 November - The Hague
Alumni day for Bio Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy
  16 November - Leiden
The Science Festival Connecting Social Sciences 
  22 November - Leiden
Faculty of Archaeology Open Day
  12 October - Leiden
› Where are the Women after Resolution 1325?
  18 & 19 December - The Hague

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