Friday, March 15, 2013, CAAS (Center for Art and Archaeological Sciences) will be organizing the symposium "Science for Arts". CAAS is a partnership between Leiden University and TU Delft and is aimed at performing and stimulating research regarding arts and archaeology, focusing on an effective collaboration between the disciplines involved. The symposium will be held at Leiden University and admission is free. "Science for Arts" is intended to introduce students to the wide range of possibilities that the sciences provide for archaeological and art historical research .
Within the program of the Honours Class 2013 "Craft and identity in past and present " Dr. Anders Högberg, Associate Professor in Archaeology at Linneaus University in Kalmar, will lecture on "Tracing behavioural modernity through lithic technology". The lecture is open to everyone. Date: February 14, 2013. Venue: Eyckhof 3/room 005. Time: 15:00.
The Laboratory of Material Culture Studies welcomes two new researchers in October 2013. Dr. Christina Tsoraki and Dr. Benjamin Tun-Yee Chan , both from the Department of Archaeology of the University of Sheffield, received a Marie Curie research fellowship and will perform their research for 24 months under the guidance of Prof. Dr. Annelou of Gijn.