The Leidener

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Conducting an internship and research in Africa

Eline is completing her internship and research in Ghana for her master’s programme. Follow her series of guest blogs about her experiences.

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March 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

How did I end up in Accra, Ghana?

By special guest blogger:  Eline Sleurink, African Studies student 2 months and counting in Accra, Ghana For the past 2 months I have been based at Impact Hub Accra, Ghana. … Continue reading

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March 10, 2017 · Leave a comment

Orientation Week Leiden (OWL) is a great idea!

5 Reasons why OWL week is a great idea It’s August, so the sun is shining and everyone is in holiday-mode. But August also means that its only one month … Continue reading

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August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Madurodam – Holland in Miniature.

We all know that Holland is a great country and that it has plenty of sights to offer. But, what if you find yourselves in this country for a short … Continue reading

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March 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Volkenkunde part 2

So I realized I hadn’t put up all the pictures from my visit to the Volkenkunde(ethnology museum). Don’t worry I didn’t capture the entire collection so there is still reason … Continue reading

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March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Day in Utrecht.

Utrecht is one of the big cities in The Netherlands, albeit still one of the lesser known ones on a global scale. It is quite an amazing place to visit, … Continue reading

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February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Kröller-Müller Museum experience.

I am a big fan of the iconic Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh and I have been inspired by him. From a very early age I watched movies like ‘Lust … Continue reading

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February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crowd-funding: Bring the Sun to Leiden

I am sure you have all heard of the phrase “charity begins at home” and since most of us call Leiden our home why not start here 🙂 Basically the … Continue reading

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February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Museum Volkenkunde – Geisha

Hello Leideners, it’s been a while since I last posted something – have been really busy with my thesis and exams. Just last evening however, I was clearing my drawers … Continue reading

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February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Visit to the Dinosaur Museum.

So, you find yourselves in Brussels. So, you think you have seen all the sights which are clichéd & associated with the city (I am looking at you, Grand place … Continue reading

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January 30, 2015 · Leave a comment