THE LEIDENER

A Blog by International Students at Leiden University

Manuscripts of South & Southeast Asia Workshop: inside the secretive world of Asian Studies

The University Library hosts a diverse scene of activity throughout the year, and its liveliness is characterised by much more than long coffee lines at Café Ubé or non-Asian studies … Continue reading

April 11, 2019 · 2 Comments

Studying at the Leiden University Libraries

I used to be a student who hated libraries to a great extent. My previous BA programme was based in The Hague, not in Leiden; therefore, I could only go … Continue reading

January 4, 2016 · 5 Comments

Spotted – another new library area

I realized that I definitely spend too much time in the library when I became aware of the fact that the only thing I can think of sharing on the … Continue reading

June 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

A friendly contract: How to write a thesis before the end of summer

OK, so I don’t know if I’m breaking trade secrecy laws here, but I thought I’d take the time out to describe how I’ve gone about finishing a thesis in … Continue reading

June 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

Spotted – new study area at the UB

After having complained about the difficulty or sometimes even impossibility of getting a spot at the library after 10 o’clock or about the noises due to the renovation for the … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · 1 Comment