• Choice Award for The Dutch Moment

    25 January 2018

    Every year in the January issue, in print and online, Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. This prestigious list reflects the be...
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  • Exhibition and publication Masked Warriors

    25 January 2018

    Between December 2017 and May 2018, Masked Warriors. The Battle Stage of the Samurai is on view at Read more

  • Walking Tour and Presentation Hugo Grotius in Leiden

    30 November 2017

    On Thursday December 14, 2017 a bilingual walking guide (Dutch/English) of Grotius' time in Leiden will be launched with a walking tour by Jan Waszink. This scenic walking tour follows the locations o...
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  • Presentatie Sporen van de slavernij in Leiden

    7 November 2017

    Op zondag 12 november worden de eerste exemplaren gepresenteerd van het boekje Sporen van de slavernij in Leide...
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  • Book Release and Exhibition at Japan Museum SieboldHuis

    16 March 2017

    Ema are small wooden votive tablets which are meant to be left on a rack at the sanctuary, many Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples in Japan sell the...
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  • Lecture Wim Klooster, Tuesday 28 February

    21 February 2017

    On Tuesday 28 February a LISA (Leiden International Seminar on the Atlantic) will take place. Wim Klooster (Clark University) will present his new book by giving a lecture titled "The Dutch Moment: Wa...
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  • Review Manuscripts of the Latin Classics 800-1200

    30 January 2017

    The third volume in the series Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Book Culture has been reviewed many times in well-known and widely read journals. The latest review by John J. Contreni was ...
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  • Het Atlantisch imperium van de Republiek

    15 December 2016

    Verschijning The Dutch Moment. War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World van Wim ...
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  • Tentoonstelling Hedendaagse grafiek en tekenkunst

    1 November 2016

    Van 12 tot 27 november laat de Universitaire Bibliotheken Leiden in de expositiezalen van ARS Aemula Naturae voor het eerst een selectie uit haa...
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  • Latifeh Yarshater Award 2016

    5 September 2016

    At the Iranian Studies Conference in Vienna it was announced that LUP author Leila Rahimi Bahmany was awarded with The Latifeh Yarshater Award 2016 for her book Mirrors of Entrapment and ...
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  • LUP Catalogue 2016

    5 September 2016

    In this catalogue we present our new and forthcoming titles of 2016. Our Press continues to be a hub of scholarly publishing at Leiden University. We aim to produce titles that make major contribution...
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  • Participation in Knowledge Unlatched

    3 March 2016

    Scholarly monographs humanities and social sciences available in open access Leiden University Libraries and Leiden University Press ar...
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  • 20 LUP titles added to OAPEN Library

    22 February 2016

    Leiden University Press is a supporter of Open Access publishing. Recently 20 titles have been added to the OAPEN Library, bringing the tota...
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  • Turkish rights of Jihad and Islam in World War I sold

    22 February 2016

    The Turkish translation rights of the book edited by Erik-Jan Zürcher Jihad and Islam in World War I ...
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  • Henk te Velde new chair of LUP’s Editorial Advisory Board

    22 February 2016

    As of 1st of January 2016 Henk te Velde has taken over as chair from Ton van Haaften. The board advises the press in its mission to publish high quality scholarship. We are grateful to Ton...
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  • New series on Colonial and Global History through Dutch Sources

    14 January 2016

    Leiden University Press and Jos Gommans have recently signed a contract for a new series: Colonial and Global History through Dutch Sources.  The series Read more

  • Kakiemon Porcelain on sale

    7 December 2015

    Kakiemon Porcelain from Menno Fitski has gone down in price from € 69,95 to € 39,95. The book provides a comprehensive overview of Japanese and European sources and collections, giving a fresh ...
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  • Boekpresentatie ‘De succesvolle mislukking van Europa’

    26 October 2015

    Donderdag 28 oktober a.s., aanvang 20u, De Balie Amsterdam. “Heeft de teloorgang Read more

  • Leiden-Aramco Lecture on Arabic Language and Culture

    1 October 2015

    On Thursday 8 October 2015, professor Geert Jan van Gelder (University of Oxford) will deliver the Leiden-Aramco Lecture on Arabic Language and Culture entitled "Antidotes and Anecdotes: A Literar...
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  • Book presentation The Invasion of the Dutch East Indies

    17 September 2015

    Volume 3 of the Senshi Sōsho series will be presented on Monday September 21, 2015. The Invasion of the ...
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  • Download Paint Feet on a Snake: an Intermediate Mandarin Reader

    13 August 2015

    Paint Feet on a Snake is intended for Chinese Studies majors, China-focused students in other fields, heritage learners, and professionals. It will help improve vocabulary and grammar compete...
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  • 20 books in Iranian Studies Series

    13 July 2015

    This year we celebrate the publication of twenty books in the Iranian Studies Series. Since its start high-quality scholarship on various aspects of Iranian civilization, covering both contemporary an...
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  • Exhibition ‘Celebrating Curiosity: Four Centuries of Leiden University’

    19 May 2015

    Until Friday 19 June the exhibition Celebrating Curiosity can be visited in the Oude UB, Rapenburg 70 in Leiden. The exhibition was inspired by the publication ‘Edele wijze lieve bijzondere’ by Wi...
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  • Companion website for Persian in Use

    18 May 2015

    Anousha Sedighi has launched a fabulous website to accompany her textbook Persian in Use. Persian in use is an elementary Persian language and culture textbook designed for firs...
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  • New book by Caroline van Eck

    25 March 2015

    Together with De Gruyter, Germany, Leiden University Press has published in the Studien aus dem Warburg-Haus Series "Art, Agency And Living Presence. From the Animated Image to the Excessive Object", ...
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