Reports on subsidies


Subsidies given in 2009: in total € 2500

– The Scaliger Institute in Leiden University Library, an amount of € 1500 for the extra costs for full-colour printing of the exhibition catalogue “All my books in Foreign Tongues”. Scaliger’s Oriental legacy in Leiden, 1609-2009. Leiden 2009.
– Dr. Gabriëlle van den Berg, Leiden University, a guarantee for a maximum of € 1000 for the expenses of the workshop ‘The Reception of the Shahnama’, held 8-10 January 2009.

Subsidies given in 2008: allotted € 6790, spent € 4290

– Prof. H.J. Stroomer (Leiden) and Dr. M.G. Kossmann (Leiden), a guarantee for a maximum of € 2500 to the expense of the 5th Internationale Kolloquium zur Berberologie, Leiden, 8-11 October 2008 (guarantee not used).
– Mr. S. Suryadi, Leiden University. An amount of € 1125 as a contribution to the cost of travel to and participation in the 12th MANASSA Conference on Indonesian Manuscripts, held in Bandung, 4-7 August 2008. Report.
– Mr. Amiq Ahyad MA, of Surabaya, temporarily in Leiden. An amount of € 665 as a contribution to the cost of travel to and participation in the 24th ASEASUK Conference on Indonesian and Malay Manuscripts, held in the John Moores University in Liverpool, 21-22 June 2008. Report.
– Leiden University Library, Leiden. A guarantee for an amount of € 2500 as part of the matching for the first phase of the digitization of the Snouck Hurgronje Archive and Collection in the Leiden University Library (Metamorfoze Project, organized with the Royal Library, The Hague).

Subsidies given in 2007: in total € 4740

– Prof. Dr. Manfred Woidich, Amsterdam. An amount of € 1000 as a contribution to the expense of the Second International Symposium on “Middle Arabic and Mixed Arabic: Diachrony and Synchrony” in Amsterdam, 22-25 October 2007.
– Dr. A.L.F.A. Beelaert, Leiden, The Netherlands. An amount of € 540 as a contribution to travel expenses for her participation to the conference of the Societas Iranologica Europaea in Vienna (18-22 September 2007).
– Textile Research Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands. An amount of € 1200 as a contribution to the initial costs of the project ‘A handful of prayers. Prayer ropes and beads from around the world’.
– Ms. Arzu Meral, Leiden, The Netherlands. An amount of € 2000 as a contribution to travel expenses for her research trips to Istanbul and Cairo (project: ‘Transmission of ideas through texts’).

Subsidies given in 2006: in total € 8945.10

– Dr. Mariëtte van Beek, Leiden, The Netherlands. An amount of € 1000 as a contribution to the production of a POD-version of her Ph.D. thesis (De wereld is een verhaal, het verhaal is een wereld. Interpretaties van orale heiligentradities uit Marrakech, Marokko. Leiden 2003).
– Ms. Thea Gagnidze, Tblisi, Georgia. An amount of € 1213.10 as a contribution to the costs of a field trip to Syria.
– Ms. Hatice Kursun, Vaassen, The Netherlands. An amount of € 3000 as a contribution to the costs of her study in 2006-2007 of Quranic texts in Damascus, Syria (matching funds) Report.
– Mr. Melle Lyklema, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. An amount of € 1200 as a contribution to the costs of a field trip to Sohag, Egypt.
– Dr. Luitgard Mols, The Hague, The Netherlands. An amount of € 1332 as a contribution to the production costs of her Ph.D. thesis on Mamluk metalwork fittings in their artistic and architectural context.
– Mr. Syarwan Ahmad, Banda Aceh, Indonesia. An amount of € 1200 as a contribution to the costs of his airfare to and from Amsterdam (matching funds, for his fellowship with the Scaliger Institute, Leiden).

A selective survey of subsidies given before 2006:

– Dr. Elisabeth van der Haven for a trip to Tunis (October-November 2003), for research for her Ph.D. thesis, which she defended on October 26, 2006 (The Bey, the Mufti and the Scattered Pearls. Shari’a and Political Leadership in Tunisia’s Age of Reform).

– In May 2001 Ms. Liesbeth Zack received a subsidy for a stay in St. Petersburg, and in May 2004 she received a grant for participating in a Symposium in Louvain. On Friday 23 January 2009 she successfully defended her Ph.D. thesis, Egyptian Arabic in the seventeenth century. A study and edition of Yusuf al-Magribi’s Daf’ al-isr ‘an kalam ahl Misr, in the University of Amsterdam.

From the Foundation’s archive:

Invitation for the Third Snouck Hurgronje lecture ‘How can Mecca be saved?, delivered by Dr. Sami Angawi. Leiden, February 16, 2007

Invitation for the celebration of the 150th birthday of Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje. Leiden, February 16, 2007

Jaarboek V 1941

Jaarverslagen IV 1934-1940

Jaarverslagen II 1928-1930

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