Leiden Honorary Doctorates

2014 Professor Joseph Smolen, Medicine
Professor Herbert Waldmann, Science 
News article: Rheumatologist Smolen and chemical biologist Waldmann awarded honorary doctorates by Leiden University   2013

Rien Verhoef (Humanities)
News article: Honorary Doctorate for translator Rien Verhoef

Professor Patricia Crone (Arts/History)
Professor Michael Cook (Arts/History)
News article: Honorary Doctorates at Leiden for Arabists Patricia Crone & Michael Cook and for translator Rien Verhoef


2012

Professor Walter van Gerven (Law) 
News article: Pionier Europees recht Walter Van Gerven krijgt Leids eredoctoraat


2011 

Ian Hodder (Archaeology)
News article: Honorary Doctorate for Ian Hodder

Peter van Straaten (Social and Behavioural Sciences)
News article: Honorary Doctorate for Peter van Straaten


2010

Dame Antonia Byatt (Humanities)
News article: Honorary Doctorate for Dame Antonia Byatt         

Professor Reinhard Genzel (Science)
News article: Honorary Doctorate for Reinhard Genzel
Professor Antonio Damasio (Social and Behavioural Sciences)
News article: Honorary Doctorate for Antonio Damasio


2009

Prof. Susan Fiske (Social and Behavioural Sciences) 
News article: Honorary Doctor Susan Fiske in colloquium on stereotyping and inter-group relations
Video: 434th Dies Natalis
 

2008

Florian Holsboer (Science) 
News article: Florian Holsboer Leids eredoctor (in Dutch) 
 
2006

Professor Anthony Grafton (Arts/History)
News article:Honorary doctorate for Anthony Grafton 

2005

2004

Martin Lof (Philosophy)
News article: Filosoof Martin-Löf krijgt Leids eredoctoraat (in Dutch)

2003

Piet Borst (Medicine)
News article: Leids eredoctoraat voor Piet Borst (in Dutch)

2002
 
Brezis (Science)

2001

Lijphart (Social and Behavioural Sciences)

2000
  • G. Komrij (Arts) 
  • L. Binford (Archeology) 
  • E. Larbrousse (Theology) 
  • T. Sugimura  (University)
     
1999 

N.R. Mandela (University)

1998

J. van Soest (Law)

1995 
  • M. Scheltema (Law) 
  • D. Graig Wiley (University)
  • L.Z. Benet (Science) 
  • R.S. Kayne (Arts) 
  • A. Bandura (Social and Behavioural Sciences)
     
1990
  • E. Reiner (Arts) 
  • E.F. Loftus (Social and Behavioural Sciences) 
  • Z.A. Cohen (University)
  • P.H. Raven (Science)
     
1988 
J. Pérez de Cuéllar (Law)

1986 
J.J. van Loghem (University)

1985  
  • J.W. Wevers (Theology) 
  • P. Pescatore (Law) 
  • E.L. Lehmann (Science) 
  • M.L. Rutter (Social and Behavioural Sciences)
     
1984 
R. Nieuwenhuys (Arts)

1982
R.E. Scully (University)

1980  
  • W. Snijders (Law) 
  • N.G.H. Orie (University)
  • P. Creutzberg (Arts) 
  • J. Rouch (Social and Behavioural Sciences)
     
1979 
L. Waldmann (Science)

1977 
A.D. Momigliani (Arts)

1975
  • E. Levinas (Theology) 
  • M.M. Thomas (Theology) 
  • J.N. Hazard (Law) 
  • D.J. Veegens (Law) 
  • C. Auerbach (University)
  • B. Fell (University)
  • J.B. Stanbury (University)
  • P. Kaesberg (Science) 
  • J.C. Wheatley (Science) 
  • F. Braudel (Arts) 
  • L.W. Forster (Arts) 
  • B. Karlgren (Arts) 
  • C.H. Coombs (Social and Behavioural Sciences) 
  • C.R. Rogers (Social and Behavioural Sciences)
     
1973 
J.S. Pictet (Law)

1972
  • N.R. Ker (Arts) 
  • W. Kaegi (Arts)
     
1970 
  • M. Bataillon (Arts) 
  • C. De Duve (University)
  • W.R. Maxted (University)
     
1969 
J.B. Jansen (University)
 
1968
  • E.I. Strubbe (Law) 
  • O.W. van Ewijk (Law)
     
1965 
  • A. Giroud (University) 
  • I. Waller (Science) 
  • R.K. Merton (Social and Behavioural Sciences) 
  • H.R. van Heekeren (Arts)
     
1962 
R.W. Gerard (University)

1960 
  • T. Sellin (Law) 
  • W.T. Stearn (Science)
     
1959 
J.E. de Vos van Steenwijk (Law)

1956 
A. Welcker (Arts/Philosophy)

1954
  • P.J. Waardenburg (University)
  • J. Schlumberger (Arts/Philosophy) 
  • E.M. Forster (Arts/Philosophy) 
  • V.E. van Vriesland (Arts/Philosophy)
     
1949 
H.J.L. Struycken (University)

1948
  • W.E. Hocking (Arts/Philosophy) 
  • J.C. Smuts (veldmaarschalk) (Law) 
  • Lord Hailey (Law)
     
1946
  • W.H. Wachter (Science)
  • A.W. Kloos (Science) 
  • P. Jansen (Science) 
  • Sir Winston L.S. Churchill (Law)
     
1930 
Her Majesty Queen Juliana (Arts/Philosophy)

1928
  • H.A. Deslandres (Science) 
  • F Küstner (Science)
     
1925 
  • Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina (Law) 
  • H.A. Lorentz (University)
     
1924 
F. d’Herelle (University)
 
1923 
R.Th.A. Innes (Science)

1922
  • P.S. Allen (Arts/Philosophy)
  • Kirssop Lake (Theology)
     
1921 
G.P. Rouffaer (Arts/Philosophy)

1920 
  • A. Lawrence Lowell (Law)
  • Viscount Bryce (Law)
     
1919 
J. Oppenheim (Law)

1913 
  • E. Moresco (Law) 
  • T.M.C. Asser (Law) 
  • A.H. Fried (Law) 
  • L. Renault (Law) 
  • E. Root (Law)
     
1910 
  • D.F. Scheurleer (Arts) 
  • Edv. Lehmann (Theology)
     
1909 
J. Rendel Harris (Theology)

1904 
E.B. Kielstra (Arts)

1903
  • J.H. Wilterdink (Science) 
  • H.J. Krantz (Science)
     
1902 
L. Bolk (Gen.)

1900 
A. Freiherr von Eiselberg (University)

1898
F.A.H. Schreinemakers (Science)

1897 
Oscar III, Kingdom of Sweden & Norway (Philosophy)

1895  
  • G.K. Niemann (Arts)
  • G. Kùun van Osdala (Arts) 
  • J. Poels (University)
     
1894
H.J. Eymael (Arts)

1893 
M. Straub (University)

1892 
A.C. Vreede (Arts)

1890 
  • M.A. Gooszen (Theology) 
  • A.J. van Pesch (Science)
     
1887
A. von Kremer (Arts)

1886 
Ch.M. Schols (Science)

1884
  • J. Dyserick (Theology)
  • Bhagwanlai Indraij Pandit (Arts) 
  • Th.J. Stieltjes (Science) 
  • G.A. Wilken (Arts)

 
Last Modified: 10-09-2014