Four Centuries of Freedom
To mark the celebration of the 440th anniversary of the foundation of Leiden University four short films have been made about the University’s history. In the films, Willem Otterspeer, Professor of University History, visits Leiden’s many special and in some cases hidden locations and explains the highlights of more than four centuries of freedom.
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The Four Centuries of Freedom films have been produced by the Leiden University Centre for Innovation. Directed by: Thomas Hurkxkens; Camera: Dennis Lubbers; Film editing: Daan Wijdeveld.