The Leiden University Alumni Society invited David Bouman to lecture on March 9th at the National Museum of Antiquities in the city of Leiden.
It was a special occasion, as it was the 15th birthday of Terra, the Leiden Archaeology Student Association, and it was the Alumini Society second symposium.
The symposiums’ thema was ‘water in an archaeology context’.
The following lectures were given:
- Mark Locicero: a road made by liquid footprints: Water and sustainability in the Roman city
- David Bouman: Expedition Oman: The search for the VOC-wreck Amstelveen, lost in 1763
- Martijn Manders: One big maritime landscape. Water as a connector in the Low Countries
- Wouter Waldus: Surfaced! The salvaging of the IJssel Cog shipwreck
The evening was attended by some 70 national and international students and alumni.
Leiden University likes to stay in touch with its alumni and encourages contact between alumni themselves. The Development & Alumni Relations department supports and organizes various services and activities for alumni.