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We haven't scheduled our next PechaKucha Night yet, but in the meantime you can watch some presentations, look at our map to see if there are any scheduled PKNs in nearby cities, or have a look at the long list of upcoming events, to see if there's one you can attend!

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The Concept of Ma

@ VOL 25 ON NOV 07, 2018

Maaike Helmer is founder and editor in chief of stressedout.nl, the first online magazine about all stress related stuff. She wrote the book NO/THING, about the insights she obtained through an old Japanese concept (ma), that gave her more inner peace. She will be speaking about her quest en the insights she obtained. The book will be published fall '18.

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Twin Cities Japan - Netherlands

@ VOL 25 ON NOV 07, 2018

An allegiance between two cities, isn’t that a bit old fashioned? Why even bother and why would you choose Nagasaki? Wasn’t that the city of the nuclear bomb? An enlightening story about Japanese traces in the city of Leiden explained to u by Jessica Hilhorst.

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Integrating in Japan

@ VOL 25 ON NOV 07, 2018

Arne Driessen was ready to live his life in Japan. He soon found out that integration into a foreign culture is harder then he thought.

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Modern families

@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Surrogate mother, foster father, stepbrother, half-sister, donor, bonus-grandpa, adoption parents, biological aunt, genetic uncle….. Sjamke de Voogd reminisces about relationships and special families and tries to make the best of it all.

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Voyeurism in film

@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Sara Hoogveld calls upon the voyeur inside every film viewer. With Edward Hopper’s paintings as a starting point we explore voyeurism in the cinema. An inside look in the deep dark longings of the voyeur in the movie theatre….

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In Love With Leiden

@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

We are in love! And captured this on camera. But now, how will we take this hommage to Leiden a step further? Should we wrap it in giftwrapping, put it in a ‘traveling’ book or put up a sign at the bus stop? Share your ideas with Sanneke Fisser April 18th at Gebr. De Nobel!

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Whatever makes you happy

@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

As a baker and organization optimizer Robbert Leemans goal is to make his customers, guests and colleagues a little bit happier every day, by making it possible that everyone can actually do whatever makes him or her happy.

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@ VOL 23 ON APR 18, 2018

Through his personal experience Pablo Goldenberg would love to highlight the power of a positive attitude in our lives, as the main engine in human development and happiness. It is a choice, and it is possible to learn it. Pablo was born in Buenos Aires and blends with passion his professional work as multidisciplinary dentist with being a father, attitude speaker and long distance triathlete.


About the City's Organizers

  • Judith Sebregts

    City Organiser for PechaKucha Night Leiden, the Netherlands and outdoor specialist for Bever, Leiden, the Netherlands

  • Romy Kühne

    Ambacht, geometrie, metaal en licht. Dit zijn de ingrediënten die het werk van product en lichtontwerpster Romy Kühne kenmerken. Tijdens deze Pecha Kucha Night geeft zij u een kijkje in de keuken van Romy Kühne Design; Over het 1,5 jaar in de leer gaan bij een gildemeester in koperslagerij en felstechniek om die ene lamp te kunnen maken, het onderbrengen van je lampontwerp bij een groot verlichtingsmerk en het installeren van een lichtplan op 8 meter hoogte in een voormalig wildwaterbaan.