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AK-RAK-1997-1, Durga die de buffeldemon doodt, Oost-Java, ca. 1300 - ca. 1500

Rijksmuseum-IIAS Lectures on Asian Art: ‘The Goddess Durga, from the Bengals to East-Java’

On 11 november there will be a lecture in the Auditorium in the series of the  ‘Rijksmuseum-IIAS Lectures on Asian Art’. The speaker is Prof. dr. Claudine Bautze-Picron.

The theme is ‘The Goddess Durga, from the Bengals to East Java’ and also the two Durga sculptures in the Asian Pavilion will have a role in the presentation.

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On Friday 10 November Prof. dr. Claudine Bautze-Picron will give a masterclass ‘Between earth and water: Mainamati and Vikrampur in South and East Bengal’. Register via  For more information, see

Programme 11 November

14.30 – 15.00  Reception with coffee & tea in the foyer at the Auditorium
15.00 – 15.10  Welcome & Introduction

15.10 – 16.00  Lecture by Dr Claudine Bautze-Picron
16.00 – 16.30  Q&A


The lecture is open to everyone but you will need to register via a link on the webpage of  IIAS (International Institute for Asian Studies, Leiden), or send an email to For more information, click here.