PhD defence Harrie Leijten: Van afgodsbeeld tot kunstvoorwerp

Photo book cover Harrie Leyten

Harrie Leijten will defend his PhD entitled From idol to art. African 'objects with power': A challenge for missionaries, anthropologists and museum curators at the Tilburg University. The defence will be in Dutch and is entitled 'Van afgodsbeeld tot kunstvoorwerp. Afrikaanse 'voorwerpen met kracht': een uitdaging voor missionarissen, antropologen en museumconservatoren'.


13.45: Aula will be open
14.00: 'Lekenpraatje', talk for a general public on the dissertation
14.15: PhD defence
15.30: Reception (until 17.00)

Harrie Leijten's PhD dissertation will soon be published by the ASC in the African Studies Collection.

Date, time and location

15 April 2015
14.00 - 17.00
Tilburg University, Aula, Building Cobbenhagen, Warandelaan 2, Tilburg