Erasmus Huis Jakarta

Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Kav S-3, Jakarta 12950


Leiden University Libraries, Universiteit Leiden, Erasmushuis

13 March - Seminar & Opening Photographic Exhibition: Reflections on R.A. Kartini

The impact and importance of Kartini’s beliefs are still felt to the present day. In this seminar the life and works of Kartini and her impact on present day society will be highlighted. Leading up to the celebration of Kartini day in April, the Kartini photo exhibition will be opened after the seminar. Speakers at the seminar are Paul Bijl, researcher at KITLV Leiden, Dewi Candrinungrum and Nursyahbani Katjasungkana, both women’s rights activists, and Rumail Abbas of Rumah Kartini in Jepara. Additional panelists are professor Toeti Heraty (poet, philosopher, art historian, human rights activist and also Leiden alumna) and Dian Sastrowardoyo, the actress who plays the role of Kartini in the upcoming movie about Kartini to be released in April.


All pictures of Kartini used in the exhibition at the Erasmushuis are from the collection of the Leiden University Libraries and will be donated on behalf of Leiden University Libraries and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Jakarta to the Kartini Museum in Jepara after the end of the exhibition.


Program & Speakers

Dewi Candranigrum – Jejer Wadon
Paul Bijl – Researcher KITLV Leiden
Nursyahbani Katjasungkana – Women’s Rights Activist
Rumail Abbas – Rumah Kartini


Seminar: 14.00
Opening exhibition: 17.45