Special Lectures


‘Durga-Mahisamardini in Bengal’ by Dr Gautam Sengupta, Director General, ASI, New Delhi on 1 October 2011, at Asutosh Birth Centenary Hall, Indian Museum, Kolkata.


Panchatathagatas: Illustration in Eastern India Art by Dr Gauriswar Bhattacharya, an eminent Art Historian, Free University, Berlin at Asutosh Birth Centenary Hall, Indian Museum on 16 January 2012.

3. The Alternate Nation of Abanindranath Tagore by Shri Debashish Banerji, University of Philosophical Research, Los Angeles and the Great-grandson of Abanindranath Tagore at the Auditorium of Indian Museum on 31 January 2012.
4. How I Approach the Curatorial Process and Its Results in My Museum by Dr Jack Rasmussen, Director & Curator, American University Museum, Washington at the Auditorium of Indian Museum on 22 February 2012.
5. Indo-Pakistan c.67 Million Years Ago: When Snakes Ate Dinosaurs by Prof. Jeffrey A. Wilson, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Associate Curator, Museum of Palaeontology University of Michigan, USA on 29 February 2012.
6. Nathaniel Wallich – The extraordinary career of the founder of the Indian Museum by Professor Martin Krieger, Department of Northern European History, University of Kiel, Germany on 9 March 2012.
7. The Magic Painters of Bihar (Jadupatuas): Case studies of a German Collection by Dr Wolfram Froeb, Independent Researcher, Germany on 26 March 2012.
8 Masterpieces of Mughal Paintings from the Indian Museum by Professor Asok Kumar Das, National Tagore Fellow, Indian Museum on 27 March 2012.
9. Valabhi and Nalanda – Two Early Medieval Centres of Buddhist learning by Dr Annette Schmiedchen, Department of Asian and African Studies, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany on 4 April 2012.