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LACDR female professors amongst reveilation Senate Chamber

On International Women’s Day 2016 the portrait photos of LACDR female Science Professors were unveiled amongst 89 other female Professors of Leiden University at the Senate Chamber of the Leiden Academy Building.

Present-day female professors

In the portrait gallery of famous professors, 117 men and a single woman usually cast a dignified glance down at visitors. For a month from 8 March, visitors will only see photos of present-day female professors. The Senate Chamber is where PhDs are defended and new professors are appointed, but for this period only it is open to visitors.

The portraits remain on display for a month and can be viewed on:

  • March 11 from 14h00-16h00
  • March16 from 14h00-16h00
  • March 29 from 16h00-18h00
  • April 5 from 16h00-18h00

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