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Ellen Raven

University Lecturer

Name
Dr. E.M. Raven
Telephone
+31 71 527 2909
E-mail
e.m.raven@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Fields of interest

Visual arts and material culture of South Asia and related cultural areas

Research

On iconographpy and numismatics of India, in particular of the earlier period.

Teaching activities

BA

  • Introduction of the arts of India
  • Iconography of Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism
  • Buddhist Art in Asia (coord. + contrib.)
  • Temple architecture
  • Ancient history (contrib. classes on numismatics)

MA

  • research seminar on narratives (jointly)
  • literature seminar 'What art is in Asia' (jointly)

Publications

Raven, E.M. (ed.). 2008. South Asian Archaeology 1999: proceedings of the fifteenth internationalconference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, held at the Universiteit Leiden, 5-9 July, 1999. Groningen: Egbert Forsten (Gonda Indological Studies 15)

Romany, D. & E.M. Raven (eds) 2008. A vision of splendour: Indian heritage in the photographs of Jean Philippe Vogel, 1901-1913, by Gerda Theuns-de Boer. Ahmedabad / Hidden Meadows / Leiden: Mapin / Grantha / The Kern Institute.

Theuns-de Boer, G.and E.M. Raven 2007. ‘On the Indo-Afghan border': the Gandhara album revisited. In J. van Krieken (ed.), Art and archaeology of Afghanistan: its fall and survival, pp. 103-125. Leiden/Boston:Brill.

Raven, E.M. 2006. Kusana echoes and the 'Indianization' of early Gupta gold coin design. In F. De Romanis & S. Sorda (eds), Dal denarius al dinar: l'Oriente et la moneta Romana ; Atti dell'Incontro di Studio, Roma 16-18 settembre 2004, pp. 201-237. Roma: Istituto Italiano di Numismatica.

Raven, E.M. 2006. A ring for the king. Journal of Bengal Art 9-10:71-88.

Raven, E.M. 2005. Candragupta II, the Lion-Slayer. In C. Jarrige and V. Lefevre (eds), South Asian Archaeology 2001: proceedings of the sixteenth international conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, held in College de France, Paris, 2-6 July 2001, pp. 615-622. Paris: Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations.

Raven, E.M. 2004. Kings in copper. In: H.T. Bakker (ed.), The Vakataka heritage: Indian culture at the crossroads, pp. 19-31. Groningen: Egbert Forsten.

Balasubramaniam,R., M.I. Dass & E.M. Raven 2004. The original image atop the Delhi iron pillar. Indian Journal of History of Science 39/2:177-203.

Raven, E.M. & H.I. Lassschuijt (eds) 2002. ABIA South and Southeast Asian art and archaeology index, volume two (in two parts). Leiden/Boston: Brill.

Raven, E.M. (ed.) 2002. Afghanistan: picking up the pieces. IIAS Newsletter 27:8-16.

Raven, E.M. 2001. Defining Gupta mint idioms: the Chattra (Parasol) Type coins of Candragupta II. In: M.J. Klokke and K.R. van Kooij (eds), Fruits of inspiration: studies in honour of prof.dr J.G. de Casparis, retired professor of the Early History and Archeology of South and Southeast Asia at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, on the occasion of his 85th birthday, pp. 389-405. Groningen: Egbert Forsten.

Raven, E.M. 2001. Review. [Bespreking van: J. Cribb, Magic coins of Java, Bali and the Malay Peninsula: thirteenth to twentieth century ; a catalogue based on the Raffles collection of coin-shaped charms from Java in the British Museum. London: British Museum Press, (1999)]. In: Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 157:200-208.

Raven, E.M., M.J. Klokke and K.R. van Kooij (eds) 1998. ABIA South and Southeast Asian art and archaeology index, vol. 1. London/New York: Kegan Paul.

University Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Institute for Area Studies
  • SAS India en Tibet

Work address

Matthias de Vrieshof
Matthias de Vrieshof 3
2311 BZ Leiden
Room number 0.03a

Contact

  • Raven E. M. (2017), Kings of styles or the good, the bad and the ugly, Journal of Bengal Art 22: 119-132.article in journal
  • Raven E.M. (2017), Review of: Hegewald Julia A.B. (2014) In the Shadow of the Golden Age : Art and Identity in Asia from Gandhara to the Modern Age, Studies in Asian Art and Culture, Anthropos: Internationale Zeitschrift für Völker- und Sprachenkunde 112: 674-677.book review
  • Raven E.M. (2016), Samudragupta's Aśvamedha coins in the patterning of early Gupta coin designs, Pratna Samiksha : A Journal of Archaeology 7: 95-126.article in journal: refereed
  • Raven E.M. (2015), Kumara cum Kumara, Pratna Samiksha : A Journal of Archaeology New Series 6: 63-88.article in journal: refereed
  • Raven E.M. (2012), From Candragupta II to Kumāragupta I: styles in the patterning of Gupta coin designs, Journal of Bengal Art 17: 51-62.article in journal
  • Raven E.M. (2012), Kumāra cum Kumāra. In: South Asian Archaeology 2010..conference paper
  • Kumar S. & Raven E.M. (2012), New type and variety in coins of Skandagupta, ONS Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society 210: 24-26.article in journal
  • Pieris E. & Raven E.M. (2010), ABIA South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index, volume 3. Leiden: Brill.book
  • Raven E.M. (2010), Samudragupta's King-and-Queen Type coins in the patterning of early Gupta coin designs, ONS Journal of the Oriental Numismatic Society 205(Supplement): 31-39.article in journal
  • Raven E.M. (2010), The seated lady and the Gupta king. In: Callieri P.F., Colliva L. (Eds.) South Asian Archaeology 2007: Proceedings of the 19th Meeting of the European Association of South Asian Archaeology, in Ravenna, Italy, July 2007. Bar International Series Oxford: Archaeopress. 259-273.conference paper
  • Raven E.M. (2009), Een koninklijk verbond in Sassano-Indiase verpakking?. In: Sassanidische kunst en de beeldtaal op munten: invloed en interpretatie, by dr. Rika Gyselen. Utrecht: Geldmuseum.book chapter
  • Raven E.M. (2008), A bibliography of E.C.L. During Caspers. In: Olijdam E., Spoor R.H. (Eds.) Intercultural relations between South and Southwest Asia: studies in commemoration of E.C.L. During-Caspers (1934-1996). Oxford: Archaeopress. 8-11.conference paper
  • Romany D. & Raven E.M. (Eds.) (2008), A vision of splendour: Indian heritage in the photographs of Jean Philippe Vogel, 1901-1913, by Gerda Theuns-de Boer. Ahmedabad / Hidden Meadows / Leiden: Mapin / Grantha / The Kern Institute.editorship of book
  • Raven E.M. (Ed.) (2008), South Asian Archaeology 1999: proceedings of the fifteenth international conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, held at the Universiteit Leiden, 5-9 July, 1999. Groningen: Egbert Forsten.editorship of book
  • Theuns-de Boer G. & Raven E.M. (2007), 'On the Indo-Afghan border': the Gandhara album revisited. In: Krieken J. van (Ed.) Art and archaeology of Afghanistan: its fall and survival. Leiden/Boston: Brill. 103-125.conference paper
  • Raven E.M. (2006), A ring for the king, Journal of Bengal Art 9-10: 71-88.article in journal
  • Raven E.M. (2006), Kusana echoes and the 'Indianization' of early Gupta gold coin design. In: De Romanis F., Sorda S. (Eds.) Dal denarius al dinar: l'Oriente et la moneta Romana ; Atti dell'Incontro di Studio, Roma 16-18 settembre 2004. Roma: Istituto Italiano di Numismatica. 201-237.conference paper
  • Raven E.M. (2005), Candragupta II, the Lion-Slayer. In: Jarridge C., Lefevre V. (Eds.) South Asian Archaeology 2001: proceedings of the sixteenth international conference of the European Association of South Asian Archaeologists, held in College de France, Paris, 2-6 July 2001. Paris: Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations. 615-622.conference paper
  • Raven E.M. (2004), Kings in copper. In: Bakker Hans T. (Ed.) The Vakataka heritage: Indian culture at the crossroads. Groningen: Egbert Forsten. 19-31.conference paper
  • Balasubramaniam R., Dass M.I. & Raven E.M. (2004), The original image atop the Delhi iron pillar, Indian Journal of History of Science 39(2): 177-203.article in journal
  • Raven E.M. & Lassschuijt H.I. (Eds.) (2002), ABIA South and Southeast Asian art and archaeology index, volume two (in two parts). Leiden/Boston: Brill.editorship of book
  • Raven E.M. (2002), Afghanistan: picking up the pieces, IIAS Newsletter (Special Issue, The Asia-Pacific War 60 Years On: History and Memory) 27: 8-16.article in journal
  • Raven E.M. (Ed.) (2001), ABIA South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index - online database (www.abia.net). Internet: World Wide Web.editorship of book
  • Raven E.M. (2001), Defining Gupta mint idioms: the Chattra (Parasol) Type coins of Candragupta II. In: Klokke M.J., Kooij K.R. van (Eds.) Fruits of inspiration: studies in honour of prof.dr J.G. de Casparis, retired professor of the Early History and Archeology of South and Southeast Asia at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, on the occasion of his 85th birthday. Groningen: Egbert Forsten. 389-405.conference paper
  • Raven E.M. (2001), Review Review of: Cribb Joe (2001) Magic coins of Java, Bali and the Malay Peninsula: thirteenth to twentieth century ; a catalogue based on the Raffles collection of coins-shaped charms from Java in the British Museum, Bijdragen tot de Taal-, Land- en Volkenkunde 157: 200-208.book review
  • Raven E.M., Klokke M.J. & Kooij K.R. van (Eds.) (1998), ABIA South and Southeast Asia art and archaeology index, vol. 1. London/New York: Kegan Paul International.editorship of book
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