India and the World: Program and Participants

India and the World: New Arcs of Knowledge

November 24th to 30th, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai

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Participants & Projects

Agarwal, Saumya (Universität Heidelberg) The Heterogeneous Temporalities of the Painted Cenotaphs of Shekhawati
Bachman, Jessica (University of Washington) Towards a Material and Cultural History of Soviet Book Consumption in Post-Colonial South Asia, 1954–1973
Bamber, William (University of Washington) From Ottoman Istanbulin to Hyderabadi Sherwani: A Transnational Men’s Style in late-19thCentury South Asia, 1869–1911
Bernhaut, Ross Lee (University of Michigan) The Making and Remaking of the Jain Rock-Cut Sculptures at Gwalior: Expressions in Text, Image, and Stone
Bhatawadekar, Shraddha (Brandenburgische Technische Universität Cottbus-Senftenberg)  A Railway Station as a Visual Narrative: Understanding the Railway Heritage of India in a Global Context. The Case of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus, Mumbai
Grancho, Nuno (DINÂMIA’CET – Instituto Universitário de Lisboa (ISCTE-IUL)) Asia on the Move: Two-Way Processes, Data and Legacy of Architectural History from Former Portuguese Colonial Territories in India
Gupta, Vivek (SOAS University of London) Imagining Somnath: Mirabilia Indiae in Islamicate Cosmographies of South Asia
Kimmet, Natasha (Universität Wien) Buddhist Clay Sculpture Production in the Shahi Kingdoms
Lewis, Sarojini (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Visuals of Bhojpuri Migrants: Situating the Archive through a Contemporary Lens/ Silences of Seas: Sea A Non-Archive?
López Arnaiz, Irene (Universidad de Madrid) A Transcultural and Transdisciplinary Modernism. The Meeting of Indian Dances and the Parisian Avant-garde
Monohar, Mohit (Yale University) Making and Remaking the Tomb of Sher Shah Suri in British India
Mitra, Sandipan (Presidency University, Kolkata) Human Models: Colonialism, Anthropology and the Global Circulation of the Clay Works of Krishnanagar
Pal, Joeeta (Jawaharlal Nehru University) The Afterlife of Kanheri: The Multiple Participants in an Extended Mortuary Tradition
Rizvi, Nimra (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Cultural Transactions Through Object Circulation: Awadh and the World, 1750–1857
Roy Choudhury, Priyani (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) The Plantain on the Pillar: A Visual Arc Between Fatehpur Sikri and the Indian Ocean Rim
Sil, Mrinalini (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Collection and Commission: Formation of the ‘Nabobs’ Oriental Art Collection from Eighteenth Century Bengal
Singh, Parul (Jawaharlal Nehru University) Framing Reality: Photo-Mimetic Portraiture in the Windsor Castle Ishqnama Illustrated Manuscript
Wibulsilp, Pimmanus (Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok) The Majestic Red Building That Burned Down: Reconsidering the Indo-Anglo Cultural Encounters and Exchanges in the Late Eighteenth-Century Nawabi Karnatak Through the History of the Chepauk Palace


Guest Scholars