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Lecture series: “Mobilizing the Materiality of Heritage: India and the World”

August 8, 2017 @ 11:30 am - August 13, 2017 @ 1:30 pm

IIT Gandhinagar’s Archaeological Sciences Centre is glad to announce a lecture series by Lynn Meskell, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the Archaeology Center at Stanford University, and Himanshu Prabha Ray, former Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Guest Professor, IIT Gandhinagar: Mobilizing the Materiality of Heritage: India and the World, from August 8 to 13 (5 to 6:30 p.m.).
Drawing on excavations and conservation efforts in various parts of the world — Turkey with the famous Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük, Cambodia and India — these two eminent scholars will discuss the meaning of archaeological materialities, the concept of transnational heritage, and the political ramifications of heritage; they will also bring into relief the important implications of the new global order of heritage in the case of India.

This event has a Google Hangouts video call.


August 8, 2017 @ 11:30 am
August 13, 2017 @ 1:30 pm
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