South Asia Architectural and Urban Histories Symposium

30 Apr

Friday, May 1, 2009.
5:00 pm Keynote address
Swati Chattopadhyay
Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture
University of California Santa Barbara

Saturday, May 2, 2009
9:00 am Introduction
Michael Fisher
Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Oberlin College.

9:30 am: Pedestrian Problems in early Twentieth Century Bombay
Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria, Assistant Professor, Department of
Anthropology, Smith College.

10:15 am: Water and Waste as Shahjahanabad Becomes Old Delhi
Michael Fisher, Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Oberlin College.

11:00 am to 11:30 am: Discussion led by Vandana Baweja, OKUM Postdoctoral
Fellow, Department of Art, Oberlin College.

1:00: Architectural History in South Asia: Critical Perspectives and Prospects
Madhuri Desai, Assistant Professor of Art History and Asian Studies,
Department of Art History, Penn State University.

1:45: Stones, Stories and Science: Archaeology and the Invention of the
“National” Monument in Colonial India
Mrinalini Rajagopalan
Assistant Professor/ Faculty Fellow of ‘The City’ , John W. Draper
Interdisciplinary Master’s Program in Humanities and Social Thought,
New York University

2:30 Discussion and closing remarks led by Paula Richman
Danforth Professor of Religion, Oberlin College

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