The Afterlives of Monuments Evening Lecture and Reception
Professor Tapati Guha-Thakurta, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta will give a lecture on The Sanchi Stupa in Colonial India
The Production and Reproduction of a Monument
The lecture starts at 6.30pm; the door opens at 6.00pm
£7.50 includes lecture and reception
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South Asia is famous for its monuments, past and present. This research project has been developed through a series of international conferences and seminars, culminating in the publication of a special issue on The Afterlives of Monuments in South Asian Studies, published by Taylor and Francis as volume 29 issue 1, spring 2013.
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I studied in the UK (Edinburgh and London) and I have worked in the UK, the USA, and in Europe, where I am now at the University of Amsterdam. Following my PhD I have written extensively on art in Britain in the nineteenth and early twentieth century with two books, Painting Women (1994) and Beyond the Frame: Feminism and Visual Culture (2000) along with exhibitions such as ‘The Edwardian Era’ (co-curated 1987).
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Tapati Guha Thakurta is Professor of History at theCentre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta. She has published widely on the art and cultural history of Modern India and her publications include The Aesthetics of the Popular Print, Calcutta, 2006, Monuments, Objects, Histories: Institutions of Art in Colonial and Postcolonial India, 2004, Visual Worlds of Modern Bengal, 2002; Representing the Bengali Modern, 2000; In Her Own Right: Remembering the Artist, Karuna Shaha, 2001; and The Making of a New ‘Indian’ Art: Artists, Aesthetics and Nationalism in Bengal, c.
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