Professor Emeritus, Department of Archaeology, Cambridge University

Contributions 
नागरिकता संशोधन अधिनयम 2019 पर कुछ विचार जहां तक मुझे समझ आता है, यह कानून उप महाद्वीप के बंटवारे से पैदा हुई अशांति और भ्रम को खत्म करता ह...

Some Thoughts on the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 As far as I can understand, this act ties up a loose end of the chaos and confusion caused by the Partition of the sub-continent. I clearly remember the day when my parents bundled their children and a widowed mother into an over-crowded railway c...

An Introduction to the Series ‘History of Ancient India’ The project began in April 2011. The first five volumes were released in December 2013. The titles of these published volumes are the following : (1) Prehistoric Roots, (2) Protohistoric Foundations, (3) The Texts, Political History and Admin...

Foreign Archaeological Collaborations and India’s Security Concerns The current rage in Indian archaeology is foreign collaboration. One of the reasons why this has become popular is that it imposes no intellectual and logistical burden on the Indian collaborator. The problems of the necessary fund and the research ...

Book Published / Book Reviews 
History of Ancient India-VIII : Sculpture, Painting, Terracottas, Performing Arts and Architecture The present volume provides a thorough and meticulous introduction to India’s sculpture, painting, terracottas, performing arts and architecture. In each case the coverage is extensive, supported by detailed references and should lead to further re...

Debating Culture; Anirban Ganguly; D K Printworld (P) Ltd, New Delhi, 2013; PP 158; Price Rs 400 Dr Anirban Ganguly’s book Debating Culture discusses the concept of culture in the writings of several outstanding national thinkers. He begins with Swami Vivekananda who had a very catholic and wide interest in both world and Indian art...

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