Padma Shri Sharada Srinivasan is a doyen of archaeology and history of art. This event is a part of the series, Up Close and Personal with Padma Legends.
Sharada Srinivasan will be in conversation with Sandhya Mendonca, followed by an interactive session with the audience.
This event is at the ITC Windsor as part of the ArtMantram Festival of Art Craft and Design Bangalore.
About Prof. Sharada Srinivasan
Prof. Sharada Srinivasan is a Professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bengaluru. She has made pioneering contributions to the study of archaeology and the history of art from the perspective of exploring engineering applications in these disciplines. She has earned her Ph.D. from the Institute of Archaeology, University College London (1996) on Archaeometallurgy of South Indian bronzes; MA from School of Oriental & African Studies, London (1989) and BTech in Engineering Physics from IIT Bombay (1987). She received the Padmashri award in Archaeology in 2019 from the President of India. Prof. Sharada Srinivasan is a Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and the World Academy of Art and Science.
Sandhya Mendonca is a Media Entrepreneur, Author and Cultural Evangelist. She is the Founder, MD & Editor-in-Chief of Raintree Media, a partner of the Global Village Publishing network and the founder of India’s first multi-arts women’s cultural festival, the Under The Raintree women’s cultural festival.