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Date(s) - 15/07/2021 - 16/07/2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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International Symposium
History of India: Theory, Methods, Practice
(July 15-16)
jointly organized by
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla
Shawnee State University, Ohio
Convener: Prof. Lavanya Vemsani

Platform: Cisco WebEx & Facebook ( )
This symposium examines the theory, methods, and practice of Indian history noting the lacunae within the history of India beginning with imperial history constructions. Lectures also focus on specialized areas of Indian history (Early History, Second Millennial history, Art History, Anthropological history, and Indo-Islamic history). Foundations of Indian history writing are laid during the colonial era, which continued to dominate the history of India even after the independence. As India is nearing 75-years of Independence it is necessary to undertake a critical examination of Indian history