Dr Hemanth Kadambi shall be delivering a lecture on "Reimagining South India’s Past: archaeology, heritage-making and the public" as part of the INTACH NIAS Lecture Series on Back and Forth in Time: Lectures on the South Indian Past. The event will take place online on 25 June, 6.30-8.15 pm.
This talk will give an overview of recent research in the archaeology and histories of South India. It will also explore the abiding but also recently reinvigorated public interest in South Indian pasts. The talk makes a case for a larger role for academic scholarship in public engagement with South India's diverse pasts.