27 March 2024, 06:30 pm
Histories of Indian Perfume
Programme Type
Seminar Rooms 1,2,3

Panelists: James McHugh, Professor of South Asian Religions, University of Southern California in Los Angeles; Malayka Shirazi, researcher, writer and Filmmaker who has worked extensively on the attar and the attar sellers of Old Delhi s a researcher for Smells Assembly; Projit Bihari Mukharji, Head, Dept. of History, Ashoka University in conversation with Naman Ahuja, Professor of Art History and Visual Culture, Jawaharlal Nehru University and General Editor of Marg


The conversation marks the publication of MARG’s latest volume that explores the histories of perfumes in India, the people who make them, their use in traditional medicine, the genealogy of their recipes, their visual representation through Indian art history and more

(Collaboration: MARG)