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Please find below details of Dr. Shailendra Bhandare's upcoming lecture.
21 May Dr. Shailendra Bhandare: "Images of the Buddha on Coins"
Dr. Shailendra Bhandare holds the office of Assistant Keeper (South Asian Numismatics), Heberden Coin Room at the Ashmolean Museum. His research interests include Indian Coinage: its historical context, utility and evolution with specific attention to the early historic, medieval (Mughal) and modern periods. Also its significance for undertaking studies of broad historical interests such as cross-cultural syncretism, urbanisation and colonialism. He is also interested in the applicability of Indian Numismatics for various Indological themes such as art, iconography, epigraphy and archaeology.
The lecture will take place at Balliol College, lecture room XXlll at 5.30pm on Monday 21 May.
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