A series of 24 lectures, consisting of six independent modules provides a historical overview of the archaeology, art and architectural practices in the Indian Sub-continent from c.3000 BC to the days of the British Raj in the 1900s. Following an introduction to some basic concepts and architectural terms, the series covers a vast range of topics including the Harrapan or Indus Valley culture, and the beginnings of rock-cut architecture and the temples of the South. 

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Dr. John Marr

A leading British Indologist, writer and a former member of Faculty at The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, Dr. Marr is also The Bhavan’s Vice Chairman. He is one of very few non-Indians to be awarded the Padma Shri (the fourth highest civilian award in India), by the Government of India. He teaches The Bhavan’s Karnatik Music Theory course as well as a separate course in Art History of Indian sub-continent. Dr. Marr says that it was his love for Indian music that initially took him to India in 1946 and his love for Indian music and culture remains intact to this day.

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