Small Study and Research Grant (India)

Dr. Riza Abbas

Colours of life: decoding the rock art of the historical period in India.

Ms. Sayantani Ghosh

A study of different types of huqqa and their depiction in art.

Dr. Shobha V.

Systematic documentation of megalithic and early historic cultural remains in the Hugyam valley in Kollegal taluk, Chamarajanagar District, Karnataka.

Dr. V. Jeyaraj

A survey of British period sculptures in cultural institutions and in public spaces in Tamilnadu.

Mr. Thangadurai T.

A study, documentation and mapping of the fortifications of Pudkkottai region from 1300 -1900 CE.

Ms. Rajalakshmi Karakulam

A study of phytoliths from the Harappan site of Shikarpur, Kutch.

Mr. Gowrisankar S.

A study of the irrigation systems of the Central Kaveri river in the period between 800 and 1900 CE.

Ms. Moumita Ghosh

Ivory carving tradition of Murshidabad

This award was given to me when I was working as a Curatorial Assistant in Indian Museum, Kolkata. It was timely and encouraged me to work on Ivory collection of Indian Museum and also the collection of other museums in India. While working on this project I found most of the museums have fantastic collection of Ivory carving not only from Murshidabad but also from different parts of India.

Mr. Sachin Kumar Tiwary

An ethnoarchaeological interpretation of rock art from Kaimur District of Bihar.

Mr. Ritvik Gautam Balvally

Torpedo Jars in Indian Ocean Trade: An Appraisal.

The Small Study and Research Grants (India) was awarded to me when I was in my last year of Post-Graduation. The award helped to visit different places such as Udaipur for my research on Torpedo Jars and also supported my sample preparation cost for the thin-section petrography studies.