Small Study and Research Grant (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.

Mr. Vrushab Mahesh

Study of Oral Traditions and Contemporary Practices Associated with Veergals (hero stones) in Hassan District Karnataka.

The award of the grant allowed me to undertake extensive surveys and interact with the local communities, thereby further enriching my knowledge on the memorial stone tradition in Karnataka. It allowed me to experiment with diverse methodologies in practice and formulate a medium to integrate them to bring out a meaningful interpretation of data.

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.