Dr Sangeeta Dasgupta

Tribe? Images of the orient

To study the concept of the 'Tribe' by means of an analysis of images of the orient in European museum and colonial records.

Dr Alok Kumar Kanungo

Naga ornaments

To study 19 century Naga ornaments in UK collections as part of a study of Naga culture, external trade and influence

Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Conservation, Collections and Museum Management

For training in paper conservation and museum management at the V&A and other museums

Priyanka Vaid

Collections Care at the National Museums Liverpool

To study paper and oil painting conservation at the Conservation Centre, National Museums Liverpool

Dr Binoy Kumar Sahay

Central Asian collections from Dunhuang

To study the Central Asian collections from Dunhuang and other sites now housed in the British Museum and the V&A museum, London

V Selvakumar

Research on the boat discovered at Taikkal-Kadakkarappally and training on Maritime Archaeology

The award allowed me to undertake training in maritime archaeology and to carry out research on a boat discovered at Taikkal Kadakkarappally at Southampton and other UK centres