Prof. Parul Dave Mukherji
Study of Sanskrit Art Treatises or silpa sastras
Critical Art Historiography
Impact of Globalization on Art Theory
Contemporary Asia Art
Parul Dave-Mukherji is a professor and former dean (2006-2013) at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. She holds a PhD in Indology from Oxford University where she worked on a critical edition of The Citrasutra of the Visnudharmottara Purana (Motital Banarsidass, New Delhi, 2002). She has lectured in India, China, Europe, USA, Australia, Turkey, South Korea, Mauritius and Japan. As a recipient of the British Academy award, 2011, she was affiliated with Goldsmiths College, London to conduct research on globalization and Art Theory.
Her publications include Towards A New Art History: Studies in Indian Art (co-edited), New Delhi, 2003 and guest edited special issue on Visual Culture of the Journal of Contemporary Thought, 17 (Summer 2003); Rethinking Modernity, (co-edited) New Delhi, 2005; “Putting the World in a Book: How Global Can Art History Be Today,” in Anderson, J (ed) Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence, Melbourne, 2009. She is a member of the College Art Association, USA and on executive committee of International Association of Aesthetics (2002-2010); editorial board of Journal of World Art (East Anglia University); Journal of Contemporary Thought (India); and International Journal of Visual Culture (USA).
Among her forthcoming books are InFlux- Contemporary Art in Asia, (co-edited Naman Ahuja and Kavita Singh) Sage, 2013; the ASA volume (co-edited with Raminder Kaur) on Arts and Aesthetics in a Globalizing World, Berg, 2014 and 20th Century Indian Art (co edited with Partha Mitter and Rakhee Balaram) Skira, 2014.