Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Prof. Parul Dave Mukherji


Research Interest

Comparative Aesthetics
Study of Sanskrit Art Treatises or silpa sastras
Critical Art Historiography
Impact of Globalization on Art Theory
Contemporary Asia Art

Short CV

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.

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