The Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Deemed University, Pune and “Indian Council of Historical Research”, New Delhi are jointly organizing an International Seminar entitled “Symbolism in Indian Art, Archaeology and Literature" concurrently with 25th session of Indian Art History Congress. Main purpose of this Seminar is to discuss significance of symbolism in Indian art, archaeology and literature to reconstruct the holistic cultural history of ancient India. There will be discussion on multiple paradigms of meanings of ancient Indian symbols as envisaged in art, archaeological remains, culture, architecture and texts, taking into account cultural, sociological, religious, anthropological, mythological significance with spatial and temporal contexts. The conference will also highlight recent research trends in various areas of symbolism of Indian art, archeology and literature.
Eminent art-historians, Indologist, archaeologists, scholars of ancient Indian literature are going to participate in this august seminar. I am enclosing herewith the details of registration and abstract submission giving details of themes of the sessions and contact persons for further correspondence. For further details, please visit Deccan College website (www.dcpune.ac.in).