Indian Art History Congress, 2014 First Floor

Venue 2: Conference Hall, National Museum Institute,
First Floor
23rd Session of
Indian Art History Congress, 2014
11th -13th November 2014
Programme
Day 1: 11th November 2014
Inaugural Session:
10:30 AM – 11:32 AM
High Tea:
11:32 AM–12:15 PM
Registration
12:00 PM–12.30 PM
Venue: Outside the Conference Room of NMI
Session I:
12:30 PM–1:10 PM
Prof. (Dr.) A.L. Srivastava
K.D. Vajpayee Memorial Lecture
12:30 PM–1:10 PM
Venue: Auditorium
Session II:
1:10 PM–2:10 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) V.L. Dharurkar
Shreyashi Chaudhuri
Fabulous Animals in the Art of Bharhut: An Interlace of Mythology,
Philosophy and Symbolism
1:10 PM –1:25 PM
Dr. Vinay Kumar Gupta
Kushan Devakula at Mant - A Reappraisal
1:25 PM–1:40 PM
Kaustuv Saikia
Unbaked Clay Modelling in Khara-Khoto and Gandhara:
A Comparative Study of Techniques
1:40 PM–1:55 PM
Discussion
1:55 PM –2:10 PM
Lunch Break
2:10 PM – 3:10 PM
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Session III:
3:10 PM – 4:10 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) Lokesh Chandra
Dr. Tirtharaj Bhoi
Images of Muchalinda Buddha from Ganiapali, Odisha:
Some Observations
3:10 PM – 3:25 PM
Dr. U. C. Diwvedi and Dilip Kumar
Simhanada Avalokiteshvara - An Assimilation of Shiva
as Avalokiteshvara
3:25 PM – 3:40 PM
Pranshu Samdarshi
The Imagery of Vajrayogini: Analyzing the Symbolism
of Yogic Practices in Buddhist Tantra Iconography
3:40 PM – 3:55 PM
Discussion
3:55 PM – 4:10 PM
Tea
4:10 PM – 4:30 PM
Session IV:
4:30 PM – 5:10 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) Shekhar Chandra Joshi
Sama Haq
“Kamrateng Chakata Senapati Trailokavijaya” –
In Search of the Universal Commander
4:30 PM – 4:45 PM
Abira Bhattacharya
Composite Images of Buddhist Goddesses in the Art of Eastern India:
An Iconographic and Artistic Study (8th -12th century C.E.)
4:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Discussion
5:00 PM – 5:10 PM
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Day 2: 12th November 2014
Session I:
10:30 AM – 11:40 AM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) Maruti Nandan Prasad Tiwari
Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Kanitkar
Assimilation of Surya
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM
Prof. (Dr.) D.S.Somashekhar and Dr. Sarvamangala G
Siva, Vishnu and Aditya and their Syncretic Forms as
Reflected in Early Karnataka Sculptures
10:45 AM – 11:00AM
Dr. H.C. Dash & Dr. Bhagyalipi Malla
Composite Deities in the Sculptural Art of Odisha in the
Process of Integration and Assimilation
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Discussion
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Tea
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
Session II
11:50 AM – 1:10 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) D.S. Somashekhar
Kanika Gupta
Lajjagauri Sculptures of Ter
11:50 AM – 12:05 PM
Dr. Radhakrishna Ganeshan
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12:05 PM - 12:20 PM
Kanu Priya Rathore
The Magical Form of Navanarigunjara: A Composite Being
Reflected in Indian Art
12:20 PM - 12:35 PM
Prof. (Dr.) Ishwar Sharan Vishwakarma
Vishvakarma in Indian Art and their Cultural Assimilations
12:35 PM - 12:50 PM
Discussion
12:50 PM - 1:10 PM
Lunch Break
1:10 PM - 2:10 PM
Session III
2:10 PM - 3:20 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) Kumud Kanitkar
Prof. (Dr.) Vithakan
Assimilation and Composite Forms in Indian Art at
Cross-Cultural Levels
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2:10 PM - 2:25 PM
Dr. Neeta Yadav
The Composite Forms in Indian Art: A Historical Approach
2:25 PM - 2:40 PM
Dr. Shashi Bala Srivastava
Composite Forms in Indian Sculptures
2:40 PM - 2:55 PM
Dr. Mahesh Singh
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2:55 PM - 3:10 PM
Discussion
3:10 PM - 3:30 PM
Tea
3:40 PM – 4:00 PM
Session IV
4:00 PM – 5.00 PM
Chair: Dr. R.D. Choudhury
Prof. (Dr.) Paromita Das
Foreign Elements in the Art of Assam
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM
Shubhasree Purkayastha
The Ahom Dynasty of Assam: A Case of Socio-Cultural Assimilation
4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Dr. N.C. Das
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Mother Goddess Kamakhya: A Look into Cross-Cultural Assimilation
and Composite Forms in the Temple of the Primeval Deity at Nilachala
Discussion
4:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Session V
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) R.C. Agrawal
Prof. (Dr.) Shekhar Chandra Joshi
Cultural Assimilation and Composite Forms in the Art of Uttarakhand
5:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Dr. Sheetal Rana
Pantheistic Interfusion in Markula Temple, Lahaul: With Special
Reference to the Image of Devi
5:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Dr. Amita Agrawal
5:30 PM - 5:45 PM
A Study of Canonical Injunction of Harihara Hiranyagarbha Image of Nepal
Discussion
5:45 PM - 6:00 PM
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Day 3: 13th November 2014
Session I:
10:30 AM – 11:50 AM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) Jyotindra Jain
Ruchi Kumar
Cheerabawji and Matlog: An Analysis of Visual Culture of
Ancestral Steles of Bhil Tribe in Rajasthan
10:30 AM – 10: 45 AM
Madhulika
Cross–Cultural Assimilation and Composite Forms:
In Rathawa Painting- A Tribal Tradition
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Shiv Shankar
Some Composite Tribal Deities of Bastar: In Special Reference
to Dhokra Craft
11:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Virien Chopra
Pattachitras in the Modern Age: A Look at the
Modern Avatara of Patua Art
11:15 AM – 11:30 AM
Discussion
11:30 AM – 11:50 AM
Tea
11:50 AM – 12:10 PM
Session II
12:10 PM – 1:30 PM
Chair: Prof. (Dr.) Ishwar Sharan Vishwakarma
Isha Singh
Local Deities in Art: A Composite Representation or
Manifestations of Mainstream Religion?
12:10 PM – 12:25 PM
Dr. Gomathi Gowda
12:25 PM – 12:40 PM
The Changing Aesthetics of the Grama-Devata Worship in Karnataka
Dr. Jayalakshmi Yegnaswamy
“Goddess Caudeshvari” Contextualization and Visual Syncretism:
With an Emphasis on Karnataka
12:40 PM – 12:55 PM
Prof. (Dr.) T.P. Sankarankutty Nair
12:55 PM - 1:10 PM
Cross-Cultural Assimilation and Genesis of Kerala’s Art and Architecture
Discussion
1:10 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Seminar Report
2:30 PM - 3:15 PM
Tea
3:15 PM – 3:35 PM
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