Architecture, Politics & Society in 19th & 20th Century India Workshop | Event in NA | Townscript
Architecture, Politics & Society in 19th & 20th Century India Workshop | Event in NA | Townscript

Architecture, Politics & Society in 19th & 20th Century India Workshop

Jun 07 | 07:00 PM (IST)
Online Event

Event Information

In order to continue the process of learning from home, we are bringing a series of virtual Researching Heritage sessions for you throughout Summer 2020. 


This virtual workshop is about Reading Politics and Society through Architecture in 19th and 20th Century India. 


This session will explore the dynamics between architecture, politics and society in 19th and 20th century India and how these intersected to influence one another. Participants will gain insights into how the different phases of Indian history impacted not just the nature of politics but also had certain implications within society, thereby shaping the architectural character of the country. 


Learning Outcomes:
  1. Participants will learn about some of the most prevalent architectural styles and practices in India during the 19th and 20th centuries; their defining elements and characteristics and the reasons for their implementation.
  2. Participants will learn to draw links between important historical episodes and the ensuing built environment, hence learning to critically evaluate buildings beyond their appearance.
  3. Participants will also learn how to approximately date buildings with regards to their architectural styles.


Session Time: 7th June 19:00-21:00


Who can join the session:

These sessions are meant to be capacity building sessions for non-expert members of the heritage and culture enthusiast community to enable them to conduct their own research. So you do not have to be an expert to be a part of these sessions. 


The sessions are open to anyone from anywhere in the world, who is interested in understanding society and culture in 19th-20th century India through its eclectic architectural styles. 


Session Fee: INR 1000/person 


Certificate: All participants will be issued a virtual Certificate of Completion after the session. 


Tech Requirements: 

These sessions will be conducted via Zoom. You need decent internet connectivity to participate. Please make sure to download Zoom on your smartphone or computer. You will receive a secured link and password for participating in the session 24 hours before the session


Session Leader: Anmol Grover (Conservation Architect)

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