One Minute Interview

Srinivasan, Sharada (2016) One Minute Interview. The Crucible, Historical Metallurgy Society News, 91, Spring 2016. pp 8-9, London, UK.


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Abstract: Sharada Srinivasan is Professor at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. She has made pioneering contributions to the study of archaeology and history of art from the perspective of exploring engineering applications in these disciplines, i.e. archaeometry, archaeometallurgy and archaeological sciences. Her landmark contributions have included archaeometric characterisation of bronzes of South India using lead isotope analysis, archaeometallurgical studies on ancient mining and metallurgy in southern India, studies on wootz steel, and documenting artisanal technologies such as mirror making and bronze casting at Swamimalai. She is also an acclaimed performer of Bharata Natyam and has given numerous lecture-demonstrations such as the artistic and scientific perspectives on the Nataraja bronze.
Item Type: In the Media
Subjects: School of Humanities > Archaeometallurgy
Programmes > Heritage Science and Society Programme
Divisions: Schools > Humanities
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2016 05:42
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2016 05:44
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