A LAYERED PAST

a symposium on Bodhgaya, its history, heritage and sustainability

 

symposium participants

 

THE PROBLEM

Posed by Abhishek  S. Amar, Associate Professor, Hamilton

College, Clinton, New York, and Sanjay  Kumar, Founder, Deshkal Society,

and researcher, Delhi

 

BODHGAYA:  THE TANGIBLE  HERITAGE

Frederick M. Asher ,  till recently Professor Emeritus,

University of Minnesota, USA

 

SEEING MAHABODHI

Janice Leoshko,  Associate Professor, The University of Texas

at Austin

 

THE NEED FOR A DIGITAL HERITAGE CENTRE

Abhishek  S. Amar, Associate Professor, Hamilton    College,

Clinton, New York

 

THE CENTRE  OF CENTRES: BODHGAYA  IN  CHINESE  SOURCES

Max  Deeg, Professor, Cardiff University, Cardiff

 

DIALOGUES  ON  BODHGAYA:  SOME  REFLECTIONS

Sanjay  Kumar, Founder, Deshkal Society, Delhi

 

WORLDING OF BODH  GAYA

Ritika  Rajput, Nalanda University, Rajgir and

Aviram Sharma, Assistant Professor, School of Ecology and Environment Studies,

Nalanda University, Rajgir

 

WHY AND HOW THE AFTERLIFE OF A HERITAGE SITE MATTERS

Shashank Shekhar  Sinha,  independent scholar and public historian,

and Publishing Director, Routledge (South Asia), Delhi

 

INTERVIEW

With Sachchidanand  Joshi, Member Seceratary, Indira

Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, Delhi

 

GROWING UP IN BODHGAYA: NARRATIVE  OF A NATIVE

Manish  Sinha,  Director General, National Institute of

Communication Finance, Delhi

 

 

IN THE NAME OF MYSELF:

DONORS  OF IMAGES  AT BODHGAYA

Rajat   Sanyal,  Assistant Professor, Department of Archaeology,

University of Calcutta, Kolkata

 

BOOKS

Reviewed by Manish  Sinha, Pritha Mukherjee and

Kaveri

 

COMMENT

The  Sound  of  One  Hand   Clapping

Satish  C. Aikant,  Former Professor and Head of the

Department of English, H.N.B. Garhwal University, and former

Fellow, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla

 

IN MEMORIAM

Frederick Asher  1941-2021