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Special event in Ashoka History Book Discussion series

November 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Special event in Ashoka History Book Discussion series to celebrate the birth centenary of archaeologist M.N. Deshpande and the publication of Nayanjot Lahiri’s latest book, Archaeology and the Public Purpose – Writings On and By M.N. Deshpande (OUP, 2020)
Date and time: Thursday 5 November, 5-6PM
Speakers: Ashwini Deshpande, the grand-niece of M.N. Deshpande, who is also Professor of Economics, Ashoka University, will speak about how the book came about. The other speakers are: Mrinalini Sardesai, M.N. Deshpande’s daughter and Associate Professor (retired) from Jesus and Mary College (University of Delhi); Arvind Jamkhedkar, Chairman of Indian Council of Historical Research and Chancellor, of Deccan College, Pune and; Nayanjot Lahiri, Professor of History, Ashoka University. The event will be chaired by Mahesh Rangarajan, Professor and Head of the Department of History, Ashoka University. Deshpandecentenaryevent


November 5
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Department of History