Prof. Adhya Bharti Saxena

Prof. Adhya Bharti Saxena will present a paper on “Routes of Rhythm. Knowledge & Practices of ‘Botanical Exchanges’ in Western Indian Ocean, c.1750-c.1930”.

Prof. Adhya Bharti Saxena
Department of History, Faculty of Arts The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara
Adhya Bharti Saxena is an ardent scholar with Masters, M.Phil and Ph.D degree in History from India [MDU-Rohtak, 1989-1992 & JNU-Delhi, 2000] in Medieval South Asia. She has contributed in the field of Urban and Maritime studies immensely. Her interest in Environmental History and History of Science and Technology are relatively young. She is a Professor at UGC-DRS I, SAP III, Department of History, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India; and has 20 Years of teaching and research experience. Currently she is involved in archiving, cataloguing and preserving of vernacular manuscripts of the state financers of the Gaekwad State of Baroda: the Hurry-Bhuktees [Haribhaktis] and Vikram Sarabhai, being funded by Haribhakti Raneshwar Trust & ISRO. She is also the Director of Centre for Urban Studies at MSUB-Vadodara, which has come up under British Council Knowledge Partnership Scheme in October 2015 as result of Collaborative project of Centre for Urban History, University of Leicester, UK. To her credit she have several published papers and unpublished monographs.