Dr Louiza Rodrigues will present a paper on “Placing Gujarat Art Furniture in the Nineteenth Century Global Markets”.
Dr Louiza Rodrigues
Departement of History, Ramnarain Ruia College, Affiliated to Mumbai University
Dr Louiza Rodrigues, Associate Professor, Department of History, Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai, has been a visiting faculty to the Wellingkar Institute of Management, Research and Development, National Institute of Fashion and Technology, Mumbai and University of Mumbai. Her area of specialization and interests are Environmental History, Genealogy and Art History. She has to her credit major research projects from K R Cama Oriental Institute of Mumbai, Asiatic Society of Mumbai, Mumbai University, Exeter University for Gulf Studies, United Kingdom. She has also to her credit more than 25 Research papers and articles in books and journals of National and International repute. She is also a Recognized Ph.D guide in History from Ramnarain Ruia College and University of Mumbai. She was awarded in 2013 the Best Paper Award and a Cash Prize, Section III: Modern India Professor P.S. Gupta Memorial & J.C. Jha Prize in Indian History Congress, 73 Session, 2012 on ‘Commercialization of Forests, Timber Extraction and Deforestation of Malabar, Early Nineteenth Century’. She is the chief author of two books on the history of the Seth and Sethna family and Edited two volumes on this family which was recently released by Sir Ratan Tata in 2015. Recently her monograph on Philip Anderson (1816 – 1857) was published by Indus, Delhi. She is currently working on a major research project on writing the centenary volume of the Willingdon Sports Club, Mumbai.