Prof. Mariam Dossal will present a paper on “Without a counterpart on the globe” : Geographical knowledge and the mapping of Kutch.
Prof. Mariam Dossal
Department of History at the University of Mumbai
Mariam Dossal was Professor of History at the University of Mumbai. She is an urban and maritime historian of modern India who has published extensively in national and international journals and edited volumes. She is the recepient of a number of fellowships and awards. Her books include Imperial Designs and Indian Realities : The Planning of Bombay City, 1845-1875, Oxford University Press, Bombay, 1991; reprint 1995; State Intervention and Popular Response in Nineteenth Century Western India (ed). Popular Prakashan, Bombay, 1998; and Theatre of Conflict, City of Hope: Bombay/Mumbai, c., 1660-To Present Times, Oxford University Press, New Delhi, 2010. She is currently working on a book on Craft, Entrepreneurship and the Culture of Kutch, c.1750- 2015.