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 Prof. (Dr.) Anupa Pande

Director / Pro-VC & Head of the Department


Phone: +91 (0) 11 2301 4476


Prof. (Dr.) Anupa Pande is currently Professor and Head of the Department of History of Art and Dean of the National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology, New Delhi. She has twice been the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Institute. She has been engaged in research and teaching for almost thirty years in the University of Allahabad (1982 – 1995) and the National Museum Institute (1995 – continuing). She received the award of Baden – Württemberg Fellowship from South - Asia Institute, Heidelberg, Germany in 2003 (May – July 2003). She has published over forty research papers in reputed national and international journals and also seven books on various aspects of Indian Art, History, and Culture.

She has delivered lectures in museums and universities in India and abroad. She has coordinated five major international Seminars and Workshops, on Southeast Asia, two on Central Asia, on Canada, and on global Indigenous Art where delegates from across the world participated. She has coordinated National and International Exhibitions for e.g., ‘Sanaugavut: Inuit Art from the Canadian Arctic’, which was collaboration between National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology, the National Museum and the National Gallery of Canada. It was for the first time that the art of the indigenous people of Canada was exhibited in India.

She has also been keenly involved in the work of safeguarding intangible cultural heritage with UNESCO & ICCROM (Rome). She has also coordinated UNESCO Dossiers on Intangible Cultural Heritage prepared by the National Museum Institute and presided over a session of a UNESCO Workshop in Japan (2009).

She is a member of the Board of Directors of the renowned International Association of Buddhist Studies (IABS).

She is a representative member (NMI) of prestigious international organizations such as the International Association of Buddhist Universities (IABU) and Council of the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute (SICI) as well as member of prestigious national bodies such as Central Advisory Board of Archaeology (CABA), Archaeological Survey of India, to mention a few.

 Dr. Savita Kumari

Assistant Professor

Phone: +91 (0) 11 2306 2990


Dr. Savita Kumari is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of History of Art at the National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology, New Delhi. She has been engaged in research and teaching for the past eight years. She has co-coordinated several national and international seminars and workshops. She has also assisted in national and international exhibitions as well as worked for the departmental projects. Presently, she is working as one of the core members in the project Cham Sculptures from Vietnam and it’s Interface with the Indian Art which the Department of History of Art has undertaken in collaboration with the Da Nang Museum of Cham Sculpture, Vietnam.

She has guided several M.A dissertations in the areas of Indian architecture, sculpture, painting and fork art. She has also worked for UNESCO Dossiers on Intangible Cultural Heritage prepared by the National Museum Institute in 2009. She has published a book titled Tombs of Delhi: Sultanate Period in 2006. She has co-authored a book with Prof. (Dr.) Anupa Pande titled Heritage of Haider Ali and Tipu Sultan: Art and Architecture, which has been published in 2012. She has also contributed to journals, felicitation volumes and exhibition catalogue. She has been awarded prestigious national and international fellowships for her doctoral research work from Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), Charles Wallace India Trust Grants for Research and Visit (CWIT), UK Travel Award, Nehru Trust for Indian Collections at the Victoria & Albert Museum (NTICVA). Previously, she worked as Assistant Curator in the National Gallery of Modern Art and was also involved with the Narivada project of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Art (IGNCA).

In 2015, she received CAAGetty International Travel Grant to participate in the College Art Association’s 103th Annual Conference in New York. She was awarded Getty Travel Grant for attending, CIMAM's 2014 Annual Conference in Doha, Qatar on "Museums in Progress: Public interest, private resources."

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