|Sri. Adithya||M.A.,||Assistant Professor & H.O.D|
|Smt. Ganga Jyothi||M.A.,||Assistant Professor|
International Seminar on “Iconography Culture in Karnataka”
The International Seminar on “Iconography Culture in Karnataka” was organized by the Department of History on 7th September 2017. The Chief Guest, Prof. S.Gurumurthy, formerly Private Secretary to Chief Minister of Karnataka and Governor of Karnataka delivered the Inaugural Address. The Keynote address was delivered by Prof. Pierre Sylvain Filliozat, Professor of Samskrut, Member of Institute of France, Paris. He delivered a lecture on the topic “Mantra to Icon- Sadashiva” and highlighted the features of iconography of Sadashiva depicted in various sculptures in Karnataka based on the description of Sadashiva in the Mantras. The Guests of Honour for the Seminar were Mrs.Vasundhara Filliozat, Art Historian and Epigraphist and Prof. S.N. Nagaraja Reddy, The Hon. Secretary, N.E.S. of Karnataka. The Function was presided over by Dr. A.H. Rama Rao, President, N.E.S. of Karnataka. 16 Research papers were presented by eminent scholars. 89 delegates and 200 students participated in the Seminar. Some of the outstanding Resource Persons were Dr. R.H. Kulkarni, Associate Professor, College of Fine Arts, Chitrakala Parishad, Bangalore, an authority on Chalukyan Art, Dr. Manjiri Bhale Rao, Associate Professor, Tilak Maharaj University, Pune, Dr. Sudha Rani, Associate Professor, Dr.Ambedkar University, Hyderabad and Dr. Smitha Surebankar from S.V.P.College, Belgaum.
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