Professor Parul Dave-Mukherji is currently the dean at the School of Arts and Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She holds a PhD in Indology from Oxford University. She is the co-convener of the Forum on Contemporary Theory and co-editor of the Journal of Contemporary Thought. Her publications include Towards A New Art History: Studies in Indian Art (co-edited), New Delhi, 2003 and guest edited special issue on Visual Culture of the Journal of Contemporary Thought, 17 (Summer 2003); Rethinking Modernity (co-edited), New Delhi, 2005; “Putting the World in a Book: How Global Can Art History Be Today,” in Anderson, J (ed) Crossing Cultures: Conflict, Migration and Convergence, The Miengunyah Press, Melbourne, 2009. Her current research focuses on comparative aesthetics, contemporary art in India and Asia and the impact of globalization on art theory and the discipline of art history. InFlux: Contemporary Art in Asia, co-edited with Naman Ahuja and Kavita Singh, published by Sage is forthcoming.
Dave-Mukherji is a speaker in Panel: The City.