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Positioning the Forts of Maharashtra for World Heritage

Monday, October 18, 2021, 05:30pm - 06:30pm
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By Shikha Jain

About the Speaker

Shikha Jain has an extensive portfolio on cultural heritage of India that covers Conservation, World Heritage and Museum Planning projects. As an international expert on World Heritage, she has advised government organisations in Singapore, Malaysia, UAE, Myanmar and UNESCO Offices at Jakarta, Indonesia and Myanmar. She has worked as consultant to the UNESCO New Delhi and, represented Ministry of Culture, India as a Heritage Expert on the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. She graduated in architecture from the School of Planning and Architecture (SPA), Delhi followed by a Masters in Architecture from the Kansas State University, USA and Doctorate from De Montfort University UK. She is Vice President, ICOFORT, the International Scientific Committee of ICOMOS. She has authored several publications on cultural heritage of India and, has co-edited ‘Conserving Fortified Heritage’(Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016) and ‘The Strongholds of Western India: Forts of Maharashtra’(Aryan Publishers, 2021).