The ancient plateau of the Deccan was one of the great cultural, economic, and artistic centers of the world from the sixth to the twelfth centuries. In our online talk #LordsOfTheDeccan Anirudh Kanisetti brings to life the violent, culturally sophisticated dynasties that shaped this land, fusing their vibrant political activities with the latest scholarship on art, culture, literature and architecture, as brought forth in his unprecedented new history of medieval South India.
Please note: The Zoom link will be shared a couple of hours before the talk
About the speaker:
Anirudh Kanisetti is a history researcher and writer based out of Bengaluru and Hyderabad. His is the author of Lords of the Deccan: Southern India from the Chalukyas to the Cholas. He currently works at the Museum of Art and Photography. Anirudh has received grants and awards from the India Foundation for the Arts and The New Indian Express, and his writings and work have been featured in The Hindu, LiveMint and The Print among others. He hosts two critically acclaimed podcasts – Echoes of India and Yuddha.