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January 8th, 2014
The Geographic Lines of History in India

Think maps and we think of somewhat boring history and geography classes many of us left behind in schools. But maps, when made interesting, narrate fascinating stories of history — stories of early trade routes, conquests and growth in the region. Armed with a doctorate in geography from Delhi University, Manosi Lahiri has had a long journey in tracing the history of maps of India. Ahead of her presentation scheduled to be held in the city, she tells us lesser-known facets of mapping in India and her research. Read More