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Niharika Dinkar

Niharika DinkarAssistant Professor, Art History

Phd State University of New York, Stony Brook

For the year 2013-2014, Niharika is a fellow at Forum Transregionale Studien, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.

Niharika Dinkar studied at the National Museum in New Delhi before completing her dissertation in South Asian Art History at the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  Her work has focused on art and politics in nineteenth century South Asian painting and visual culture. Her research interests include postcolonial theory, gender studies and contemporary Asian art.

Her research has been presented at numerous national and international conferences and she has also worked in museums including the Asia Society in New York.  Her awards include fellowships from the Getty Foundation and the India Foundation for the Arts.

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Recent publications include:
“Masculine Regeneration and the Attenuated Body in Swadeshi Art: Reconsidering the Early Work of Nandalal Bose” in Oxford Art Journal.  June 2010, 33(2) 167-188
Guest Editor: Framing Women: Gender in the Colonial Archive, Marg Vol. 62, No. 24, 2011