The Indian Heroine in History, Art & Performance

The Indian heroine in history, art & performance

A one-day interdisciplinary symposium which seeks to explore the unfolding story of the female heroine, or nayika, in South Asian cultural history. Convened by Oxford students and alumni, Nisha Somasundaram and Tanvi Bhatia, and supported by the Balliol Interdisciplinary Institute and the Bodleian Library, the symposium features lectures and performances which examine striking textual, visual and dramaturgical representations of the heroine.

This event is free but places are limited so please complete the booking form to reserve tickets in advance.


Humanities & Performance

Theatre and Performance

Contact name: Nisha Somasundaram

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Audience: Open to all