Shekhar Krishnan

Shekhar Krishnan is an anthropologist, historian and technologist with almost twenty years of experience in the humanities and social sciences, urban studies and policy, geo-spatial databases and web development, and digital libraries and archives.

He is currently a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the Asia Research Institute (ARI) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) in their Science Technology & Society (STS) Research Cluster, where he has been based since 2015. He is also Consulting Editor (Book Reviews) with the Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) in Mumbai, India, where he has worked since 2014.

My Sessions

Cultural Environment and Contribution of RIN in and after World War II

Coomaraswamy Hall

A Conversation with Commodore Odakkal Johnson, Curator, Maritime History Society and Author of Book, “Timeless Wake : Legacy of Royal Indian Navy during World War II” The maritime dimension is a unique medium of human interaction. While India has had a glorious maritime past, the present military maritime might of our nation has a foreign […]


Insurrection 1946: Unresolved Histories

Coomaraswamy Hall

Jnanapravaha is pleased to offer you the opportunity to experience artist Vivan Sundaram and cultural theorist Ashish Rajyadhyaksha’s art collaboration based on a historical event in Bombay, the 1946 insurrection led by seamen of the Royal Indian Navy. The installation also includes a 40 minute sound work by British Artist David Chapman. This will be followed by […]