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Life and Death in Rajput India: War, Hunting, Honor and Duty

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Life and Death in Rajput India: War, Hunting, Honor and Duty

Location: Museum Boardroom

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Saturday, May 12
2:00–5:00 p.m.
Museum Boardroom

Robert Elgood has a BA in Islamic History from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London University, where he is now a Research Associate, and a D.Phil. from Oxford University in Indian Anthropology. He is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and the Royal Asiatic Society.

Dr. Elgood has been a Research Fellow at the Wallace Collection, London. He is the author of seven books on arms and armor, most recently the two volume The Rathores and their Armoury in Jodhpur Fort, published in 2017.  He has cataloged numerous arms collections around the world, and wrote the arms section to a catalog for the current exhibition at the Museum of Fine Art, Houston, called Peacock in the Desert. He has lectured at SOAS on the Asian Arts, and at many of the major museums of Europe, American, the Arab world and India. He has twice been a panelist at The Jaipur Literary Festival.

Free for CAIS Members | $10 Museum members | $15 Non-members | $5 for students

CAIS Members: for your complimentary ticket, please contact 619-232-7931 by 2 p.m. on 5/11, otherwise you will need to register at the door pending availability

For more information contact or call (619) 788-8577 or (858) 336-0404
This event is limited to 60 people, so please register online ASAP to reserve your place

Sponsored by CAIS (Committee for the Arts of the Indian Subcontinent)

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May 12, 2018
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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