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Webinar on Colonial Botanical Collections of British India

Date: 25th July 2023

Time: 3:00 to 4:00 pm

annamma spudich

Speaker: Dr. Annamma Spudich,

Ph.D. Scientist, Independent Scholar,

History of Indian Medical Traditions and Colonial interactions,

NCBS, Bangalore.

Annamma (Anna) Spudich, a native of Kerala, did her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology at Stanford University and was a research scientist at Stanford for 25 years. In 2000 she left her basic science career to pursue her lifelong interest in the Ashtavaidya scholar medical traditions of Southwest India, and the contributions of Indian scientific traditions in the natural sciences to the European colonial enterprise in India and other tropical regions. She brings her rigorous training as an experimental scientist and her firsthand knowledge of the medical & botanical traditions of Southwest India to her work. Dr. Spudich has lectured widely and curated several exhibitions on her work internationally.

A Google Cultural institute online exhibition:

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Program Convener:

Dr. Abdul Kareem

Associate Professor, TDU

Language: The webinar will be in English


Webinar on Colonial Botanical Collections of British India
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