Memorial Lecture

Date/Time Event
03/04/2021
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Fifth Dr. Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar Memorial Lecture on Common Themes in the Rock Art of India & Europe

You are cordially invited to join the Fifth Dr. Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar Memorial Lecture on on Common Themes in the Rock Art of India & Europe.

Speaker: Prof. Angelo Eugenio Fossati, Professor of Prehistory and Proto-history at the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan and Coordinator of the CAR – Italian Rock Art Committee of the ICOMOS-UNESCO from Italy.

Chief Guest: Prof. Sachchidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA, New Delhi
Chairperson: Prof. P. C. Joshi, Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
Moderator: Prof. B. L. Malla, Adi Drishya, IGNCA

11/06/2020
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fourth Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture on Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar: The Chief Architect of Rock Art Studies in India

The fourth Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture “Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar: The Chief Architect of Rock Art Studies in India” to be delivered by Prof. V. H. Sonawane, Eminent Archaeologist and Rock Art Specialist

Releasing of Fourth Memorial Lecture Download Booklet
Releasing & Screening of Documentary

Chair : Prof. Sachchidanand Joshi, Hon’ble Member Secretary, IGNCA
Chief Guest : Shri K N Dikshit General Secretary, Archaeological Society of India, New Delhi
Moderator : Prof. B L Malla, Head, Adi Drishya, IGNCA

03/04/2019
4:00 pm
Third Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture

The third Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture “Interaction of Mainstream Art of India and Autochthones” was delivered by Prof. Arvind P. Jamkhedkar, Chairman, Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi”


Venue:  Auditorium, C. V. Mess Building IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi
03/04/2018
4:00 pm
Second Dr. V.S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture

The second Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture “Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar: The Legendary Encyclopaedia of Indian Rock Art” was delivered by Padmashree Dr. Yashodhar Mathpal, Eminent Archaeologist and Rock Art Specialist.

Chairperson : Dr. Narayan Vyas, Rock Art & Cultural Studies Specialist


Venue:  Auditorium, C. V. Mess Building IGNCA, New Delhi
03/04/2017
5:00 pm
First V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture

The first Dr. V. S. Wakankar Memorial Lecture “Vishnu Shridhar Wakankar: A Versatile Genius” was delivered by Dr. G. B. Deglurkar, Former President, Deccan College, Pune.


Venue:  Auditorium, CV mess Building IGNCA, Janpath, New Delhi