Themes To Be Explored

  • Centres of Learning and Knowledge Networks: transformations from the third millennium BCE to the colonial period.

  • Oral Traditions and Literary Writings: Conceptualizing the Indian Ocean.

  • Movable Heritage and Artefacts: inscriptions, memorial stones, archaeological objects.

  • Pilgrimage and Religious Travel across the Indian Ocean.

  • Spices and cultural products linked to it: Rites, Rituals and Cuisine.