Royal Asiatic Society

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Dr Mrinalini Venkateswaran

Dr Mrinalini Venkateswaran is a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in History at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research connects museums and modern South Asian history, and has attracted prestigious grants and awards, including from the Cambridge Trust, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, and the J. N. Tata Endowment. She also has experience in the Indian museum sector since 2006 in a wide range of roles. Having served two terms on the Board of the Commonwealth Association of Museums she is currently an Advisor. She has been Museum Consultant to the MSMS II Museum since 2016.