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York Archaeology Welcomes Urban Conservation Delegation from India

Posted on 13 November 2017

Professor Sathya Varanashi will be speaking about urban heritage conservation initiatives in Uttar Pradesh and reflecting on these from his wealth of professional experience across the sub-continent.

A conservation seminar on Wednesday 15 November 2017, 2pm - 3.30pm, King’s Manor, K/133 lecture theatre

Urban conservation in India - context and criticalities

Professor Sathya Varanashi
Professor Varanashi lectures at a number of Indian colleges and universities and leads a successful architectural practice, Sathya Consultants, in Bangalore which focuses on eco-friendly architecture and sustainable approaches drawing on vernacular heritage building traditions. He was Convener for INTACH Bangalore for many years and writes for a popular national newspaper, The Hindu. His blog is here He will be reflecting on a case-study of Varanasi, on the Ganges in Uttar Pradesh, among the oldest world cities with continuous human habitation.