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Rohit Goel
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Matthijs Cornelissen

Visiting Scholars @ JP

Shailendra Bhandare

Shailendra Bhandare is Assistant Keeper, South Asian and Far-eastern Numismatics and Paper Money Collections, a Fellow of St Cross College and a member of Faculty of Oriental Studies. He started his career as a Numismatist with a visiting fellowship at the Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. He was then appointed as a post-doctoral fellow of the Society for South Asian Studies, and worked as a curator in the British Museum on the coins of Later Mughals and the Indian Princely States. He was appointed as curator in the Ashmolean Museum in 2002.
He was born and brought in Mumbai, India where he received his first degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences. He holds a Master’s degree in History and a Doctorate in Ancient Indian Culture from the University of Mumbai. His research interests span a very wide range of topics on Indian Numismatics and Monetary History, Art and Epigraphy and he has made contribution to several publications and conferences. His recent contributions include:
1. Space for Change: Evaluating the 'Paucity of Metallic Currency' in Medieval India – in ‘Negotiating Cultural Identity: Landscapes in Early Medieval South Asian History’, ed. Himanshu P Ray, Routledge, 2015
2. Shaking the Pagoda Tree: Trees and Foliate Motifs on Indian Coins – in ‘Roots of Wisdom, Branches of Devotion: Plant Life in South Asian Traditions’, eds. Fabrizzio Ferrari and Thomas Dähnhardt, Equinox Publishing, 2016

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