Understanding the challenges of hand-knotted carpet makers through academic research and performance art
Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, along with King’s College London, is the recipient of the prestigious UKRI-ICSSR grant on “Enablers and Obstacles for UK-India Trade: Banks and Diasporas”. The on-going project is led by Dr. Prateek Raj in IIM Bangalore, and Dr. Sunil Kumar and Dr. Kamini Gupta at King’s College London.
The three academics will come together as a panel on 8th September, at the IIMB auditorium to discuss their learnings from their immersion in different parts of India, understanding the functioning of handcrafted carpet, saree, and shawl industries. The 30-minute panel discussion, which starts at 7 pm on 8th September (Thursday), will be followed by a cultural performance called ‘Kaleen aur Awadh-nama: A Music Narrative’.Read more