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Praveen Vijayakumar

PhD Student


M.A. Religious Studies, McGill University
B.A. (honors) South Asia Studies, National University of Singapore

Research Interests

My earlier research investigated the presence and participation of non-Hindus and non-caste elites (for example, Abraham Pandither) in the area of the performing arts, print culture, and reform movements in twentieth-century South India. My present research broadly investigates the employment and movement of artists between princely courts and Śaiva monasteries (maṭhas) in the preceding centuries in South India.

Languages: Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit