SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

History of Art and Archaeology Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise 
Crispin Branfoot
Reader in the History of South Asian Art & Archaeology
Architecture, sculpture and painting in South Asia, especially in southern India; pilgrimage and sacred geography; material religion; colonialism and material culture.
Fiona Buckee
Temporary Lecturer in South Asian Art
Design and formalistic development of Indian temple architecture, origination, evolution and transformation of North Indian temple architecture from 500 – 1100. 
Heather Elgood
Course Director
Specialist in Persian, Jain, Sultanate and Mughal manuscript painting as well as the ritual arts of Hinduism.