The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Mumbai Research Centre invites you to a seminar on WATER MANAGEMENT THROUGH THE AGES: MUMBAI A CASE STUDY on Tuesday, 17th & Wednesday, 18th December 2019 Venue: Durbar Hall, Asiatic Society of Mumbai, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Fort, Mumbai - 400 001

Tuesday, 17th December 2019 - 11.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.: Academic Sessions
3.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.: Banganga Walk Breakfast & Lunch included
Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 - 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m: Academic Sessions
Breakfast & snacks included
Fees - Students : Rs. 500/- Others : Rs.1,500/-
Register now: Denzil: 022-22660956, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Madhu: 9821695912 / Suraj: 9930830834


- Ancient Water Management Systems in Mumbai: Kanheri A Case Study - Mr. Anand Kanitkar
- Early Medieval City Planning and Habitats with reference to Water Management - Dr. Suraj Pandit
- Coastal Security and Trade in Ancient and Medieval Period - Mr. Vivek Ganpule
- Water Management in Early British Era - Prof. Varsha Shirgaonkar
- Shipbuilding and Coastal Forts in Mumbai Region - Dr. Tejas Garge
- Water in Oral Tradition and Folk Culture of Mumbai - Ms. Sneha Nagarkar
- Banganga Walk - Dr. Prachi Moghe

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai and The Embassy of Ireland take pleasure in inviting you and your friends to a special lecture by Professor Jane Ohlmeyer, Erasmus Smith’s Professor of Modern History, Trinity College, Dublin, on ‘Ireland and India: a connected history, 1660 - 2010’ on Tuesday, 13th August, 2019, at 5.30 p.m. in the Durbar Hall of the Society.
Mr. S.G. Kale, President of the Society, will preside.
Some select maps donated to the Asiatic Society of Mumbai by Mr. Brian McElduff, Irish Ambassador, will be on display in the Durbar Hall.
Please join us for tea at 5.00 p.m.
- Prof. Vispi Balaporia , Hon. Secretary
- Mr. Brian McElduff , Irish Ambassador

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai
takes pleasure in inviting you and your friends to the 9th B. G. Deshmukh Endowment Lecture by Mr. Harsh Mander, Human Rights Activist and Author on “Partitions of the Heart: Unmaking the Idea of India” on Wednesday, 13th February, 2019, at 5.30 p.m. in the Durbar Hall of the Society.
Mr. Naresh Fernandes, Journalist and Author, will preside. Please join us for tea at 5.00 p.m.

-Vispi Balaporia , Hon. Secretary
- Ms. Sushama V. Dabak, Chairperson Endowment Lectures Committee

The Asiatic Society of Mumbai cordially invites you to The 38th Mahamahopadhyaya Dr. P. V. Kane Memorial Lecture by Dr. V. Selvakumar Associate Professor, Department of Maritime History and Marine Archaeology, Tamil University, Thanjavur on “Early Political systems in South India: A Study of State Formation”(Early Historic period to the Chola Times) on Thursday, 7th February, 2019, at 5.30 p.m. in the Durbar Hall of the Society. Dr. Usha Vijailakshami Lecturer, Dept. of History, Patkar College , Mumbai, will preside. Kindly join us for tea at 5.00 p.m. All are cordially invited.
- Vispi R.Balaporia,Hon. Secretary
- Parineeta Deshpande, Hon. Director

The Society regularly invites researchers and specialists in the fields of its interest to deliver lectures at the Society. These include local, national and international scholars. 
Over the last decade, one biannual and 5 annual lectures and one annual seminar have been instituted on specific subjects through endowments made by individuals and institutions. One annual lecture and one annual seminar in the name of P.V.Kane are also held. Many distinguished scholars from India and abroad have delivered these lectures which have become prestigious events looked forward to by citizens of Mumbai. 

On special occasions, the Society organizes lecture series on specific themes inviting speakers from all over the country. For example, to commemorate the birth centenary of Ganesh Rao Bhatkal, the pioneering publisher, the Society collaborated with the G.R.Bhatkal Foundation in 1996, to organize a series of 8 lectures delivered by specialists on the theme: Alternative"strategies for India's development. To commemorate 5O years of Indian independence, the 

Society organized in 1997 -98, a series of 8 lectures and panel discussions on the theme: Cultural transformations in post-colonial India.

Endowment lectures and seminars, with themes and year of commencement

- Smt. Nabadurga Banerjee Memorial Endowment Lecture (by a woman scholar in any field of the Society's interests) (1991) 
- Smt. Bansari Sheth Memorial Lecture (Legal issues) (1993 )
- Justice K.T.Telang Memorial lecture (Indology) (1995 ) 
- Endowment lecture/panel discussion of the Centre for Labour Studies (1996) Gulestan and Rustom Billimoria Endowment Seminar (with focus on youth participation) (1998) 
- Gulestan and Rustom Billimoria Endowment Lecture (on any topic pertaining to Mumbai or Maharashtra) ( 1998) 
- Dr.L.B.Kenny Endowment lecture/Seminar (Urbanization in Maharashtra) (1998)

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