Stylistic Variations of Indian temple architecture in Southeast Asian Art. A Talk by Chedha Tingsanchali



The beginning of religious architecture in Southeast Asia was inspired by various styles of Indian temple architecture, both South Indian and North Indian.  Research has shown Shala and Dravida styles of architecture are the most popular in Southeast Asia during pre-13th century period.

Dr. Chedha Tingsanchali is an assistant professor of the Department of Art History, Faculty of Archaeology, Silpakorn University. He graduated with a  B.A. and M.A. (Art History) from Silpakorn University and a Ph.D. (History of Art) from the National Museum Institute in New Delhi, India. The latter was under the royal funding from Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Foundation. His special interest is Indian and Southeast Asian Art.

Date: Thursday, 23 March 2017
Time: 7.30 p.m.
Place: The Siam Society, 131 Asoke Montri Rd, Sukhumvit 21

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