Instructor Bio

R. Venkatesh completed his B.A. History (Hons.) from Delhi University in 1993, and M.A. (History) from Jawarharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in 1995. While he pursues a corporate career in the banking and finance sector, he continues his personal research in history and travels extensively to sites of historical importance and museums. He is an active photographer of heritage sites. He has conducted heritage walks for INTACH (Greater Mumbai Chapter) including events such as walks for the Indian Navy IOC Marathon, customised private group walks for architecture students, in areas in and around Fort area focussing on its history, architecture and economic aspects of (British) Bombay.
In November 2019 he had his own photographic exhibition on a wide selection of Mumbai’s varied iconography, at the Photographic Society of India (at exhibition space in DN Road) and has delivered others talks there as well, with photographic presentations both on Mumbai as well as non-Mumbai historical themes.
He had begun his foray into Mumbai research as an active member of INTACH Greater Mumbai Chapter a few years ago, where he eventually began delivering talks with his photographic content at the INTACH Member-to-Member programs, held at the Bhau Daji Lad Museum learning centre.

Teacher Courses

Archaeology & History
3.2 Hrs
Urbs Prima In Indis Talk 1-: Bombay VT, and the Railways, a lifeline …. Talk 2: Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Chowk precincts – a historical view
2 Lectures
3.2 Hrs
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