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Ode to Water: The Stepwells of India

Posted On: 1 April 2024 03:13 pm Updated On: 2 April 2024 01:24 pm
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Ode to Water: The Stepwells of India

Events Details

Location: Doha English Speaking School (DESS)
Date: 3 April 2024
Time: 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Price:
  • It's free! - It's free!

Qatar Natural History Group is conducting a talk on the 3 April at 7 pm, on the topic: Ode to Water: The Stepwells of India.

Through photographs taken by the speaker during travels in the Indian subcontinent, the talk will present typologies of water structures with steps designed to tap, contain, and replenish water in the medieval era, stepwells also served as public spaces to safely access water. The talk is based on an essay authored by the speaker, Sneha Parthasarathy, for the recently published book 'The Forgotten Stepwells of Telangana'.

  • The end time is approximate.

Source and cover image credit: Qatar Natural History Group

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