Temples of Bengal: Call for Papers
Special Issue on the Temples of Bengal
We are happy to announce that the next issue of Chitrolekha Magazine (Vol. II, No. 1) is going to be on the Temples of Bengal (from the Ancient Period to the 19th Century). Since we want to bring out a collection having holistic approaches to the topics, we have selected this vast area, which can be explored from many interdisciplinary perspectives and multidisciplinary positions. We seek submission on the following areas:
Archaeological findings on the temples;
History of the Temples of Bengal in general, of a period, of region, of a place of temples or of temple/s;
Materials, styles and technological evolutions
Cultural conditions in Bengal and the temples;
Religions of Bengal and the construction/modification/destruction of temples.
Aesthetics of the temples of Bengal;
Iconography and the visual culture of Bengal;
Bengali architecture and the construction of temples;
The climate, environment and the temples;
Depiction of lost temples in literature, legends, historical accounts;
Heritage in Crisis and preservation and management.
Word-limit: 1000—5000 words
Images: copyright free images are essential. Minimum 5 images (800 pixels minimum on the largest side) required.
Submission Deadline: May 15, 2012