Tamara I. Sears (NHC Fellow, 2016–17)
Wilderness Urbanisms: Architecture, Landscape, and Travel in Southern Asia
Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyReturn to All Fellows
Fellowship Work Summary, 2016–17
Tamara I. Sears completed substantial drafts of two book chapters and made progress on a third for her book Wilderness Urbanisms: Architecture, Landscape, and Travel in Southern Asia. She also completed two articles: "Ibn Battuta's Buddhists: Monuments, Memory, and the Materiality of Travel" for Buddhist and Muslim Encounters in Premodern South Asia, edited by Blain Auer and Ingo Strauch, to be published in the Asiatische Studien – Études Asiatiques series (De Gruyter, forthcoming); and "Matha 'Urbanisms' in the Central Indian Frontier" for Beyond the Monastery: The Entangled Institutional History of the South Asian Maṭha, edited by Caleb Simmons and Sarah Pierce Taylor (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).