We welcome posts on a range of topics related to the material culture of South Asia. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Current and ongoing field projects.
  • Archaeological methods as it applies to South Asia.
  • Critiques of/ responses to online and academic discussions (articles, blogs etc.).
  • Reviews of relevant  movies, documentaries, fiction and non-fiction books.
  • Museums and museum studies.
  • Descriptions of travel to museums and places of archaeological and historical interest.

To discuss topics and to submit posts/ Links and News for consideration, email the editor at

All posts will be reviewed by one of our editors for style and content. We will contact you with final proofs and/or with questions and requested edits/changes/clarifications.

All posts should be sent as Word Documents, Arial, 12 pt font, 1.5 line spacing, with a word range of 500 – 5000, including all endnotes, figure captions and citations (if any).

Citations should be kept to a minimum. Use the Chicago Author-Date style for in-text citations, with parenthetical references in the body of the post and an alphabetical list of citations at the end of the post. 
For details consult: Do not use Word’s Endnote/Footnote feature but insert all citations manually. 

Submissions should be structured as follows:
  • Post Title
  • Author’s Name and short bio (150 words)
  • Abstract (150 words)
  • Text
  • Acknowledgements
  • Citations
  • List of Figures with Captions
Include all images as separate bmp, .eps, .gif, .jpg and .jpeg, .tif and .tiff files, with a resolution of 300 – 600 dpi. If the images are not your own embed details of the sources on the top of the image (eg. ‘Google images, Getty images etc.). Indicate in the text where images are to be inserted as follows: <Insert Figure 1 here>. 

Please ensure that you have complete copyright over and freedom to publish the material in your post. Include credits/links to original publications elsewhere.

The style of your post should be informal. The target audience is an informed and interested non-expert. To take full advantage of a blog format we encourage images, photographs, videos and links to other sources of information. We especially encourage links to open source academic articles that will allow the interested reader to further explore.