Faculty Profile


Name : Y.S.  Alone
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : School of Arts & Aesthetics
Room No : 103
Off. Phone :
Residence : 9968400095
Email : ysalone@mail.jnu.ac.in   aloneys@yahoo.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/ysalone


MA (Fine) Art History, M S University Baroda
Mphil/PhD Centre for Historical Studies Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi 

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Ancient Indian Art, Buddhist art, Popular Visual Culture, caste studeis and interpretations, modern Indian art. 


16 years of teaching and research. 

Awards & Honours

Awarded UGC Reasearch Felleowship 1989
Nominated as ICCR chair Visiting Professor in Shenzhen University China Oct 2012 to Jan 2013.
Member, Consultative/ Expert group on Culture, Planning Commission, Govt. Of India, New Delhi, 2004.
Member, Editorial Board of Te Journal of South Asian Archaelogy-Ancient Asia 

International Collaboration/Consultancy

Research collaboration with Buddhist Research Academy, Haungzhou, China. 

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

"Forms and Patronage in Junnar Chaitya Caves" in Bulletin of Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute, Vol.: 56-57.

"Vakataka's Downfall: Ajanta. Harishena and Walter Spink" in Nirukta the Journal of Art History and Aesthetics, Department of Art History and Aesthetics, M. S. University Baroda, Vol-I , pp 9-19.

"Buddhist Monuments & Society: A Case Study of Western Indian Buddhist Caves", in Art of Ancient India: Contextualizing the Social Relations, Ed. by Shivaji k. Panikkar & Abha Sheth, M. S. University, Baroda, pp 48-53, 2004.

"Oberorbarthetens Ikonografi" in Detta Land Som Aldrig Var Var Moder Eds Eva-Maria Hardtmann & Vimal; Thorat, Fler Bocker Fran Indiska Biblioteket (Sweden), 2006.

"Tradition and Practices: Cultural Confronts" in Nirukta the Journal of Art History and Aesthetics, Department of Art History and Aesthetics, M. S. University Baroda, Vol-III., 2006.  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

"Dr. Ambedkarís Historicism: Confrontations and Inquiries" in Dr.Ambedkar in Retrospect, Ed. by S. K. Thorat and Aryama, I.I.D.S. & Ravat Publication New Delhi, 2007, pp- 261-291.

"Visual Tradition and Art Pedagogy: Perception of Exclusions" in The Journal of Interdisciplinary Policy Research and Action (IPRA), Vol. 2. Issue 4, Oct-Dec. 2008, pp34-43.

"Evoking and Re-evoking of Past: a Discursive Process" in Kala Traimasik, vol.no. 35, Rajya Lalitkala Academy, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 2009, revised version in art concern Aug-Sept. 2010. 

Patents (if any)