Launch of Pushpa Mittra Bhargava Archive

Witness a curated selection celebrating the extraordinary life of Pushpa Mittra Bhargava

Launch Pushpa Mitra Bhargava Archive

Azim Premji University invites you to the launch and exhibition of The Pushpa Mittra Bhargava Archive. 

Pushpa Mittra Bhargava (1928 – 2017) was an Indian scientist, writer and administrator. He founded the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology in Hyderabad. He was a recipient of several awards, including the Padma Bhushan, for his distinguished service. 

The Archive launch will exhibit his notable writings, research papers, and correspondence with eminent personalities covering seven themes: 

  • Scientific Temper
  • Correspondence with the families of scientist JBS Haldane and artist MF Husain
  • Religion and Atheism 
  • Vaccines
  • Indian Social Science Congress 
  • Method of Science Exhibition

The exhibition also features rare paintings, postal stamps, matchboxes, mementoes, and other artefacts. 

A panel discussion on the Method of Science’ will also be hosted during the launch. 

2:00 PM — 2:30 PMIntroduction to the ArchivePriyanka Seshadri, Knowledge Resource Centre, Azim Premji University
2:30 PM — 5:00 PMPanel discussion Method of Science’Chandana Chakrabarti, Gauhar Raza, Gita Chadha and Yogesh Shouche
5 PMHigh Tea

Note: Your registration will help us ensure your smooth check-in at the university and the exhibition.

For more details, write to library.​archives@​azimpremjifoundation.​org