Rustom Bharucha


photo by Wendelien van Oldenborgh

RUSTOM BHARUCHA is Professor of Theatre and Performance Studies at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. He is the author of several books including Theatre and the World, The Question of Faith, In the Name of the Secular, The Politics of Cultural Practice, Rajasthan: An Oral History, Another Asia: Rabindranath Tagore and Okakura Tenshin, and the recently published Terror and Performance. He was the Project Director of Arna-Jharna: The Desert Museum of Rajasthan devoted to traditional knowledge systems, and the Artistic Director of two inter-Asian performance festivals of the Ramayana at the Adishakti Laboratory for Theatre Research, Pondicherry.