Kamalika Bose, GCLP 2018
Kamalika Bose is a conservation professional and founder of Heritage Synergies India, a Mumbai-based consultancy, working at the intersection of urban conservation, cultural curation and heritage education. She has recently co-curated the exhibition ‘Bengal’s Durga’ at London’s Totally Thames festival and launched ‘Chitpur Reimagined: Kolkata’s Urban Heritage Corridor.’ Kamalika completed her Master’s in Historic Preservation Planning from Cornell University and is a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship (2011-13), the SAH-Getty International Fellowship (2016) and the French Ministry of Culture’s international program Séjour Culture (2018). She has worked in neighbourhood preservation and cultural heritage sectors internationally, through positions at Historic Districts Council, New York and Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, New York. Kamalika is an expert member of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Shared Built Heritage and her recent books are People Called Kolkata (Penguin RandomHouse, 2019) and The Hoysala Legacy (Jaico, 2019).