UCL Anthropology


Professor Christopher Pinney Awarded Padma Shri

1 February 2013

Christopher Pinney, Professor of Anthropology and Visual Culture at UCL has been awarded the Padma Shri on the occasion of Republic Day by the Government of India. Pinney was given the award under the category of Literature and Education. Non-citizens of India are very rarely given the Padma Shri. The award will be presented by the President of India at Rashtrapati Bhavan. > Read: The Ministry of Home Affairs press release