Dr Vinita Damodaran
Dr Vinita Damodaran, Director of the Centre for World Environmental History at Sussex, is
part of an exciting collaborative research project with the Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew.
Focusing on the conservation and digitisation of the Indian correspondence of Joseph
Dalton Hooker, former Director of Kew from 1865 to 1885, the research will promote links
between UK and Indian institutions and help prioritise fragile materials held at Kolkata