‘Folk of the Salt-Spray’ by André Baptista

‘One of the lesser-known communities of Mumbai, the East Indian Christians have an intriguing history. Let’s delve into questions around their identity to understand the innate, vibrant pluralism of this community, and the many cultural nuances woven into its fabric.’ – André Baptista for Sarmaya Talks.

Dr. André Baptista is an archaeologist, historian and cultural heritage professional. While his primary academic research is in environmental archaeology, he is equally interested in investigating the dynamics of sociocultural spaces. This event took place on 29th September, 2023, at Durbar Hall, The Asiatic Society of Mumbai.