William Dalrymple

Dalrymple in 2014 William Benedict Hamilton-Dalrymple (born 20 March 1965) is an India-based Scottish historian and art historian, as well as a curator, photographer, broadcaster and critic. He is also one of the co-founders and co-directors of the world's largest writers' festival, the annual Jaipur Literature Festival. He is currently a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford.

His books have won numerous awards and prizes, including the Wolfson Prize for History, the Duff Cooper Memorial Prize, the Hemingway, the Kapuściński, the Arthur Ross Medal of the US Council on Foreign Relations, the Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and the Sunday Times Young British Writer of the Year Award. He has been five times longlisted and once shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for non-fiction and was a Finalist for the Cundill Prize for History. The BBC television documentary on his pilgrimage to the source of the river Ganges, "Shiva's Matted Locks", one of three episodes of his ''Indian Journeys'' series, which Dalrymple wrote and presented, won him the Grierson Award for Best Documentary Series at BAFTA in 2002.

In 2018, he was awarded the President's Medal of the British Academy, the Academy’s highest honour in its suite of prizes and medals awarded for "outstanding service to the cause of the humanities and social sciences."

Dalrymple was the curator of ''Princes and Painters in Mughal Delhi 1707–1857'', a major show of the late Mughal painting for the ''Asia Society'' in New York, which ran from February to May 2012. A catalogue of this exhibit co-edited by Dalrymple with Yuthika Sharma was published by Penguin in 2012 under the same name. More recently he curated the exhibition of Company style painting, ''Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company'', at the Wallace Collection in London.

In 2012, Dalrymple was appointed a Whitney J. Oates Visiting Fellow in the Humanities by Princeton University. In 2015, he was appointed the OP Jindal Distinguished Lecturer at Brown University. He is also since 2021 an Honorary Fellow of the Bodleian Library and a Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford University He was named in the 2020 ''Prospect'' list of the top 50 thinkers for the COVID-19 era.

Dalrymple was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2023 Birthday Honours for services to literature and the arts. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2010
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 294.092254 D169
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2009
Located: Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya
Call Number: 294.38254 DAL
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2004
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 915.4 D169
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2007
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 915.60453 D169
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2006
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 954 DAL
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2006
Located: Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya
Call Number: 954 DAL
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by Dalrymple, William.
Published 2002
Located: Kidderpore College
Call Number: 954.031 DAL-W
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by Dalrymple, William.
Published 2006
Located: Kidderpore College
Call Number: 954.0317 DAL-L
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2006
Located: Sivanath Sastri College
Call Number: 954.0317 D169
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 1993
Located: Bengal Library Association Public Library
Call Number: 954.5 DAL
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2004
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 954.56052 D169
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by Dalrymple, William
Published 2013
Located: Gurudas College
Call Number: 958.103 D169
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