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Administrative Staff Profile

ARORA, Varun Mr
MA (Fine) Museology, BA History,
Museum Coordinator Legal History Museum

CONTACT

Email : varora@gnlu.ac.in

Phone : (+91) - +91 -79-23276611/12

Mobile : (+91)-8652738649

Fax : (+91)

Administrative or Others Experience

Administrative Experience

  • Museum Coordinator Legal History Museum since 1st September 2018.


Others Experience

  • 4 months of training and internship experience in Museums and Heritage and Cultural Institutes.
Job Profile
  • Public Relation officer for Legal History Museum GNLU
  • Museum development in charge Legal History Museum
Conference / Seminar / Workshop Participation
Paper Presentation 

Conferences
  • On ‘Gandhi's Call Back to Village’ at the 2-day National Conference on Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi's Thoughts in 21st Century on 13 and 14 February 2016 in K.V. Pendharkar College Dombivli organised by Department of History at K. V. Pendharkar College Dombivli.
  • On ‘Birla Mandir (Shahad) and Its Tourism Potential’ at the one-day Student Seminar State Level on Historical Sites and Tourism with special reference to Rock Cut Caves, Forts and Beaches of Maharashtra on 27 February 2016 in K. V. Pendharkar College Dombivli jointly organised by P. L. Shiroff College Chinchani, L.J.N.J. Mahila Mahavidyalya Vile Parle and K. V. Pendharkar College Dombivli.


Participation (Without Paper Presentation)


Conferences

  • 9th Mani Kamerkar Memorial State Level Seminar on 1 August 2016 on Marian Time Heritage of India at St Xavier's College Mumbai jointly organised by Department of Ancient Indian Culture History and Archaeology, Heras Institute of Indian History and Culture and Museum Society of Bombay.
  • University Grant Commission`s sponsored 2-day State Level Seminar on Mythology Interpretation and Role in Politics and History at Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College Ghatkopar on 23 and 24 July 2015 organised by Department of History of Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College Ghatkopar.


Workshops

  • Workshop on Conservation of Artworks at Department of Museology from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda. Conducted by Lalit Kala Academy, Delhi from 22nd to 27th march 2017.    
  • Uattrayan Art Foundation, Vadodara Workshop on Conservation of Paintings conducted by Indira Gandhi National Centre for Art, Delhi from 22nd to 29th November 2017.
  • National Seminar and Workshop on Conservation of paintings from 9th to 12th January 2018 at The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.  
  • Indo- Swiss Workshop on Conservation of Wall Paintings Conducted jointly by Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts, Delhi, Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, Delhi and Embassy of Switzerland in India at Kirti Mandir, Vadodara from 29th January to 2nd February 2018.

Others

  • Ganesh Idol’ making competition at the Maharaja Fatehsingh Museum Vadodara in August 2016 and 2017.
  • Museum Association of India Annual Conference at Swaminarayan Museum Ahmadabad on ‘Scared Space as a Living History Museum’ from 27th to 29th January 2017.
  • UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers - 2018 LETS HERITAGE Program Photo Contest at Champaner Pavagadh ARCHEOLOGICAL PARK Gujarat 16 August 2018.
  • Delegate UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers -2018 LETS HERITAGE Program at Champaner Pavagadh ARCHOLOGICAL Park GUJARAT from 10 -19 august 2018 
Training Programmes
  • Science Centre Surat from 13th to 22nd October 2016 
  • National Research Laboratory for Conservation of Cultural Property Lucknow from 6th to 16th March 2017
  • CSMVS Museum, Mumbai from 2nd may to 30th may 2017
  • Piramal Museum of Art intern as Visitors Experience Manager Lower Parel Mumbai from 3rd to 14th July 2018
Publication
Journal Articles
  • On ‘Birla Mandir (Shahad) and Its Tourism Potential’ in the Annual Magazine of Department of History of K. V. Pendharkar College Dombivli called Mitakshahara 2015-2016 Edition.
  • On’ Gandhi’s Call Back to Village’ in the Book of Relevance of Mahatma Gandhi's Thoughts in 21st Century in August 2016 Edition by Department of History K. V. Pendharkar College Dombivli.
  • On “Vintage Cars as Collectables” for Heritage FOR All Cairo Egypt August 2018 Newsletter and Facebook Blog
Honours/Awards
  • Best Delegate for UNESCO World Heritage Volunteers 2018 Lets HERITAGE Program at Champaner Pavagadh Archaeological Park Gujarat 10-19 August 2018.  
Other Accomplishments
Memberships of Professional Organizations 
  • University Grant Commission’s sponsored Gandhian Studies Centre at Birla College, Kalyan, Mumbai (2013 – 2015)
  • University Grant Commission’s sponsored Dr. Ambedkar Studies Centre at Birla College, Kalyan, Mumbai for a year in 2014
  • Student member of Museum Association of Gujarat 2017 
  • Life member of Museum Association of India 2017 onwards

Invited guest lecturer at colleges 
  • “Introduction to Museology and Career Prospects” on 5th January 2018 at K.V. Pendharkar College, Dombivli, Thane, Mumbai as part of V.K Rajwade Memorial Series.
  • “World of Museums” on 6th January 2018 at Guru Nanak College, Mumbai.
Personal / Family Details
  • Father Chemical Engineer (Retired General Manager century rayon company BK Birla Group of industries Kalyan, Thane District, Mumbai) 
  • Mother Housewife
  • Elder Brother MBA Marketing working as a Manager Marketing Research Nielsen Group of Companies Mumbai