Papers, Conferences etc.

‘Performance and its Peripherals’, Seminar-cum- Workshop on Documentation and Archiving, Archives and Research Center For Ethnomusicology, Pune, 1984
‘Oral Traditions’, Training Workshop in Documentation and Dissemination of Performing Arts in Asia, Center for Cultural Resources and Training, New Delhi, 1986
‘Text, Tone and Tune: An Indian Perspective’, ‘International Seminar on Text, Tone and Tune, Archives and Research Center for Ethnomusicology, New Delhi, 1987
‘The Non-musical Uses of Music’, The Indo-Soviet Seminar on Music, New Delhi, 1988
‘The Indo-Portuguese Experience: Performing Arts,’ The Indo-Portuguese Colloquium, New Delhi, 1988
‘Traditional Forms in Contemporary Theatre’, Nehru Shatabdi Natya Samaroha, New Delhi, 1989
‘Time and Tala: Musicology and Aesthetics’, Also staged a happening on the theme ‘Space-time, Time-Space, Seminar on Time, ‘Max Mueller Bhavan and N.C.P.A., Bombay, 1989
‘Limits, Borders and Boundaries: Performance, Seminar on ‘Limits, Borders and Boundaries’, Bombay, 1990
‘Religion and Music’ and Presentation of a compeered programme entitled Devgani, Seminar on Religion and Music, N.C.P.A. and Kalanirnay, 1990
‘Music, Growth and Aging: An Indian Perspective’, Also a concert. Music, Growth and Aging, Rochester University and Eastman School of Music, Rochester, U.S.A., 1991
‘The Felt Space in Music and Theatre’, Workshop on Space, N.C.P.A. and Max Mueller Bhavan, Bombay 1991
‘Organization of Time: Written and Oral Word’, Oral Tradition, Written Word and Communication Systems’, Sahitya Akedemi, New Delhi, 1992
‘Music and Colour in Hindustan’, also conceived, composed and compeered a composite programme entitled ‘Sangitrang’, Seminar on Color, N.C.P. A. and Max Mueller Bhavan, Bombay, 1992
‘Thoughts, Culture and Ideas in the Nineteenth Century: Performing Arts’, International Conference on Maharashtra, S.N.D.T. University, Bombay, 1993
‘Cinematic Structure and Music in India’, International Seminar on Cinema, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi, 1995
‘The Singing Voice: Some Asian perspectives’, International Seminar on ‘Continuities and Divergences in Performing Arts – South Asia and South East Asia’, Asiatic Society, Calcutta, 1995
‘Tanpura: A Phenomenon’, Seminar on Tanpura, Music Forum, Bombay, July 1997
‘Modernism in Maharashtra: Music and Song’, International Conference on Maharashtra, Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, Pune, 1997
‘Bandish’, Workshop on Bandish, Music Forum, Bombay, 1997
‘Diversity and Heritage in Music: India’, Indian National Science Association: 67th session, New Delhi, 1997
‘Guru-Shihya Parampara: In Larger Perspective’, International Seminar on Teaching of North Indian Music, Music Forum, Bombay, 1998
‘Shrangar to Shangar: Muscial Gamut’, International Seminar on Shangar and Shringar, organized by Carleton University, Canada and University of Bombay, Bombay, December 1998
On Ideas of Musical Excellence, International Seminar on Saundarya, organized by Carleton University, Canada and India International Center, India, Delhi, November, 1999
On ‘Communication in Music’, International Seminar on Technique vs Content, Music Forum, Mumbai, December 1999

1 Lecture-demonstration tour, U.S.S.R., on behalf of the Government of India, 1976
2 On Election to Coulson Indology Fellowship, Wolfson College, Oxford, U.K., 1979
3 On Invitation of the University of Mauritius, 1980
4 Study Tour to China, Government of India, 1984
5 Represented India in the SAARC Workshop on Documentation of Oral Traditions, Islamabad, Pakistan, 1987
6 Represented India in the Asian\Pacific Music Materials Co-Production Programme, Asian Cultural Center For the UNESCO, Tokyo, Japan, 1989
7 Invited to the Conference on ’Music, Growth and Aging’ Rochester University of Medicine and Eastman School of Music, Rochester, U.S.A., 1991
8 Ninth Tokyo Summer Festival, Arion-Edo Foundation, Tokyo, Japan, 1993
9 The House of World Culture, Berlin, Seminar on ‘Wilderness’. Paper on ‘Wilderness, Rama, Ramayana and Music’, Berlin, Germany, 1995
10 Represented India in the Training Workshop on Traditional Musical Instruments for Asia, Presented a paper on ‘Traditional Musical Instruments in India: A Contemporary Perspective’, Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, Teheran, Iran, July-August 1996
11 Seminar on ‘The History of North Indian Music: 14th – 20th Centuries’, Presented a Paper on Marathi Stage Music. Rotterdam Conservatorium, Holland, December 1997
12 Represented India and presented a paper on ‘Music Education in a Multi-cultural Society’, International Music Council of UNESCO, Aarhus, Denmark, 2nd -5th July, 1998
13 The Eighth International Conference on Maharashtra, Sydney, University Department of History, Paper on ‘Body, Music and Maharashtra’, Sydney, Australia, January 5th to 10th 1999.
14 Presented Paper on ‘Women Composers in India’, Italy, 1999
15 Presented Paper on ‘Religion and Music’, Amman, September 2000
16 Audio Recording and Oral Tradition, Berlin Phonogram Archives, Berlin, October 2000
17 Kenya Music Festival, Nairobi, 2002
18 Composed and presented music along with Prof Sandeep Bhagwati for Contemporary Exchange, Ensemble Moderne, Berlin-Frankfurt, Germany,2003