Graduating from the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza,’ Tiziana Lorenzetti obtained her PhD in History of the Art of India and Oriental Asia from the University of Genoa (Italy). She was Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Museum Institute of the History of Art, New Delhi, and Lecturer in Indian Art and Culture at the Sapienza of Rome. She is now Director of the International Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS). Her publications include Understanding the Hindu Temple. History, Symbols and Forms, Studies in Asian Art and Culture (SAAC), Berlin, 2015; Hindu Sculpture. Religion Mythology and Art at the Archaeological Museum of Khajuraho, Sampark Publishing House, Calcutta, 2016 (2nd ed.); and edited Voices of Freedom: Society, Culture and Ideas in the 70th year of India’s Independence, ismeo, Rome, 2020.