Mrinalini Venkateswaran is Museum Consultant to MSMS II Museum Trust, with experience in the museum sector in collections management, and on research-led exhibitions and publications, since 2006. She has published widely on the history of photography in India. As an historian of modern South Asia, she seeks to connect museums and the academy. Her work has been supported by the Cambridge Trust, Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, J.N. Tata Endowment, Royal Asiatic Society, and Royal Historical Society, among others. She is the recipient of a Leverhulme Early Career Fellowship at Royal Holloway, University of London.