“Bringing Back the (Ancient) Bodies: The Potters’ Sensory Experiences and the Firing of Red, Black and Purple Greek Vases.” Arts 8, 2 (2019), 70; https://doi.org/10.3390/arts8020070
Balachandran, S. and K. McHugh. “Respectful and Responsible Stewardship: Maintaining and Renewing the Cultural Relevance of Museum Collections.” Introductory chapter in Preventive Conservation: Approaches to Collections Storage. In press. Expected Fall 2019.
"Uncovering Ancient Preparatory Drawings on Greek Ceramics." The Iris. September 24, 2018.
“Transformative Spaces: Dr. S. Paramasivan and Conservation Science in India in the Early Twentieth Century.” Studies in Conservation, 64, 1 (2019): 24-41. Published online on 22 March 2018.
“Pedagogy and the ‘Working Collection’: Teaching Technical Research and Experimental Archaeology at the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum.” Postprints of the October 2016 Penn Museum symposium, “Engaging Conservation: Collaboration Across Disciplines.” London: Archetype, 2017: 19-28.
Torres, J., K. Gallagher and S. Balachandran. “Rehousing a ‘Working Collection’: Perspectives from the Johns Hopkins University Archaeological Museum.” Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, Vol 56, Iss. 2 (2017): 96-112.
"Technical Studies." In Selections from the Eton College Myers Collection. Eds. Meg Swaney and Morgan Moroney. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum. 2016.
“New Light on Ancient Faces. Undergraduate Students at Johns Hopkins University Study Roman Egyptian Mummy Portraits.” E-News, International Committee for Egyptology in the International Council of Museums. May 2016: 8.
“Race, Diversity and Politics in Conservation: Our 21st Century Crisis.” Conservators Converse, the Blog of the American Institute for Conservation. May 2016. http://www.conservators-converse.org/2016/05/race-diversity-and-politics-in-conservation-our-21st-century-crisis-sanchita-balachandran/
“Reverse Engineering Ancient Greek Ceramics: An Interdisciplinary Collaboration.” National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts Journal, Vol. 37, 2016: 92.
“Archaeology, Conservation and the ‘Cost’ of Archaeological Artefacts.” Archaeology in Society: Its Relevance in the Modern World. Eds. Mary Rockman and Joe Flatman. New York: Springer Press, 2012. 128-134.
“The Use of Cyclododecane in Field Stabilization and Storage of Archaeological Finds.” The Conservation of Archaeological Materials. Current Trends and Future Directions. British Archaeological Reports International Series 2116. Eds. Emily Williams and Claire Peachy. Oxford: Archaeopress, 2010. 77-87.
“Among the Dead and Their Possessions: A Conservator’s Role in the Death, Life and Afterlife of Human Remains and their Associated Objects.” Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, Vol. 48, No. 3 (2009): 197-219.
“Artifact.” Archaeology Magazine, Vol. 62, No. 6, (November/December 2009): 72.
Balachandran, S. and G. Gates. “When Objects are Beyond Conservation: Recovering Visual Information from Damaged Artifacts.” International Dunhuang Project, December 2007.
“Edge of an Ethical Dilemma.” Archaeology Magazine, Vol. 60, No. 6, November/December 2007: 18-20, 65.
“Object Lessons: The Politics of Preservation and Museum Building in Western China in the Early Twentieth Century.” International Journal of Cultural Property, Vol. 14, No. 1 (2007): 1-32.
“ANC2002.36.” Bidoun. Arts and Culture from the Middle East. Spring/Summer 2008.
LINKS TO TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS
“The ‘Peculiar Problems’ of Preservation: Life, Death and the Afterlife in the Museum.” M. Victor Leventritt Lecture, Harvard Art Museums, April 30, 2019.
“Divine and Ghostly Things: Debating the Care of Religious Relics at the Madras Government Museum.” Wolf Humanities Forum on Stuff, University of Pennsylvania, February 27, 2019.
"The Museum Was Like Heaven, All the Gods Being There: Approaches to the Preservation of Archaeological-Devotional Objects at the Madras Government Museum, India, in the late 19th and Early 20th Centuries." Presentation at Bard Graduate Center in the "Conserving Active Matter: A Cultures of Conservation Research Project," April 18, 2018.
"Conservation in the 21st Century." An interview with Ian Elsner and Museum Archipelago, March 19th, 2018.
Discussing the course "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" at the 2015 College Art Association Conference, New York, NY, February 2015. The presentation was part of a panel discussion on the topic, “Conservation and the Future of Art”, held at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.
“Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum”, Baltimore's National Public Radio Station, WYPR, September 4th, 2014.