Professor of modern Indian history at the Department of History & Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
Amiya P. Sen is by training a historian with special interest in the intellectual and cultural history of colonial India. Prof (Dr) Sen took his undergraduate and graduate degrees in history from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi and thereafter went on to do research under Prof. Sumit Sarkar, again at the University of Delhi. After a brief career in the civil services, he served the Universities of Delhi and Visva Bharati (as Tagore Professor at Rabindra Bhavan) and is currently professor of modern Indian history at the Department of History & Culture at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Prof. Sen was Agatha Harrison Fellow at the University of Oxford, Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, and at the Centre for Contemporary Studies, Nehru Memorial Museum & Library, New Delhi. Until mid 2016 he was the Heinrich Zimmer Chair at the South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University.
Hinduism and the intellectual and cultural history of Modern India.
The intellectual and cultural history of colonial India and biographical studies on eminent Indian historical figures.
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