German Indology

Lars Martin Fosse l.m.fosse at
Mon Feb 24 14:53:47 UTC 1997

>Yes, please do drop "the English...".  Of course, like anyone, I would be
>proud of the assumption of Polish nationality, but actually my sense of
>national affinity is weak to the point of non-existence.  Most of my early
>life was spent in Madeira, Lisbon, Khartoum, Malakal, Entebbe, and finally
>Mgarr (a village in Malta).  I came to England for university, and I do
>hold a British passport, it is true.  But my wife was born in Dar es
>Salaam, her father in Shanghai, her mother in Sri Lanka, my sister-in-law
>in Aden, my father in Lublin, my step-brother in Germany, my mother in
>Kent, etc., etc.  Make of that what you will.  Although I like Britain
>very much as a place to live and work, I've also had extremely enjoyable
>sojurns in America, India, and Germany. 

Dear Dominik, you are not only a versatile scholar, you are also a composite
scholar. I shall refer to you as the "the multinational scholar Dominik

Lars Martin

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