H-ASIA: NEWS Sheldon Pollock and Hermann Kulke awarded Padma Shri

Frank Conlon conlon at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Jan 26 14:59:28 UTC 2010

January 26, 2010

Sheldon Pollock and Hermann Kulke awarded Padma Shri by Government of 
From: Ananya Vajpeyi <ananya.vajpeyi at gmail.com>

The Government of India has announced, among its Republic Day (today) 
honors, the award of Padma Shri to Professor Sheldon Pollock and Professor 
Hermann Kulke.


"German Indologist Professor Hermann Kulke who is a regular 
visiting faculty to various Indian universities and Sanskrit 
scholar at Columbia University Sheldon I Pollock have been 
selected for Padma Shree in the Literature and Education category."

Congratulations to Shelly and Hermann! [And thanks to Ananya Vajpeyi for 
bringing this to our attention.  FFC]

Ananya Vajpeyi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of History
University of Massachusetts, Boston
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