[INDOLOGY] FW: [ctamil] Alexander Dubiansky (1941-2020)
j.jurewicz at uw.edu.pl
Wed Nov 18 16:29:30 UTC 2020
What a great loss! I cannot believe that! He was such a wonderful man, so
wise, so profound, and so kind, with this unique Russian sense of humor. I
will miss him very much.
Prof. dr hab. Joanna Jurewicz
Katedra Azji Południowej /Chair of South Asia Studies
Wydział Orientalistyczny / Faculty of Oriental Studies
Uniwersytet Warszawski /University of Warsaw
ul. Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28
00-927 Warszawa , Poland
Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages
College of Human Sciences
Member of Academia Europaea
śr., 18 lis 2020 o 15:45 Tieken, H.J.H. via INDOLOGY <
indology at list.indology.info> napisał(a):
> Dear List members,
> I forward a message disseminated on the Classical Tamil list about
> Alexander Dubiansky, who has died this morning.
> I know he also had many friends among Sanskritists
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> *Onderwerp:* Re: [ctamil] Alexander Dubiansky (1941-2020)
> Very sad news.
> Dr. Alexander Dubianski (27.04.1941-18.11.2020) passed away today after
> suffering from pneumonia caused by coronavirus.
> Colleagues, students and friends knew him as a very kind and generous
> person with great love for life, Tamil language and poetry.
> In youth Dr. Dubianski aspired to become a musician and studied at the
> Moscow Conservatoire, however, his education was interrupted by military
> service. After returning from the army, he graduated and did his PhD at
> the Moscow State University, where he got interested in Indology and later
> taught Tamil language and literature for more than 40 years. He also taught
> at the Russian State University for the Humanities.
> He is most known for his book “Ritual and Mythological Sources of the
> Early Tamil Poetry” Groningen, 2000.
> During the last 12 years Dr.Dubianski was conducting an informal seminar
> on Classical Tamil literature, in which a circle of his former students
> participated. His last unfinished work was full Russian translation of
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 12:00 PM Jean-Luc Chevillard <
> jean-luc.chevillard at univ-paris-diderot.fr> wrote:
>> Dear CTamil list members,
>> it is with great sadness that I have to announce that our dear colleague
>> and friend Alexander Dubiansky (b. 1941) died in Moscow this morning
>> because of Covid.
>> We shall miss him very much.
>> I include a picture taken in Paris on 28th september 2019 during the 4th
>> European Tamil conference. This was the last occasion for Eva and me to
>> meet with him face to face.
>> -- Jean-Luc Chevillard (in Müssen)
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