[INDOLOGY] Sunil Kumar

Robert Goldman rpg at berkeley.edu
Sun Jan 17 21:30:12 UTC 2021

Very sorry to hear of this, Patrick. I knew Sunil  reasonably well and met and spoke with him at various conferences and at the DU History Dept. . He was a resident fellow at our Townsend Center for the Humanities in 2007–08. A very  nice persona and an outstanding scholar. A very sad and significant loss.
Dr. R. P.  Goldman
Catherine and William L. Magistretti Distinguished Professor in South and Southeast Asian Studies
Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies MC # 2540
The University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720-2540
Tel: 510-642-4089
Fax: 510-642-2409

> On Jan 17, 2021, at 1:19 PM, Olivelle, J P via INDOLOGY <indology at list.indology.info> wrote:
> Just read on Indian Express that Prof. Sunil Kumar, the Chair of History at Delhi University, passed away due to COPD complications (not Covid). I did not know him well, but interacted with him when I published a paper in  Indian Economic and Social History Review, and gave a talk in his department a couple of years ago. He was a very friendly person, and a fine medieval historian; did his doctoral work at Duke.
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