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Sunil Kumar Sen

Sunil Kumar Sen, Bangladeshi historian. Recipient Romesh Dutt prize Calcutta University, 1968. Member Indian Peasant Movement, participant Tebhaga struggle, jailed by British, 1947; member Communist Party, since 1947.; Member Asiatic Society, History Records Commission.

Background

  • Sen, Sunil Kumar was born on March 29, 1921 in Barisal, Bangladesh. Son of Satyendra Kumar and Protiva Sen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts History with honours, Presidency College, 1940. Master of Arts, Calcutta University, 1942, Doctor of Philosophy., 1965.

    Career

    • Reader in history Rabindra Bharati University, 1967-1979, professor, since 1979, head department, since 1967. Director Project on Working Women, International Labor Organization, Geneva, 1982-1983.

    Works

    • Author books on economic and agrarian history.

    Membership

    Member Indian Peasant Movement, participant Tebhaga struggle, jailed by British, 1947. Member Communist Party, since 1947. Member Asiatic Society, History Records Commission.

    Connections

    • Married Uma Sen, December 16, 1958.
    • father: Satyendra Kumar
    • mother: Protiva Sen
    • spouse: Uma Sen
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    Born March 29, 1921
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