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Sunil Kumar Sen

historian

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