Prof. Dr. Tansen Sen
Baruch College, The Department of History
City University of New York
June 1-July 3, 2017: Prof. Dr. Tansen Sen joins the ZIRS as a Christian-Wolff visiting professor
- Research on Buddhism in the Indian Ocean World
- Block seminar "The Maritime Silk Road: The Histories, Cultures, and Politics of the Indian Ocean", see Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology
Tansen Sen received his MA from Peking University and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. He specializes in Asian history and religions and has special scholarly interests in India-China interactions, Indian Ocean trade, Buddhism, and Silk Road archeology. He has done extensive research in India, China, Japan, and Singapore with grants from the American Institute of Indian Studies, the Japan Foundation, the American Philosophical Society, the Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (Singapore).
See also Center for Global Asia, NYU Shanghai