Sanjay Subrahmanyam wins 2019 Dan David Prize

Published: February 12, 2019

Renowned Indian historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam has been awarded the Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize 2019 for his work on inter-cultural encounters between Asians, Europeans and people of North and South America during the early modern era. He won the award in the category of ”past time dimension” for his work in macro history. He will share the $1-million prize money with historian Prof. Kenneth Pomeranz of University of Chicago. The prize is named after philanthropist Dan David and administered by Israel’s Tel Aviv University. It is awarded annually to those who have made outstanding scientific, technological and humanistic accomplishments in fields representing the past, present and future of human achievement. The award ceremony will take place in Tel Aviv in May 2019.