Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - Htnation -

JERUSALEM: Noted In­dian his­to­rian San­jay Subrah­manyam has won Is­rael’s pres­ti­gious Dan David Prize for this year for his work on in­ter­cul­tural en­coun­ters be­tween Asians, Eu­ro­peans and people of North and South Amer­ica dur­ing the early mod­ern era. Subrah­manyam won the award in the cat­e­gory of ‘past time di­men­sion’ for his work in macro his­tory. He shares the $1 mil­lion award in this cat­e­gory with Prof Ken­neth Pomer­anz of Uni­ver­sity of Chicago. The in­ter­na­tional Dan David Prize 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. Subrah­manyam, an alumni of Uni­ver­sity of Delhi, holds the Irv­ing and Jean Stone En­dowed Chair in So­cial Sciences at the Uni­ver­sity of Cal­i­for­nia, Los An­ge­les

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