Nirmal Kumar


Nirmal Kumar is an Associate Professor of History at Sri Venkateshwara College, New Delhi, where he teaches 7th-18th century History of India. Dr Kumar has been working on 18th century Rajasthan and also on Hindi films. He has edited a book called “Filming the Line of Control” for Routledge in 2008. Two books of his are under publication: One is “Essays in History of Early Modern India” and another is “Medieval Delhi: A Reader”. He is also the general Editor of a series on “Historians of Medieval India”. Professor Kumar is widely travelled and well networked with the renowned institutions worldwide. He is Fellow, Royal Asiatic Society of United Kingdom and Ireland and Member, Women’s History Network, UK. He is also associated with Society for South Asian Studies, London and British Association of South Asian Studies, UK. Dr Kumar is on Board of Contemporary India Study Center Aarhus, Aarhus University, Denmark, and a guest fellow at Indian Institute of Advance Studies, Simla (2012). Besides, he takes keen interest in Bihar, his home state in India and is an ace photographer.