Question: Which Indian historian is recently elected as the member of the prestigious American Philosophical Society (APS)?
(a) Ramchandra Guha
(b) Gurcharan Das
(c) Romila Thapar
(d) Partha Chaterjee
- American Philosophical Society (APS), the oldest learned society in the United States has elected eminent Indian writer and historian Romila Thapar as its member.
- Dr. Thapar is a professor emerita of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
- She was among the 1,013 members elected to the society at its spring 2019 meeting.
- She has authored various books over the ancient history of India like Ancient Indian Social History, A History of India Volume One, and Early India: From the Origins to AD 1300.