New NCI Director India office appointed, September 1

Samrat Schmiem Kumar has been appointed as the new Director at the NCI India Liaison Office in New Delhi from September 1st 2014. Samrat joins the NCI from Oslo University where he spent 3 years as Doctoral Research fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages. Samrat has broad experience in development and management of education and research activities in India. Samrat will take over the major tasks from Sirpa Tenhunen (Director of NCI until July 31st 2014), who has now joined University of Jyväskylä to teach anthropology on full time basis from August 1st, 2014 at the Department of History and Ethnology.

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