Prof. Dr. Abhay Kumar Singh

Previous Head of Department and current senior Professor in the department of Ancient History and Culture, M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, Utter Pradesh, India, Prof. A.K. Singh is well known for his studies on Ancient India’s cultural interaction with Persians, Bactrians and Indo Greeks. He has to his credit more than 40 research publications including one authored book and nine co-edited books. His papers have been published in the encyclopedic volumes of the PHISPC (Project on the History of Indian Sciences, Philosophy and Culture) of the Centre of Studies in Civilizations, New Delhi, edited by Prof. D.P. Chattopadhyaya and Prof. G.C. Pande. The Book of the Year World Prize of the Islamic Republic of Iran, 2006 was awarded to him by the President of Iran, for the work “Dialogues between Civilization: India and Iran”. He is a regular visitor for academic exchange in Iran and a member of various international bodies for Historical research.