Historian | Author | Economist
An engaging faculty member at the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Mr. Tumbe is a cheerful learner with a fervour for migration, cities, and history. His educational journey spans the London School of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, Ruia College Mumbai, and Rishi Valley School Madanapalle. As a former faculty at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, he earned prestigious fellowships at the European University Institute and Harvard Business School. Renowned for his books “India Moving: A History of Migration” (2018) and “The Age of Pandemics, 1817-1920” (2020), he has published widely in leading journals and newspapers and helped set up the IIMA Archives. He is a member of The Lancet Covid-19 India Taskforce and was a member of the Working Group on Migration of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation in 2016-17.