EXEM, Albert van. Beveren 19.9.1918 — Ranchi 7.11.1994. S.J. Father. Belgian Missionary and Anthropologist in India. Joined S.J. in 1936, ordained priest 1949 in Kurseong. From 1946 worked 17 years among Muṇḍas. Fluent in Muṇḍari.

Publications: Basic socio-economic attitudes of Chotanagpur Tribals. 55 p. Ranchi 1973.

– “Haram and Singbonga. The Concept of the Supreme Being According to Munda Mythology”, P. Ponette (ed.), The Munda World. Ranchi 1978, 81-115.

The Religious System of the Munda Tribe: An Essay in Religious Anthropology. 279 p. Collectanea Inst. Anthropos 28. St.Augustin 1982.

– “Jesuit Impact on Chotanagpur”, Jesuit Presence in Indian History. Ed. Anand Amaladass. Madras 1988, 78-98.

– “The Unfolding Tribal Economy”, P. Tete (ed.), Constant Lievens and the History of the Catholic Church in Chotanagpur. Ranchi 1993, 35-65; “Constant Lievens – A Critical Appraisal”, Ignis 23, 1994, 35-45.

Sources: odis.be; scanty stray notes in Internet.