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The Department of History and Archaeology has continually been striving for excellence in teaching and research since the inception of this department in the year 1988. Over the last twenty two years the department has been organising the activities connected with the research and education in the field of history and archaeology. This department offers a wide range of syllabi for the students stretching from prehistory to the present day. Right from the beginning, department has been involving many scholars from India and abroad in training the students. Department has organised conferences, Seminar, Workshops and Special Lectures. Prof S. R. Rao has instated a gold medal for archaeology and has donated a part of his personal library to the department library.
Department has established a museum of culture and archaeology in 1990 with a few collection and now it houses more then eight hundred antiquities in display and one thousand in the reserve collection right from the Palaeolithic period to the modern and from stone tools to paper manuscripts. The primary intension of this museum is to provide first hand knowledge to the students and create awareness among the general public. Continues efforts of the staff members and students have brought to light several archaeological sites of the region and it is planned to excavate a few of them. Teaching faculty has attended National and International seminars. Academic excellence of the faculty is recognised by the universities of the world. Faculty members are invited as visiting professors to various national and international universities.
Name of the Department Post Graduate Department of Studies in History & Archaeology Year of Establishment 1988 Name of the Chairman Address of the Department Department of History & Archaeology
Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta � 577 451
Phone: +91 - 8282-256227 e-mail: email@example.com
Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake M.A., CBCS - Semester Scheme (4 Semesters) B.A. Degree with History major subject 47 Ph.D Three Years Minimum M.A., in History 7 students per Lecturer P.G Diploma One year M.A., in History 18 Syllabus
Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialisation 1 Dr. Rajaram R. Hegde M.A., Ph.D. Professor Archaeology Cultural Studies 2 Dr. R. Anuradha Patel M.A., Ph.D. Professor Medieval India 3 Dr. Sarvamangala G M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor Archaeology, Art History, Heritage Tourism
Research Project Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal-Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status Research Scholar Sl.No. Research Scholar Title of Thesis Guide Registration ID
Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency : Title Level Year Funding Agency Karnataka Indian History Congress 8th sessionNational1989KIC Trends in Writing/Teaching of Indian HistoryNational1990ICHR History, Historians and Historiography in South IndiaNational1992ICHR Quit India Movement, A Retrospective analysisNational1993University National Seminar and Religion, Politics and Society.National1996University Karnataka Indian History Congress 13th SessionNational1997KIC Symposium of Feminist HistoryRegional1998University Keladi HistoryRegional1999University Toleration and PluralismInternational2005University Archival Sources of Karnataka HistoryNational2004University Heritage tourismNational2005University South Indian Archaeology with Special Reference Karnataka Recent StudiesNational2007University Shivamoga Jilleya Swathantra nanthara kalada ChaluvaliState2008University Achievements of the alumni : 1 Roopa Mariswamy 2001 Assistant Superintendent of Police(IPS) Kohima, Nagaland 2 Prof. Virupakshappa Poojarahalli 1994 Professor in History Hampi University 3 Mahammad Zuber 1996 Thashildhar (K.A.S) Thashildhar, Ranebennur Taluk, Haveri District 4 K. S Mohan 1996 Marketing Officer (K.A.S) Thashildhar Bailahongala 5 Tippeswamy N 1989 Thashildhar (K.A.S) D.C office, Tumukur District