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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 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.
The 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. Continuous 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.
Achievements of the alumni : 1 Parameshwara. H.S C.I Govt. of Karnataka 2 Roopa Mariswamy 2001 Assistant Superintendent of Police(IPS) Govt. of India 3 Krishana Murthy.H.K 1996 (K.A.S) Govt. of Karnataka 4 K. S Mohan 1996 (K.A.S) Govt. of Karnataka 5 Mahammad Zuber 1996 (K.A.S) Govt. of Karnataka 6 Dr.L .P Raju 1994 Associate Professor Tumkur University 7 Prof. Virupakshappa Poojarahalli 1994 Professor in History Hampi University 8 Tippeswamy N 1989 (K.A.S) Govt. of Karnataka Name of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in History & Archaeology Year of Establishment 1988 Name of the ChairmanDr.Rajaram R. Hegde Address of the Department Department of Post Graduate Studies and Research in History & Archaeology
Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta 577451
Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State, INDIA
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 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. Dip in Epigraphy., P.G. Dip. in Archaeology Professor Archaeology, Art History, Heritage Tourism
Research Projects Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status 1 Developing Centre for the Study of Local Cultures Flemish Inter University Council Dr. Rajaram R. Hegde Dr, Sadananda J.S. and Dr. Rajaram Hegde 7000000 Completed 2 Art and Patronage in Medieval Banavasi 12000 Indian COuncil of Historical Research Dr. Rajaram R. Hegde NA 35000 COmpleted 3 The Kadatas of Shringeri Math UGC Dr. Rajaram R. Hegde Dr.Rajaram Hegde 750000 COmpleted 4 Caste Project Ghent University Dr. Rajaram R. Hegde Dr. Rajaram Hegde 200000 Completed Research Scholars Sl.No. Faculty Name of the Supervisor Name of the Ph.D. Scholar with Aadhaar number/Photo ID Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely date of completion of Ph.D Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency : Title Level Year Funding Agency Three Days Workshop on Recent Advances in Museum Techniques and PerspectivesNational26th to 28th March 2016ICHR, New Delhi Three Days Workshop on Preventive Conservation of Archaival Material and Reading SkillNational12th to 14th March 2016Karnataka State Archives, Bengaluru One Day International Symposium on Recent Perspectives on Karnataka Art HistoryInternational18th, Feb 2016University Armed Resistance against the British rule in Karnataka 1800-1857AD, Sahaydri College, ShimogaState14th, August 2015U G C Important Debates of Post Colonial period, Kuvermpu University, ShankaraghattaUniversity20-22 January 2013University 22nd Session Karnataka History Congress, , Kuvermpu University, Shankaraghatta.State10-12,January 2013University Recent Advancement in South Indian Archaeology, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta.National12-14, April 2012Directorate of Archaeology and Museums , Karnataka Govt & University Social Movements of KarnatakaNational2008University Shivamoga Jilleya Swathantra nanthara kalada ChaluvaliState2008University South Indian Archaeology with Special Reference Karnataka Recent StudiesNational2007University Heritage tourismNational2005University Toleration and PluralismInternational2005University Archival Sources of Karnataka HistoryNational2004University Keladi HistoryRegional1999University Symposium of Feminist HistoryRegional1998University Karnataka Indian History Congress 13th SessionNational1997KIC National Seminar and Religion, Politics and Society.National1996University Quit India Movement, A Retrospective analysisNational1993University History, Historians and Historiography in South IndiaNational1992ICHR Trends in Writing/Teaching of Indian HistoryNational1990ICHR Karnataka Indian History Congress 8th sessionNational1989KIC