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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: history@kuvempu.ac.in
  • 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
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  • Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :
    Title Level Year Funding Agency
    Karnataka Indian History Congress 8th session
    National
    1989
    KIC
    Trends in Writing/Teaching of Indian History
    National
    1990
    ICHR
    History, Historians and Historiography in South India
    National
    1992
    ICHR
    Quit India Movement, A Retrospective analysis 
    National
    1993
    University
    National Seminar and Religion, Politics and Society.
    National
    1996
    University
    Karnataka Indian History Congress 13th Session
    National
    1997
    KIC
    Symposium of Feminist History
    Regional
    1998
    University
    Keladi History
    Regional
    1999
    University
    Toleration  and Pluralism
    International
    2005
    University
    Archival Sources of Karnataka History
    National
    2004
    University
    Heritage tourism
    National
    2005
    University
    South Indian Archaeology with Special  Reference Karnataka Recent Studies
    National
    2007
    University
    Shivamoga Jilleya Swathantra nanthara kalada Chaluvali
    State
    2008
    University
    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