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About the Department The Department of History started functioning from the very inception of the college in 1909. In 1956, the double-main course was introduced combining the disciplines of History and Economics. Later by 1990, the bifurcation of Double- Main Course was effected and in the same year the B. A History main course offered. In the year 1995, the department was upgraded to Post Graduate level and in 2015 the University of Calicut conferred the status of Research Department. The focus area of research is Modern Indian History and Urban and Spatial History. There are five research supervisors in the department.
Faculty Members Prof. Sheela F Christina (Head of the Department)Prof. Vasisht M C
Dr. Godwin Samraj D P (Principal)
Dr Shinoy Jesinth
Mr Christy Alex Varghese
Ms Stefy George
Ms Subairath C T
Dr Vijindas S.
Former Faculty Members Prof. M P Sreedharan
Dr A Yesuratnam (Principal)
Prof. John George
Ms Suguna Job
Prof. P K Prakash
Prof. A Surendranath
Prof A P Sumithran
Prof. Christhakumar W Nicholas (Principal)
Prof. Geoffrey Vincent
Dr K Gopalankutty
Prof. T Jayaseela
Dr K N Ganesh
Prof. P T Haridasan
Dr Frederic Sunil Kumar
Dr C H Jayasree
Mr Shaiju Hendriks
Prof. Beauna
Prof T J Joseph

 

Seminars and Invited Talks:

30-01-2020: Erudite Lecture-in-residence Programme, Dr. Dilip M. Menon, Prof. & Head, Witwatersrand University, South Africa “Thinking with the Ocean: the Maritime and the Terrestrial Imagination”

27-01-2020: Erudite Lecture-in-residence Programme, Dr. Dilip M. Menon, Prof. & Head, Witwatersrand University, South Africa “Suspicion and the Writing of History: the Indian Emergency, 1975-77”

18.11.2019: Invited talk by Dr. Ravi Palat, Professor, Binghamton University, New York.
on “Dependency Theory and World System Analysis”

08-03-2019: Invited talk by Dr. Nirmal Ranjith Devasiri, Professor & Head, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka. “ Politics of Sri Lanka: Past and Present”

Webinars:

14-08-2020: Webinar on “Challenges to the Nature of Independent Indian State” by Prof. Aditya Mukherjee, Social Scientist & Retd. Professor, Center for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

14-07-2020: Webinar on “Maritime Malabar: Trade, Religion and Polity” by Dr. Pius Malekandathil, Professor, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi