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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 programme was introduced combining the disciplines of History and Economics. Later by 1990, the  Double- Main programme was bifurcated and the B. A History main programme was 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 History of Kerala with emphasis on the socio-economic scenario of Malabar under the Madras Presidency. At present, there are six research supervisors in the department.
Faculty Members
  1. Dr Shinoy Jesinth (Head of the Department)
  2. Prof. Vasisht M C
  3. Mr Christy Alex Varghese
  4. Ms Stefy George
  5. Ms Subairath C T
  6. 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
Dr. Godwin Samraj D P
Prof. Sheela F Christina

 

Seminars and Invited Talks:

03- 12- 2021: Invited talk by Prof. Sucheta Mahajan, Centre for Historical Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Prof. Bodh Prakash, School of Letters, Ambedkar University, New Delhi. “Unity in Diversity: the Making and Unmaking of the Indian Nation”.

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