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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 Chairman      
    Dr.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: history@kuvempu.ac.in
  • 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 Perspectives
    National
    26th to 28th March 2016
    ICHR, New Delhi
    Three Days Workshop on Preventive Conservation of Archaival Material and Reading Skill
    National
    12th to 14th March 2016
    Karnataka State Archives, Bengaluru
    One Day International Symposium on Recent Perspectives on Karnataka Art History
    International
    18th, Feb 2016
    University
    Armed Resistance against the British rule in Karnataka 1800-1857AD, Sahaydri College, Shimoga
    State
    14th, August 2015
    U G C
    Important Debates of Post Colonial period, Kuvermpu University, Shankaraghatta
    University
    20-22 January 2013
    University
    22nd Session Karnataka History Congress, , Kuvermpu University, Shankaraghatta.
    State
    10-12,January 2013
    University
    Recent Advancement in South Indian Archaeology, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta.
    National
    12-14, April 2012
    Directorate of Archaeology and Museums , Karnataka Govt & University
    Social Movements of Karnataka
    National
    2008
    University
    Shivamoga Jilleya Swathantra nanthara kalada Chaluvali
    State
    2008
    University
    South Indian Archaeology with Special  Reference Karnataka Recent Studies
    National
    2007
    University
    Heritage tourism
    National
    2005
    University
    Toleration  and Pluralism
    International
    2005
    University
    Archival Sources of Karnataka History
    National
    2004
    University
    Keladi History
    Regional
    1999
    University
    Symposium of Feminist History
    Regional
    1998
    University
    Karnataka Indian History Congress 13th Session
    National
    1997
    KIC
    National Seminar and Religion, Politics and Society.
    National
    1996
    University
    Quit India Movement, A Retrospective analysis 
    National
    1993
    University
    History, Historians and Historiography in South India
    National
    1992
    ICHR
    Trends in Writing/Teaching of Indian History
    National
    1990
    ICHR
    Karnataka Indian History Congress 8th session
    National
    1989
    KIC


       

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