HISTORY DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES
Prelude conference of IIPA (Indian Institute of Public Administration)
was conducted by the departments of Political Science and History. One
day seminar on “Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in
Governance” on October 7.
A Lecture Series, “THE QUEST” was started on October 27. The lecture
series was inaugurated by Prof. V. Karthikeyan Nair, Director, Kerala
State Language Institute. Topic was Malayali nationalism and formation
of Kerala State. Sri. Rejikumar, Director of Archives was the guest of
Two days Exhibition of Archival records and Archaeological objects was
organised in the College with the help of Kerala State Dept of Archives
and Archaeology, 27-28 October
Two days Book exhibition was organised with the help of State Institute
of Language, 27-28 October.
Exhibition of heritage objects was organised by our students at MMR
Higher Secondary School on November 1, 2016
An exhibition of old coins, currency, old house hold articles etc was
conducted by our students at Govt UP School, Karumom on Nov 7.
Second lecture in the Lecture series The Quest was delivered by Dr.
Isaac, Member of Indian Council for Historical Research on 28,
November. The topic of lecture was Early Resistance Movements in
Human Rights day celeberated on December 8 and HR club was formally
inaugurated. Dr.K. Vikraman Nair, Principal, Mar Ivanios College of
Law & former Director School of Indian Legal Thoughts, M G
Interactive session on Women and Human Rights was led by Dr Sindhu
Thulaseedharan, Dept of Law, University of Kerala.
Class on Personality Development for third year students. Mr. Sabarinath,
Managing Director, Mint Mind ( Training Institute), Banglore.
Study tour was conducted to historical places such as Padmanabhapuram
palace, Sucheendram temple, Vattakotta and Kanyakumari.
. Manuscript Magazines are released by the II Year and III Year
Seminar was conducted with the State Archives Department in
connection with theDiamond Jubilee Celebration of Kerala State on 13 th
February 2017. Students from History and Malayalam Departments
Lecture was organised by Dr.P.Vasumathy Devi, Professor, Department
Of History, University Of Kerala,in conection with the History
A talk by Sabarinath (NLP Trainer) was organised for III Year students
on Personality Development.
Students collected fund and donated to Anandanilayam Orphanage,
DEPT ACTIVITIES 2015-16
Invited lecture by Dr S.S Lal, WHO consultant, Oct 8 2015
History Association inauguration by Dr.P.F Gopakumar, HOD, Dept
of History, University College, Trivandrum. He took a session on
Writing of Local History on March 1. Dr. K.R. Ushakumari took class
on Social Reformers of Kerala in the afternoon.
Study tour to historical places such as Krishnapuram palace, Hill
Palace Museum, Jews museum etc
Dr. Arun B. Nair, Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Trivandrum Medical
College took class on Stress Management.
History Association inauguration was done by Dr.Maheen, Head, Dept
of History, University of Calicut.
A demonstrative lecture session on MUDIYETTU, the ancient ritual art, which is recognised by the UNESCO in the list of world Intangible Heritage list was delivered by Sri. Varanath Narayan Kurup, Mudiyettu performer, recognised by the UNESCO and India Govt.
Human Rights seminar was conducted on December 10. Nandakumar IAS, Director of Collegiate Education, Ajayan, C K Janu
Dr. J Devika, Dr. Paul Newman, Banglore University etc were the resource persons.
Two days UGC Seminar on Folkore as Source of Local History. Many resource persons, students , researchers, faculties participated.
History Association Inaguration was done by Dr. P.J Cheriyan, Director KCHR . He gave a talk on “Significance of Pattanam Archeological
excavations” on 6-1- 12
Study tour was conducted to historical places.
UGC National Seminar on Human Rights and the Environment:Problems
and Prospectives was conducted on Dec 2011, 1&2. Human Rights
Commisson Chairman Justice J.B.Koshy inaugurated. Many eminent
persons participated as resource persons.
Association inauguration Dr. T.P. Sankarankutty Nair, Director, Centre
for Heritage Studies, Tripunithura. He delivered talk on Kerala
Study tour to historical places