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About The Department :

The Department of History, Archaeology & Culture was established in September 2003 with the assistance of the Government of Andhra Pradesh with a staff comprising one Professor, two Associate Professors and four Assistant Professors. It is offering 2-yr (four semesters) MA Post Graduation Programme in History with five papers in each semester from the commencement along with M.Phil., and Ph.D courses. However, with the intension to produce more number of graduates in History in order to strengthen the research in history, the Department started 5-yr MA Integrated course from 2006. Since, then it has been offering all the above mentioned programs.


Faculty :

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Dr N.Kanakarathnam
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Professor & Head
Ancient Medieval Indian History
drnkrduhostory@gmail.com
9440591905
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Dr P.C.Venkatasubbaiah
M.A., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
Archaeology and Ancient Indian History
pcvenkatasubbaiah@gmail.com
9441538676
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Dr Aravind Kumar
M.A., (Gold Medal), Ph.D., PGDM (Gold Medal), PGDASM
Assistant Professor
Ancient History of India, History of Arts
Aravind19kumar@yahoo.co.in
9391029522
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E.Harsha Vardhan
M.A. (History) M.A. (Archaeology) PG Diploma in Tourism UGC-JRF (NET) in History
Assistant Professor
History of Modern India, Early History of Andhra
harshaeluri@gmail.com
9441075196
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Dr D.Mercy Rathna Rani
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.,
Assistant Professor
Ancient and Medieval Indian History
d.mercysona@gmail.com
9440091915
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Programs Offered :

Name of the course Intake
M.A.History (2 Yr) Program
M. Phil
Ph. D
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Research Projects :

Name of the Faculty

Title of the Project

Funding Agency

Amount Sanctioned

Completed/In Progress

Dr. PC Venkatasubbaiah

Protohistoric Investigation in the Chittoor Distric of Andhra Pradesh

UGC

4,23,700/-

CompletedIn 2011

Dr. PC Venkatasubbaiah

Investigations into Neolithic and Megalithic cultures in the lower Tungabhadra region, Kurnool Dt. (AP)

ICHR

95,000/-

Completed in 2011

Dr. PC Venkatasubbaiah

Post Doctoral Research

ICHR

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1996-1998

Dr. Aravind Kumar

Morasanadu – a Cultural Study Based on Inscriptional Evidence

UGC

2,50,000/-

CompletedIn 2011

Dr. Aravind Kumar

Telugu inscriptions in Tamilnadu

DU

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CompletedIn 2008

Dr. E. Harshavardhan

Social Formations and Historical Transformation of Dravidian Village – A Study of Kangundi, Kuppam, Chittoor Dt (AP)

DU

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Completed in 2007

Dr. D. Mercy Rathna Rani

History and Culture of Vaidumba Chiefs of South India

UGC

90,000/-

Completed in 2012



Seminars and Workshops:

  1. Perspectives of South Indian History and Culture – 30th March, 2004.
  2. XVU Annual Conference of South Indian Numismatics Society of South India (SINS) – 21st and 22nd January, 2006.
  3. National Seminar on “Recent Trends in Dravidian Historiography – 30th October, 2007.
  4. National Seminar on “The Risings of 1857 : Literacy Folklore and other Cultural Representations from South India” – 18th and 19th March, 2008.
  5. National Seminar on “Perspectives of Dravidian Historiography” – 2009.
  6. 35th Session of Andhra Pradesh History Congress – 7th and 8th Jan 2011.