History

Department of History

Established in 1966

One of the hallmarks of the department since its inception is its contribution in deciphering the inscriptions available locally. With experienced faculties, the students are provided with field-studies of historical sites and are introduced to the subjects like epigraphy, iconography and archeology. The department under Prakrith Study Centre guides the students to learn the ancient languages like Tulu and Prakrith

Highlights of the Department

  • One year Prakrith Diploma and two-year Prakrith Ratna courses by Bahubali Prakrith Vidyapeetha, National Institute of Prakrith Studies and Research, affiliated to Mysore University, Manasagangothri Mysore.
  • A weeklong Programme, on ‘conservation of historical monuments and tradition’ in the month of August in association with Karnataka Ithihasa Academy.
  • Certificate course on Tulu, language and literature

Elective subjects offered by the department:

Semester

Electives

I Historical Method
II Debates in Indian History
III Tourism in India
IV Current Issues and their Historical Perspective

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Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
MoU
Scheme & Syllabus

Association & Activities

45th Annual Congress of the Epigraphical Society of India and the 39th Annual Conference of the Place Names Society of India

‘Youth of the contemporary world should show keen interest in multi-dimensional aspects of documenting ancient past for the purpose of framing the present to the future’, said Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dharmadhikari, Shri Kshetra Dharmasthala. He was speaking after inaugurating the joint sessions of the 45th Annual Congress of the Epigraphical Society of India and the 39th Annual Conference of the Place Names Society of India organized in association with S.D.M. College (Autonomous) Ujire at Vasantha Mahal, Dharmasthala on Friday 28th February 2020.On this occasion, Dr. B. Yashovarma, Secretary S.D.M.E. Society released the Proceedings of the previous conference of the Epigraphical and Place Name Societies of India. Dr. K. Munirathanam, Secretary, Epigraphical Society of India, Mysuru felicitated Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade, Dr. B. Yashovarma, and Prof. Satheeshchandra, S. for inaugurating the exhibition and the conference.

  • A week long program on creating awareness about our tradition and conservation of Historical monuments for one week from 15th of August every year.
  • Visit to Historical sites and studying the monuments there
  • Arranging special Guest Lectures on allied subjects of History like eminent historians, Regional and Local History, Epigraphy and archeology.

Community Orientation

  • Department conducts the study of ancient monuments at historical sites.
  • Create awareness in the society regarding the values of conservation of monuments and inscriptions through a week long program in the month of August every year Copying and studying inscriptions Interpreting icons and sculptures Study of old coins.

Research Output

Publication

  • Pundarika. A., Costumes and Ornaments in Tenkutittu Yakshagana: A Performing Art. International Multilingual Research Journal, Vidyawarta. 2017. 10(17);56-63.
  • Pundarika A, Islamic Revolution in Iran in 1979 and the Indian Subcontinent. International Multilingual Research Journal, Vidyawarta. 2017. 4(18);27-33.
  • Pundarika. A, Mana Thumbida Mava. in a Book (ed) by Ramachandradeva, Sullia, D akshina Kannada, 2004, ISSN; 23199318, P 104 -105.
  • Pundarika A, Ideals and Systems of Education Since Ancient Times. International Multilingual Research Journal, Vidyawarta. 2018. Vol.5; PP-85 -94.
  • Pundarika A, Ideals and Systems of Education Since Ancient Times. International Multilingual Research Journal, Vidyawarta. 2018. Vol.11, PP-85 -94.
  • Pundarika,A. swami Vivekananda’s Vision on Education youth and Philosophy( Ed Book. 2016.pp-1-73.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. The Emergence of Social groups and Economic Changes in early Medieval South Karnataka under the Hoysalas. Indian History Congress Proceedings. 2005. 65(64); PG No. 566.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Jainism its growth and Patronage under the Hoysalas. Karnataka History Congress Proceedings. 2010. 19(19). Pp- 186-191.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Protection of Women’s Human Rights. Proceeding of Milagress College, 2014. PP-09-10.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Protection of Women’s Human Rights – National and International Perspectives. Globalization Human Rights and Democracy Proceedings Milagress, 2014. 1(1): PP.323-335.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. The First World War 1914-1918. Alva’s Madhyama. 2014. 09(08): PP.02-03.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Acharya Jo Indu. Sumeru Jain Foundation Book. 2014. Vol.9; ISBN No.978-81-929720-4-6 PP.39-47.
  • Sanmathi Kumar. B. Moodubidireya Nyaya Basadi Jina Sarathi Masa Patrike. 2014. 1(8) pp- 7-8.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Nationalist ideas of Lokamanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Idea of Nationalism in India. Proceedings of Sri Mahaveera College, 2015.1 (1); PP-29-38.
  • Sanmathi Kumar. B. Restructuring of Historical Curriculum in India. Proceedings of Sri Poornaprajna Evening College. 2015. Vol.1.: pp-97-105.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Swami Vivekananda: The Great Social Reformer. Proceedings of St. Mary’s College Shirva. 2015. 1(1); PP-12-17.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Historical Aspects of Sati in Ancient Indian Society. St. Aloysius College Mangalore Souvenir. Vol.1. 2016. P.43.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Hindu Nationalism in Indian Literatures. International Journal of Humanities & Social Science Studies. 2016. 3(1); ISSN no2349-6711(p) ISSN2349-6959(E) PP.62-69.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Historical Aspects of Sati in Ancient Indian Society. Samaja Shodhana Journal of the Mangalore Sociology Association. 2016. Volume 25. No.1 &2; PP.172-173.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Dakshina Bharatada Gandhi–Karnad Sadashiva Rayaru (Book) Kadiru: A collection of literary and critical essay, 2016. Vol. 1(1); PP-102-109.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B.. Regionalism VS Nationalism. An Indian Perspective. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017. 2(5), ISSN No 2277-7881; PP-136-150.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Regionalism VS Nationalism in India. International Journal of Humanities & Social Science Studies. 2017. 3(5); PP- 120-133.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Women and Politics in India. International Multilingual Research Journal, Vidyawarta. 2017. 6(3)(7); PP-121-141.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B.. Historical Aspects of Sati in Ancient India- International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017. 6 (5)(4); 70-78.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Restructuring of Historical Curriculum is the Need for Indian Society. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017. 6(1); PP-213-221.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Shravanabelagolada Rajakiya Ithihasa. Sumeru Jain Foundation. 2017. 12(1); 1-15.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Swami Vivekananda: As a Social Reformer. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017. 6 7(6); PP- 44-53.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. The Role of Women in India’s Freedom Struggle. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017. Vol 6, Issue 8(6); PP 202-215.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. A Challenge to Indian Nationalism- International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017. Vol.6, Issue 9(4).; PP-198-215.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Role of Land Grants in the formation of Brahmanas as a prominent caste in South Canara during the Medieval Period. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2017.Vol.6 issue 10(1). PP-238-249.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Markuliya Panchakuta Jinalaya. ITIHASA DARSANA. 2017. Vol.32; PP-346-348.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Women Empowerment and Politics. Research Arena. 2017. Vol.3. Issue 7; PP-91- 107.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Moodubidereya Vishista Samarakagalu. Ithihasa Darsana. 2018. Vol. 33/2018; PP-522-525.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Swami Vivekananda and Empowerment of Women. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2019. Vol.8 issue 4(1); PP-74-83.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Basthihalli Neminatha Basadi. Antarvani Journal. 2019. Vol.8 (8) PP-11-15.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Discourse of Hindu Nationalism in Indian Literatures. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2019. Vol. 8. Issue 9(6); PP-55-65.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Moodubidereya Choutara Aramane. Ithihasa Darsana. 2019. Vol.34. (1); PP-383-385.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Nationalism in Literature. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2019. Vol.8. Issue 12(1); PP-68-78.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Protection and Preservation of Indian Historical Monuments. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2020. Vol.9. Issue 1(6); PP-50-61.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Moodubidereya Ithihasika Vastushilagalu. Antarvani a book collection of research Journal.2020. Vol. 9(1); PP- 102-106.
  • Sanmathi Kumar, B. Moodbidri – A Historical Jain Heritage Center in Medieval South India. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Educational Research. 2020. Vol 9 Issue 3(10); PP-139-145

MoU

The Department has signed an MoU with the following organisations for undertaking educational programmes for the benefit of the students and the public.

  • bakka Tulu Adhyana Kendra, Bantwal (10-07-2009)
  • Shri Dhavalatraya Trust, Shrimathi Ramarani Jaina Shodha Samsthan of Shri Jaina Mutt, Jaina Kashi, Moodabidre (18-08-2009)
  • The Bahubali Prakrit Vidyapeetha, The National Institute of Prakrit Studies and Research, Shri Dhavala Teertham, Shravanabelgola,

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