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DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

History is one of the oldest disciplines taught at Hindu College, comprising of a committed and accessible faculty. The department presently has eight sanctioned posts against which teachers are available. The faculty specializes in a range of fields such as settlement patterns, vernacular historiography, regional histories, art and culture, Indian medicine and the Indian diaspora. In addition to teaching, the department organizes special lectures, seminars, panel discussions etc. to augment the intellectual development of students. Over the years, history students have attained distinction in different spheres ranging from research, social analysis, teaching, law, administrative services, corporate sector, media and communications to films. The department has an active history society “Sakshya” with all students and teachers as its members. The society has the tradition of electing its own office bearers who under the guidance of faculty members regularly organize seminars, educational trips, heritage walks, departmental festival “yugantar” etc.

The department has a well- equipped library that is run under the supervision of a faculty member. Each student can enroll herself/himself as its member. The department also seeks to encourage holistic participation of its students in college life. The department endeavours to offer the widest possible options in terms of the papers prescribed by the University at the undergraduate level. It also admits students for post graduation in History.

Faculty

1. Dr RATAN LAL

M.A., Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor

2. Dr ARCHANA VERMA

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Associate Professor

3. Dr SHANKAR KUMAR (Teacher-in-Charge)

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor 

4. Mr. AHMAD HASAN

M.A., M. Phil., Expertise in Persian language, Assistant Professor

5. Dr S. GUNASEKARAN (on leave)

M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Assistant Professor

6. Ms. RACHNA SINGH

M.A., M. Phil., Assistant Professor (on leave)

            

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