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Recent Activities

  • 29.06.2018 Life Time achiever Dr. Kulandaivelu delivered a lecture on the topic “Kalvettu” to the students. His lecture on ancient tamil letters was interesting and informative.
  • 27.09.2018  A Heritage Walk to the “Thiruluvaleeswarar” Temple in Puliyur was organised by the Department for the final year students of both U.G and P.G programmes in association with the “Heritage Treasure”.
  • 23.11.2018  Department conducted an exhibition to celebrate the Heritage week in collaboration with Heritage Treasure which was inaugurated by Dr.J.Rajendran, Principal, Government  college of Architecture and Sculpture, Mamallapuram and Dr.K.Subhashini, Founder and President, Tamil Heritage Foundation(International).

  • 12.11.2018 Final year UG students attended the awareness programme on “Preservation of Heritage Monuments”, conducted by The State Department of Archaeology, Chennai.
  • 15.02.2019 A. Fathima Nizra of III B.A.History won III Prize in Inter Collegiate Mahandi Artistika Conducted by Sri Krishnaswamy College for women, Anna Nagar.
  • 07. 07.01.2019 to 12.01.2019 Ph.D. scholars attended a UGC sponsored short term course on “Research Methodology”.
  • 25.02.2019 UG & PG Final year students attended the “Iyal Isai Museum” Programme conducted by the Madras Government Museum, Egmore.
  • 28.02.2019 Final year, P.G. and 5. M.Phil students visited the excavation site in Pazhaiyanur in Chengalput district conducted by Ancient History and Archaeology Department, University of Madras.
  • 19.06.2019 and 21.06.2019 PG and M.Phil Students attended 3 days’ Workshop on ‘Museology’ conducted by Government Museum.
  • 04.07.2019 and 05.07.2019 Department Staff Dr. V. Rajeswari and UG Final Year, PG and M.Phil Students Two Days National Conference on ‘Formative Facades of Folklore’ at Madras University. Dr. V. Rajeswari served as a Chairperson for a session and our Students obtained prizes in the competition.
  • 22.07.2019 History Association Inauguration was conducted. Dr.S.Sundaram, Head & professor, Department of Indian History, University of Madras.  

  • 27.07. 2019 Alumni Meeting 2019 was conducted.
  • 29.08. 2019 and 30.08.2019 The Department of History in collaboration with the Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi conducted a two days Symposium. The Symposium and the Photo Exhibition (Archaeological Survey of India -Excavation Branch) was inaugurated by Hony. Col. Prof. N. Rajendran – Vice Chancellor of Alapppa University, Karaikkudi and the Keynote address was delivered by Dr. G. Maheshwari, Superintending Archaeologist, West Bengal.  Hon. Deputy Chief Minister Thiru. O. Panneerselvam delivered the Valedictory Address and certificates were issued for the participants and the Resource person. Dr. S. Vasanthi Summed-up the five technical Sessions.                                                                                                         

  • 14.09.2019 and 15.09.2019   Department conducted two days study trip to Keeladi, Madurai Meenakshi Amman Temple, Annaimalai Jain Bed and Thiruparamkundram.


  • Dr. K. A. Kavitha and M. Chandramoorthy (Former Deputy Director, State Department of Archaeology, Govt. of Tamilnadu)  have published a book on “Varalattril Pulipurakoil” in October, 2019.