The Department of History at Shiv Nadar University offers a unique and creative intertwining of history and archaeology as two disciplinary approaches to the past.
We seek to impart rigorous training in the methods and theoretical approaches in both history and archaeology from the undergraduate level and encourage students to think and write creatively. We feel the real challenge in teaching archaeology and history is to introduce students to the past in its totality, since... read more
The Hill Palace museum, located in Thrippunithura, Cochin, acts as an archaeological museum, and the Centre for Heritage Studies. Its construction began in the 1850s, with... read more
Our faculty member, Dr. Divya Kannan, organised an international conference on Childhood, Youth, and Identity in South Asia, bringing together... read more
‘Nineveh’ in Bombay: Local Histories and Transnational Antiquities The lecture builds upon little known histories of the exhibitions of the... read more
In this paper, I treat pastoralism as an integral component of the socio-economic lifeways of communities. Evidence from architecture, iconography... read more
Dr Shrimoy Roy Chaudhury was invited to present a paper at the Jindal Global University Historians Symposium.