Upcoming Webinars 






3.00 PM


Bareness of Being: Sightlines, Sensibilities and Photographic Narratives


Professor. Sujith Kumar Parayil

Department of History,

School of Social Science,

University of Hyderabad



3.00 PM


The ‘Home Science’ of Gendering Food: A Colonial Consequence


Dr. Deepa Gopalakrishnan

Assistant Professor, Department of History

Co-Operative Arts and Science College, Madayi, Kannur



3.00 PM


താന്ത്രിക ബുദ്ധമതവും കളമെഴുത്തും:  മധ്യകാല   കേരളത്തിലെ ബ്രാഹ്മണേതര മതാചാരങ്ങൾ ബ്രാഹ്മണവൽക്കരിക്കപ്പെട്ടതിൻ്റെ ചരിത്രത്തെക്കുറിച്ച്


ഡോ. ഷിബി കെ.

അസിസ്റ്റൻ്റ് പ്രൊഫസർ, 

തിരുന്നാവായ പ്രാദേശിക കേന്ദ്രം, 

കാലടി ശ്രീ ശങ്കരാചാര്യ സംസ്‌കൃത സർവകലാശാല



3.00 PM


ചരിത്രമെഴുത്ത് ജ്ഞാനികൾക്കു വേണ്ടിയും ജ്ഞാനാന്വേഷകർക്ക് വേണ്ടിയും : അയ്യങ്കാളി പ്രസ്ഥാന ചരിത്രത്തെ മുൻനിർത്തി ഒരു ആലോചന


ശ്രീ ചെറായി രാമദാസ് 

എഴുത്തുകാരൻ , പത്രപ്രവർത്തകൻ



3.00 PM


The King’s Craftsmen- History of the Ivory Carvers of Thiruvananthapuram


Professor Sharat Sunder R.

Assistant Professor,

Department of Architecture

College of Engineering Trivandrum  



3.00 PM


പ്രാദേശിക ചരിത്രരചന : അനുഭവപാഠങ്ങൾ


Prof Achuthsankar S Nair 
Dept of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics  
University of Kerala, Karyavattom, Thiruvananthapuram 




3.00 PM




Private and Public Sounds: Gandhi and the Politics of Amplification





Professor Lakshmi Subramanian

Visiting Professor,

Humanities & Social Sciences,

Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Goa 



7.30 PM (IST) 




Who is Gandhi's neighbour?




Professor Ajay Skaria

 University of Minnesota 







 Investigating the Rich Past of India - Netherlands Relations  




Professor  Venu Rajamony IFS (Retd)

Former Ambassador of India to the Netherlands






 Fractured Friendships: The Politics of Befriending in Conflict Zones 




Dr. Soibam Haripriya

Fulbright Fellow  





Imagining the Banda Massacre in the Seventeenth Century Dutch Republic  




Dr. Manjusha Kuruppath

Departmental lecturer in Global Early Modern History, University of Oxford






Is Vaccine Hesitancy Anti-Science?: A review of resistance in international and global health programmes





Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharya

Professor in the History of Medicine,

Department of History and

Director, Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH),

University of York, UK 






State Narratives of Mortuary Work in Colonial India 



Sohini Chattopadhyay

Research Scholar, 

Department of History

Columbia University





‘Convinced about Knowing Little’: Colonial Knowledge Production in Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India (1903-1928)




Professor Javed Majeed

Professor of English and Comparative Literature

King’s College London

London, United Kingdom.





Legible script and scribe: Marathi Handwriting in the Age of Print  


Dr. Prachi Deshpande

Associate Professor in History

Centre for Studies in Social Sciences






Revaluing India’s Welfare Workers 





Dr. Sreerekha Sathi

The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University

The Hague, Netherlands






മാപ്പിളമുസ്ലിങ്ങൾ : വയനാടൻ തേയിലതോട്ടങ്ങളിലെ കുടിയേറ്റവും സാമൂഹികചലനാത്മകതയും

(Mappila Muslims: Migration to Wayanad Tea Plantations and Social Mobility) 




Najeeb. V. R.

Research Scholar

Centre for the Study of Social Systems

Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi





Intersectional Histories? Reflections on the History of Work from an Urban Slum in Kerala 




Professor J. Devika

Centre for Development Studies,






Beyond Victimhood: Less Told Stories of Malayali Dalit Women Heroes 





Dr. Rekha Raj
Assistant Professor,

School of Gandhian Thought & Development Studies
Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam 





Conceptualizing Dalit Historiography




Professor Gopal Guru

Editor, Economic and Political Weekly 




From Footnote to Text: Publishing Feminism’s Alternative Knowledges



Ritu Menon

Feminist Publisher & Writer 





Between Faith and State : Colonial Personal Laws in 19th Century Bengal 


Professor Tanika Sarkar

Retd Professor 

Centre for Historical Studies, JNU  





Maariyattam : Exorcising Pandemic in a Ritual Way 


Dr. Dinesan Vadakkiniyil 

Assistant Professor

Govt. Arts & Science College

Uduma , Kasargod





Matrilineal Ocean : Multiple Histories of Marumakkattayam in the Indian Ocean 


Dr. Mahmood Kooria

Researcher , Leiden University, the Netherlands


Assistant Professor , Department of History,

Ashoka University , Haryana





Assets Of Money : Commercialisation and Landownership in Malabar Coast; Some Observations on the Late Eighteenth-Century 




Dr. Abhilash Malayil

Assistant Professor 

CKGM Govt. College , Perambra

(NEEM Post-doctoral Fellow, The Hebrew University)




A Review of the Idols of Buddha the Enlightened Profounder : Shasta the Gaurdian Deity and Sabarimala Ayappa the Tribal Ancestral Diety from Iconographical Perspectives



Professor Ajit Kumar

Retd. Professor and Head

Department of Archaeology, University of Kerala




Cities as a Continuum : An Embodied Cinematic Geography of Kochi



Dr. Carmel Christy K. J

Assistant Professor

Department of Journalism, Kamala Nehru College

University of Delhi




The Urbanisation of Backwaters: A Political Ecology of the Cochin Harbour Project




Dr. Justin Mathew 

Assistant Professor

Department of History, Hansraj College,

University of Delhi




Sensory Histories: Public Formations of Sexuality in Kerala


 Dr. Navaneetha Mokkil

Assistant Professor, 

Centre for Women's Studies, JNU




How Early was the Idea of India as a Nation? A Tentative Discussion Based on the Malayalam Travelogue of 18th Century, the Varthamanapusthakam


 Professor  P.K. Michael Tharakan

 Chairperson , KCHR 




Print Media and Endogenous Medicine: Imprinting Ayurveda in Twentieth-century Kerala  


Dr. K P Girija  

Independent Researcher 




The Contemporary History of Citizenship in India: Law and Belonging 


Professor Anupama Roy

Centre for Political Studies, JNU




Historicising Theatricality: The tragic tone beyond Thanathunataka Vedi


Dr. Ameet Parameswaran 

Assistant Professor,

School of Arts and Aesthetics, JNU




A New Perspective On The Ninth-Century Christian Copper Plates : The Testimony Of The Indirect Text Traditions  


Professor István Perczel

Central European University,

Budapest - Vienna 




Global Christianity and the Transformation of Dalits in Colonial and Postcolonial Kerala  



Professor P. Sanal Mohan

School of Social Sciences, MGU, Kottayam

Former Director, KCHR