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Department of History


About the Department

The Department of History, established in 1967 as one of the main constituent of the Stream of Social Sciences and Humanities. At the Undergraduate level, the Department caters to all streams including Commerce, Science and Arts. Apart from teaching History and Culture of Punjab as compulsory subject and History as elective subject, the department also offers Honours Programme in History. The dedicated faculty has adopted a pupil centric approach and enrich the learning process by engaging the students in various community oriented programmes. Regular field trips and visits to various museums are arranged to inculcate in the students respect for heritage and traditions along with the impulsions of modernity

Courses offered

History (Elective)

History and Culture of Punjab (Compulsory)

History Honours

Inter Disciplinary Courses

History and Culture of Punjab

Faculty

S No

Name & Email

Qualification

No. of Public
ations

No. of Books

Oral/
poster presen
tation

Conferences/
seminar /
Workshop Attended

Refresher/
Orientation courses attended/

FDP/

STTP

Area of Specialization

1

Ms. Amandeep Kaur (HOD)

amanchd170@gmail.com

MA, M.Phil, (SLET)

(Pursuing Ph.D)

2

-

4

Conference-2

Seminar-6

FDP- 01

Modern Indian History

2

Mr.Bhupinder Singh

bhupinderhistory@gmail.com

MA, (UGC NET)

-

1

-

3

-

Medieval Indian History

3

Mr. Harjeshwarpal Singh

harjeshwar4@gmail.com

MA, (UGC NET)

-

-

1

2

-

Modern Indian History

4

Dr. Sumera Kamboj

sumerakamboj@gmail.com

 

1

-

1

3

1

Modern Indian History

 

5


Dr. Amandeep Kaur deepamn82@gmail.com

 

2

-

2

3

-

Medieval Indian History

6

Mr. Parminder Singh

 parminder.singhbuttar@gmail.com

MA, (Pursuing Ph.D)

-

-

4

Conference-3

Seminar-4

1

History of Punjab

7

Mr. Chandra Shekhar

shekharthatsme1984@gmail.com

MA, MPhil, (UGC NET), Pursuing Ph.D

-

-

1

3

-


Modern Indian History

8


 

Ms. Navjot Kaur

 

nkaur1776@gmail.com

MA, Pursuing PhD

-

-

1

1

-

Modern Indian History


FACULTY AS MEMBERS COMMITTEES/ EDITORIAL BOARDS/ BOARD OF STUDIES

Mr. Harjeshwar Pal Singh and Ms Navjot Kaur are members of book review committee for text book history, Punjab School Education Board, SAS Nagar.

FACULTY AWARDS

Mrs. Amandeep Kaur has been honored for social work and promotion of culture of peace by Regional centre of NSS and Srijan Peace Education centre. She is also a professional guide, accredited by Department of Tourism Government of Punjab.

INFRASTRUCTURE 

  • A well-furnished Faculty Room

  • College library has a wide collection of various titles on Indian History, World History, Philosophy of History, Sikh History, Art History etc.

Seminars/Workshops Organised By the Department

Seminar

Speakers

Topic

ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar

March 17, 2017

Prof. Bhagwan Josh

Centre for Historical Studies, JNU Delhi

(Keynote Address)

Dr. Kirpal Singh, Eminent Historian

Prof. Sukhmani Bal Riar, Chairperson, Deptt of History, Panjab University, Chandigarh

(Guest of Honour, Chaired the Technical Session I)

Prof I. D. Gaur Department of Evening Studies MDRC Panjab University, Chandigarh (Chaired Technical Session II)

Panel Discussion: Prof. Jagroop Sekhon, Prof. H.S.Bhatti, Dr. Iqbal Singh, Mr. Hamir Singh

Valedictory Session: Prof S.S. Sohal

Prof. Gulzar Singh Sandhu, Chief Guest (Valedictory Session)

Post Colonial Punjab- Challenges, Continuity and Change (1947-1966)

Panel Discussion

Prof. S.S Sohal, Head, Chair for Study of the Ghadar Movement, Deptt. of History GNDU, Amritsar

Prof. Jagroop Sekhon , Chairperson, Deptt. of Political Scence, GNDU, Amritsar,

Prof. H. S. Bhatti, Chairperson Deptt. of Sociology,

Dr. Iqbal Singh, Associate Professor, Deptt. of Economics, Desh Bandhu College, University of Delhi, Mr. Hamir Singh, News Coordinator, Punjabi Tribune

Formation of Punjabi Suba: In Retrospect

Seminar

ICHR Sponsored National Seminar

November 27- 28, 2017

Resource Persons

Prof. B. N Goswamy, Padma Shri (1998), Padma Bhushan (2008) Emeritus of Art History at Panjab University, Indian Art Critic

Dr. Subhash Parihar, Keynote Speaker, Principal G M College, Kotakpura, Art Historian.

S. Davinder Pal Singh, Executive Director, Panjab Digital Library, Chandigarh.

Sh. Vikas Pratap Singh, IAS, Secretary Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Govt. of Punjab.

Prof. Veena Sachdeva, Dept of History, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Topic

 

Monuments of Punjab: A Study of Art and Architectural Heritage of Medieval Times in Present Punjab
Panel Discussion

Prof. Sukhdev Singh, Professor of Applied Linguistics, Dept of English, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, State Convener, INTACH.

Dr. Renu Thakur, Chairperson, Dept of Ancient Indian History, Culture & Archaeology, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

Prof. Surinder Singh, Former Chairperson, Dept of History, Panjab University Chandigarh.

Dr. Vasant Kumar Swarnkar, Superintending Archaeologist, Archaeological Survey of India, Chandigarh Circle

Crumbling Monuments of Punjab

 

 

OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

The Department arranged for the Display and Sale of Published Books through The Mobile Van with courtesy of Publication Bureau Punjabi University, Patiala. An Art Exhibit showcasing Art and Architectural Heritage of Punjab has been arranged in the College with the courtesy of Panjab Digital Library. It may go a long way in creating awareness and instil a sense of social responsibility and respect for the Heritage among the young generation.