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Year of Establishment: 1990
The Department of History started in 1990 maintains its highest academic standards with laurels of victory. In 2001 the department was raised to a PG Department with the introduction of MA History. BA Museology and Archaeology under the UGC Innovative Programme in 2005 is yet another landmark in the progress of the Department. A great triumph of the Department was the establishment of a unique historical wonder- The Assumption Heritage Museum in 2008. The Department has to its credit an approved Research Centre (No. AC AVI/3668/RG/06 dated 29-05-2007) of the M G University with course work since 2008. Over the years the Department has emerged as a Centre of higher learning and research with a good number of research guides and scholars and organizes a series of intercollegiate and intra collegiate competitions, lecture series and events.
1. Dr. P. Renjini, 2001-2003 MA History Batch
Dr.Renjini.P. completed her PG from PG Department of History in the year 2001-2003 and M.Phil and Ph.D from Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram. Presently working as Assistant Professor at Nirmala College for Women, Autonomous, Coimbatore. Her area of specialization is Modern Kerala History and has a teaching experience for more than 7 years. She has to her credit number of International and National publications. Dr. Renjini.P is the member of Board of Studies in History Department, Assumption College, Chanaganacherry since 2017.
2. Mrs. Shilpa Sudha Brahmandan2007-2010 Museology and Archaeology Batch
Shilpa Sudha Bramanandan is a Conservationist and Museologist and Founder Director of PEACH Foundation, Bangalore. Her academic qualifications in Museology and Conservation provide a comprehensive approach in managing projects in the field of Art and Heritage. She works on heritage and museum projects across India with the Government, private and corporate clients. She has executed projects including museums, exhibitions and detailed documentation of Heritage sites across the country.
She is currently the consultant for Keralam Museum, a nodel agency of Govt of Kerala for setting up of Museums in Kerala and Corporate Tourism Projects, as well as a private galleries and Museums. Leon Levy Foundation, Courtauld Institute of Arts and INTACH research scholar, she has worked with as Conservationist and Co-ordinator in INTACH Divisions, Delhi and Bangalore; managed Documentation of Wall Paintings of India project, and several private projects.
One Day Workshop on 'Methods and Techniques of Archival Conservation' by Sri Bipin George, Librarian and Archivist, St Kuriakose Elias Chavara Archives and Research Centre, Mannanam, Kerala