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WEBINAR IV

Our Department has organized a Webinar on 05.12.2021 at 4.00 pm entitled “British Colonialism and Migration of Tamils from India” We are proud to invite Dr.J. Shunmugarajah Head, Department of Modern History, Madurai Kamaraj University, India a prominent scholar in Modern History to deliver a guest lecture on this academic platform. All are requested to participate.   

Department of History decided to conduct a Webinar on 14.11.2021. We are proud to invite Dr.Siva Thiagarajah (Academic Researcher in Human Genetics) & Rtd.Prof.P.Pushparatnam to deliver guest lectures on this academic platform.

Department of History is one of the oldest and prominent departments in the Faculty of Arts, University of Jaffna. We have been conducting various academic seminars for the staff and students of this Department to share knowledge. The members from the other departments of the faculty also participate in the seminars as beneficiaries. This department decided to conduct a Webinar on 08.11.2021. We are proud to invite Dr.M.Thilagavathi (Former Head/Ethiraj College, Chennai) a prominent scholar in History to deliver a guest lecture on this academic platform.

Hon. State Minister of national heritage, performing arts, and rural art promotion, Mr.Vidura Wickramanayaka, the secretary of the ministry, Ms. Nishanthi Jayasinghe, and Prof.Anura Manatunga, Archeology Director General are planning to visit our university during our Jaffna tour on 6th November 2021. The Hon Minister wishes to meet the staff and students doing Archeology to extend his support to develop the subject at your University. They are planning to incorporate Jaffna University as their research partner of Jaffna fort and Prof.Anura Manatunga is drafting an MOU to be signed with us. 

Head

Arunthavarajah Dr

Prof. K. Arunthavarajah

Associate Professor

B.A (Hons) in History, B.A in Political Science, M.A in History, M.A in Public Administration,  M.Phil in History, PhD.in History

Contact
  • Address:Department of History, Faculty of Arts, Univeristy of Jaffna. PO Box 57, Thirunelvely, Jaffna
  • Phone:021 222 7419

Recent Events

Participation in Symposium

Our undergraduate students participated in the first undergraduate research Symposium in Arts- 2021 on 10.01.2022

Webinar V

Department of History  conduct a Webinar on 28.12.2021. Dr.Florasmary delivered guest lectures on this academic platform.

A Webinar on “British Colonialism and Migration of Tamils from India” was conducted by the Department of History on 14.11.2021. Dr. J.Shanmugaraj, the eminent scholar in History from India was invited as a guest speaker.

Our Students and Staff visit and Participate the Mannithalai Sivan Temple Excavation

Our Students and Staff visit and Participate the Mannithalai Sivan Temple Excavation

Our Department final year student Miss.K.Pushpalatha  Solomon Participate in the Webinar organized by the Department of Philosophy & Well Being Centre of the University of Jaffna on 07.11.2021.

Webinar III

A Webinar on “Archeological studies at Kantharodai-Multi-Lateral views” was conducted by the Department of History on 14.11.2021. Dr. Siva Thiagarajah, the eminent scholar in History from the UK was invited as a guest speaker.

Discussion with History Teachers

A Focus Group Discussion was held in our Department on 18th November 2021 around 10:30 am with more than ten school history teachers on the challenges of teaching the syllabus and the ideas for engaging lessons were discussed by Historical Dialogue. lk a part of GIZ, a long partnership with the History and Community project and the Department of History at the University of Jaffna

Visit of Hon. Minister

Hon. State Minister of national heritage, performing arts, and rural art promotion, Mr.Vidura Wickramanayaka, the secretary of the ministry, Ms. Nishanthi Jayasinghe, and Prof.Anura Manatunga, Archeology Director General are planning to visit our University during our Jaffna tour on 6th November 2021. The Hon Minister wishes to meet the staff and students doing Archeology to extend his support to develop the subject at our University.

Webinar II

A Webinar on “Contribution of women in the freedom struggle from Tamil Nadu” was conducted by the Department of History. This Webinar was conducted on 08.11.2021. Professor Dr. Tmt.M.Thilagavathi, (Former Head of the Department, Ethiraj College, C Chennai) the eminent scholar in History from India was invited as a guest speaker

Students Activities

Our Department final year student Asha Divinia Solomon Participate in the Webinar organized by the Department of Philosophy & Well Being Centre of the University of Jaffna on 07.11.2021.

Our Department second-year student(Cultural Tourism) M.Mohanatharani Participate in the Webinar organized by the Department of Philosophy & Well Being Centre of the University of Jaffna on 29.10.2021.

Our Department final year student Ramesh Ben Dilharan Participate in the Webinar organized by the Department of Philosophy & Well Being Centre of the University of Jaffna on 31.10.2021.

Webinar-I

Department of History was planning to conduct a Webinar on “தமிழர் அடையாளங்களில் நடுகற்களின் வகிபாகம்”. This Webinar was conducted on 17.10.2021. Professor Dr. N.Luxmanamoorthy, the eminent scholar in History from India will be invited as guest speaker.

வாணிவிழா 2021

எமது துறையில் வருடாவருடம் நடைபெற்று வருகின்ற வாணிவிழா நிகழ்வானது இம்முறையும் வரலாற்றுத்துறை தலைவர் பேராசிரியர் க.அருந்தவராஜா தலைமையில் 17.10.2021 நடைபெற்றது. இந் நிகழ்வில் விரிவுரையாளர்கள், மாணவர்கள் ஆகியோர் கலந்து சிறப்பித்தனர்.