Faculty Profile

Department of History

The Department of history was established 1919. The discipline of history has undergone gradual yet revolutionary transformation over the years from a study of events to the study of processes. Today, the field of history has become unimaginably wide and the tools of a historian are not only the conventional records but a vast array of non conventional sources like mythology, folklore and oral traditions.

In addition to teaching, the department organizes special lectures, seminars, panel discussions etc. to augment the intellectual development of students. Over the years, history students have attained distinction in different spheres ranging from research, social analysis, teaching, law, administrative services, corporate sector, media and communications to films.The society has the tradition of electing its own office bearers who under the guidance of faculty members regularly organize seminars, educational trips, heritage walks, departmental festival.

The department also seeks to encourage holistic participation of its students in college life. The department endeavors to offer the widest possible options in terms of the papers prescribed by the University at the undergraduate level. It also admits students for post graduation in History.

Courses Offered

B.A(Hons) – It is a three year Bachelor course offered by the Department.

M.A - It is a two year Post Graduation Course offered by the Department.

PhD - The dept. also provides faculty for pursuing various research programmes. The PhD course lasts for 3-5 years, depending upon the area of research.

Departmental Associated Activities-The department organises various National level Seminars.  Various  Reports and Journals are Published  by the department.

Faculty Profile

Giving a Lecture

apratap_hist@bhu.ac.in

91-7844807927

Area of research : Ancient Indian History

Professor & Head

DR AJAY PRATAP

In the Classroom

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Area of research : History of Indian National Movement and History of West Asia

Professor ( Re-employed)

DR SUMITRA GUPTA

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9415812621

Area of research : Modern Indian History

Professor

DR ANAND SHANKAR SINGH

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professoremeritus858@gmail.com

9236719295

Area of research : Modern & Contemporary History

Professor

DR ARUNA SINHA

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gangatharan33@gmail.com

8005265100

Area of research : History of Ideas, Intellectual History & Mission Studies

Associate Professor

DR A GANGATHARAN

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rakeshpandey100@gmail.com

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Are of research :  Modern and Contemporary History

Associate Professor

DR RAKESH PANDEY

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satyapaly2@gmail.com

7800359160

Area of research : Modern and Contemporary History

Assistant Professor

DR SATYAPAL YADAV

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9336911231

Area of research : History of Indian Diaspora, History of Modern South East Asia

Professor

DR GHAN SHYAM

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tabirkalam@gmail.com

9415644571

Area of research : Medieval Indian History

Professor

DR TABEER KALAM

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rsheel@gmail.com

9935555978

Area of research : Gender Studies, History of East Asia and Modern Indian History

Professor

DR RANJANA SHEEL

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malvika.ranjan@gmail.com

9450503316

Area of research : Medieval and Modern Indian History, Environmental Studies

Associate Professor

DR MALVIKA RANJAN

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mamta2013bhatnagar@gmail.com

 9956949323

Area of  research : Medieval & Modern Indian History & Economic History of Awadh

Assistant Professor

DR MAMTA BHATNAGAR

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bindabhu@gmail.com

9839515998

Area of research : Ancient Indian History

Professor

DR BINDA PARANJAPE

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9450965338

Area of Specialisation : Modern Indian History and Studies on Gandhi

Professor

DR MALABIKA PANDE

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dr.anuradha.bhu@gmail.com

9450584723

Area of research : Ancient Indian History

Assistant Professor

DR ANURADHA SINGH

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Are of research : History of Science, Technology and Medicine in Colonial India

Assistant Professor

DHRUB KR SINGH

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drrajeevhistory@gmail.com

9452496740

Area of interest : Medieval Indian History

Assistant Professor

DR RAJEEV KUMAR SRIVASTAVA

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 keshav2005@gmail.com

9450624361

Area of research : Contemporary, Modern Indian History and International Relations

Professor

DR KESHAV MISHRA

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 brajeshbhu05@gmail.com

9559561761

Area of research : Modern Indian History

Assistant Professor

DR BRIJESH KUMAR PRASAD

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ashokhistory@gmail.com

9838982157

Assistant Professor

DR ASHOK SONKAR

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Assistant Professor

DR JAILAXMI KAUL

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Assistant Professor

DR SEEMA MISHRA

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Assistant Professor

DR PRAVESH BHARDWAJ

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Assistant Professor

DR MRIDULA JAISWAL

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 keshav2005@gmail.com

9450624361

Area of research : Contemporary, Modern Indian History and International Relations

Professor

DR KESHAV MISHRA

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