HIGHLIGHTS OF THE DEPARTMENT
AP HISTORY CONGRESS, 1990:
XIX A.P. History Congress was organized by the Department with financial Assistance form I. C. H. R & U.G.C. About 300 delegates have participated and 100 papers were presented in simultaneous sections, Ancient, Medieval and Modem. Historiography and Local history. An Endowment Lecture was delivered by famous historian, Prof. R.S. Sharma, Delhi University, Prof. Sumit Sarkar, Delhi University chaired the Historiography section.
I.C.H.R. Workshop on Indian National Movement, 1992:
The Department has conducted a prestigious National Workshop on Indian National Movement sponsored by LC.H.R. New Delhi, for two weeks from 1 to 14 March 1992. Fifty Lecturers and Research Scholars from various south Indian Universities and colleges participated. Distinguished Historians were invited as resource persons like Prof. A.K. Mojumdar, Prof. Y. Rama Krishna, Prof. Mridula MukheIji, Prof. Aditya Mukherji. The Participants were provided with books, research articles, reading material pertaining to the theme by the Indian Council of Historical Research.
Indian History Congress – 1993 (February 13th to 15th):
53rd Session of Indian History Congress sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, New Delhi, U.G.C. and State Government, was Inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Late .K. Vijaya Bhaskar Reddy on 13th February 1993. Kakatiya Smarika was released on the occasion. About Six hundred delegates from all over India have participated in the conference and more than 400 research papers were presented in the simultaneous sessions on Ancient, Medieval, Modern, Historiography and Countries other than India. There was a galaxy of national and internationally known Historians.
xx South Indian History Congress, 2000:
The Department has hosted the XX Session of South Indian History Congress during 23 - 25th January, 2000 under the General President ship of Prof B. Roy, an eminent historian and former Vice-chancellor of Behrampur University. 240 delegates including 150 outside delegates have participated and 110researchpapers on various aspects of South Indian History and Culture were projected in four sections, i.e., political, Cultural, Socio-economic, Historiography and Maritime History. On 23rd evening H.L. Gupta Endowment Lecture was delivered by Prof A.R. Kulkarni and an unique dance programme Bhamakalapam by S. J. Vedavalli and party of Sri Siddheswara Kala Keshetram Kuchipudi was arranged to familiarize the rich cultural heritage of Andhra Pradesh among the delegates from different parts of the country. On 27 the evening our University N.S.S. volunteers presented a cultural programme folk and tribal dances.
SAP programme applied for UGC, New Delhi and SAP Programme Presentation completed at UGC, New Delhi on 5th March, 2009 at 10.00 A.M.
Topic or Theme:
The idea and identity OF TELANGANA REGIONAL FORMATION IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE (12th to 20th CENTURY A.D)