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Department of History

The Department of History offers a three-year undergraduate Major in History and two Interdisciplinary Majors in the subject, History-International Relations and History-Economics. It also offers a one-year postgraduate degree, Ashoka Scholars’ Programme, and a Ph.D. programme with a maximum tenure of six years. 

Programmes

Faculty at History

The Faculty in the Department of History combines a passion for innovative teaching with cutting-edge research. It has an expertise in a wide range of specializations: the history of ancient and early medieval India, with a special focus on archaeology, heritage, society, politics, religion, texts, and ideas; the history of medieval and early modern India with an emphasis on states, empires, warfare, and environment; the history of modern India and the Indian Ocean with a focus on political violence, space, environment, and intellectual history; contemporary history and international history of modern South Asia; and global history.

Contact Us

For any queries regarding History programmes, please contact: -

Sanjukta Datta

Head of Department

sanjukta.datta@ashoka.edu.in

Nishtha Dani

Student Representative

nishtha.dani_ug22@ashoka.edu.in

Department of History

Department Email

history@ashoka.edu.in

If you have queries specific to the History and International Relations interdisciplinary major, please reach out to:-

Nayana Niji

Student Representative

nayana.niji_ug22@ashoka.edu.in

Department of History Handbook

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