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

DR AJAY PRATAP

Professor & Head

apratap_hist@bhu.ac.in

91-7844807927

Area of research : Ancient Indian History

In the Classroom

DR SUMITRA GUPTA

Professor ( Re-employed)

9935820939

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

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DR ANAND SHANKAR SINGH

Professor

9415812621

Area of research : Modern Indian History

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DR ARUNA SINHA

Professor

professoremeritus858@gmail.com

9236719295

Area of research : Modern & Contemporary History

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DR A GANGATHARAN

Associate Professor

gangatharan33@gmail.com

8005265100

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

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DR RAKESH PANDEY

Associate Professor

rakeshpandey100@gmail.com

91522147 2

Are of research :  Modern and Contemporary History

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DR SATYAPAL YADAV

Assistant Professor

satyapaly2@gmail.com

7800359160

Area of research : Modern and Contemporary History

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DR GHAN SHYAM

Professor

9336911231

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

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DR TABEER KALAM

Professor

tabirkalam@gmail.com

9415644571

Area of research : Medieval Indian History

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DR RANJANA SHEEL

Professor

rsheel@gmail.com

9935555978

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

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DR MALVIKA RANJAN

Associate Professor

malvika.ranjan@gmail.com

9450503316

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

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DR MAMTA BHATNAGAR

Assistant Professor

mamta2013bhatnagar@gmail.com

 9956949323

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

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DR BINDA PARANJAPE

Professor

bindabhu@gmail.com

9839515998

Area of research : Ancient Indian History

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DR MALABIKA PANDE

Professor

9450965338

Area of Specialisation : Modern Indian History and Studies on Gandhi

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DR ANURADHA SINGH

Assistant Professor

dr.anuradha.bhu@gmail.com

9450584723

Area of research : Ancient Indian History

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DHRUB KR SINGH

Assistant Professor

9235690312

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

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DR RAJEEV KUMAR SRIVASTAVA

Assistant Professor

drrajeevhistory@gmail.com

9452496740

Area of interest : Medieval Indian History

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DR KESHAV MISHRA

Professor

 keshav2005@gmail.com

9450624361

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

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DR BRIJESH KUMAR PRASAD

Assistant Professor

 brajeshbhu05@gmail.com

9559561761

Area of research : Modern Indian History

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DR ASHOK SONKAR

Assistant Professor

ashokhistory@gmail.com

9838982157

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DR JAILAXMI KAUL

Assistant Professor

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DR SEEMA MISHRA

Assistant Professor

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DR PRAVESH BHARDWAJ

Assistant Professor

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DR MRIDULA JAISWAL

Assistant Professor

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DR KESHAV MISHRA

Professor

 keshav2005@gmail.com

9450624361

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