The Department of History, continuing its efforts to give its students an opportunity to research, write and train students as editors and designers of magazines started work towards materializing Scrolls Vo. 2 from the month of December 2019. 58 students had submitted articles, poems, sketches and photographs. The theme adopted for the second edition was “Unearthing Historical Secrets”, whereby students were encouraged to visit various places of historical importance and research on innumerable personalities, archaeological remains, incidents and events from the past that have not received much attention in mainstream historical writings.
Fr Josekutty P.D, Principal delivered presidential address and released the magazine. The programme was also graced by the Dr Gopakumar A.V. Faculty, Dean of Humanities. Prof Ramya B, Head, Department of History welcomed the dignitaries and the students to the august gathering. A report on the various events and activities organized by the Department and the History Club was presented by Ms Shehnaz Nimasow and Mr. Dheeraj Chandra B U, Students Secretaries, History Club.
Number of participants: 25 students
In an attempt to give its students an exposure to write and express their ideas, the Department of History planned to work on a magazine. The work commenced in the month of December 2018. Over 35 students submitted articles, poems, sketches etc. The theme followed for the first edition was “Unearthing Historical Narratives” and the magazine was named “Scrolls”. A body of student editors was constituted supported by a faculty editor. The ulterior agenda was also to train students as editors and designers of magazines.
The magazine release programme was graced by the Principal, Rev Fr. Josekutty P.D and the Dean of Humanities, Dr Gopakumar A.V. The session started with a prayer song by the department choir. Prof Ramya B. Head of the Department of History welcomed the dignitaries and the students to the august gathering. A report on the History Club was read out by Mr Johns George Thampy, Students Secretary, History Club. The official releasing of the magazine was done by Fr Josekutty P.D, who delivered his presidential address after that. Dr Gopakumar gave out his remarks on the magazine and complimented the department on bringing out Scrolls. The programme also saw the distribution of trophies and certificates to the winners of the various club competitions and events organized by it throughout the academic year. The programme came to an end with the offering of a Vote of Thanks by Prof Hemango Akshay Hiwale.