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 DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY

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DEPARTMENT PROFILE




The department was established with the inception of the college in 1962 . The curriculum prescribed by the Goa University is taught at the undergraduate level . In addition , the staff members conduct a variety of activities for their students like workshops , talks by renowned scholars , educational trips to historical sites , museums etc. A certificate course on Museology is conducted for the T.Y.B.A. students in collaboration with Goa State Musuem .

Pursuit of knowledge has involved our faculty in research and publication .Ms. Vrishali Prabhugaunkar , is working on a U.G.C. minor Project on Goan History . Mr. Prajal Sakhardande , a heritage activist is a regular contributor to Sunday Panorama (The Navhind Times ) and is actively involved in research on Goan history . The History –History Forum under the guidance of Mr. Prajal Sakhardande organizes a number of activities .

Our students have excelled in academics and extra-curricular activities . They have won accolades at various state level competitions , Quizes etc . Our alumni are gainfully employed in various sectors of administration , education , tourism etc… .

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TEACHING STAFF



Ms. Vrishali Prabhugaunkar

Name: Ms. Vrishali Prabhugaunkar
Designation: Associate Professor & HOD
Qualification:
Teaching Experience: 24 years
Areas of Interest:


Mr. Prajal Sakhardande Name: Mr. Prajal Sakhardande
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.A., M.Phil.
Teaching Experience: 19 years
Areas of Interest: Preservation and conservation of Natural, Cultural and Built Heritage


Mr. Vinod Kankonkar Name: Mr. Vinod Kankonkar
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.A., B.Ed.,SET.
Teaching Experience: 3 years
Areas of Interest: Preservation and conservation of Natural, Cultural and Built Heritage




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DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES



By Mr. Vinod Kankonkar
  • Conducted Quiz competition on History and Heritage of Goa .
  • Assisted in Heritage trail in Goa .
  • Conducted / organized excursion to outside Goa .
  • Participated in various historical plays / dramas for staff.
  • Presented paper in Shree Mallikarjun College , Canacona , on 10th Dec 2011 entitled “ Extremist and Moderates ideology of Goa ‘s Liberation “
  • Presented paper in Goa University on 14th Dec. 2011 entitled “ A Comparative study of Goa Tourism “.
PROF. PRAJAL SAKHARDANDE
  • Participated in a One Week Workshop on ‘Research Methodology’ organised by Department of IT and Computer Science, Dhempe College of Arts & Science from 4-9th July, 2011 at Dhempe College, Miramar, Panaji, Goa.
  • Participated in a Two day NATIONAL SEMINAR on ‘Climate Change’ organised by Department of Physics, Dhempe College of Arts & Science on 20-21st July, 2011 at Goa Science Centre, Miramar, Goa.
  • Participated and Presented a Paper titled ‘ History through Heritage :Goa’ in a State level Seminar on ‘Goan Heritage’ organised by V.V.M.’s Shree Damodar College of Commerce and Economics, Margao in collaboration with Goa Sudharop Community Development Inc. USA held on 10th August, 2011 at Margao, Goa.
  • Participated and Presented a Paper titled ‘ History through Heritage :Goa’ in a State level Seminar on ‘Goan Heritage’ organised by Fr. Agnel College of Arts & Commerce, Pilar in collaboration with Goa Sudharop Community Development Inc. USA held on 29th August, 2011 at Pilar, Goa.
  • Participated and Presented a Paper titled ‘History through Heritage :Goa’ in a State level Seminar on ‘Goan Heritage’ organised by MES College of Arts & Commerce, Zuarinagar in collaboration with Goa Sudharop Community Development Inc. USA held on 13th September, 2011 at Vasco, Goa.
  • Participated and Presented a Paper titled ‘History through Heritage :Goa’ in a State level Seminar on ‘Goan Heritage’ organised by CES College of Arts & Commerce , Cuncolim in collaboration with Goa Sudharop Community Development Inc. USA held on 14th September, 2011 at Cuncolim, Goa.
  • Participated and reviewed the Sessions at the NATIONAL Seminar on ‘Contemporary Goa: Issues and Prospects’ organised by Carmel College of Arts, Science & Commerce for Women held on 19th September, 2011 at Nuvem, Goa.
  • Participated, Reviewed one session and Presented a Paper titled ‘ History through Heritage :Goa’ in a State level Seminar on ‘Goan Heritage’ organised by St Xavier’s College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mapusa in collaboration with Goa Sudharop Community Development Inc. USA held on 21st September, 2011 at Mapusa, Goa.
  • Participated and Presented a Paper titled ‘The Goa Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1978, the Amendments to this Act, 2010 and the Role Played’ in the NATIONAL Seminar on the theme ‘Goa 2011: Reviewing and Recovering 50 Years’ organised by Xavier Centre for Historical Research and Thomas Stephens Konkani Kendr on 29-30 September,2011 at Alto-Porvorim.

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STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Ms. Pearl D’Souza (FYBA) secured the First Place in the Elocution on ‘Heritage Tourism’ organised by Travel and Tourism Association, Goa 27th September, 2011 under the guidance of Mr. Prajal Sakhardande.

  • Students secured Overall Second Place, First Place in the ‘Tinto’ (Street Play) Competition, First Place in the ‘Capture’ (Photography) Competition, First Place in the ‘Nostalgia’ (Fugdi) Competition, Second Place in the ‘Inquisitive Goa’( Quiz) Competition and Second Place in the ‘Famaad’ (Rangoli) Competition in an Inter-Collegiate event titled ‘Roots’ organised by the Department of Sociology, History and Economics of Fr. Agnel College of Arts and Commerce, Pilar in collaboration with the Directorate of Art and Culture, Government of Goa held on 2nd March, 2012 at Pilar, Goa co-ordinated by Mr. Prajal Sakhardande.


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