FACULTY PROFILE

K.MAVALI  RAJAN
Assistant Professor Stage II

Department
AIHC& A (Vidya-Bhavana)


Area of Specialization:  
Socio-Economic History of Ancient India


Address for Communication:      

Department of Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology
Visva-Bharati Central University
Santiniketan,
West Bengal- 731 235

Mail ID.:                                               mavalirajan@gmail.com
kmavalirajan@visva-bharati.ac.in

Phone Nos.:                                          09474766329, 08158029599

Educational Qualifications:            M.A., M.Phil., M.T.M., Ph.D.

  • Doctor of Philosophy in History with specialization in early history, 2004, Awarded from the  School of Historical Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
  • Master of Philosophy in History with First Class studied at School of Historical Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in 1997.
  • Master of Arts in History with First Class studied at School of Historical Studies, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in 1996
  • Master of Tourism Management (MTM) with second class, DDE, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai in 2007.
  • B.A. Graduation in History from Saraswathi Narayanan College, Perungudi, Madurai in 1994.

 

Certificate Course:

  • Attended Epigraphy Course conducted by Archaeological Department of Tamil Nadu from 25th August 2000 to 16th September 2000.

Eligibility Test Cleared:

  • Passed UGC NET in History in June 1999 and in December 1999
  • Passed State Level Education Testing (SLET) for Lectureship in March 1998

 

Teaching Experience:

                Under Graduate Level:       10 Years
Post Graduate Level:          14 Years

Research Publication:

  • Book: 
  • Medieval Tamil Society and Agrarian Society (600 A.D. to 1800 A.D.), Maha Bodhi Book Agency, Calcutta, 2014.
  • Articles:
  • “Empowerment of Women through the Self Help Groups”, Indian Historical Studies, Vol.IV, Issue 1, October 2007.
  • “Social Aspect Relating to Devadasis of Medieval Tamil Country”, Indian Historical Studies, Vol.V, Issue 1&2, April 2009.
  • Devadasis in Early Medieval Tamil Society: A Socio-Religious Study”, in Projit Kumar Palit (ed.), Religion and Literature: Indian Perspectives, Kaveri Books, New Delhi, 2011.
  • “Slavery in Ancient Tamilagam”, Aaivuk Kovai, Proceedings of the International Annual  Conference of the All India University Tamil Teachers Asccociation,Vol.5, 2012.
  • “Marginalised Communities and Agrarian Slavery in Medieval Tamil Country”, Proceeding of the Thirty Second Annual Session of South Indian History Congress, Chennai, 2012.
  • “Social Oppression: Prevalence and Practices of Untouchability in Early Tamil Society”,   Golden Research Thought, Vol.2, Issue 10, 2012. 
  • “Castes as Reflected in the early Tamil Literature”, Aaivuk Kovai, Proceedings of the 44th International Conference of the All India University Tamil Teacher’s Association, Vol.4, 2013
  • “Agrarian Servitude during the Medieval Period of Tamil Country”, Journal of History & Social Science, Vol.IV, Issue I, January-June 2013
  • “Slavery in early and Medieval Tamil Country”, The Journal of Social Science and Humanity Research, Vol.I, No.1,  January-June 2013.
  • “Agriculture in the early Tamil Country”, Central India Journal of Historical and Archaeological Research, Vol.II, No.7, July-September 2013.
  • “Nationalism from Below: The Suppressed Class Uprising in Tamil Nadu”, Golden Research Thoughts, Vol.3, Issue 5, November 2013. 

Professional Affiliation/Membership:

  • Editorial Board Member of the “International Journal of Social Science Review”
  • Editorial Member of the “Journal of Social Science and Humanity Researches
  • Life Member in South Indian History Congress
  • Annual Member in Indian History Congress and Tamil Nadu History Congress
  • Membership in Institute of Historical Studies, Calcutta.