B.A. (Research) in History

The Undergraduate Major in History at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR provides students with a basic grounding in history and archaeology, with the development of skills in research, analysis and quantitative reasoning that are essential to a thorough grounding in the liberal arts. Our teaching programs encourage a critical engagement with the past by offering an engaging, analytical and thoughtful syllabus that is able to accommodate the vast sweep of chronology and geography—from pre-history to the present and from South Asia to the wider world.

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Bachelor of Arts (Research) in History.

Representative Courses *

Core Courses:

• Introduction to Archaeology
• Does History Matter?
• Resources, conflict and the state
• Early Historic South Asia
• Bronze Age Civilizations
• Archaeology of South Asia
• Ancient Indian Social History
• Introducing the 'Early Modern' 1300 - 1761 CE
• Establishment of British Power in South Asia, 1757 - 1857
• Social Change in South Asia
• Contemporary India 1947-1991
• Histories of Archaeology in South Asia
• Field Methods in Archaeology
• Histories of the Art and Architecture of South Asia

Elective Courses:

• Archaeology of Cities
• Archaeology and Death
• Resources, conflict and the state
• Pastoral nomads and the state
• Curating Cultures: Collections, Museums and Practices
• Histories of writing
• Orientalism, Culture and Imperialism
• Diagnosing Difference: Health And Mental Illness In An Age Of Empire
• South Asia in Historiography
• The Anthropology and History of Experts and Expertise
• The Opium Question: Writings on the opium wars (1839-1860)
• UG dissertation I
• UG dissertation II

*This is not an exhaustive list. The courses shown above are reviewed every semester based on the requirement of the program. New courses are added every semester.


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2024

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