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School of Social Sciences

Pullarikunnu, Malloosserry P O,
Kottayam-686041.Tl:0481-2392383, e-mail: sss@mgu.ac.in ,sssmgu@gmail.com

 

 

 

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The School of Social Sciences (SSS) was established in 1989 as an interdisciplinary department in accordance with the directives of the University Grants Commission to facilitate teaching and research beyond the conventional disciplinary boundaries. The interdisciplinary structure, composition and academic practices of SSS have enabled it in securing several international recognitions.

Physical Infrastructure

SSS is situated in a complex of buildings at its own Campus of 4.8 acres. The School has currently a space of about 14,000 sq ft., lecture halls, conference hall,library, reading halls, archaeological museum, faculty conference hall, administrative office, project office, faculty rooms and research scholars  apartments.

Faculty

The faculty has specializations in frontier areas like Social History, Social Theory, Human Ecology, Political Economy, Socio-linguistic Philosophy, Economic Anthropology, Ethnography, Social History, Social Theory, Social Anthropology, Archaeology and Human Ecology, Political Economy, Socioeconomic History and Culture Study, Poiitical Philosophy and Social Theory, Mathematical Economics and Social Theory and Economic Anthropology.

Library

There is an interdisciplinary departmental library with books and journals numbering 14,200.

Computer Lab

The School has a well-equipped computer lab with broadband internet connectivity. The students get trained in special social sciences software.

Courses Offered

MPhil Programmes (Total Intake 23)

  • MPhil in Anthropology
  • MPhil in Economics
  • MPhil in History
  • MPhil in Sociology
  • MPhil in Human Ecology/Natural History
  • MPhil in Social Science Policy

MA Programmes (Total Intake 1 5)

  • MA in Anthropology
  • MA in Economics
  • MA in History

PhD Programme
49 researchers have been registered as PhD students studying various interdisciplinary topics. So far ten have been awarded PhD.

Publications

  • Social Records Series (Durate Barbosa’s Accounts on Malabar and three compilations of medieval palm leaf-records).
  • Lateral Studies Series numbering fourteen mainly consisting of the occasional research papers by the faculty.
  • Seven Mimeographs (Making of modern Kerala, Sabarimala Enclave Management, socio-economic Profile of the Fringe Area of Periyar Tiger Reserve and Socio-economic Impact of the Eco Development Project, Economic Sustainability of PIR, Process Documentation Research, Neyyar/Peppara, Chinnar and Parambikkulam: Socioecological Evaluation Study of the Kerala Forestry Project)

Faculty Achievements

  • Two fellowships of Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Calcutta
  • Nomination to Editorial Board, Journal of Development and Change
  • Position of Executive Councillor, International Association of Semiotics, Vienna
  • Invited Professorship of Ecole des Hautes Etudes Sciences Sociale, Paris
  • Deanship in Humanities, Kannur University
  • Joint Secretary ship of Indian History Congress
  • Nomination to the Experts Panel of Indian Academy of Sciences
  • UGC Career Award.

Student Achievements

  • Cambridge Nehru Fellowship for PhD Research
  • Full Bright Fellowship
  • SEPHIS Grant

PROGRAMMES

School of Social Sciences

Mphil Programmes

Mphil in Anthropology

Mphil in Economics

Mphil in History

Mphil in Sociology

Mphil In human Ecology/natural history

Mphil in Social Transformation and Empowerment

Mphil in Social Science Policy

(Total Intake 23)

MA Programmes

MA in Anthropology

MA in Economics

MA in History

(Total Intake 15)

PhD Programmes

49 researchers have been registered as PhD students studying various interdisciplinary themes. So far the have been awarded PhD.

FACULTY MEMBERS

Associate Professor and HOD:

Dr.P. Sanal Mohan Mob: 9497087668, email:sanalmohangmail.com

Area of specialization : Ethno-methodology, New Social Movements, Subaltern History  

Associate Professor:

Dr.Raju.S. Mob:9895215593, email- rajurengini@gmail.com 

Area of specialization : Research Methodology, Man-Nature relations. Philosophy of Science

Assistant Professors:

Smt. Radhika.P Mob: 9447015664, email: radhikaprakkat@gmail.com 

Medieval Social History, New Religious Movements,Gender studies  

Dr. Rajesh KomathMob: 9961402105, email: komathrajesh@gmail.com 

Development Economics, Sociology of Development, Sociology of Religion  .

ACHIEVEMENTS

School of Social Sciences

Faculty Achievements:

  • Two fellowships of Centre for Studies in Social Science, Calcutta
  • Nomination to Editorial Board, Journal of Development and Change
  • Position of Executive Councillor, International Association of Semiotics,Vienna
  • Invited Professorship of Ecole des Hautes Etudes Sciences Sociale, Paris
  • Deanship in Humanities, Kannur University
  • Joint Secretaryship of Indian History Congress
  • UGC Career Award

Student Achievements:

  • One Cambridge Nehru Fellowship for PhD Research
  • One Full Bright Fellowship
  • One SEPHIS Grant

RESEARCH

School of Social Sciences

Publications

Social Records Series (Durate Barbosa’s Accounts on Malabar and three compilations of medieval palm leaf-records)Lateral Studies Series numbering fourteen mainly consisting of the occasional research papers by the faculty.

Seven Mimeographs (Making of modern Kerala, Sabarimala Enclave management, socio-economic Profile of the Fringe Area of Periyar Tiger Reserve and Socio-economic Impact of the Eco Development Project, Economic Sustainability of PTR, Process Documentation Research Neyyar / Peppara, Chinnar and Parambikualam: Socio-ecological Evaluation Study of the kerala Forestry Project.

FACILITIES

School of Social Sciences

Library

There is an interdisciplinary departmental library with books and journals numbering about fourteen thousand two hundread

Computer lab:

The School has a well- equipped computer lab with a carrying capacity of twenty students at a time. It provides broadband internet connectivity. The students get trained in special social sciences software.

Academics