Thrust Areas

Priority Areas

  • Indian Knowledge Systems/ Networks of knowledge
  • Ancient, Medieval and Contemporary Indian History
  • Historiography – Indian and Western
  • Pre-history and Proto-history
  • Indian History and Connected Histories
  • Historical Geography
  • History of Science, Technology and Medicine: Indian and Western
  • History of Indian Freedom Struggle
  • History of Ideas/Intellectual History
  • Migration Studies
  • Maritime History: Indian and Asian
  • Indian Military History
  • Art and Cultural History
  • History of Gender
  • Art and Archaeology of Religions
  • Archaeological and Textual studies
  • Ethnography and Archaeology
  • Urban History, Nationalism and the Modern World
  • Biological Archaeology
  • Socio-cultural Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Political and Economic Anthropology
  • Heritage Management, Scientific Conservation, Museology



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