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Dr.K.Menaka

Assistant Professor  
Area: History of India
Affiliation: School of Law, Faculty of Science and Humanities, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Kattankulathur. 

Emailmenaka.k@ktr.srmuniv.ac.in

Education

Ph.D History Bharathidasan University, 2014
M.Phil History S.R. College, Trichy, Bharathidasan University, 2005.
M.A History S.R. College, Trichy, Bharathidasan University, 2003.
B.A History S.R. College, Trichy, Bharathidasan University, 2001

Other Details:

Course

  • History of India
  • Legal history of India

Research Interests

  • Temple Architecture
  • History of Tamilnadu
  • Epigraphy,

Selected Publications

  • ‘The Cauvery River Water Agreements of 1892 and 1924: An inquiry in Historical Perspective’, in ‘Quest Historica ( A Journal of History), Rajapalayam,2009.
  • 'The Inter-Linking of Rivers in India’ in Mayur, the Research  Journal – Science  & Humanities Volume –  VI, 2010,  AVC College (Autonomous), Mannampandal.
  • ‘An Enquiry into the Mullai-Periyar Water Dispute: A Study in Historical  Perspective’ in Quest Historica ( A Journal of History ) Rajapalayam, Volume –VIII, 2010. 
  • “An Enquiry into the Historical Contribution of Pennycuick for the Irrigation Development in the Madras Presidency, India” in The International Journal of Humanities &Social Studies, Volume IV.Issue VIII, August        2016, ISSN 2321 -9203
  • Book Article, Cholar Kala Vanigam (The Trade under the Cholas ), Ayala Adikkamum Tamildesa Tharrkappum ( Aliens Domination and the Self  Protection of the Tamil Nation), Tamilar Kannottam ication, Chennai,   2011,pp.68-72.
  • Tanjai Periya Koyilin Kattumana Sirappum Varalarum (History and Architecture of Tanjore Big  Temple) article published in Tamil  Desam, Chennai, November 2010.
  • 'Legal Provisions Regarding Interstate Water Disputes in India' in the Proceedings of the National Conference on"  Beneficial Inter-Linking of rivers and waterways- Problems and Prospects" held on 7th & 8th October 2018 at The Central Law College, Salem, ISBN:978-93-5265-308-9.

Papers Presented

  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘ Rain Water Harvesting as Gleaned from the Classical Tamil Literature’ to the Three Days National  Seminar on ‘The Ideological Hegemony of the Tamil Classical Literature on the Socio-Cultural and Political life of Tamil Nadu – Through the Ages organised by Central Institute of Classical Tamil, Chennai and Periyar E.V.R College, Trichy during  25-27 February,2015 held at Periyar E.V.R College, Trichy.
  • Participated and presented a paper on  ‘The Historical Traces of Narrtamalai – A Study’ to the ‘South Indian History Congress ( Thirty-Fifth Annual Session) during  20-22nd  February 2015 held at Kakatiya University, Warangal, Telangana.
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘‘The Historical Importance of Saraswati Mahal Library, Thanjavur-A Study’ to the Tamilnadu History Congress during 26th - 28th   September 2014 held at St.Joseph College, Cuddalore.
  • Attended a Seminar organized by Tamilnadu Archaeological Society and Department of History, AVC College (Autonomous)on ‘Historical Traces of Nagai District’, during 9 -12.3.2013 and presented one paper on ‘Thirunallathu          Kandarathitham’
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘An Enquiry into the Constitutional Provisions regarding Inter-State Water Dispute in India’ ’to the ‘South Indian History Congress (Thirty Third Annual Session) during 15 – 17 February          2013 held at University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘ History of  Irrigation Development in the Madras Presidency: An Enquiry into the Historical contribution of Sir Arthur Cotton’ to the ‘South Indian History Congress (Thirty Second Annual          Session ) during 3, 4 & 5 February 2012 held at University of Madras, Chennai.
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘An Enquiry into the Palar River Water Dispute in Historical perspective’ to the Tamilnadu History Congress (18th Session) during 30 October to 2nd  September 2011 held at Vellalar College, Erode. 
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘The Agreements of 1892 & 1924 in Cauvery Water Dispute’- A Analytical Study’ to the Tamilnadu History Congress (17th Session) during 8-10 October 2010 held at NGM College, Pollachi.
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘Thanjai Rajajeeswaram: Architectural achievement of Tamils’ to the Tasche Sponsored National Seminar on ‘The Contributions of the Tamils to Science and Technology Through the Ages during 22- 23/3/2010 held in the Department of History, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar.
  • Attended 8th International Tamil Conference Feminism on the Contribution of the Women to the Society during 23, 24.08. 2010 at  Janaki Ramachandran College, Adaiyar and Presented a paper on  “Tamilaga Varalaril  Pentheiva Vazhipadu”
  • Attended Two days National Conference on ‘Interlinking of National rivers: Impacts and Implications’, 18 & 19th March 2010, Department of   Economics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,Tirunelveli , presented one  paper on ‘Identifying the impediments in the interlinking of National Rivers’ 
  • Attended UGC sponsored seminar on ‘Chola Queens’ contributions to Art’March 9th, 2010,‘Department of Sculpture’ Tamil University, Thanjavur,  presented one research Paper on ‘Contributions of Imperial Chola Princess to Art and Architecture’.
  • Attended UGC sponsored state level seminar on ‘Science and Technology of  the  Tamils’, February 25-26th 2010, Department of History, AVC College,  presented one paper on ‘Mullai  Periyar Dam – Architectural Techniques and  History’
  • Attended a Tamilnadu History Congress fifteenth session during 19th and 20th  and 21st  September 2008, at Periyar Maniammai University, Vallam, Thanjavur. The paper was presented with the title “ Historical  importance of           Thirupurambium.” 
  • Attended UGC Sponsored  State Level Seminar on Domestic violence 17th and 18th  September 2008, Department of History, TBML College, Poraiyar. The Paper was presented under the title “ Penkalukku Athirana Kudumbha              Vanmuraigal” – oru Aaivu”. 
  • Attended  the 18th Annual Conference  of Tamil Nadu Archaeological Society  held at Palani Thirumana Mahal, Ariyalur, Tamil Nadu on 19th and 20th July 2008 and presented a research paper on ‘Pallipadai Temples at Pazhayarai –A Study’
  • Attended International Seminar on the Contribution of the Bhakti Movement towards the World Culture from 06.03.08 -08.03.08, Department of Tamil, AVC College, Mannampandal and presented a research paper on “Sittarkalum  Samutuvamum”.
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘Women and Mass Communication’ to the One-day Seminar during 21st  March 2007 held at Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Trichy.
  • Participated and presented a research paper on ‘The Man with a hat’ to the One-day Seminar on 5th August 2007 held at Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Trichy. 
  • Participated and presented a paper on ‘Traces of the Imperial Imprints of the Cholas in the Metropolis of Pazhayarai’ to the State Level One day Seminar during 13th February 2007 held at AVC College- Autonomous, Mannampandal, Mayiladuturai.
  • Participated and presented a research paper on ‘The Pallipadai Temple Panchavanmadevi Isvaram at Ramanathan Koil –A socio-cultural Study’ to the South Indian History Congress (XXIIIth  Session) during 8-10 October 2003 held at St.Joseph’s College, Trichy

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, School of Law, SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University), Kattankulathur,01.09.2017 –Till date
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History, Holy Cross  College, Trichy,16.062014- 30.01.2016.
  • Assistant Professor,Tamilnadu National Law School , 24.02.2014 – 30.05.2014.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of History, AVC  College, Mannampandal, Mayiladuthurai,2006-2014.

Other Professional Experiences

Training Programmes Attended

  • Attended ‘The Training Programme on Health Management Information  System’  from 31st July 2000 to 2nd August 2000, conducted by CFDRT (Centre For  Development Research and Training) at S.R.College, Trichy.
  • Attended ‘The Training Programme on Social Research Methodology’ from 18th Sep  2000 to 20th Sep 2000, conducted by CFDRT (Centre For Development Research and Training) at S.R.College, Trichy.
  • Attended ‘The Training Programme on Social  Mobilisation’ from 8th Dec 2000 to 11th Dec 2000, conducted by CFDRT (Centre For Development Research and Training) at S.R.College, Trichy.
  • Attended ‘The Training Programme on making  Presentable Powerful Presentation’  held on 21st January 2009, organized by AVC College (Autonomous).
  • Attended a five-day IQAC Faculty Improvement Programme on Effective Teaching  Methods organized by IQAC AVC  College (Autonomous) on 6th to 11th October 2010 at  AVC College  (Autonomous).

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops Attended

  • Participated in the Fifteen-day Workshop on ‘ Tol Ezhuthu’ ( Ancient Scripts) organized by Numismatic Society and Government Museum at U.D. College, Trichy from 10.09.2005 to 25.09.2005
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored workshop on “ Computer Applications in Research ”organized by the Research and Development Cell, A.V.C. College (Autonomous) on 14th and 16th February 2011.
  • Participated in the UGC sponsored workshop on “ Setting Question Bank for part ‘A’   Questions on 26th & 27th  December 2011, organized by IQAC, AVC College held at  AVC College (Autonomous), Mannampandal, Mayiladuturai.
  • Attended a Short-Term Course on  ‘Social Justice and Ensuring Equal Opportunity’ organized by Equal Opportunity Centre, AVC College, (Autonomous), Mannampandal, Mayiladuturai during 5-9 March 2012.
  • Attended One Day Workshop on “ Women Health and Menstrual Hygiene Management” on 14.12.2012 at Bharathidasan University, Trichy organized by the forum of ISH & NSS of Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
  • Attended the NSS Orientation Course conducted by Empanelled Training Institution and Madras School of Social work at Madras School of Social Work from 25.07.2012 to 31.07.2012.

Achievements and Awards

  • Secured First prize for a research paper on ‘The Man with a hat’ to the One day
  • Seminar on 5th August 2007 held at Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Trichy.
  • Secured First Rank in Under Graduate Degree , 2001
  • Secured First Rank in Post Graduate Degree , 2003.
  • Secured Medal for Best Project Submission,2003

Memberships

  • Member in Tamilnadu History Congress, 2007
  • Member in South Indian History Congress, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

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