Dr.K N Panikkar, Chairman, Kerala Council for Historical Research
Speaking on Media Culture in Kerala
Venue : Community Hall, Aiswaryam Apartments,
Plot No : 17, Sector – 4, Dwarka, New Delhi
on 30th May 2010 (Sunday) at 06.00 PM.
Organised by Jansanskriti Dwarka Branch
Chairman-T. Haridas Tel : 98180 40768,
Secretary-Asokan Nambiar Tel : 9818040768
Dr. K.N.Panikkar is a leading Indian historian and a staunch campaigner for secular values. He is mostly known for his work on intellectual and cultural history of colonial India. His contribution to the writing on modern Indian history has considerably enriched the secular tradition of Indian historiography. He has consistently taken progressive positions concerning issues of national importance like secularism, democracy and human rights. During the last two decades, he has been engaged in a relentless campaign in defense of these values which are foundational to the principles of Indian society. He is an exemplary scholar with social concern and commitment.
Dr.K.N. Panikkar, a former chairman of Center for Historical Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University and a former vice-chancellor of Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, is currently the chairman of the Kerala Council for Historical Research and Vice-chairman of Kerala State Higher Education Council.