Indian History Congress
Indian History Congress is the largest professional and academic body of Indian historians with over 10,000 members. It was established in 1935. The name of any new applicant for membership needs to be proposed and seconded by existing Ordinary or Life Members.
It's 69th session was inaugurated at the campus of the Kannur University, Kerala, on December 28–30, 2008 by the Chief minister of Kerala, V S Achuthanandan. Historians Ram Sharan Sharma, Romila Thapar, K N Panikkar, Irfan Habib, Pritam Saini have had a long association with the Indian History Congress. Its current President is R. Champakalakshmi of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
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- ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS FOR INITIAL MEMBERSHIPhttp://web.archive.org/web/20041213084134/members.tripod.com/historycongress3/membershiprules.htm
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- Proceedings - Punjab History Conference, Issues 22-24 - pp 520
- Champakalakshmi elected new IHC President http://www.zeenews.com/nation/2008-12-30/494946news.html
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- History in the Faking, Does the IHC believe in 'India's tradition of scepticism'? http://www.india-today.com/itoday/20010115/edits.shtml
- Jyoti Basu At Indian History Congress, People's Democracy, Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist), Vol. XXV, No. 02, January 14, 2001 http://pd.cpim.org/2001/jan14/jan14_history%20congress.htm
- Bengal: Escape into magical realism http://hindu.com/businessline/2001/02/13/stories/041355pr.htm