Annual lectures are organised in memory of Prof. Elamkulam Kunjan Pillai and Sri. Puthuppally Raghavan. Sri. Puthuppally Raghavan’s family has instituted an endowment for the same, and Prof. Elamkulam Kunjan Pillai memorial lecture is supported by KCHR.
Monthly colloquiums are organised on various themes related to social science research. It is conceived as a platform to discuss the latest trends and new findings in social sciences.
Singh Birth Centenary Public Lecture - Bhagat Singh- Profile of a Revolutionary
(a) N V Memorial Lectures – Charitravum Samskaara Padanavum on 14th & 15th October 2006
(a) Sri. Elamkulam Kunjan Pillai Memorial Lecture by Dr. Rao, Head, Dept. of History, Mangalore University, 30 August 2005.
(b) Puthuppally Raghavan Memorial Annual Lecture by Prof. Bipan Chandra, 6 November 2005.
(a) Puthuppally Raghavan Memorial Annual Lecture by Dr. Kunal Chakraborty, 15 May 2004.
(a) Barrister G.P. Pillai Death Centenary Memorial Lecture by Sri. T.J.S. George, 28 May 2003 Sri. N. Ram presided.
(b) Sri. Edward W. Said Remembrance, by Sri. P. Govinda Pillai, Smt. D. Maya, Smt. Sophie Jose Tharakan, Sri. George Varghese, Sri. J. Reghu & Sri. C.S. Venkiteswaran, 3 October 2003.
Prof. Elamkulam Kunjan Pillai Memorial Lecture by Dr. Kesavan Veluthat,
Dept. of History,
(a) Dr. S. Gopal Memorial Lecture by Sri. Murkoth Ramunni, 14 May 2002. Dr. K.N. Raj presided.
Sri. Puthuppally Raghavan Memorial Lecture by Prof. Robin Jeffrey in
association with Kesari Memorial Journalist Trust,
(a) Talk on Coastal Archaeology with Special Reference to Ancient Port at Chaul By Dr. Viswas Gogte, Deccan College, Pune on 1st April 2007 at 11 am at the Conference Hall, Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram
(b) Foundation Day Lecture by Shri. Navjet Sarna IFS on 20th May 2007 at 11 am at the Conference Hall, Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram
Pattanam Excavation 2007 Exhibition from 20th to 27th May 2007
Presentation on Medieval Commercial Activities in the Indian Ocean as
revealed from Chinese Sherds and South Indian and Sri Lankan Inscriptions
by Prof. Noburu Karashima, University of Tokyo on 19th July 2007 at
11 am at the Conference Hall, Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram.
(e) Prize Distribution Ceremony of Charithranwesana Yathrakal and Slogan Contest on 27-12-2007 at KCHR by Shri. M. A. Baby, Hon’ble Minister for Education and Culture, Govt. of Kerala
(a) History Colloquium – From Egypt to the Malabar Coast : Rome’s Oriental Commerce by Dr. Roberta Tomber, Southampton University on 28th February 2006 at 4 pm at the Conference Hall, Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram
Saptati Get Together of Dr. K.N.Panikkar, Chairman, KCHR –
(c) History Colloquium – Terrorism & Imperialism by Prof. Ram Puniyani, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai on 12th October 2006 at 11 am at the Conference Hall, Vyloppilly Samskrithi Bhavan, Thiruvananthapuram
(d) Saptati Get Together of Dr. M. R. Raghava Varier, Executive Council Member, KCHR on December 27th 2006 at KCHR
(a) Village History Workshop for Kerala Panchayaths in collaboration with KILA, Trissur, 23 January 2005
(b) ‘Unorthodox Sisters: Gender Relations and Generational Change in Malayali Trans-national Marriages’ by Dr. Ester Gallo, 5 February 2005
(c) ‘History and the problem of colonial modernity : O. Chandu Menon and his world’ by Dr. G. Arunima, 25 June 2005
(d) International Seminar on ‘Kerala Mathematics : History and the Possibilities of Transmission , 15 & 16 December 2005
Seminar and display of geo-archaeological evidences from Pattanam near
(b) ‘Reflections on Trans-nationalism in the light of Women’s Migration from Kerala’ by Dr. Caroline Osella, 7 April 2004.
(c) ‘Modern Indian Historiography and Sree Narayana Guru by J. Reghu, 26 June 2004.
‘The Legacies of Matriliny in Kerala’ by Prof. Robin Jeffrey in
association with Centre for Studies in
(b) ‘Kerala Mathematics & Astronomy’ : History of their transmission to Europe’ by Dr. George Gheverghese Joseph in association with International Centre for Kerala Studies, Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram, 8 March 2003
‘The Residual & Emerging Forms of Social Exclusion in Kerala Society’
in association with Indian Institute of Management,
(d) ‘Coonan Cross Oath’ in association with Orthodox Seminary, Kottayam, 30 & 31 May 2003
‘Early Medieval Nestorian Trade on the Malabar Coast and with
‘Making the Nation Habitable’ by Prof. Shahid Amin,
‘Documents on Kerala in
(c) ‘History of Indian Cantonments’ by Sri. T. Jacob, 9 December 2002
(d) ‘Historical Significance of Oral Traditions’ by Dr. M.R. Raghava Varier, 12 December 2002
‘Coping with Modernity in