Our Approach

Started in 2008, ITIHASA DARPANA is a unique Journal on History focused on promoting research among young historians. Our objectives are to:

  • Promote new discoveries in the field of Karnataka history and enable qualitative research.
  • Bring senior and junior scholars on a single platform.
  • Provide opportunities for the publication of good research articles and books for young scholars.
  • Filling the space of a good historical studies journal in Karnataka.

Our Story

In 2008 the alumni students of 2002 to 2007 batch of Bangalore University History dept. started a forum called ‘Spandana Itihasa Vedike’. Initially this forum engaged in a series of academic debates and discussions along with the publication of a quarterly journal as an experimental venture. During the inaugural ceremony of this forum “Itihasa Darpana” journal was released by freedom fighter Shri H.S Doreswami. Subsequently the forum participation and activities dwindled due to various reasons. However, the editorial team under the leadership of Rajesh H.G.  continued the publication of ITIHASA DARPANA. During this period the Itihasa Darpana filled a niche as an unique Journal on History apart from “Charitre Adhyayana” of Kannada University Hampi. It provided a platform for young history students initially but gradually started attracting the experts and academicians across Karnataka. Today Darpana acquired unique place among the academics and contemporary historical research and dissemination which is happening in Karnataka.

Meet the Team

Rajesh H G



Sunkam Govardhana

Sub Editor


Dr. Shivakumari M.S.

Sub Editor


Dr. Rashmi S.

Sub Editor