SDM Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (CIRHS), located on the SDM PG College, Ujire campus of Shree Dharmasthala Manjunatheswara Educational Society (SDMES), functions as an institution that organises and facilitates research in the Social Sciences and Humanities. CIRHS aims at generating and supporting a world-class research culture within the SDM family of institutions. In order to reach this goal CIRHS takes up the following activities:

  1. Organising conferences, workshops and seminars within2016-03-cirhs-logo-1 and outside the SDM family of institutions
  2. Exploring collaborations with other Indian and International educational institutions
  3. Supporting research internships for students (both Indian and International) whose research is allied to the research interests of CIRHS
  4. Conducting short and long-term courses for research training for faculty and students
  5. Research

 [An executive summary of CIRHS activities 2016-17 (as on 16 Feb 2017)]

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Faculty and Interns @ CIRHS

3Dr. Sufiya Pathan has taught and has done her research in some of the top institutions of India, Czech Republic and Belgium. She is currently working on caste issues, communalism and a comparative science of Indian and European Culture. (Click here for her profile!)


Ms. Anne Cardinael: An educationist and a music lover. She has worked as a teacher-trainer in Belgium and has been part of many international projects and research teams.



Dr. Dunkin Jalki received his PhD from CSCS (Manipal University), India. Before joining SDM-CIRHS in 2015, he did his Post-doc from and taught at University of Pardubice (Czech Republic), and worked or held fellowships at various places… (See his profile here!)


Garima R

Garima R worked as an intern at CIRHS for an year in 2017. She is now associated with it indirectly, as part of the centre’s British Academy project team. Here is a brief profile Garima R.



Gayathri Devi, an intern at CIRHS since early-2017. She is part of many of CIRHS’s national and international projects. A brief profile of Gayathri!

We also have a Facebook page, for quick updates and your comments!


CIRHS, Room No. 23, III Floor, SDM PG College, Ujire – 574240, Karnataka (India)


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