A Two –Day National Seminar and Exhibition on Pattanam Excavation-2007 was organized by the department in association with Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR), at Krishna Menon Memorial Govt.College, Kannur,on 18th and 19th October 2007.
A Two Days’ national seminar on Vedas and Cultural Studies was organized by the Department in association with Kadavallur Anyonya Parishath at Jawaharlal Nehru Public Library,Kannur on 11th and 12th March,2008 and inaugurated by Dr.Chandra Mohan,Vice-Chancellor of Kannur University
E K Nayanar Chair for Parliamentary Affairs was constituted in 2008, under Department of History, with a corpus fund of Rs. 8 lakhs sponsored by Department of Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of Kerala in honour of former Chief Minister of Kerala and Marxist thinker
E K Nayanar Chair For Parliamentary Affairs- One Day Seminar Series 2011-February
Under the auspices the Chair Dr. M Govinda Rao,Member Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and Director National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, made E.K Nayanar public lecture on the topic Decentralization and Economic Development:Some Lessons for Design and Context of Decentralization
Under the auspices of E K Nayanar Chair For Parliamentary Affairs, One Day Seminar series from February 2014-March 2014 was organized by the Department.Prof.B.Venugopalan,(Principal(Retd) Sanskrit College, Pattambi),Prof.P.K.Sreekumar (Former Faculty, Govt. Victoria College, Palakkad) and Prof.Muhammed Maheen, (HOD, Dept.of History,UniversityofCalicut), presented papers.
Extension Lectures under the auspices of E.K.Nayanar Chair for Parliamentary Affairs were organized from9/2/2016 to 11/2/2016; 16/2/17 to17/10/2016 & on 24/2/2016. It was co-ordinated by Dr.Manjula Poyil, Assistant Professor of the Department
Federalism and Democracy in Indian Higher Education in the Context of Scrapping of UGC
A One Day National seminar under E.K Nayanar Chair For Parliamentary Affairs entitled Federalism and Democracy in Indian Higher Education in the Context of Scrapping of UGC on October-10 -2018 was organized by the Department of History.
The Department organized an extension lecture series from May 2018-August-2018, co-Ordinated by Dr.Manjula Poyil,Head of the Department. Eminent historians from University of Delhi and University of Jamia Milia Islamia including Prof. Narayani Gupta, Prof. B.P. Sahu and Prof. R. Bahuguna, presentedpapers.
Agrarian and Tribal Movements in North Malabar: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Discourses
The Departments of History, Anthropology and Rural and Tribal Sociology, Kannur University, jointly organized a three day national seminar on Agrarian and Tribal Movements in North Malabar: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Discourses from 5 to 7 February 2019, co-ordinated by Dr.Manjula Poyil ,Head ,Department of History
Two day National Seminar on Parliamentary Democracy in India: Threats and Challenges
In association with the 60th anniversary of the formation of the state of Kerala, E.K. Nayanar Chair for Parliamentary Affairs organized a two-days’ national seminar on “Parliamentary Democracy in India: Threats and Challenges” on 30-31 October 2017.
Traditional Farming: The Experience of an Organic Farmer
In commemoration ofthe World Environment Day,the History Association, Department of History,Kannur University organised inaugural functionand a webinar on the topic Traditional Farming: The Experience of an Organic Farmer, on 5th June 2021.The programme was inaugurated by Sri. ShymjithThillenkeri, well known Eco- farmer and Vanamitra Award Winner of the Government of Kerala, 2021 who talked about Human -Nature Interface: The Experience of an Organic Farmer