Centre for Folklore Studies
 
 
Established in 1999
 
  Head of the Department : Dr. JISHA C K  

 
         Folklore, both in cultural and academic domain, is significant for the role it plays in the contemporary socio-economic and political life of Kerala. To document, preserve and disseminate Kerala folklore and to serve the need of the academic and cultural communities, the Centre for Folklore Studies was established in 1999 at Vatakara, under the headship of Professor Raghavan Payyanad. The activities of the Centre include: Post Graduate Course in Folklore, Short-Term Courses in Folklore, Guidance for MPhil and Doctoral students, Fieldwork, Documentation & Archiving, Seminar, Workshops, Exhibition, Publications, Website, Dissemination Programmes through FACE (Folklore Association of the Centre), Folklore project.
      Department is having a Folklore Archive and Museum which is helpful for research in Folklore and other related subjects. We are doing Research on various traditions Collection, documentation and dissemination of different aspects of tradition, training students to engage with traditions and bridge the aspirations of traditional and contemporary world views.
 

 Thrust Areas
 
All major areas of Folklore including Folk religion, Folk medicine, etc.
 

 Faculty Members

 

Sl No

Name & Designation

Mobile

E-mail

1

Dr. Jisha C.K.

9495901510

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2

Mr. Sineesh Velikkuni

9447756290

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3

Mr. Arshad V.

9496341478

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Courses Offered

 

Course Name

Intake

Duration

M.A Folklore

   24

4 semester

M.Phil Folklore

as per the vacancies

2 semester

Ph.D Folklore

as per the vacancies