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Dr. Pius Malekandathil

 


 

CURRICULUM VITAE

Personal Details

Nationality Indian

Education

Pondicherry Central University, India

Period 1998
Degree Ph.D.

South Asian Institute of Heidelberg University, Germany

Period January - October 1998
Degree Post-doctoral research

South Asian Institute of Heidelberg University, Germany

Period 1996-1997
Degree Ph.D. research

Faculdade das Letras, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Period 1992-1993
Subject Portuguese language course

Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Period 1992-1993
Subject Portuguese paleography course

Pondicherry Central University, India

Period 1992
Degree M. Phil.
Subject History

Kerala University, India

Period 1985-1990
Degree B.A. and M.A.
Subject History

Areas of specialization

Maritime History of India
History of European Expansion
Socio-Economic History of Medieval India Studies in Indian Ocean Societies
History of Science and Technology in Pre-Colonial India

Work Experience

2003-present Reader in History, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, India
2000-2003 Reader in History, Goa University, India
1994-2000 Lecturer in History, St.Thomas College, Pala, Arunapuram, India

Membership of Professional Bodies

Member of Forderverein Forschungsstiftung f�r Vergleichende Europ�ische �berseegeschichte, Bamberg, Germany since 1997 and review books on South Asia for its Journal entitled Das Jahrbuch der Forderverein Forschungsstiftung f�r vergleichende europ�ische berseegeschichte, Bamberg
Life Member of the Indian History Congress
Member of the South Indian History Congress

Academic Distinctions

1996-1998 U.G.C.sponsored DAAD Fellowship (under Indo-German Exchange Programme for conducting Research at the South Asian Institute of Heidelberg University, Germany) for Ph.D. and later for post-doctoral research on "German participation in Indian Trade: 1500-1663".
1993-1996 Fellowship from Comiss�o Nacional para as Comemora��es dos Descobrimentos Portugueses, Lisbon, Portugal, for Ph.D. Research.
1995 Scholarship from Goethe Institute Pune for the study of German language.
1992-1993 Scholarship from the Ministry of Education, Government of Portugal for Research and Language Studies in Portugal.
1992 Scholarship from I.C.H.R. for M.Phil. Research and also for the study of Dutch Language.

Selected Publications

Books

Pius Malekandathil (ed.), Jornada of D.Alexis Menezes: A Portuguese Account of the Sixteenth Century Malabar. Cochin, 2003.

K.S.Mathew and Pius Malekandathil (eds.), The Kerala Economy and European Trade. Muvattupuzha, 2003.

Portuguese Cochin and the Maritime Trade of India, 1500-1663. (A Volume in the South Asian Study Series of Heidelberg University, Germany), published in India by Manohar Publishers, New Delhi, 2001.

 K.S.Mathew, Teotonio R. de Souza and Pius Malekandathil (eds.), The Portuguese and the Socio-Cultural Changes in India:1500-1800. Funda��o Oriente, Lisbon, 2001.

Pius Malekandathil and Jamal Mohammed (eds.), The Portuguese, Indian Ocean and European Bridgehead: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. K.S. Mathew. Funda��o Oriente, Lisbon, 2001.

The Germans, the Portuguese and India. LIT Verlag: M�nster (Germany), 1999.

Articles

"The Impact of Indian Ocean Trade on the Economy and Politics of Early Medieval Goa (c.8-15c.)." Deccan Studies, vol.II, no.1, January-June, 2004, pp.3-22.

"Bengal and the Commercial Expansion of the Portuguese Casados, 1511-1632." In S.Jeyaseela Stephen (ed.), Trade and Globalization. Rawat Publications, New Delhi, 2003, pp.161-190.

"The Sassanids and the Maritime Trade of India during the Early Medieval Period." The Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, Amritsar, 2003, pp. 156-173.

"Maritime Trade of Goa in the Ancient and Early Medieval Periods." In Purabhilekh Puratatva, 2003.

"Maritime Malabar and a Mercantile State: Polity and State Formation in Malabar under the Portuguese." In K.S.Mathew (ed.), Maritime Malabar and the Europeans:1498-1962, Greenwich Millennium Press, London/Hope India Publications, Gurgaon, 2003, pp.197-228.

"Maritime Trade of Cannanore and the Global Commercial Revolution." In M.O.Koshy (ed.), Cannanore in the Maritime History of India, Kannur University, Kannur, 2002, pp.43-57.

"The Jews of Cochin and the Portuguese, 1498-1663." Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, Bhopal, 2002, pp.239-255.

"Merchants, Markets and Commodities: Some Aspects of Portuguese Commerce with Malabar." In Pius Malekandathil and Jamal Mohammed (eds.), The Portuguese, Indian Ocean and European Bridgehead: Festschrift in Honour of Prof.K.S. Mathew, Funda��o Oriente, Lisbon, 2001, pp.241-268.

"The Portuguese and the St.Thomas Christians:1500-1570." In K.S.Mathew, Teotonio R. de Souza and Pius Malekandathil (eds.), The Portuguese and the Socio- Cultural Changes in India:1500-1800A.D., Funda��o Oriente, Lisbon, 2001, pp.121-143.

"St.Thomas Christians and the Indian Ocean: 52 A.D. to 1500 A.D." Ephrem's Theological Journal (International Journal), October 2001, vol.5, no.2, pp.175-202.

"The Portuguese and the Ghat-route Trade:1500-1663." The Journal of Pondicherry University Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, vol.1, nos.1&2, January & July, 2000, pp.129-154.

"The Portuguese and the Spice-Production Centers of Central Kerala: 1500-1660." STARS: Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 1, nos.1 & 2, October 2000, pp.77-102.

"The Portuguese Umbrella and the Germans in Cochin in the Early Decades of the Sixteenth Century." STARS: Interdisciplinary Journal, March. 1999.

"Portuguese Casados and the Intra-Asian Trade: 1500-1663." Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, Millennium (61st) Session, Kolkata, 2001, pp. 385-406.

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