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Ajithprasad. P

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Ajithprasad. P

Guest Professor, Humanities & Social Sciences
Professor, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara

  • BSc: University of Calicut, Kerala, 1978
  • MA: The M. S. University of Baroda, 1981
  • PG Diploma: School of Archaeology, A.S.I. Govt. of India, 1983
  • PhD: The M. S. University of Baroda, 1990



  • Selected Publications

    1. 2019 J. Blinkhorn, P. Ajithprasad, A. Mukherjee, P. Kumar, J.A. Durcan, P. Roberts. “The first directly dated evidence for Palaeolithic occupation on the Indian coast at Sandhav, Kachchh” Quaternary Science Reviews 224 (2019) 105975 PP.1-7 September 2019
      https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2019.105975 0277-3791/© 2019 Elsevier Ltd.

    2. 2018 Ajithprasad. P “Early Harappan Burials and Kachchh” History Today: Journal of History and Historical Archaeology Vo.19: PP 21-33

    3. 2017 James Blinkhorn, P. Ajithprasad and Avinandan Mukherjee. “Did Modern Human Dispersal take a Coastal Route into India? New Evidence from Palaeolithic Surveys of Kachchh, Gujarat” Journal of Field Archaeology
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00934690.2017.1323543

    4. 2017 David E. Friesem, Noa Lavi, Marco Madella, Elisabetta Boaretto, P. Ajithparsad, Charles French. “The formation of fire residues associated with hunter-gatherers in humid tropical environments: A geo-ethnoarchaeological perspective”. Quaternary Science Reviews 171. September 2017:85- 99

    5. 2017 Ajithprasad P. “Rock Art in Gujarat” in Pradhan Sadasiba and D.B. Garnayak (eds.) Rock Art in India: in Felicitation of Prof. V. H. Sonavane. BR Publisher Delhi: 119-151

  • Work Experience

    1. Professor, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, The Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, (Jul 2009 to Present)

    2. Head of the Department, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Faculty of Arts, The Maharaja Sayajirao university of Baroda, (Mar 2017 to Nov 2019)

    3. Reader, Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, The Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, (Jul 1999 to Jul 2009)

    4. Lecturer (Sr. Scale), Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, (Jul 1995 to Jul 1999)

    5. Lecturer (Archaeology), Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Faculty of Arts, The M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, (Jul 1990 to Jul 1995)