Department of History is one of the oldest and largest department of Jagannath University. History is the study of the past. It encompasses every dimendion of human interaction.There is no concentration more diverse than History and none more individualistic. One can choose to study any part of the world in any epoch. History is as long ago as the most ancient civilizations or as current as yesterday's newspaper. Every moment but the present moment is part of the past and each be the object of historical study.