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International Centre for Kerala Studies (ICKS) (Established in : 1988)

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International Centre for Kerala Studies
University of Kerala
Kariavattom Campus
Thiruvananthapuram

The International Centre for Kerala Studies (ICKS) was formally launched on 9th June 1988 and was conceptualized as a premier institution for the generation of knowledge on Kerala and for the promotion of better understanding of her multi-faceted tradition world-wide. For over a decade, the Centre has been making explorations mainly on Kerala Culture, History, Language and Literature. The task has been addressed in a five-fold manner: Undertaking Research Programmes on specific themes, Documenting classical and Folk Art Forms and facilitating their stage performances, Documenting our Cultural Heritage and conducting short-term courses, Discussions and seminars, Publication of monographs and scholarly works. Twenty books and forty monographs were brought out so far.