Iymon Majid

Iymon Majid
Iymon Majid (2014) is a postgraduate student in the Department of Political Science. He can be reached via email at: iymonmajid [at] gmail.com

Dept. of Pol. Sci. Conducts National Seminar on “Making Democratic Governance Work”

National Seminar on "Making Democratic Governance Work" held at the CIT-FTK, JMI; Nov. 5-6, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Khalid Yousafzai)

A two-day national seminar on “Making Democratic Governance Work: Reinventing Public Delivery Systems in India” was organized by the Department of Political Science at the FTK-CIT seminar hall on 5th and 6th of November, 2013. Delegates and participants from various universities across India and other countries presented their papers highlighting the current paradigms in the discourse. In his inaugural speech, ...

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Dr. Manoj Joshi and Prof. Chintamani Mahaprata Speak on Indo-US Relations

(L-R)  Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Dr. Manoj Joshi, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation; and Prof. Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science, at the Dept. of Pol. Sci.; Aug. 27, 2013 (Photo: Sharique Nadeem)

To elucidate the students about the changing equations of the Indo-US relationship, a special lecture was organized by the Department of Political Science on the topic, “Indo-US Relations: Perspectives and challenges,” by Dr. Manoj Joshi, Distinguished Fellow, Observe Research Foundation, Delhi; and Prof. Chintamani Mahaprata, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday, 27th August 2013. Prof. Badrul Alam, Head, ...

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Book Launch: “Indo-US Relations” by Prof. Badrul Alam, HoD Pol. Sci.

(L-R)  Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University; Dr. Manoj Joshi, Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation; and Prof. Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science, at the Dept. of Pol. Sci.; Aug. 27, 2013 (Photo: Sharique Nadeem)

Professor Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science, JMI, released his book titled, ‘Indo-Us Relations: Dimensions and New Emerging Trends’ at the Department of Political Science on Tuesday, 27th August, 2013. The book is a collection of 15 essays edited by Professor Badrul Alam. Special guests for the book launch were Prof. Chintamani Mahapatra, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru ...

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Book Launch: “Perspectives on Nuclear strategy of India and Pakistan” Edited by Prof. Badrul Alam

Prof. Mohammed Badrul Alam, Head, Department of Political Science; Monday Feb. 18, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

On Monday, Feb. 18, the Department of Political Science organized a lecture and a book launch on the topic “Nuclear Strategy of India and Pakistan.” Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal, fellow, Wadhwani Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington D.C., USA, was invited to speak on the topic (link) and to also formally launch a book edited by Prof. Mohammed Badrul ...

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Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal Speaks on “Nuclear Strategy of India and Pakistan”

Brig. Gurmeet Kanwal speaking at the Department of Political Science; Monday Feb. 18, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

In an effort to understand the nuclear strategy of two nuclear powers of South Asia—India and Pakistan—a lecture and a book launch session was held in the Department of political science on Monday Feb. 18, 2013. “Nuclear issue is an important issue because there are no winners, only losers,” said Head of the department, Professor Muhammad Badrul Alam in his ...

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The Conundrum That is Language

[Image Credit: karola riegler photography/Flickr (Creative Commons)]

Attending seminars and workshops has become a norm for me in Jamia. In one of the dozen seminars I attended, I had a moment where I thought I could not betray myself. I had to speak. I didn’t stand up from my chair. I just threw the question at the lady who had read some poetry on Kashmir. Paradoxically, her ...

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My House: A Dumb Witness to the Conflict in Kashmir

Iymon Majid House - Kashmir - March 2012 - Feature

Conflict is brutality. It disjoints the happy-living from people and pushes them into a life which has nothing to offer them except the memories, bursting at its seams with trauma, trepidation and loss. It mars all hopes of living. It mashes down the dearest dreams to ashes. Conflict is death. Death of existence; death of conscience; and death of life. ...

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