Harish Trivedi Delivers 6th Ahmed Ali Memorial Lecture

Prof. Harish Trivedi speaking at the India-Arab Cultural Center, JMI; Wednesday, March 13, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Department of English organized the sixth Ahmed Ali Memorial Lecture on the topic, “Ahmed Ali and British Censorship” by Prof. Harish Trivedi at the India Arab Cultural Center on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. [Link to Audio] About Harish Trivedi: Harish Trivedi is former Professor of English, University of Delhi and has been visiting Professor at many universities in India and ...

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Confessions is all the Rage at Jamia


If you are part of an active Jamia student community online, then you probably have already come across a ‘Confessions’ facebook page for your faculty or department. And if you haven’t, then don’t worry, somebody in your department or faculty is probably already thinking of setting one up. For those unfamiliar with the concept, a Confessions facebook page is the ...

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Jamia Wins S.A. Rahim Inter-Varsity Football Tournament

Jamia won the S.A. Rahim Inter-Varsity Football Tournament at the Jamia Sports Complex (Bhopal Ground); Thursday, March 14, 2013 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

On Thursday, March 14th, Jamia Millia Islamia won the S.A. Rahim Inter-Varsity Football Tournament at the Jamia Sports Complex (Bhopal Ground) by scoring four goals against the opposing team, ASC, Bihar in the final match. About 30 teams are alleged to have participated in the tournament. Jamia’s stricker Ajay Bartwal scored the first two goals in the first-half, and then ...

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Sheikh Al-Sabah, Minister for Al-Diwan Al-Amiri Affairs of Kuwait, Visits Jamia

Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah speaking at the India Arab Cultural Center, JMI; Tuesday, March 12, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy India Arab Cultural Center)

On Tuesday, March 12th, the India Arab Cultural Center, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a talk by Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Minister for Al-Diwan Al-Amiri Affairs, Kuwait. (Al-Diwan Al-Amiri are headquarters of the Amir of Kuwait.) Sheikh Al-Sabah is also the former Prime Minister of Kuwait serving a term from 2006 till 2011. He is the nephew of the ...

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Speakers from Afghanistan and Canada Discuss Women of Afghanistan on Int’l Women’s Day

Ms. Najla Ayubi speaking at the M.F. Husain Art Gallery; March 8, 2013 (Photo:Khalid Jaleel)

To commemorate International Women’s day on March 8th, the Afghanistan Studies programme, Academy of International Studies, and the Outreach Programme in collaboration with the Canadian High Commission, New Delhi organized a panel discussion on the topic, “Women and Development: Challenges Ahead in Afghanistan” at the M.F. Husain Art Gallery. Along with the panel discussion, a photo exhibition was also held ...

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Jamia: The Path to Progress

Vice-Chancellor A.M. Khwaja (left) with Jawaharlal Nehru at Jamia in Karol Bagh, New Delhi; 1924 (Photo: Courtesy JMI Archives)

On Oct. 29, 1920, in response to Gandhi’s call to boycott educational institutions run by the Regime, at a moment of confluence of the  anti-colonial Islamic activism and pro-independence aspirations of the politically radical Indian Muslim intelligentsia, a small group of nationalist teachers and students quit the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) in protest against its pro-British leanings. Born out of ...

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PHOTOS: Exhibit on Afghan Women

Photo exhibition on Afghan women to celebrate International Women's Day at the M.F. Husain Art Gallery, JMI; Friday, March 8, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Outreach Programme and Afghanistan Studies Centre at Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia in collaboration with the High Commission of Canada, New Delhi organized a series of programmes to celebrate the International Women’s Day on March 8, 2013. A Photo exhibition on Afghan Women by Lana Slezic was also on display for the occasion at the M.F. Hussian ...

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Former Sec. Gen. of ASEAN, Surin Pitsuwan, Delivers Lecture on “Building a New Asia”

Dr. Surin Pitsuwan speaking at the India-Arab Cultural Center, JMI; Thursday, March 7, 2013 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

The Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research (CNESPR), Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) organized the Fourth Annual Saifuddin Kitchlew Lecture on March 7, 2013 at the India-Arab Cultural Centre, JMI.  The theme of the lecture was “Building a New Asia: India, China and ASEAN” and the lecture was delivered by Dr. Surin Abdul Halim bin Ismail Pitsuwan, an accomplished ...

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