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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In Conversation with: Najeeb Jung

Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung in his office at Jamia Millia Islamia; Feb. 21, 2013 (Photo: Mohammed Aarif Khan)

[Editor’s Note: This interview with Vice-Chancellor Najeeb Jung was conducted by Muhammad Aarif Khan (a staff writer for Jamia Journal), as a supplement to his article titled “Jamia: The Path to Progress” that details the history of Jamia Millia Islamia from its inception to the present, by examining the lives and the work done by the men who occupied 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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Former Ambassador of Pakistan to the US, Husain Haqqani, Speaks on “Democratic Pakistan”

Husain Haqqani speaking at Edward Said Hall, JMI; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia under its Pakistan Studies Programme organized a talk by Husain Haqqani, a former ambassador of Pakistan to the USA, on the topic “Democratic Pakistan: Vision and Reality” on Wednesday, February, 27 2013 at the Edward Said Hall. [Link to Audio] Haqqani, who is also a visiting scholar at the Carnegie Endowment ...

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Prof. Srdjan Vucetic from Canada Speaks on the Decline of the United States of America

Prof. Srdjan Vucetic speaking at the Department of Political Science; Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Department of Political Science held an extension lecture by Prof. Srdjan Vucetic on “The United States in the World: Chronicles of a Decline Foretold” on Thursday, February 28, 2013. Prof. Srdjan Vucetic is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa. Vucetic is the author of “The Anglosphere: a Genealogy ...

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Campus Chat Episode 03: Interview with Divye Gupta on “Save Water, Save Earth” Cycle Rally

Divye Gupta on his return to Jamia; Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

Campus Chat Episode 03: Topic: Interview with Divye Gupta on “Save Water, Save Earth” Cycle Rally held from Feb. 17 to Feb. 27. About: Jamia organized a student cycle rally from Himachal Pradesh to Delhi, officially named “Save Water, Save Earth” to promote the environmental message of water conservation. According to a Jamia press release, a group of 25 students ...

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Campus Chat: Episode 02 – Interview with Sajid Jamali – Member of Jamia’s Cricket Team

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Campus Chat Episode 02: Topic: Interview with Sajid Jamali after Jamia’s win against Mumbai University in the Toyota University Cricket Championship About: Jamia’s Northern Stars beat Mumbai University’s Western Wolves with 5 wickets and won their first match in the University Cricket Championship (UCC) played at the Brabourne Stadium, Mumbai on Feb. 23rd. In this edition of Campus Chat, we speak to ...

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Eminent Sociologist Dipankar Gupta Speaks on “Town and Country: the Changing Face of India”

Dipankar Gupta speaking at the Yasser Arafat Hall, JMI; Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution organized a lecture by Dipankar Gupta titled “Town and Country: the Changing Face of India Today” at the Yasser Arafat Hall on Thursday, February 21, 2013. [Audio] Dipankar Gupta is a well-known sociologist and author of “Mistaken Modernity: India between Worlds,” “The Caged Phoenix: Can India fly?” and several others. As ...

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Outlook Editor, Vinod Mehta Speaks on “Growth of Social Media”

Vinod Mehta speaking at FTK-CIT, JMI; Monday, Feb. 18, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

As the size of the population with Internet connectivity grows in India, so does the power of social media. It has virtually empowered everybody to  speak out without any restrictions. And naturally, this new found power of the people have its backers and detractors. It is in this context, Anwar Jamal Kidwai Mass Communication and Research Centre (AJK-MCRC) organized a ...

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Pavan K. Varma Talks About His Latest Book “Chanakya’s New Manifesto”

Pavan K. Varma speaking at the FTK Center; Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Indian Republic appears to be at several junctures at the same time. The youth is questioning the status quo, and it seems that a potential ‘revolt’ is being bottled up. It is to unravel and take the lid off these bottled up sentiments that Author Pavan K. Varma spoke about in his book “Chanakya’s New Manifesto to Resolve The ...

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