Talks

Rajdeep Sardesai Releases his Book “2014: The Election That Changed India” at Jamia

(L-R) Dr. Mujibur Rahman, Rajdeep Sardesai, Vice-Chancellor Talat Ahmad, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta, Prof. Shri Prakash at the launch of Rajdeep Sardesai's book "2014: The Election that Changed India" held at Edward Said Hall, Jamia Millia Islamia; Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

Taking strong exception to sections of the media for playing the role of “cheerleaders” in Modi’s campaign for prime minister, one of India’s iconic TV journalists, Rajdeep Sardesai said that it was the media that made Modi the man he is today. Sardesai was speaking at a book launch organized by Penguin Books India in collaboration with the MMAJ Academy ...

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Dr. Sanjeev Kumar of SAU Delivers Lecture on ‘India-Pakistan Relations’

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar (left) with Dr. Badrul Alam (right), at the Department of Political Science, JMI; Nov. 11, 2014 (Photo: Jamia Journal)

Department of Political Science, JMI organized a lecture by Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, professor in the Department of International Relations, South Asian University, Delhi on the topic: “India-Pakistan Relations and Sub-continental Security” at the Department Seminar Hall on Nov. 11, 2014. Dr. Kumar began his lecture by stating that the topic of India-Pakistan relations is a popular one. “This is a topic”, ...

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Former Information Commissioner Dr. M.M. Ansari Speaks on RTI

Dr. M.M. Ansari, former Information Commissioner CIC

The Department of Political Science organized a lecture by Dr. M.M. Ansari, former Information Commissioner, Central Information Commission (CIC), Government of India,  on the topic, “Right to Information Act: Prospects and Challenges,” at the department’s seminar room on Wednesday, 10 Sept. 2014. [Link to Audio] Dr. Ansari began his lecture by stating that he will mainly speak on four main ...

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Former Jamia VC Prof. Mushirul Hasan Speaks on the Idea of Jamia Millia Islamia

Prof. Mushirul Hasan (left), former vice-chancellor of JMI, speaking at the Department of History; Aug. 26, 2014 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

The Department of History and Culture, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a lecture by its former Vice-Chancellor and eminent historian, Prof. Mushirul Hasan on “Partners in Freedom: The Story of Jamia Millia Islamia” on Tuesday, 26th August, 2014 at the Department’s Seminar Room. The lecture was based on a book that he co-authored with Rakhshanda Jalil in 2006. The lecture dwelt ...

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Dept. of Pol. Sci. Holds a Dialogue on Gender and Youth in Politics

Shazia Ilmi, a Jamia alumna and former AAP member, speaking on Gender and Youth in Politics, at FTK-CIT, JMI; Aug. 21, 2014 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

The Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia along with the joint association of WomenPowerConnect (WPC) and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) held an interactive dialogue titled, “Vocabulary of Change: Gender and Youth in Politics” on Thursday, 21st August 2014, at the FTK-Centre for Information Technology. [Audio Below] The interactive dialogue was to be an interaction between various political leaders and ...

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Pro-VC IGNOU, Prof. Sushma Yadav, Speaks on “India Under Modi”

Prof. Sushma Yadav, Pro -Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi and Chair Professor, Dr. Ambedkar Chair in Social Justice at Indian Institute of Public Administration, speaking at Department of Political Science, JMI; Aug. 19, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, organized a seminar on the topic, “India under Modi: Kya Achhe Din Aane Wale Hain” by Professor Sushma Yadav on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in the Seminar Room of the Department. Prof. Yadav is the pro Vice Chancellor of Indira Gandhi National Open University New Delhi and Chair Professor, Dr. Ambedkar Chair ...

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Former Pakistan Amb. to US, Husain Haqqani, Speaks on “Re-Imagining Pakistan”

Husain Haqqani, former Pakistan ambassador to the U.S., speaking at the Edward Said Hall, JMI; Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

[Text of this report is from an official Jamia Millia press release. However, the audio recording and photos are by Jamia Journal] Pakistan needs to re-imagine itself to contend with the contemporary challenges facing the nation, said Husain Haqqani, former Ambassador of Pakistan to the United States of America and an expert on South and Central Asia, [at the Edward ...

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Dr. Ananya Vajpeyi Speaks on Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Place in Indian Political Thought

Dr. Ananya Vajpeyi, Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Speaking on the topic "The Place of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar in Modern Indian Political Thought,” at the Department of Political Science, JMI; Thursday, March 6, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The Subject Association of the Department of Political Science, Jamia Millia Islamia organized a lecture on the topic: “The Place of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar in Modern Indian Political Thought” by Dr. Ananya Vajpeyi in the seminar room of the department on Thursday, March 6, 2014. [Link to Lecture Audio.]  Dr. Vajpeyi is an Associate Fellow at the Centre for ...

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Arundhati Roy Questions Gandhi’s Status as the ‘Mahatma’ in a Lecture at Jamia

Arundhati Roy speaking on the topic “The Doctor and The Saint: The Ambedkar-Gandhi Debate," at the FTK-CIT Hall, Jamia Millia Islamia; Tuesday, March 4, 2014 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

As part of its Walter Sisulu Memorial Lecture series, the Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, organised on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 a lecture on the topic “The Doctor and The Saint: The Ambedkar-Gandhi Debate” by noted writer and political commentator, Arundhati Roy. The program took place in the conference hall of FTK- Centre for ...

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