Talks

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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Writer Anjum Hasan Talks About Her Literary Work at Jamia

Anjum Hasan speaking at Department of English; Wednesday Feb. 13, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

As part of its “Writers at Jamia” initiative, the Department of English, JMI, welcomed writer Anjum Hasan on Wednesday February 13, 2013 for a reading and interactive session with the students. Anjum Hasan is the author of “Lunatic in my Head,” “Neti, Neti” and “Difficult Pleasures,” which has been shortlisted for The Hindu Literary Prize 2013. She is also a ...

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Prof. Vijay Prashad Speaks on “Arab Spring, American Autumn?”

Prof. Vijay Prashad speaking at the Nelson Mandela Center for Peace and Conflict Resolution; Thursday Feb. 14. 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

The recent clash between the Egyptian police and angry protestors in Cairo marked the second anniversary of the Arab Spring in Egypt and the ousting of former President Hosni Mubarak. The clash demonstrated that the revolution did not provide the Egyptians with a good alternative. The event of the second anniversary of the revolution seems to be the right occasion ...

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