Afghanistan Studies Centre Screens “Kandahar”

(L-R) T.C.A. Rangachari, Prof. Suresh Sharma & Dr. Rani Mullen at Dayare-Mir Taqi Mir, JMI; Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013

The Afghanistan Studies Centre of the Academy of International Studies (AIS), Jamia Millia Islamia screened the prominent Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s film “Kandahar” at The Tagore Hall, Dayar-e-Mir Taqi Mir on Wednesday 6 November, 2013. This was the second movie in a series of movies on Afghanistan. Earlier, on 18 September, 2013 the Centre had screened “The Kite Runner”, adapted ...

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Debating Club Conducts Trilingual Debate on Capital Punishment for Rape

Participant for the BOL Trilingual Debate Competition held at the Ansari Auditorium; Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013 (Photo: Courtesy Debating Club, JMI)

BOL – The Debating Club of Jamia cultural Committee, Jamia Millia Islamia organised an Intra University Tri-lingual debate competition on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 held at the Dr. M.A. Ansari Auditorium, JMI. The topic for the debate was: “Death Sentence to Rapists is Neither Just nor Right.” The participants had to either speak against or for the motion. The competition ...

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MCRC Students Put on “Photography as Archive” Photo Exhibit

“Photography as Archive: A Student Perspective” photo exhibit by AJK-MCRC students at M.F. Hussain Gallery, JMI; Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 (Photo: Atif Jaleel)

The Outreach Programme in collaboration with AJK Mass Communication Research Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia organized an exhibition titled “Photography as Archive: A Student Perspective” as part of the 2nd Delhi Photo Festival, 2013. The exhibition was inaugurated on Thursday, September 26, 2013 by Prof. S.M. Sajid, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia at M.F. Husain Art Gallery. This was followed by a ...

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Cntr for Afghan. Stds Screens and Discusses “The Kite Runner”

Dr. Rani D. Mullen, Associate Professor of Government, College of William and Mary, Virginia, speaking at Dyare-Mir Taqi Mir, JMI; Wednesda, Sept. 18, 2013 (Photo: Manzar Imam)

The Center for Afghanistan Studies, MMAJ Academy of International Studies (AIS), Jamia Millia Islamia screened the well-known film “The Kite Runner,” adapted into a film by Marc Foster from the best-seller novel of the same name by Khaled Hosseini, at the Tagore Hall, Dayar-e-Mir Taqi Mir on Wednesday, 18 Sept. 2013. The screening was following by a lively discussion around ...

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Theatre Actor, Parnab Mukherjee, Performs at Jamia

Parnab Mukherjee at FTK-CIT; Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013. (Photo: Atif Jaleel)

The Outreach Programme in collaboration with Kindle Magazine hosted a theatre workshop on Wednesday, 21 August 2013 at the Conference Hall, FTK – Centre of Information Technology. The workshop titled, “A note on the journey and genesis of the text which is dedicated to the centenary of Nobel Prize for Gitanjali and Tagore’s visit to Iran” was curated by a ...

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Panel Discussion on “Our Films, Their Films” by North-Eastern Film-Makers Held at Jamia

(L-R) Sanjoy Hazarika, Shubhra Gupta and Maulee Senapati at Tagore Hall; Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 (Photo: Atif Jaleel)

The Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research in collaboration with AJK-Mass Communication Research Centre recently conducted a two day North East Film Festival called ‘First Cut’ on 16th and 17th August, 2013 at the Tagore Conference Hall in Jamia. Over the course of two days, about 10 North-Eastern regional films were screened at the Tagore Conference Hall ranging ...

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Dept. of Pol. Sci. Launches its First Student Magazine – Episteme

Episteme - 2013

The Subject Association of Department of Political Science launched a new student-produced annual magazine titled Episteme on Monday, April 29, 2013. The first issue of Episteme  (The word is defined as, body of ideas that determine the knowledge that is intellectually certain at any particular time.) is available for download in digital format on the Department of Political Science page ...

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IASE, Faculty of Education Celebrates Annual Day 2013

Students performing Qawwali at the Ansari Auditorium on IASE annual day; Tuesday, April 2, 2013 (Photo: Imran Khan)

Institute for Advanced Studies in Education (IASE), Faculty of Education, JMI celebrated its Annual Day on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at the Ansari Auditorium. The chief guest for the event was Major General Ian Cordozo (Retd), Chairman of Rehabilitation Council of India. The function started with Qirat by Noor Anzar followed by a welcome address by the Co-Curricular Activities Coordinator ...

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Jamia Idol 2013: Meri Awaaz Suno

Jamia Idol - Ansari Audi - 2 April 2013 (27)

Jamia Old Boys Association (JOBA) organized a singing competition called, “Jamia Idol: Meri Awaaz Suno, Ek Nai Awaaz Ki Khoj,” at the Ansari Auditorium, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013. According to JOBA Secretary, Arshad Siddiqui, 78 contestants auditioned for it on Monday, April 1st, out of which 24 were selected to compete in the Grand Finale the next day on ...

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Anshul Mehrotra: Shortlisted to Win Prestigious Int’l Photo Contest in England

Anshul Mehrotra next to his other favorite photograph on exhibit at the M.F. Husain Art Gallery; Tuesday April 2, 2013 (Photo: Khalid Jaleel)

Anshul Mehrotra (class of 2013) is a Jamia student in the AJK Mass Communication Research Center (AJK-MCRC). He is enrolled in the P.G. Diploma in Still Photography & Visual Communication program. Anshul has been named a finalist for the Student Focus competition, which is part of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards (Link). He is one of the 10 finalists ...

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