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Faculty Members
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Mr Adeel Mehdi

Associate Professor

Office Address:
Department of English and Modern European Languages,
Faculty of Humanities and Languages,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
New Delhi-110025

  26981717  (Direct)
  amehdi@jmi.ac.in   (Primary)  

Academic Performance

S.No.
Year
Degree
Grade
Institution
(i)
1985
M.A
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Jamia Millia Islamia
(ii)
1986
PGDTE
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Aligarh Muslim University
(iii)
1989
M.Phil
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Jawaharlal Nehru University
(iv)
 
Ph.D.
 
University of London 
(in progress)


Employment Profile

 

S.No.
From
To
Position Held
Name of Institutes
(i)
-
Till-Date
 
JMI
(ii)
1988
-
Lecturer
JMI


Membership of Professional/ Learned Bodies/Societies

  • Fellow, London Goodenough Trust, London, UK.

Awards/ Projects

  • 2007 Jan-July: Imam Tirmizi Scholar, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, George Street, Oxford, UK
  • 2005-7: Major Project on Indian Madrasas and Militancy, Sponsored by Centre de Sciences Humaines, French Embassy, New Delhi
  • 2001: Short Project on Reaction of Indian Muslims after September 11 Attacks and the War in Afghanistan, Sponsored by Centre de Sciences Humaines, French Embassy, New Delhi
  • 1999 Spring: Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
  • 1995: Commonwealth Academic Staff Scholarship

Lectures/Seminars/Conferences

  • Paper on Enforced Alienation: The Case of Batla House Encounter in National Seminar on Muslim Alienation: Manifestation and Challenges Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 17-18 November, 2009
  • Paper on Deradicalisation: Problems and Experiences in India in International Conference on De-radicalization and Engagement of Youth in Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan organised by Hanns Seidel Stiftung, 28-29 July 2009.
  • Paper on War in Peace: Media Representation of Terrorism and Implications for Law, Civil Liberty and Freedom of Speech in India, International Conference on Media, Culture and Ideology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, January 29-31, 2009.
  • Paper on Reform and Change: The Response of Darul Uloom Deoband after 9/11, 17 – 19 January 2009, Global Congress on World Religions after September 11 – An Asian Perspective, Jamia Millia Islamia and McGill University, New Delhi.
  • Participant and Translator, International Seminar-cum-Workshop on Translating Time: Fictions of the Future, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 18-20 October 2008.
  • Public Lecture on Madrasa Education in India, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan, 6 June 2008.
  • Paper on Dissimilar Twin: Representation of Pakistan in Indian Novels, International Conference on Sharing Experience and Transcending Conflicts, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan, 3 – 4 June 2008.
  • Discussant, International Conference on Radical Islam and Democracy: Indian and South East Asian Experiences, Goa, India, organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and Indian Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, 6 – 7 April 2008.
  • Discussant, National Seminar on Author as Translator, 13 – 14 March 2008, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India
  • Paper on Madrasas and the Question of Reforms in International conference on "Dynamics of Contemporary Islam and Economic Development in Asia, from Caucasus to China" 16-17 April 2007, India International Centre, New Delhi
  • Presented a paper titled Ignorance or Prejudice?: Madaris In India and Media, in International Workshop on Islam in South Asia, University of Erfurt, Germany, April 19-21, 2005
  • Resource Person, Workshop on Translating Premchand, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 17-19 March, 2005
  • Presented a paper on Imaginary Taliban: Indian Madrasas and the Spectre of Terrorism in international workshop on The Asian madrasa: transnational linkages and real or alleged political roles, ISIM, Leiden, Netherlands, 24-25 May 2004
  • Delivered a lecture on Social and Political Roles of Madrasas in India at Centre d’Etudes de L’Inde et de L’Asie du Sud, Ecole des Haute Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France, on 17 May 2004
  • Presented a paper on Indian Madrasas and Alleged Militancy in an International Conference on Madrasa Education in India organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Neemrana Fort Hotel, Rajasthan on 1st November 2003
  • Presented a paper on Madrasas in India and the Role of Media, International Conference on Globalisation and Violence, University of Surrey Roehampton, UK, 22 July 2003
  • Jointly written paper with Dr. Suman Gupta, School Education and Religious Communal Tensions in India, and Possible Analogues with Nigeria: Legislation, Policy and Curriculum, International Conference on Globalisation and Education, Lagos. Nigeria, 15 April 2003
  • Talk on The Reaction of Indian Muslims after the 9/11 Attacks and the War in Afghanistan, India International Centre, New Delhi, 22 June 2002
  • Delivered a lecture on Afghan Crisis, History Association, Department of History, Jamia Millia Islamia on 5th Novemeber 2001.
  • Lecture on War in Afghanistan: Indian and Muslim Perspectives, Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 9 November 2001
  • Presented a paper on ‘Reflections on the Emergence of Novel in Urdu’, in UGC Refresher Course, Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
  • Presented a paper on The Problem of Evaluation in the Indian Universities in UGC Refresher Course, Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

Publications

  • Article in Urdu on Insedad-e-Dahshatgardi aur Musalmanon mein adm-e-Tahaffuz ka Ehsas, Rashtriya Sahara Urdu, 27 May, 2010
  • Translation of Premchand’s short story Yeh Bhi Nasha Woh Bhi Nasha, March 2010 to be published in sometime Complete Works of Premchand, Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
  • Review of Ibn Safi’s House of Fear in Biblio: A Review of Books, Vol XV No. 3 & 4, March-April 2010, New Delhi.
  • Review of Muhammad Umar Memon’s Do You Suppose it is the East Wind: Stories from Pakistan and Amina Azfar’s The Oxford Book of Urdu Short Stories in Biblio: A Review of Books, Vol. XIV No.11 & 12, November-December 2009, New Delhi.
  • Review of Aastish Taseer’s Stranger to History in Biblio: A Review of Books, Vol 5 & 6, May-June 2009, New Delhi.
  • Article titled An Encounter with Reality in Little Magazine, New Delhi, Vol. VIII issue 4 and 5, January 2010
  • Translation of Intezar Hussain’s Urdu short story Pachhatawa (Regret) forthcoming 2010.
  • Translation of Urdu Story Tajarbagah by Tarannum Riaz into English, to be published by the Asia Pacific Writing Partnership in 2009.
  • Indian Madrasas and the Allegations of Links with Terrorism in Akhatrul Wasey (ed) Madrasas in India: Trying to be Relevant, Global Media Publications, New Delhi, 2005
  • School Education and Religious Communal Tensions in India, and Possible Analogues with Nigeria: Legislation, Policy and Curriculum jointly written paper with Suman Gupta and Tapan Basu in Duro Oni et al (ed) Nigeria and Globalistion: Discourses on Identity Politics and Social Conflict, Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization, Lagos, 2004
  • "Radicalism among Indian Muslims in the aftermath of September 11 Attacks and the War in Afghanistan," lead article in Frederic Grare (ed), The Muslims of the Indian Sub-continent after the September 11 Attacks, India Research Press, New Delhi, 2002
  • Translations of two Urdu short stories published in a volume of Modern Urdu Stories in English translation, Katha, New Delhi, 2004,
  • The Imaginary Talibans: the Madrasas in India and the Allegations of Terrorism, forthcoming book in 2009, to be published by Manohar, Delhi
  • Naqsh-e-Jameel (Edited book in Urdu on life and works of Jamil Mehdi, a noted Urdu writer and journalist (Lucknow: Markaz Press, forthcoming)
  • Urdu Translations of Four Indian short stories in English published in Asri Hindustani Kahaniyan, (New Delhi: Sahitya Akademi, 1992) a three volume book on Indian short stories.
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