Dr. Hemayun Akhtar Nazmi
Centre for West Asian Studies,
II Floor-Imarat Ibn Khaldun,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
0091- 9810701350 (Mobile)
Dr Hemayun Akhtar Nazmi working as Associate Professor at the Centre for West Asian studies from December 1, 2017. Prior to that he was Assistant Professor at the same centre from December 1, 2005. Before joining JMI, he worked as Documentation Officer at the Gulf Studies Programme, Centre for West Asian and African Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110057.
Dr. Hemayun Akhtar Nazmi, is a noted scholar of Arab and Islamic Studies. He has Ph. D from Department of Islamic Studies and double M.A. both in Arabic & Islamic Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. His M.phil from Centre for West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharal Nehru University. He was a Visiting Fellow at the MSH (June 2006) under the Indo-French Cultural Exchange Programme.
His expertise includes the history and Culture of Arab World, Indo-Arab relations especially with Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Global Perspective of Islam, Various dimensions of Islamism in the West Asian region, Islamic Movements in West Asia, Historical materials in Indian Archives and Libraries on West Asia.
He is teaching various courses like ‘Religion, Culture and Society in West Asia’, ‘History and Culture of Saudi Arabia and Introduction to the West Asia to the M.Phil and Ph.D Students. He is also teaching the courses to the M.A students in M.A International Relations - West Asian Studies, 1. Society and Culture in West Asia, 2. Islam and Islamism in West Asia, 3. History and Foreign Policy of Saudi Arabia, 4. Leaders in West Asia, 5. Intellectual Development in the Arab world. A course named ‘Global Perspective of Islam, teaching to the MA students of CBCS.
Dr Nazmi, have organized a number of Seminar/ Conferences on various topic and the most important one is 1. Indian Archives and Libraries as a Source for the Arab Gulf History in 2009, 2. ‘The Role of Higher Education in Inter Cultural Dialogue and Strengthen the World Peace in 2015.
Dr. Nazmi has a number of research papers and books to his credit. He has authored/edited five books on various aspects of Arab society and culture like ‘India and Saudi Arabia: The Emerging Socio-Cultural and Economic Dimension’, ‘Contemporary West Asia: The Emerging Scenario’ etc. He has also supervised more than 30 research scholars (5 Ph. D, 25 M. Phil) on various aspects of Arab society and Culture. At present a number of scholars are working under his supervision.