Dr. S. Mohammad Amir
Jamia’s Premchand Archives And Literary Centre,
Al Beruni Block,
Jamia Millia Islamia,
Maulana Mohd Ali Jauhar Road,
Syed Mohammad Amir is a scholar of history and literature. He has done PhD in Modern Indian History. He is an eminent researcher/historian with extensive work experience in the history of South India, (Mysore State) with specialization on Military Technology, Indian Culture and Archival Studies. He has researched on ‘Military Technology and Modernization trends in Mysore under Tipu Sultan (1782-1799)’. His research findings have been widely published and acclaimed in National & International Journals, edited books by reputed authors & proceedings of History and Political Science which include Three (03) books and over sixty two (62) research papers to his credit. He is actively associated with different academic organizations and attended more than Fifty (50) National and International seminars, conferences and workshops.
S. M. Amir has completed his education in History, English & Persian from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Archival Studies & Record Management from National Archives of India, New Delhi. He is proficient in Hindi, English, Urdu, Persian & Computer Use. Dr. Amir has also worked as Lecturer / Assistant Professor of History for about more than a decade (Sept. 1994 - Feb. 2006) in a Post-Graduate College, affiliated to Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University, Jaunpur (U.P). He has authored three books namely; ‘Sehr-i-Sahar’, ‘Sahar Ke Baad’ and ‘Khutut-i-Sahar’ (in press) respectively. He is at present engaged in translating & editing of a few Persian & Urdu manuscripts for publication. He is associated with Jamia’s Premchand Archives & Literary Centre, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi as an Archivist and In-Charge of the ‘Literary Archives’ (Writers’ Collection).