So far the
following publications marking the Bicentenary have come out:
Sir Syed Ahmad Khan
Muslim Renaissance Man of India, Bicentenary Commemorative Volume
of Essays edited by Professor A.R. Kidwai
containing 19 articles, of which 12 are by Western scholars specializing in
South Asian and Sir Syed studies. Among the contributors are: David Lelyveld,
Barbara Metcalf, Christian W. Troll, Charles Ramsey, Hafeez Malik, Gordon
Cambel, Geoffrey Nash, Robert Ivermee etc. Prof. F.A. Nizami, Director, Oxford
Islamic Centre contributed Foreword to this 338 pages volume published by Viva
Books, New Delhi, which was released on 17 October 2016.
Special Sir Syed
Number of Jahan-e- Kutub edited by Mr.
Mohd. Naseer Khan and Mr. Farooq Argali, New Delhi. This 1176 pages volume is in
Bibliography of Sir Syed containing books and articles on Sir Syed is under
preparation by M.A. Library, AMU.
02 special issues of Tehzibul
Akhlaq on Sir Syed (One published and the other to come out in March
01 special issue of Fikro
Nazar on Sir Syed (To come out soon)
series of lectures on the mission and thought of Sir Syed at
of residence, AMU
educational institutions in Aligarh
the towns associated with Sir Syed
National Seminar on Sir Syed in collaboration with NCPUL, HRD Ministry to be
organized by Dr. Rahat Abrar, Director, Urdu Academy, AMU
National Seminar on Sir Syed in collaboration with Sahitya Academy, New Delhi
to be organized by Professor M. Shafey Kidwai, Department of Journalism and
Mass Communication, AMU.
National Seminar on Sir Syed be organized by Director, Sir Syed Academy, AMU
on Sir Syed Ahmad Khan-Glimpses of the M.A.O. College and AMU inaugurated on
15 October 2016 at Moinuddin Ahmad Arts Gallery, AMU
day cover competition organized and prizes distributed
on Sir Syed organized at Ibn Sina Academy, Aligarh
Extending Sir Syed
Chancellors letter to AMU Alumni Associations, Muslim educational institutions
and NGOs for setting up quality schools across the country.
Chancellors letter to 150 Heads, Departments of Urdu, Arabic and Persian
across the country requesting them to organize Bicentenary programme in their
Group of Institutions opening schools in Khurja and Surat as part of Sir Syed
The media committee
will publish material on Sir Syed mission in national dailies in October 2017.
Centre for Interfaith
Studies activities related to Sir Syed Bicentenary Celebrations: