Ahmed Ali Memorial Lectures

Sr.No. Speaker Title of the Talk Date
  Tabish Khair Negotiating India and Islam: The Modernity of Ahmed Ali 25 Feb 2008
  U R Ananthamurthy Some Personal Reflections of an Indian Bhasha Writer 31 Oct 2008
  Aruna Chakravorty Becoming a Translator: A Journey 30 Oct 2009
  Shamsur Rehman Farooqi The Truth of Fictions 23 Feb 2011
  G J V Prasad The language of Multiple Tongues: Englihs in India 1 March 2011
  Harish Trivedi Ahmed Ali and British Censorship 13 March 2013
  Mukul Kesavan Novel, Cricket and the Nation 21 March 2014
  Alok Bhalla Silence, Sympathy and Violence 9 March 2015
  Rajdeep Sardesai Confluences of Fact and Fiction 18 Feb 2016
  Irfan Habib Greece and India: Reconstructing our Intellectual Past 29 March 2017
  Qazi Afzal Husain Urdu Literature and Criticism 13 March 2018
  Shahid Amin A Learned Clerk in the Colonial Archive: Pandit Ram Gharib Chaibe and the Linguistics Survey of India 28 Feb 2019
  Amit Chaudhari The Organic Intellectual, Mystical Poetry, and the Rationalist Tradition in India Today 4 March 2020
  Faisal Devji Losing the Present to History 22 Feb 2022
  Vivek Chibber The Flight from Materialism 11 January 2023
  Ananya Jahanara Kabir Men and Rivers, Revisited: Humayun Kabir’s India, Bengal and Islam 22 December 2023