Prof Jagan Nath Azad

Lectures

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At Home & Abroad
(Lectures delivered in Urdu except where indicated)

 
Extension & Special Lectures | Presendial Addresses | Other Lectures & Papers

Extension & Special Lectures

Delivered at Universities
Year
University
Title

1950

Osmania University, Hyderabad, AP, India

Future of Urdu in India

1956

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

  1. Iqbal and India

  2. Mysticism in Iqbal's Poetry

  3. Iqbal and His Age

1960

University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Poetic Art of Iqbal

1971

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

  1. Iqbal and Modern Western Philosophers

  2. Iqbal and Nietzche

  3. Iqbal and Bergson

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

  1. Secular Character of Urdu Literature

  2. Comparative Study of Javed Nama and Divine Comedy

1973

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

  1. Iqbal and Socialism

  2. Iqbal: Patriotism and Nationalism

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and the Truth of Life (English)

1977

University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

My Impressions of the Allama Iqbal International Congress

1978

Post-Graduate Department of Punjabi
University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Urdu Ghazal

University of Moscow, Moscow, USSR

Iqbal's Vision of the New Man (English)

University of Riga, Riga, Latvia, USSR

Modern Urdu Literature (English)

University of Leningrad, Leningrad, USSR

Ghalib as a Prose Writer (English)

University of Tajikistan, Dushambe, Tajikistan, USSR

Iqbal's Philosophy of Life (English)

University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, India

  1. Iqbal: Poetry and Philosophy (English)

  2. Iqbal: Poet and Politician (English)

  3. Indian Background of Iqbal's Poetry (English)

1979

Post-Graduate Department of Urdu
University of Bombay, Bombay, India

The Inner World of a Creative Writer

Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

The Iqbal International Congress in Pakistan

Karnataka Arts College, University of Karnataka,
Dharwar, Karnataka, India

  1. Man in Iqbal's System of Thought

  2. Iqbal: Discarded Poetic Compositions

  3. Iqbal and Dignity of Man

1980

University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Iqbal's Concept of Time

University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Iqbal's Relevance in the Present Age

University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan

Iqbal: A Poet of Muslims Only?

Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Linguistic Patterns of Iqbal's Poetry

1981

University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Comparative Study of Iqbaliyat in India and Pakistan

University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India

  1. Iqbal and Prem Chand

  2. Iqbal's Concept of Time

  3. Iqbal's Revision of His Poetry

  4. Iqbal's Ideal Man

  5. Iqbal: A Poet of Muslims Only?

  6. Iqbal's Philosophy of Life (English)

East-West University, Chicago, USA

Iqbal: A Universal Poet

University of North East Illinois, Chicago, USA

Indian Literature

University of Nagpur, Nagpur, India

Kalam-e-Iqbal Ka Sauti Ahang

1982

University of Udaipur, Udaipur, India

  1. Iqbal: A Poet of Muslims Only?

  2. Iqbal's Philosophy of Self

  3. Iqbal on Fine Arts

  4. Iqbal's Educational Philosophy

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India

  1. Iqbal and Josh [Malihabadi]

  2. Iqbal and Dignity of Man

1983

APS University, Rewa, MP, India

  1. Firaaq Gorukhpuri's Poetry - Part 1

  2. Firaaq Gorukhpuri's Poetry - Part 2

1984

Department of Urdu, University of Lucknow,
Lucknow, India

Iqbal's Poetry and Philosophy

1985

University of Bangalore, Bangalore, India

Iqbal: Maker of Language

University of Behram, Mysore, India

Iqbal: A Bridge Between East and West

JSS College, University of Mysore, Mysore, India

Future of Urdu in India

1986

University of Bahrain, Bahrain, UAE

Some Aspects of Iqbal's Poetry

University of Patna, Patna, India

Some Aspects of Iqbal's Poetry

1987

University of Baluchistan, Quetta, Pakistan

Urdu in India Since Independence

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India

  1. Iqbaliyat in India After Independence - Part 1

  2. Iqbaliyat in India After Independence - Part 2

University of Bhopal, Bhopal, India

Study of Iqbal at University Level

1988

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India

  1. Iqbal's Relevance in India and the Third World

  2. Iqbal and Democracy

1990

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Iqbal and the West

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Urdu in the USA and Canada

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Urdu Outside the Indo-Pak Subcontinent

1991

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Iqbal: His Poetry and Philosophy

The Oriental Institute
Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic,
Prague, Czechoslovakia

Humanism in Iqbal (English)

Charles University Prague, Czechoslovakia

Symbolism in Urdu Poetry (English)

Kossuth University Debrecen, Hungary

Symbolism in Urdu Poetry (English)

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India
In collaboration with University of Jammu
(Refresher Course)

  1. Problems of Translation

  2. Iqbal: His Art and Thought

  3. Urdu Outside the Indian Subcontinent

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Literary Reminiscences and Reflections

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India
(Refresher Course)

  1. Urdu Culture

  2. Studies in Iqbal Outside the Indo-Pak Subcontinent

  3. Iqbal and Josh

  4. Firaq Gorakhpuri

1992

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India
In collaboration with University of Jammu
(Refresher Course)

  1. A Survey of My Poetry & Prose

  2. Artistic Beauty in Iqbal's Poetry

  3. Linguistic Patterns of Josh Malihabadi

  4. Iqbal's Relevance Today

  5. Firaq [Gorukhpuri]: Personality and Poetry

  6. Iqbal's System of Thought

  7. World Literature and Iqbal

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India
In collaboration with University of Jammu
(Orientation Course)

Iqbal's Philosophy of Life (English)

Department of Punjabi, University of Jammu
Jammu, J & K, India

Origin & Development of Urdu Ghazal

University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

Iqbaliyat in India

Central University, Hyderabad, India

Iqbal: Philosophy and the West

1993

Osmania University, Hyderabad, India

Iqbal: Art and Thought

1994

University of Bombay, Bombay, India

Iqbal: Philosophy and Religion

University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India

Iqbal: Philosophy and Poetry

Department of Urdu, University of Jammu
Jammu, J & K, India

Modern Urdu Criticism

1995

Department of Punjabi, University of Jammu
Jammu, J & K, India

Dr Baljeet Raina's Creative Work: A critical Survey

Iqbal Academy, University of Birmingham
Birmingham, UK

Iqbal and the Fine Arts: Heritage of Islamic Creativity (Keynote address on Aesthetics in Iqbal's Poetry)

Oslo University, Norway

Urdu Poetry Today - In India and Pakistan

Department of Urdu, University of Jammu and
Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Jammu, J & K, India

In Memory of Abid Munnawari

1996

University of Bombay, Bombay, India

  1. Iqbal's Relevance Today

  2. Iqbal: A Poet of Muslims Only?

1996 - 2004: Entries pending

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Presidential Addresses

Year
Organiser/Venue

1973

Iqbal Academy, Hyderabad, AP, India

1977

Iqbal's Birth Centenary Celebraions, Islamia Colledge, Vanyambari, Tamil Nadu, India

Iqbal International Congress, Sialkote, Pakistan

1978

Yom-e-Ghalib organised by Bazm-e-Farogh-e-Urdu, Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Yom-e-Iqbal organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Bhivandi, Maharashtra, India

Iqbal Day Celebraions organised by Bazm-e-Adab, Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India

Madhya Pradesh Muslim Educational Trust, Jabalpur, MP, India

Yom-e-Mohammad Ali Jauhar organised by Bazm-e-Farogh-e-Urdu, Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Anjuman-e-Hadiqat-ul-Adab, Mysore, India

1981

All India Non-Muslim Urdu Writers Conference, Lucknow, India

Uttar Pradesh Progressive Writers Association, Lucknow, India Subject: Progressivism and Protest

1983

Session of Writers Forum of Pakistani Canadians and Pakistan-Canada Amity Forum, Toronto, Canada

Urdu Writers Meeting, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada (Including release of Abid Jafri's poetry collection)

Session of Iqbal International Congress, Lahore, Pakistan

1985

Literary Event organised by Nav Rang Adabi Kunj, Jammu, J & K, India

Seminar on Syed Sulaiman Nadvi organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

1986

Post Graduate Department of Punjabi, University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Annual Meeting of Bazm-e-Urdu, Jammu, J & K, India

Annual Conference of Progressive Writers Association, Bhopal, MP, India

1987

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India Subject: Literary Contribution of Iqbal

1988

Seminar on Iqbal's Relevance in India and the Third World, Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Jashn-e-Azmat Abdul Qayum - on the occasion of release of her book in Hyderabad, India

All India Seminar on Iqbal convened by Iqbal Adabi Markaz, Bhopal, MP, India (March)

Annual Conference of Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Jammu & Kashmir Iqbal Academy, Srinagar, J & K, India

Session of Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Sikanderabad, UP, India

Inaugural Session of Iqbal Adabi Markaz, Bhopal, MP, India (November)

"Meet the Poet" organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Jammu, J & K, India Subject: Hakeem Manzoor's Poetry

1989

Ram Nath Shastri's Platinum Jubilee Celebrations, Jammu, J & K, India

Jammu Hindi Sahitya Mandal's Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Jammu, J & K, India

Seminar on Problems of Urdu in India convened by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Dogri Recognition Day, Department of Dogri, Jammu University, Jammu, J & K, India

1990

Symposium on Rifa'at Sarosh and His Poetry organised by Navrang Kitab Ghar, New Delhi, India

Indo-Pak Mushaira, Farooqia Islamia Girls School, Bombay, India

Indo-Soviet Cultutal Society, Jammu, J & K, India Subject: Recent Developments in USSR

Pakistan-Canada Literary Forum, Toronto, Canada (On the occasion of release of Abid Jafari's poetry collection)

1991

Seminar on Urdu Literature organised by Maharashtra Urdu Academy, Nagpur, MP, India

Seminar on Josh Malihabadi organised by Urdu Centre, London, UK Subject: Josh Malihabadi: Personality and Poetry

Seminar on Anand Narain Mulla organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Session of Iqbal International Congress, Paris, France

Session of Iqbal International Congress, Cordoba, Spain

1992

Department of Punjabi, University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India Subject: Origin & Development of Urdu Ghazal

Session of Aalami Urdu Conference, Multan, Pakistan

Yom-e-Iqbal organised by Bazm-e-Urdu (Qatar), Doha, Qatar

1993

Seminar on Maulana Abul Kalam Azad organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Mushaira at the Poona Festival, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Progressive Writers Association, Hyderabad, AP, India Subject: Relevance of Progressive Writers Movement Todayl

Ghalib Institute, New Delhi, India Subject: Ghalib's Pupils

1994

Provincial Urdu Conference organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Provincial Urdu Conference organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Bhopal, MP, India

Seminar on Hasrat Mohani organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India Subject: Hasrat Mohani: As I Remember Him

Release of Dr Rafiq Zakariy'a Mohammad Aur Kuran organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Ghalib Academy, Maktaba-e-Jamia & Jamia-e-Urdu (Aligarh), New Delhi , India

Annual function of the Punjabi Lekhak Sabha, Jammu, India

Release of Peer Ghyassuddin's Kashmir, Islam, Ideology and Society organised by the ] Writers Forum, Jammu

1995

Inauguration of Pearl Jubilee Celebrations organised by the Department of Urdu, University of Jammu and Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Jammu, J & K, India

Ghalib Institute, New Delhi, India Subject: Ghalib's Pupils

A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna, Bihar, India (Also speech at Valedictory Session)

Seminar on Adult Education convened by the Department of Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh, Bhopal, MP, India (Also speech at Valedictory Session)

Seminar on Urdu Writers and Adult Education convened by the Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy (Bhopal) and Government of India's Ministry of Human Resource Development (New Delhi)

Session of Mahatma Gandhi's 125th Birth Anniversary Celebraions organised by Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy and the Centenary Committee

Provincial Urdu Conference organised by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind) UP Branch

"An Evening with Hafeez Behleem" to honour the scholar from Pakistan - organized by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Release of Dr Rafiq Zakaria's Iqbal: Poet and Politician organized by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Extra-ordinary meeting of Sahityak Vichaar Sabha, Oslo, Norway

1996

Department of English, University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India Delivered in English

Department of Urdu, University of Jammu, Raza Javedani Memorial Literary Society and Jammu & Kashmir Urdu Forum, Jammu, J& K, India Subject: Mohammad Yusuf Taing's Contribution to literature

Commemoration of Ved Pal Deep, Dogri poet, on the 1st anniversary of his death - organised by Daily Kashmir Times, Jammu, J & K, India

Farewell to Rashid Hasan Khan, eminent scholar of classical Urdu, on his return from Delhi (India) to Shahjahanpur (Pakistan) - organized by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

1996 - 2004: Entries pending

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Other Lectures & Papers

Delivered at Literary Functions & Colleges/Universities
Year
Organiser/Venue
Title

1950

Government Arts College, University of Madras
Madras, India

Urdu Ghazal: Origin & Development

1954

Chadarghat Arts College, Osmania University
Hyderabad, AP, India

Urdu Fiction: Origin & Development

1956

Bhasha Vibhag, Government of Punjab
Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Progressive Literature in Urdu

1960

Idara-e-Adbiyat-e-Urdu, Hyderabad, AP, India

Iqbal's Impact on Contemporary Urdu Literature

1969

J & K Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages
Jammu, J & K, India

Ghalib and Iqbal (At the Ghalib Centenary celebrations)

1973

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and Marxism (At the Iqbal Week celebrations)

Iqbal Academy, Hyderabad, AP, India

Iqbal's Mard-e-Mominl

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India

Iqbal's Javed Nama (At the Iqbal Week celebrations)

Bazm-e-Yaadgaar-e-Iqbal, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal's Javed Nama

1974

Iqbal Academy, Hyderabad, AP, India

How to Celebrate Iqbal's Birth Centenary in India

All India Iqbal Seminar, Hyderabad, AP, India

Iqbal's Javed Nama

1975

Indian Institute of Iqbal Studies and Abul Kalam Azad Research Institue, Hyderabad, AP, India

Iqbal's Relevance Today

J & K Cultural Academy, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and Kashmir (At Iqbal's Birthday Celebrations)

Abul Kalam Azad Research Institue
Hyderabad, AP, India

Iqbal and Goethe

Bazm-e-Iqbal, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and Goethe

Indian Institute of Iqbal Studies and Abul Kalam Azad Research Institue, Hyderabad, AP, India

Iqbal: Poet and Politician

1976

Abul Kalam Azad Research Institue
Hyderabad, AP, India

Theory of Good & Evil in Iqbal's Poetry

Kashmir Research Society, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and Shah Hamdan [Mir Sayyid Ali Hamdani] (English)

J & K Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages
Jammu, J & K, India

Western Writers and Iqbal

1977

All India Iqbal's Birth Centenary Celebrations Committee
New Delhi, India

Iqbal: Islam and the Modern Age (English)

Iqbal International Congress, Lahore, Pakistan

Iqbal: His Art and Thought (English)
[Of the 180 attending, Azad was 1 of 7 delegates selected
to present papers at the Inaugural Academic Session]

Islamia College , Vanyambari, Tamilnadu, India

Western Writers and Iqbal (At Iqbal's Birthday Celebrations)

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Development of Metaphysical Thought in Iqbal

Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Iqbal's Persian Poetry (At the Iqbal Seminar)

Jamia-e-Milia-e-Islamia, New Delhi, India

Iqbal's Revision of His Urdu & Persian Poetry

Shah Hussain College, University of Punjab
Lahore, Pakistan

Comparison of Study of Iqbal in India and Pakistan

1978

All India Progressive Writers Association, Lucknow, India

Progressive Writers Movement and the Younger Generation

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Iqbal's Concept of Time and Space

Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy, Lucknow, India

Iqbal's Visit to Kashmir

Burhani College, University of Bombay, Bombay, India

Iqbal: Birth Centenary Celebrations in India and
Pakistan

Bazm-e-Farogh-e-Urdu, Jammu, J & K, India

Iqbal International Congress: Sessions in Lahore
and Sialkote

Madhya Pradesh Muslim Educational Trust, Jabalpur, MP, India

Iqbal and The West

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Einstein's Concept of Time and Iqbal

Fourth Freedom Forum, Kanpur, India

Maulana Hasrat Mohani

Bazm-e-Farogh-e-Urdu, Jammu, J & K, India

Pushkin Ke Des Mein

1979

Cultural Forum, Hoshiarpur, Punjab, India

Prem Kumar Nazar's Poetry

Bazm-e-Sareer, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India

Iqbal International Congress, Lahore

Karnataka Arts College, University of Karnataka
Dharwar, Karnatak, India

  1. Man in Iqbal's System of Thought

  2. Iqbal's Discarded Poetic Compositions

  3. Iqbal's Concept of Art

Ghalib Academy, New Delhi, India

Iqbal's Concept of Time

University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Iqbal and His Age

Bazm-e-Sareer, Muzaffarpur, Bihar, India

Literary Sojourn in Pakistan and the USSR

National Urdu Institute, Port Louis, Mauritius

Agha Hashr Kashmiri (Paper read in Azad's absence due to unavoidable circumstances)

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and His Politics

University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Ram Lall and the New Short Story

Iqbal Seminar (Convened by the Government of Bengal)

Nature in Iqbal's Poetry

Iqbal Seminar, University of Calcutta, Calcutta, India

Iqbal and Bhartari Hari (Paper read in Azad's absence due to unavoidable circumstances)

1980

Islamic Centre of Burma, Rangoon, Burma

Iqbal and Sufiism

Halqa-e-Ahmar, Rangoon, Burma

Resurrection of Religious Thought in Islam (English)

Masjid-e-Qurtuba

Pakistani Writers Guild, Lahore, Pakistan

My Literary Sojourn in Burma

All India Urdu Conference, Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Urdu in India: Present and Future

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

Ram Lall and the New Short Story

International Seminar
Convened by the University Grants Commission and
Jawahar Lal Nehru University

Iqbal and Prem Chand

Iqbal Memorial Trust, Malerkotla, Punjab, India

Iqbal and India

Pakistan-India Friendship Association, Karachi, Pakistan

Mutual Co-operation in the Literary Field in India & Pakistan

Abaseen Arts Council, Peshawar, Pakistan

Iqbal and the West

Hamdard National Foundation, Islamabad, Pakistan

Urdu in India

Pakistan Academy of Letters, Islamabad, Pakistan

Study of Iqbal in India

Ghalib Academy, New Delhi, India

Arsh Malsiani and His Poetry

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Bihar), Patna, Bihar, India

Relevance of Prem Chand in the Modern Age

Bihar Urdu Academy, Patna, Bihar, India

Iqbal and Prem Chand

Rajasthan Urdu Academy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Modern Trends in Urdu Literature

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Hasrat Mohani and Iqbal

Bihar Urdu Academy, Patna, Bihar, India

Prem Chand and Urdu Short Story

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Bihar), Patna, Bihar, India

Munshi Prem Chand's Contribution to Secularism

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal's Relevance in the Modern Age

1981

Jammu & Kashmir Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages
Jammu, J & K, India

Urdu and the World's Standards of Literature

Progressive Writers Association, Lucknow, India

Future of Progressive Writers Association in India

Progressive Writers Associationi, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Progressive Literature in India

Aligarh University Old Boys' Association, Karachi, Pakistan

Urdu: A Cultural Link Between India and Pakistan

Bazm-e-Adab-al-Amiraat, Dubai, UAE

Allama Iqbal's Poetry and Philosophy

Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India

Sajjad Haider Yaldram (Paper read in Azad's absence due to unavoidable circumstances)

Avadh Literary Forum, Faizabad, UP, India

Modern Urdu Poetry

Ghalib Institute, New Delhi, India

Ghalib and Iqbal

Bazm-e-Adab, Dubai, UAE

Iqbal's Philosophy of Life

Institute of Studies in Education, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Iqbal's approach to Religion

Bhasha Vibhag, Government of Punjab
Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Prem Chand's Art of Fiction Writing

Progressive Writers Association, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Urdu Literature in the 20th Century

1982

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Urdu and the World's Standards of Literature

Rajasthan Urdu Academy, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

Urdu Literature: Present and Future
(Azad also inaugurated Adabi Sangam in Udaipur)

Jamia-e-Milia-e-Islamia, New Delhi, India

Mir Taqi Mir and Iqbal

Anjuman-e-Sadaat-e-Amroha, Karachi, Pakistan

Josh Malihabadi Ke Saath Nau Baras

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

  1. Iqbal: As Western Writers Know Him

  2. Firaq Gorakhpuri: Personality and Poetry

1983

Writers Forum of Pakistani Canadians and
Pakistan-Canada Amity Forum, Toronto, Canada

Iqbaliyat in Pakistan and India

Adabi Markaz, London, UK

Iqbal's Revision of His Poetic Composition

World Muslim Centre, London, UK

Unity of Mankind

Iqbal International Congress, Lahore, Pakistan

Iqbal's Concept of the New Man

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal and Nationalism

Anjuman-e-Sadaat-e-Amroha, Karachi, Pakistan

Ghulam Hamdani Mus'hafi: His Poetry

Rashtriya Samiti, Sitapur, India

Urdu Aur Quami Yak Jihati (Paper read in Azad's absence due to unavoidable circumstances)

Forman Christian College, Lahore, Pakistan

Poetic Genius of Iqbal

Markazi Majlis-e-Iqbal, Lahore, Pakistan

Iqbal: A Univeral Poet

1984

Uttar Pradesh Urdu Academy, Lucknow, UP, India

Josh Malihabadi

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Forms of Iqbal's Poems

1985

J S S College, Mysore, India

Future of Urdu in India

Punjabi Literary-cum-Cultural Meeting, Srinagar, J & K, India

Creative Writing and Environment

Delhi Urdu Academy, New Delhi, India

Literary Taste of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Ghalib Institute, New Delhi, India

Bahadur Shah Zafar's Poetry

Delhi Urdu Academy, New Delhi, India

Daagh's Impact on Iqbal's Ghazal

Indo-Pak Seminar on Urdu Ghazal organised by
Delhi Urdu Academy, New Delhi, India

Iqbal's Early Ghazalst

1986

Seminar on Urdu Literature in India After Independence
organised by Pakistan Academy of Letters (Islamabad), Karachi, Pakistan

Children's Literature in Urdu

Seminar on Urdu Literature in India After Independence
organised by Pakistan Academy of Letters (Islamabad), Lahore, Pakistan

Children's Literature in Urdu

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Pakistan), Karachi, Pakistan

Iqbaliyat in India Since 1947

Iqbal International Seminar organised by Iqbal Academy and Adabi Trust, Hyderabad, India

Iqbal's Relevance in Contemporary India

Iqbal Institute, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal: Rhetoric and Poetry

Ilmi Anjuman, Delhi, India

Iqbal and Sufiism (Paper read in Azad's absence due to unavoidable circumstances)

1987

Annual Conference of the Government of Punjab's Directorate of Languages (Patiala), Lucknow, India

Humanism in Urdu Poetry

International Seminar convened by Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India

Ghalib and Iqbal: A Comparative Study

Delhi Urdu Academy, New Delhi, India

Dr Zakir Hussain and Dr Mohammad Iqbal

Iqbal Adabi Markaz, Bhopal, MP, India

Masjid-e-Qurtaba Ke Sheri Muhasin

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Pakistan), Karachi, Pakistan

Abul Fazal Siddiqi's Short Stories

Rotary Club, Lahore, Pakistan

Literary Activities in Lahore from 1937 to 1947

Anjuman-e-Dabistan-e-Bolan, Quetta, Pakistan

Abdur Razzak Khwaar's Poetry

Seminar on Dr Mohiuddin Qadri Zore convened by Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Inaugural Address

Jashn-e-Malik Ram, New Delhi, India

Malik Ram and His Works

University of Jammu, Jammu, J & K, India

My Creative Work in Jammu

1988

International Seminar on Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Faiz: As I knew Him

International Seminar convened by Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, UP, India

Ghalib and Iqbal: A Comparative Study

Iqbal Academy, Hyderabad, India

Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam

Anjuman-e-Nusrat-ul-Islam, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal's Poetry and Message

Jammu & Kashmir Iqbal Academy, Srinagar, J & K, India

Iqbal: A Poet of Muslims Only?

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Aligarh, UP, India

Urdu and Problems of Unemployment

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), Sikanderabad, UP, India

Problems of Urdu as a Medium of Education

Iqbal Adabi Markaz, Bhopal, MP, India

Iqbal and Prem Chand

Model Institute of Education & Research, Jammu, J & K, India

Relevance of Iqbal in the Modern Age

Ghalib Institute, New Delhi, India

Nuskha-e-Hamidia Se Nuskha-e-Shirani Tak
(Nuskha-e-Hamidia is the collection of Ghalib's couplets and Shirani refers to Akhtar Shirani)

1989

Dogri Research Institute

Secularism in Urdu Literature

Hasrat Mohani Memorial Society, Karachi, Pakistan

Hasrat Mohani's Poetry of Resistance

Academic Forum, Jammu University, Jammu, J & K, India

Ghulam Rasool Nazki's Poetry

University of Allahabad, Allahabad, UP, India

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad's Prose

Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi, India

Jawahar Lal Nehru: As I Remember Him

Free-Lancers Association of Media Members
Jammu, J & K, India

Literature and Journalism

1990

Conference of Progressive Writers Association
New Delhi, India

Future of Progressive Writers Association in India

Indian & Pakistani Writers Literary Association
Oslo, Norway

Future of Asian Culture in Europe

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (UK), Birmingham, UK

Aspects of Studies on Iqbal

Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zauq, Nottingham, UK

Iqbal: His Art and Thought

Aligarh Association, Atlanta, USA

Iqbal: His Poetry and Philosophy

Aligarh Association, Miami, USA

Iqbal and Attiya Faizi

Aligarh Association, New York, USA

Iqbal's Philosohy of Life

1991

Academy of Art & Literature, Bradford, UK

Towards Popularising Urdu

Hungary-India Friendship Society, Budapest, Hungary

India in Iqbal

Indian Council for Cultural Relations, New Delhi, India

Iqbal and Mysticism

Iqbal International Congress, Paris, France

Iqbal, Islam and the West

Seminar on Dr Maulvi Abdul Haq organised by
Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Dr Haq: As I remeber Him

1992

Iqbal Adabi Markaz, Bhopal, MP, India

Iqbal's Philosophical System of Thought

Josh Literary Society, Calgary, Canada

Philosophical Aspects of Josh Malihabadi's Poetry

Aalami Urdu Conference, Multan, Pakistan

Iqbaliyat in India

Badayun Adabi Urdu Markaz, Karachi, Pakistan

Iqbal: His Poetry and Philosophy

Department of Urdu, University of Karachi
Karachi, Pakistan

My Literary Career (The talk was recirded by Prof Abul Khair Kashfi, Head of Urdu Dept)

All India Murtazvia Society, Madras, India

Humanism in Urdu Literature

1993

All India Iqbal Seminar organised by Haryana Urdu Academy (Panchkula), Karnal, Punjab, India

Keynote Address
(Azad also chaired the Valedictory Session)

All India Iqbal Seminar organised by
Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

  1. Introductory Lecture
  2. Relevance of Iqbal Today

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delhi, India

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad: Symbol of National Integration

International Urdu Conference organised by
Bazm-e-Saqafat, Elites College, Karachi, Pakistan

Urdu in India: Present and Future

Iqbal Adabi Markaz, Bhopal, MP, India

Aspects of Iqbal's Philosophy

Andhra Pradesh Urdu Academy, Hyderabad, India

Iqbal's Relevance Today

Urdu Academy, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Mushairas and their Utility

1995

Jashn-e-Kashmiri Lal organised by Haryana Urdu Academy (Panchkula) and Haryana Sahitya Academy (Panchkula) Chandigarh, Punjab, India

Kashmiri Lal Zakir and His Creative Writing

Ghalib Academy, New Delhi, India

Iqbal's Revision of His Poems

A N Sinha Institute of Social Studies, Patna, Bihar, India

Aesthetics of Iqbal's Poetry

Anjuman Taraqqi-e-Urdu (Hind), New Delh, India

Prof Masood Hussain Khan's Contribution to Literature: A Survey

Mahatma Gandhi's 125th Birth Anniversary Celebraions organised by Madhya Pradesh Urdu Academy and the Centenary Committee

Mahatma Gandhi in Urdu Poetry

1996

Press Club, Jammu, J & K, India

Literary & Journalistic Reminiscences

Urdu Academy, Calcutta, India

Iqbal and the West

Publications Division, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India, New Delhi, India

When I Was With the Publications Division ....

1998

Literary Forum, Medical Association, New York, USA

Iqbal: His Contribution to Philosophy & Poetry

1999 - 2004: Entries pending

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