Faculty Profile

 

Name : A.Basheer  Ahmad
Designation : Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre of Arabic and African studies
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
Room No : 109
Off. Phone : 26704250
Residence : 26741222, 9650214138
Email : abahmad@mail.jnu.ac.in   vbahmad@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in

Qualifications

1. M.A (History) University of Madras (1979)
2. M.A (Arabic) JNU, New Delhi (1981)
3. M.Phil (Arabic) University of Madras (1985)
4. Ph.D (Arabic) EFLU, Hyderabad (1995)
5. Certificate of Proficiency, EFLU, Hyderabad (1988) 
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Arabic Grammar: Text & Functional , Applied Linguistics : Comparative Syntax, Grammar , Arab History and Culture  
                                    

Experience

Local
* Assistant Professor of Arabic, Jamalia Arabic College, Chennai (1984-88)
* Assistant Professor of Arabic, JNU, New Delhi (1989 – 1998)
* Associate Professor of Arabic, JNU, (1998-2006)
* Professor of Arabic, JNU (Since 2006 ...)
Foreign:
* Translator & Interpreter, Embassy of India, Tripoli, Libya (1981-1984)
* Director, Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture, Cairo, Egypt (2006-2009)  
                                    

Awards & Honours

                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

(1) “The Philosophy of ‘Wahdatul Wujud’ in the light of Quran and its compliments in India” Chapter in the book “Glimpses of the Holy Quran” – ( Edited by Dr. Bakshi Hazrat Ali Ahmed & Dr. Rizwanur Rahman) Adam Publishers, New Delhi – Nov ’12.

(2) An Arabic short story named “Afathu” (Hadhithatun) by Najib Mahfooz, in Tamil monthly “Om Shakti”, Coimbatore, January 2012

(3) An Arabic short story named “Abu Batha” translated into Tamil, in Tamil monthly “Vadakku Vasal, Delhi – January 2011.

(4) Nuaimavin Alakiya Arabik Kathaikal (Nuaima’s Beautiful Arabic Stories) Manimekalai Publishers, Chennai -2011

(5) Baqathun Min Kamseena Qissa (A bouquet of 50 One Page Tamil Stories into Arabic Arabnet , Calicut 2011 
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

(1) “The Philosophy of ‘Wahdatul Wujud’ in the light of Quran and its compliments in India” Chapter in the book “Glimpses of the Holy Quran” – ( Edited by Dr. Bakshi Hazrat Ali Ahmed & Dr. Rizwanur Rahman) Adam Publishers, New Delhi – Nov ’12.

(2) An Arabic short story named “Afathu” (Hadhithatun) by Najib Mahfooz, in Tamil monthly “Om Shakti”, Coimbatore, January 2012

(3)Baqathun Min Kamseena Qissa (A bouquet of 50 One Page Tamil Stories into Arabic Arabnet , Calicut 2011 
                                    

Patents (if any)

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