Faculty Profile


Name : Khurshid  Imam
Designation : Assistant Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre of Arabic and African studies
School of Language, Literature and Culture Studies
Room No : 332
Off. Phone : 011-26704256
Residence : 91-9810786638
Email : khurshid@mail.jnu.ac.in   khurshidimam@gmail.com
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in



Areas of Interest/Specialization

Hebrew Language and Culture, Hebrew Studies, Semitic Languages, Culture and Identity, West Asian Studies  


Teaching Hebrew in different capacity for over 10 years 

Awards & Honours

The State of Israel Scholarship 1998-99

Golda Meir Scholarship 1999-2000 

International Collaboration/Consultancy


Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

• Understanding Jewish Identity through Hebrew Language, in “Alternative Voices: (Re)searching Language, Culture,Identity..” ed. S. Imtiaz Hasnain et.al. Cambridge Scholars Publication. 2013.

• India-GCC Relations: Emerging Trends and Prospects, South Asian Journal of Diplomacy, Vol. II, 2011.

• India’s ‘Look West’ Policy and Its Impact on India-GCC Relations, International Politics, Vol. 3, N. VI, Summer & Autumn 2010. 

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

Modern Hebrew: Book One, Hind-Asian Publications, New Delhi, 2011.

Translated “Sehra ka Seb” a Hebrew story into Urdu, Jahan-e-Urdu, Darbhanga, December, 2011. (ISSN 2278-3474) 

Patents (if any)