Owahedur Zaman

Owahedur Zaman

Assistant Professor

MA (JNU) MPhil (JNU) PhD (JNU)

Sufism and Modern Persian language

Department of Persian
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
Email:- zamangu@gauhati.ac.in

1. Sufism and Sufi Literature

2. Modern Persian Language &Literature

3. Indo-Persian Literature

4. Medieval History of India specially of Assam

5. Comparative Literature

6. Translation Studies

Publications:

1. Books

(a) ارزیابی انتقادی کتاب "نقد شعر العجم از حافظ محمود شیرنی , ISBN-978-81-9261136-6-6,  Natun Diganta Prakashani, Silchar, Assam

 

2. UGC Listed Index Journal

(a) A Study on the Persian Inscriptions Discovered in Assam, Published in Review of Research, Vol: 7, September, 2018, ISSN: 2248-894x. Impact Factor: 5.7(UIF)

 

3. Chapters in Edited Books

(a) “Sufism & Neo-Vaishnavite Movement of Sankardeva in Assam: A Brif Study” in the book Sufism As a Bond of Culture Between India (N.E.), Iran, Afghanstan and Central Asia, Edited by Dr. Rekibuddin Ahmed, published by Royal Publishers & Distributors. New Delhi, ISBN:817547073-9

(b)استقبال عمر خیام در ادبیات آسامin the edited book Thoughts & Wisdom of Some Immortal Persian Poets with  Special Reference to Sa’adi, Hafiz, Khayyam & Rumi and its Relevance in the 21st Century A.D. Edited by Dr. Rekibuddin Ahmed, published by Royal Publishers & Distributors. February, 2015, New Delhi, ISBN: 81-7547-086-2

4. Research Papers & Articles

(a) Hafiz Mahmood Shirani: A Great Expert of Shahnama, published in inter disciplinary periodical Third World Impact, New Delhi & Bihar, April-June, 2013. ISSN: 2231-5020

(b) Sufi Movement in Assam and Its Contribution to Assamese Culture and Society, published in ANUSILANA, Research Journal of Indian Cultural, Social and Philosophical Stream, Banaras Hindu University, 2013, ISSN:  0973 – 8762

(c) Mahmood Shirani’s Contribution to Indo-Persian Literature, published in inter disciplianary periodical Third World Impact, New Delhi & Bihar, January-March, 2014. ISSN: 2231-5020

(d) Zikir & Zari: Sufi Music of Assam, published in PARIPREKSYA, A Research Journal of New Thoughts, Ranchi University, Jharkhand, India, 2014, ISSN: 2278-0602

(e) Persian Invasions in Assam and Its Impact on Assamese Language, Culture and Society, published in INDRAPRASTHA REVIEW, An International Refereed Journal, Abhisekh Prakashan, New Delhi, 2015, ISSN No. 2394-563X

(f) سھم حافظ محمود شیرانی در شاھنامه شناسی و ادبیات فارسی ھند, published in Naqd-o-Tahqiq, An International Refereed Journal, New Delhi, 2015, ISSN No. 2454-2563

(g) A Cultural Perspective of Indo-Iran Relation, published in ANUSILANA, A Research Journal of Indian Cultural, Social and Philosophical Stream, Banaras Hindu University, 2015, ISSN:  0973 – 8762

5. Conference/Seminar Proceedings

(a) Historical and Cultural Context of Indo-Persian Synthesis Across Different Ages” in the International Seminar Proceedings entitled “Cultural Exchange Between India, Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan and Central Asia: Contribution of Scholars Sufis and Poets.” Published by Royal Publishers & Distributors. February 2016New Delhi, ISBN: 81-7547-019-4

 (b) "A Study on the Medieval Assamese Sufi Literature" in the International Seminar Proceedings entitled "Dialogue Between Cultures & Exchange Of Knowledge And Cultural Ideas Between India, Iran, Turkey & Central Asia With Special Reference To The Sasanian And Gupta Dynasty" published by Department of Persian, Gauhati University, February, 2018, ISBN: 978-93-87263-75-8

 

 

1. Seminars

(a) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Guahati University, Assam in 2009 and I have presented a seminar paper on “Indo-Iran Relations From Literary Perspective.”

(b) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Guahati University, Assam in 2010 and I have presented a seminar paper on “Historical & Cultural Relations of India, Iran & Central Asia: A Brief Study.”

(c) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Guahati University, Assam in 2012 and I have presented a seminar paper on “Sufi Movement in Assam from Persian Perspectives.

(d) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Guahati University, Assam in 2014 and I have presented a seminar paper on “Indo-Iran Relations from the advent of Islam upto Mughal Dynasty: A Cultural Perspective.”

(e) Participated in a Three Day National Seminar in Gauhati University, Assam in 2015 and Presented a paper on استقبال عمر خیام در ادبیات آسامی

(f) Participated in a Three day All India Oriental Conference held in Gauhati University, Guwahati in 2015 and presented a paper on “Persian Invasions in Assam and Their Contribution to Assamese Culture and Society.”

(g) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Gauhati University, Assam in 2016 and Presented a paper on “Historical and Cultural Context of Indo-Persian Synthesis Across Different Ages.”

(h) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Gauhati University, Assam in 2017 and Presented a paper on یک مطالع تحلیلی و انتقادی بر کتاب "نقد شعر العجم"

(i) Participated in a Three Day International Seminar in Guahati University, Assam in 2018 and I have presented a seminar paper on “Music as a medium of Indo-Iran Cultural Relations.

(j) Participated in a Two Day National Seminar in Srikishna Sarda College, Hailakandi, Assam in 2018 and I have presented a seminar paper on “A Brief Study on the Historically Important Persian Inscriptions Discovered in Assam.”

 (k) Participated in an International Seminar on "Sufism & Its Influence in Indian Sub-Continent" in NEHU, Shillong in September, 2019 and presented a paper on "Sufism and the power: Socio-Political Engagement of Indian Sufis". 

 

2. Workshops

(a) Participated in an intensive 60 hour summer program on “English for Academic Writing: From Synopsis to Thesis Writing” organised by the Linguistic Empowerment Cell, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, from 27th May 2013 to 14th June 2013.

(b) Participated in All India Persian Students’ Olympiad organized by Iran Culture House, New Delhi, from 18th t0 20th January, 2018

 

 

Scholarships & Fellowships

1. Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship in 2007 awarded by JNU, New Delhi. (During M.A. course)

2. Received “Maulana Azad National Fellowship” in 2010 awarded by UGC (During M.Phil)

3. Received UGC NET-JRF in 2012  (During Ph.D.)

1. Member, Non-Profit NGO “Kalyan Association of Rural Management & Awarness” (KARMA)

2. Member, Non-Profit NGO “Association for Community Research and Action”(ACRA)

3. Member, Iran Culture House, New Delhi

4. Member, Delhi Urdu Academy, New Delhi

 

Teaching Experience

1. Served as a Guest faculty in the Department of Persian, Gauhati University, Guwahati from August, 2014 to March, 2018.  I was taking up classes on Modern Indo-Persian Literature and Advance Translation.

2. Served as a Guest faculty in the Department of Persian, Cotton University, Guwahati from August, 2016 to March, 2018. I was taking up classes on Advance Translation and Persian Grammer.

3. Presently serving as an Assistant Professor ( Lien) in the Department of Persian, Gauhati University, Guwahati from April, 2018. I am
taking up classes on Modern Indo-Persian Literature and Advance Translation.

Dr. Owahedur Zaman

Department of Persian,

Gauhati University,

Gopinath Bordoloi Nagar,

Jalukbari, Guwahati-14

Mob. No.: 9868323389

Email ID: zamangu@gauhati.ac.in

               zafajnu07@gmail.com