Remembering Histories, Asserting Identities, SIO to host South India History Colloquium.

Category : State
October 12, 2019

Remembering Histories, Asserting Identities, SIO to host South India History Colloquium.

The Centre for Educational Research and Training (CERT) in collaboration with the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) is organising a two-day South India History Colloquium at Osmania University this weekend.

“The colloquium will feature experts, historians, professors, researchers and presenters from India”, the organisers said in a statement.

“This colloquium is one of its kind and aims at trying to find answers and new ideas for numerous questions that are creating a stir in everyday news, in the hindsight of histories and identities of multitudes of communities that make up plural India,” said Syed Ahmed Muzakkir, Director, CERT.

At the press conference held at Press Club of Hyderaad here on 12th October, Br Muzakkir said,Regional historiography is acquiring much relevance in academia as well as socio-political scenario in contemporary India. The diverse nature of geographical territory called India needs much focused academic effort to uncover the forgotten and marginalized histories of its regions, people and communities. In order to facilitate a platform for rigorous academic as well as popular endeavours on regional historiography in India, the Centre for Educational Research and Training (CERT) is organizing various Regional History Colloquia and History- related public programs with the tagline, ‘Remembering Histories, Asserting Identities. As part of this series on Histories, the said event will be held on 13-14 October 2019 at Osmania University Hyderabad, Telangana State.

The attendees will have an opportunity to listen to acclaimed historians, professors and researchers like Prof. Suleman Siddiqi (Former VC, Osmania University, Dr Muzaffar Assadi ( Officer On Special Duty Raichur University) on Locating Region and Communities in South Indian History, Prof Ramu Manivannan ( Professor of Political Science, Madras Unviersity) on History of Subaltern Political Formulations in South India, Prof. Syed Ayub Ali (Former Professor of History, Kaktiya University, Mr. Kombai S Anwar ( Senior Journalist & Documentary Maker), Prof. MT Ansari on Historical Development of Mappila Muslim Community in Kerala, Mr. Kombai S Anwar on The Pluralistic Notions of History in Tamil Nadu, Dr Muzaffar Assadi on Locating Region and Communities in South Indian History, among others in sessions covering various different topics.

Mr. Mahmood Ali (Minister of Home, Prisons, Fire Services, Govt. of Telangana State) will also be addressing the participants.

The South India History Colloquium is scheduled to take place on October 13th and 14th.

Br Syed Ahmed Muzakkir (Director, CERT) addressd the press meet. Others present at the press conference include Br.Sohaib Ahmed Khan (State Secretary, SIO Telangana), Br Ibraheem (Organising Secretary, SIO Telangana), Br Abdullah Faiz (PR Secretary SIO Telangana).

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