India: Call for Papers: Conference on the Popular Culture of Urdu

Tasveer-e Urdu and the Centre for Indian Languages (SLLCS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi), plan to hold a two-day conference on the popular culture of Urdu language on 8-9 September 2017 in New Delhi.

The organisers seek proposals of presentations that can lead to engaging discussions on the theme, which has been outlined in our concept note. A short abstract (not more than one page) should be sent in Urdu or English, with a short bio of the presenter’s past work, latest by 10 April 2017 to

Once your abstract/concept is selected for participation, you can then send the full paper (5000 to 8000 words, in Urdu or English) by August 10, 2017.

For more details:

Short concept note about this conference (in English)

Short concept note about this conference (in Urdu)


This conference is supported by the India Foundation for the Arts, Bangalore, under the Arts Research Programme.