2010-11-13 Iqbal: Are there contradictions

posted Nov 8, 2010, 10:05 PM by Irfan Hyder   [ updated Mar 25, 2011, 3:53 AM ]
Khurram Ali Shafique's workshop on "Iqbal: Are there contradictions". An analysis of the misunderstandings of major writers about Iqbal and his works. Starting from A J Arberry, some of these misconceptions continued with Anne Marie Schimmel and later picked up by local authors.
An introduction of poetic works of Iqbal and their place in other writings of Iqbal such as his Reconstruction and collected letters. A review of the system of manuscripts kept for each collection, and their revision till the time of printing.
Examples of some major issues raised and their rebuttal by Iqbal during his life time. Instances of errors of scholarships arising due to incomplete or selective analysis of his works and their placement in the context of historical events.

Society of Iqbal Studies workshop held on Saturday, Nov 13, 2010. 3PM to 4PM at Ahsan Memorial.