Project Description

Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Memorial Lecture Series

The Centre commemorates Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer’s legacy by inviting eminent scholars to give a public lecture on issues that the late Dr. Engineer devoted his life’s work to.

Academic Programs

The Centre hosts academics from India and around the world for public lectures, conferences, seminars and discussions.

Report of the Book Discussion and Lecture – “Babri Masjid, 25 Years On…”

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Date:  13th December 2018 Venue: Melville Hall, YMCA, Mumbai “When the state

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Youth Engagement

The Centre organises quarterly Peace Centre Workshops for its Peace Practitioners. It also takes local college and university students on Diversity Exposure Camps in Mumbai.

Cultural Events

Asghar Ali Engineer Best Published Paper Award.

Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer (1939-2013) was a renowned Islamic scholar and human rights, activist. Dr. Engineer’s writings and works touched the lives of many and reflected his commitment to peace, secularism and democracy in the country. He was the founder and Chairperson of the Centre for the Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS). In order to promote his legacy of scholarly work on Islam, secularism and diversity, CSSS is pleased to announce the Dr. Asghar Ali Engineer Best Published Paper Award which would be annual award bestowed to the best paper selected from the papers published in the reputed print journals in the field of Islam, secularism and diversity.