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International Iqbal Conference

عصر حاضر میں فکرِ اقبال کی ضرورت و افادیت

The Need and Usefulness of Iqbal's Thought in Present Age


The Department of Iqbal Studies of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur is organizing two days International Conference on the need and usefulness of Iqbal's thought in present age On November 17 -18, 2021 at Baghdad-ul-Jadeed Campus of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur.

The aim and objective of the Conference is to present solution of the problems of modern age in light of Iqbal’s thought. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur invites the distinguished teachers and scholars to present research papers on the following topics:

  • کلام اقبال اُردو میں فِکر اقبال اور عصر حاضر

Iqbal’s vision in Urdu Poetry for present age

  • کلامِ اقبال اُردو میں فِکر اقبال اور عصر حاضر

Iqbal’s vision in Persian Poetry for present age

  • فکرِ اقبال کے معاصر ادب پر اثرات

Effects of Iqbal’s Thought on Contemporary Literature

  • عہد حاضر میں تدریس اقبال کی اہمیت و افادیت

The importance and usefulness of teachings of Iqbal in the present age

  • عصر حاضرکے تناظر میں شروح اقبال کے محاسن و نقائص

An Overview of the Pros and Cons of Iqbal's Context

  • فکر اقبال کی روشنی میں عصری اسلامی دنیا کے مسائل کا حل

The solution of problems for the modern Islamic world in the light of Iqbal's thought

  • اقبال کے تعلیمی افکار اور ہمارا مروجہ نظام تعلیم

Iqbal's educational ideas and our current education system

  • اقبال کے صوفیانہ افکار اور عصر حاضر

Iqbal's mystical thoughts and contemporaries

  • عصر حاضر کے تناظر میں اقبال اور بچوں کاادب

Iqbal and children's literature in a contemporary context

  • خطوط اقبال میں عصری شعور

Modern consciousness in Iqbal's letters

  • فکر اقبال جغرافیائی تناظر میں (یورپ ، ایران، کشمیر ، خیر پختونخواہ ، بلوچستان، بہاول پور)

Iqbal's Thought in Geographical Perspectives (Europe, Iran, Kashmir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Bahawalpur)



  • It is mandatory to send Abstract and bio-notes before the deadline.
  • The Abstracts and the Papers can be either in English or in Urdu which are to be submitted online or through our email address conference.iqbal@iub.edu.pk.
  • Papers are to be submitted in PDF format, no more than 12 pages in length including references.
  • The review process will be double-blind.
  • The acceptance of the Abstract will be communicated through email and the Scholars will have to submit their papers up to deadline.



  • Engr. Prof. Dr. Athar Mahboob, Vice Chancellor
  • Prof. Dr. Jawed Hassaan Chandio, Dean Faculty of Arts and Languages
  • Dr. Muhammad Rafiq ul Islam, Head Department of Iqbal Studies



Dr. Muhammad Ramzan Tahir


Email: conference.iqbal@iub.edu.pk




Deadline for  Submission of Abstracts

August 10, 2021

Intimation for Approval of Abstracts

August 24, 2021

Deadline for  Submission of Papers

August 30, 2021

Intimation for Approval of Papers

September 13, 2021

Deadline for Registration

September 30, 2021