Tag: Academic Research

CFP–INDUS: A Journal of Art, Culture & Design

INAUGURAL ISSUE: CALL FOR PAPERS: “CITIES”  The Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture is pleased to announce the launch of its new academic journal, Indus, and to invite submissions for our inaugural issue. Indus is seeking essays, research papers, reviews, criticism, and interviews from scholars and practitioners that address historical and contemporary visual, artifactual,…

Comments: The trouble with being a "Pakistan analyst", By Amélie Blom

Amélie Blom (assistant professor, Sciences Po Paris-Campus Asie; co-editor, South Asia Multidisciplinary Academic Journal http://samaj.revues.org) There are, sometimes, strange coincidences. I read an article published in Dawn‘s electronic edition by Michael Kugelman (a “Pakistan analyst” working as a Senior Program Associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington) and titled…

The Heart of the Man of Light: A Rare Commentary on Qur’an

ALTAFSIR.COM is a completely free online resource to a wealthy collection of authentic Qur’anic Commentaries (tafasir or tafaseer), translations, recitations and essential materials. Developed in 2001, the website is maintained by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, Jordan. The Qur’anic text is certified for accuracy by the Ministry of Religious Affairs, Hashemite Kingdom…

CFP: Journal of International and Global Studies « Postcolonialities

CFP: Journal of International and Global Studies « Postcolonialities. The Journal for International and Global Studies (http://www.lindenwood.edu/jigs/) is seeking articles that address today’s global world. In particular, it seeks high-quality, original work that is based on both theory and practice. This is a free online peer reviewed journal that is available to a global audience.…

Auctoritas, Potestas, and the Talibanistic Imaginary (Part 1-6)*

(This is a provisional summary of what I have written on this topic so far) In discussing the complex concept of the “State of Exception” Georgio Agamben traces the origin of current normative and central role of the State of Exception through a discussion of the two competing Roman concepts of Auctoritas and Potestas. Auctoritas,…

Women’s Rights in Islam, By Sayed Mumtaz Ali

Translated by Masood Ashraf Raja Preface In these few pages I have explained the crux of my thoughts about the rights of women, a subject upon which I have often thought and reflected. Although my thoughts have gone through slight changes over a period, my views on all- important aspects of this subject have neither…

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Now that we have transformed our blog into a multi-author, newspaper-like format, we would love for you to contribute your work. You can either email us your writings (pakistaniaat@gmail.com) or register with the website as a contributor and upload your content directly. Our Topics of Interest: Pakistani Politics and Current Affairs Pakistani Culture, History, and…

Pakistan Workshop 2011: The Politics of Space

Pakistan Workshop 2011: The Politics of Space (Deadline for abstracts 31st Jan 2011) The Lake District, 6th-8th May 2011 Although the use of space has been implicitly a part of many academic works, it is important to question how it is defined and reproduced. As a dynamic category, it is constantly divided, regulated and negotiated.…