Tag: Research

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…

Petition: Fight to Save the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan

Provided below is an official report about the need and importance of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistan. Please read this document, if you like, and then add your statements of support in the comments below. Please provide your name, city, and your comment in the comment box. We will collate all statements of support and…

Call for Papers: Pakistaniaat Special Issue on FAIZ AHMED FAIZ

Special issue of  Pakistaniaat on FAIZ AHMED FAIZ, December 2011 This special issue is in honour of Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s centennial year and is dedicated to the universal themes of love and resistance in his poetry. Faiz has had and continues to have a national following as a people’s poet in Pakistan. He has also…

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.…

Suicide Bombing: The Martyr Machine

(From Islam, Muslims, and an Anthropologist) Imagine that your country suffered an average of 71 suicide attacks per-year. Imagine that these suicide actions killed an average of 1,140 civilians per year, all among the most poor and in need. If you cannot imagine such an Armageddon then you can have it for real: it is…

Write for US

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…

Call for Papers: Second Emory Conference on Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding

For more information or to submit a paper, follow this link: http://www.emory.edu/religions&humanspirit/Religion%20pages/Con… Call for Papers Second Emory Conference on Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding June 17-19, 2011 Emory Conference Center Hotel, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia Due Date: March 5, 2011 The Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding initiative of Emory University seeks submissions of presentations for its International Conference…

The Postnational Fantasy–Available to Preorder

Just wanted to share that The Postnational Fantasy: Postcolonialism, Cosmopolitics and Science Fiction, edited by Masood Raja, Jason W. Ellis, and Swaralipi Nandi is now available to preorder through Amazon.com. The 12 original essays in The Postnational Fantasy: Postcolonialism, Cosmopolitics, and Science Fiction consider the relationship between the fantastic in novels, movies, and video games,…