News & Events (Department of History & Pakistan Studies)

Dr. Mujeeb Ahmad participated in the 47th Annual Conference on South Asia at Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Dr. Mujeeb Ahmad, Chairman, Department of History & Pakistan Studies, International Islamic University, Islamabad participated in the 47th Annual Conference on South Asia held on October 11-14, 2018 at Madison, Wisconsin, USA. The Conference was organized by the Center for South Asia, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He presented his paper titled, ‘Calling Prophet for Votes: Genesis of the Tehrik-i-Labbaik Ya Rasulullah’ in the panel “Politics and Paranoia: Portraying Muslims and Islam in India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka” on 12 October 2018.

He also participated in the Roundtable ‘Insiders, Outsiders and Teaching South Asian Muslim Studies’ organized by the South Asian Muslim Studies Association, on 11 October 2018.

This participation in the Conference was fully funded by the HEC

 

 
Seminar on “The History of Census in Pakistan: Case Study of 2017 Census”

The Department of History & Pakistan Studies arranged a seminar on “The History of Census in Pakistan: Case Study of 2017 Census” on September 26, 2018, 10.00 am to 1.00 pm at FSL Seminar Room, Faculty Block-I, IIUI.
The Seminar started with the recitation of the Quran and after that Dr. Syed Akmal Hussain Shah, Seminar coordinator of the Department briefed about the seminar and introduced the guest speaker Mr. Habibullah Khan, Member Census & Surveys Committee, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Mr. Habibullah presented a comprehensive, informative and all-inclusive presentation covering the history of Census in Pakistan, its organization, conduction and methodology of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics regarding carrying out of the census. Moreover, the presentation was comprised on the analysis of the 2017 Census.
Following that was a fruitful question / answer session, in which the faculty members and the students participated. Dr. Mujeeb Ahmad, Chairman of the Department of History & Pakistan Studies presided over the seminar. The faculty members and students of the Faculty of Social Sciences also attended the seminar.