The Contradictory Colonial Space: Remaking Rural Punjab 1892-1912, Aysha Shafiq 

Curriculum Reform and Religious Education: A Study of Jamia Khair ul Madaris, Multan, Fakhar Bilal

Colonial Administrative Control, Collaboration and Underdevelopment in Colonial Punjab, Saadia Sumbal

Politics through the Pulpit: The ‘Ulamā’ and the Cawnpore, Shahid Ganj and Manzil Gah Mosques Incidents,
Mujeeb Ahmad, Safi Ullah Khan Marwat

Dawn of Parliamentary Democracy: A Study of the First Elected National Assembly of Pakistan, Rahat Zubair Malik

Opposition’s Dominant Voice: Mian Iftikhar-ud-Din’s Stance on Constitutional Issues, Kausar Parveen

Resilience or Assimilation: A Critical Analysis of the Burial Practices of Kalasha in Pakistan, Muhammad Kashif Ali, Muhammad Iqbal Chawla

An Analytical Study of Islamiyat Textbooks in Punjab, Pakistan, Javed Ali Kalhoro

Camouflage and Colonialism: The Tiger and the Persistence of Colonial Archive, Mona Khan

Sutlej Valley Project of the State of Bahawalpur: Transition from Inundation Canals to Weir-based Irrigation in the Context of Imperialist Policy and Global Upshot, Zahra Akram Hashmi

Devolution of Power in Pakistan: A Critical Appraisal of Musharraf Regime, Shafique Ahmed Khan, Syed Faisal Hyder Shah

The Ultimate Arbiter of the Institution of Executive: Parliament or Supreme Court?, Asmatullah Marwat, Kalim Ullah Marwat

Judicial System in Kashmir: A Critical Analysis of Mughal Period, Adnan Rahman, Sania Muneer

Political Economy of Party Politics in Hybrid Regime: Evidences from Pakistan, Amir Zia, Tahir Mahmood

Scope & Mission

  • To assess and examine the needs and requirements of research in the history and culture of the Muslims of South Asia, Muslim Freedom Movement and the Islamic State of Pakistan;

  • To identify areas or aspects in these fields and conduct research thereon;

  • To coordinate research programmes of various universities and other research bodies in and outside Pakistan and cooperate with the activities and scholarly pursuits of all official and non-official institution engaged in this field;

  • To seek, acquire and preserve source material (private papers, newspapers, rare books, documents and pamphlets, etc.) relevant to the above fields;

  • To arrange interviews with important persons who can recall significant incidents relating to the fields mentioned above and to preserve a record of such conversations for current and further use by historians and scholars;

  • To reprint (with necessary editorial annotations) major and minor classics relating to the fields mentioned above which are now completely unavailable or are very scarce;

  • To make provision for research and advisory services and with these objectives enter into agreements with other institutions or with public bodies under prescribed conditions;

  • To devise and adopt ways and means to further the objectives of the Institute as a body responsible for research in the history and culture of Pakistan;

  • To cooperate with international research organizations, and study Pakistan in wider context of its neighboring countries.

  • To sponsor and commission scholarly works by persona not on the staff of the Institute;

  • To publish biannual Journals of high academic quality;

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Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah

Iftikhar H. Malik (U.K.)

Sikandar Hayat

Abdullah al-Ahsan (Malaysia)

Aftab Kazi

Isa Habibbeyli (Azerbaijan)

Munawwar Ali Khan

Akbar S. Ahmed (U.S.A.)

M. Khalid Masud

Atful Hye Shibli (Bangladesh)

Syed Qalb-i-Abid

Francis Robinson (U.K.)

Dushka H. Saiyid

M. Aslam Syed (Germany)

S.M. Zaman

Ian Talbot (U.K.)


Shamsur Rahman (Bangladesh)


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Pakistan Journal of History and Culture by National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research is licensed under CC BY 4.0


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