Punjab Research Group

Call for Papers (The Historian – A Biannual Research journal)

Posted in Academic Journals by Pippa on July 5, 2009

 Department of History, GC University, Lahore, Pakistan invites research papers for publication in The Historian, a referred bi-annual research journal. The next issue (Volume: 8 Number. 1, January-June 2010) is intended to examine the relationship between culture(s) and the Pakistani state. The papers should examine the institutional and pedagogical practices in the post-partition Pakistani society. We would keenly welcome theoretically innovative papers analyzing the nexus of culture and the state-craft in the contemporary Pakistan.

Possible areas of study may be:

  1. Institutional Matrix in Pakistan (Military, Police, Bureaucracy)
  2. Education as a controlling technology
  3. Extremism, Modernity and Tradition
  4. Pakistani Bureaucracy/Military as a cultural Elite
  5. Pakistani institutionalization and cultural homo/heterogeneity

The contributors may also discuss other themes with the editor, The Historian, before submitting their papers. The length of the papers should be between 6000 to 8000 words. Please mail your CV and an abstract (400-500 words) by the 15 December 2009 to the Department of History, GC University, Lahore.

 Dr Tahir Kamran: tahirkamran_gcu@yahoo.com

Department of History , GC University, Lahore, Pakistan, www.gcu.edu.pk

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