Dr. Husnul Amin
Executive Director (IRD)
Husnul Amin completed Fulbright fellow at the South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania. His research project concerned the study of a new social movement on the Pak-Afghan border called the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement PTM. He obtained his Ph.D. in Development Studies (with further specialization in Political Sociology) in 2010 from the International Institute of Social Studies (The Hague). His dissertation concerned the genesis and proliferation of post-Islamist intellectual and social-political trajectories in Pakistan. He has been awarded Fulbright Research Fellowship, 2019-2020 at Stockton University, Galloway, N.J, USA. He was awarded post-doc fellowship supported by the DRS-COFUND Fellowship Program of Freie Universität Berlin and the European Commission, hosted by the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures & Societies (BGSMCS) during his research stay, March 2013 – July 2014; availed fellowship at William and Mary, Virginia, USA (January 2014), and research stay at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA (October 2015). Under his supervision, 8 Ph.D. and 30 M.Phil. scholars have successfully defended their dissertations, others are in the submission stage. His main areas of research and teaching include religion and politics in the Muslim world; Islamic social movements and post-Islamist trends; conflict, peace, and development; neoliberal globalization and contemporary Islam, and International Political Economy. A select list of his articles published in journals of repute such as Romanian Journal of Political Science; Journal of Islamic Studies; Hamdard Islamicus; Pakistan Perspectives; Pakistan Journal of History and Culture; Pakistan Journal of Criminology, Historicus, etc. His recent book titles: “Observing Variants of Post-Islamism: Intellectual discourses and social movements.” Dr. Husnul Amin is Executive Director of the Iqbal International Institute for Research and Dialogue (IRD), and an Associate Professor at the Department of Politics & International Relations, International Islamic University Islamabad.
Prof. Dr. Masoom Yasinzai
Message Chairman Governing Council (IRD)
We at the International Islamic University, Islamabad believe ourselves privileged to be associated with this unique center of learning in the Muslim world which strives to combine the essentials of the Islamic faith with the best of modern knowledge. Throughout my association with the IIUI as its Rector, I have been keenly interested in the program and activities of the IRD and have never missed the opportunity to participate in its conference and seminars. I have been particularly impressed by the Institute’s efforts to promote interfaith harmony and understanding and to reach out with its programs at a grassroots level. We at the University provide every possible support to IRD through the effective utilization of resources and other educational, research and advocacy organizations working in the areas of its interests.
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