The School of Humanities and Social Sciences, ITU, is organizing an informal talk by Dr. Farhan Nizami in its Knowledge Creation Seminar Series. Dr. Nizami would talk about the role of the Centre for Islamic Studies at Oxford University and the important research Dr Nizami is engaged in there.
Date: 6th March 2017
Time: 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Venue: Lecture Theatre 3, 6th Floor, Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore.
Dr. Farhan Nizami studied history at Wadham College, Oxford. He was elected Rothman’s Fellow in Islamic Studies in 1983 at St Cross College, Oxford. In 1997, he was elected Prince of Wales Fellow at Magdalen College and Emeritus Fellow at St. Cross College. Since 1985, he has served as the founder Director of the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies which is a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford. He is also a member of the faculties of History and Oriental Studies at the University of Oxford. His primary research interest is Muslim Social and Intellectual History, especially in the South Asian region. He is also the founder editor of the Journal of Islamic Studies, Oxford and the editor of the series, Makers of Islamic Civilization, published by the Oxford University Press.