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Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences launched at QAU

The launching ceremony of the “Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences” was held here on Tuesday at Taxila Institute of Asain Civilizations (TIAC), Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU).Dean Social Sciences (QAU) Prof. Dr. Naveed-i-Rahat presided over the launching ceremony. While addressing the audience she congratulated the editorial team on successful launch of the Journal and said that it would be a great step to promote research and study in social sciences.

Earlier Dr. Razia Sultana, Chairperson Department of History and Editor, Pakistan Journal of Social Science highlighted the aims, objects and basic idea behind the initiative. She said the journal would provide a platform and opportunity to Social Scientists as well as young scholars and students to share their insightful and valuable research work. She said the Journal would cover all the spheres of Social Sciences and will be published once a year.

The Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal consists of distinguished professors from Pakistan and from universities abroad which include Prof. Dr. Naveed-i-Rahat, Dean Social Sciences (QAU), Prof. Dr. Etezaz Ahmed, Department of Economics (QAU), Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Khan, Director Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations (QAU), Prof. Dr. Riffat Hussain, Chairman Department of Defense and Strategic Studies (QAU), Prof. Dr. Sikandar Hayat, National Management College, Lahore, Prof. Dr. Minhaj-ul-Hassan, Department of History, University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Anwar Khan, Area Study Center, University of Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Jaffar Ahmed, Director, Pakistan Study Center, University of Karachi, Prof. Dr. Ansar Zahid Khan, Editor, Pakistan Historical Society, Hamdard University, Karachi, Prof. Dr. George Pfeffer, Anthropology department, Fee University, Berlin, Germany, Prof. Dr. Jonathan Mark Kenoyer, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Medicine, USA, Prof. Dr. Ian Talbot, Department of History, School of Humanities, University of Southhampton, UK, Prof. Dr. Lawrence Ziring, Professor of Political Science, West Michigan University, USA, Prof. Dr.Charles H. Kennedy, Professor of Politics, Wake-Forest University, USA, Prof. Dr. Aslam Syed, South Asian Studies department, Fee University, Berlin, Prof. Dr. Iftekhar H. Malik, School of Humanities and Cultural Studies, Bath, Spa, UK, Prof. Dr. Mervin Weinbaum, Middle East Institute, Washington DC, USA, Prof. Dr. Robert McChesney, Department of Middle Eastern Studies, New York University, USA.

The Co-Editor and Assistant Editor of the Journal are Fakhar Bilal, Lecturer Department of History (QAU) and Dr. Muhammad Idrees, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics (QAU) respectively.