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:
Institutional Matrix in Pakistan (Military, Police, Bureaucracy)
Education as a controlling technology
Extremism, Modernity and Tradition
Pakistani Bureaucracy/Military as a cultural Elite
Pakistani institutionalization and cultural homo/heterogeneity
The contributors may also discuss other themes with the editor, The Historian, before submitting their papers. Expected length of the papers is at least 6000 words. Please mail your paper with an abstract (400-500 words) by the 15 December 2009 to the editor.
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