Dr Iftikhar Malik
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Dr Iftikhar Malik is currently a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and is frequently interviewed by the BBC, CNN and other international newsmedia. He was the Quaid-e-Azam Fellow at St Anthonys College at Oxford University for six years, between 1989 and 1994.
Dr Malik received his PhD from Michigan State University in the United States, and held postdoctoral appointments at Columbia University and the University of California, Berkeley. He is currently Senior Lecturer in International History at the Bath Spa University College.
He has delivered seminars and papers at the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, London, Heidelberg, Sarajevo and Jawaharlal Nehru University, as well as at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at Chatham House in London and the Islamic Association in Beijing.
Dr Maliks extensive contributions to the literature on Pakistan and Muslim politics include State and Civil Society in Pakistan: Politics of Authority, Ideology and Ethnicity (Macmillan, 1997); Islam, Nationalism and the West: Issues of Identity in Pakistan (Macmillan, 1999) and a report for the Minority Rights Group titled Religious Minorities in Pakistan (Minority Rights Group, 2002).