Anika Kabani (GPISH 2022)
Anika Kabani was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Oxford. Her thesis is entitled "Negotiating Muslimness: Humanitarian Legal Regimes and the Shaping of the Muslim Subject".
Abdul Wahid Khan (GPISH 2021)
Wahid Khan was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford. His thesis is provisionally entitled "The Blessings of the Commons for the Local Community (and More-than-Humans) of Chitral, Pakistan: An Apocalypse of a Culturalscape and Muslims’ Approaches to Climate Change".
Uzair Ibrahim (GPISH 2021)
Uzair Ibrahim was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Arab and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter. His dissertation, provisionally entitled "Amid Worlds Seen and Unseen: A Genealogy of History, Tradition, and Memory in South Asian Shīʿī Islam", will build on his MA, situating the commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his family within the broader intellectual history of Islamic occult and metaphysical thought.
I.Visram (GPISH 2020)
Visram was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a DPhil in Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford. His thesis, provisionally entitled "Preservation and Migration of the Indo-Ismaili Ginān Tradition", will investigate how the emergence and global spread of new technologies has affected the preservation and generational transmission of the ginans.
Karam Alkatlabe (GPISH 2020)
Karam Alkatlabe was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Architecture at Cambridge University. His thesis is provisionally entitled "Rebuilding Syria: What is the Future of Housing and Informal Settlements in Post-war Damascus in light of the Current Reconstruction Process?" This research will focus on proposing tentative solutions to rebuild the housing structure of Damascus.
Qurratulain Faheem (AKU-ISMC 2012)
Qurratulain Faheem was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Anthropology at the University of Sussex. Her thesis, provisionally entitled "Exploring the Variant Perceptions of the Human Body in Muslim Diverse Communities and its Impact on their Approaches Towards Organ Transplantation", will explore the various actors and institutions which Muslim communities form their perceptions towards a biomedical ethical phenomenon, such as organ transplantation; and the diversity of perceptions and approaches found among Muslim communities.
Muhammad Dost Khan
Muhammad Dost Khan was awarded the IIS Doctoral Scholarship to pursue a PhD in Political History at Royal Holloway, University of London. His thesis, provisionally entitled "Historicising Perceptions of the West in Pakistan’s Political Discourse", will explore the history of how definitions of the West as the “other” have been formulated and disseminated as a means to accrue political power and effect hegemony by interested groups e.g. political parties and various regimes.