Dr. Saeed Ur Rehman

Dr. Saeed Ur Rehman

Associate Professor

Ext: 637

Dr Saeed Ur Rehman has a PhD in Postcolonial Critical Theory from The Australian National University and a post-doc from the Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin. He has 18 years’ career as an academic, a field researcher and a creative as well as journalistic writer with research and publication experience with prestigious local and international organizations, viz., Lok Virsa, Islamabad, Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, Oslo, and South Asian Forum for Human Rights (SAFHR). His monograph titled The Impact of Educational Policies on the Religious Minorities of Pakistan: 1947-2010 was published by SAFHR. His academic articles have appeared in renowned national and international journals.
Dr. Rehman has published more than 100 newspaper articles for Pakistani and international newspapers on literary and cultural issues. He has published interviews with ace litterateurs like Mazharul Islam, Mirza Ather Baig, N. Frank Daniels, Mohsin Hamid, Bilal Tanweer, Omar Shahid Hamid and Ali Akbar Natiq. He regularly appears on Radio FM-103 to discuss educational and cultural matters.
Dr Rehman’s creative writing has appeared in The Mississippi Review, Chowk, and The Aleph Review. His short story “The Sharpness of Grass Blades” was featured in a short documentary titled Challenging Borders Through Fiction.
In 2016-2017, he led the HEC National Curriculum Review Committee (English Literature) and is currently a member of the Selection Board for English Literature at Punjab University as well as a member of the Board of Faculty at the University of Lahore.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Research Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany 2006-2007
Doctor of Philosophy English Literature and Postcolonial Knowledge Australian National University (ANU), Australia 2005
M.A. Honours English Literature and Postcolonial Knowledge University of Wollongong, Australia 1997
Associate Professor Department of English, University of Central Punjab, Lahore 2019-ongoing
Associate Professor and Postgraduate Studies Coordinator Department of English, University of Lahore 2017-2018
Associate Professor Department of English,Forman Christian College, Lahore (a Chartered University) 2015-2017
Assistant Professor Lahore School of Economics 2014-2015
Assistant Professor Department of English, International Islamic University, Islamabad 2011-2013
Senior Research Fellow Institute of Social and Policy Sciences,Islamabad 2009-2010
Consultant Researcher Joint Project of Norskfolkmuseum, Oslo and The Institute of Folk Heritage, Lok Virsa, Islamabad 2008-2009
Editor-in-Charge of Literati, The News on Sunday (TNS) The News International (Jang Group of Newspapers) 2008-2009
Research Fellow Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin, Germany 2006-2007
Assistant Professor Department of Languages and Literatures, Beaconhouse National University, Lahore 2003-2006
1Uncomfortable Tales: Creative Nonfiction. Ilqa Publications, Lahore. 2018
2Co-authored with Ahmer Naqvi. Apolitical or Depoliticised? Pakistan's Youth and Politics: A Historical Analysis of Youth Participation in Pakistan Politics. Jinnah Institute, Islamabad. 2013.
3Co-authored with Afiya Zia. The Impact of Educational Policies on the Religious Minorities of Pakistan: 1947-2010. SAFHR, Karachi. 2010.

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