Pakistan Study Centre

University of Peshawar

A reference was held at Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar in memory of martyrs of the “Fall of Dhaka”  and “Army Public School Tragedy”. All faculty members, staff and students attended the reference. Speaking on the occasion Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre said that Pakistan has received two deep wounds, one on 16 December 1971 and the other on 16 December 2014. He paid rich tributes to the martyrs of both tragedies. He specially mentioned Army Public martyrs whose sacrifices created unity due to which terrorism was defeated. Students Miss Karishma Parveen and Mr.  Umar Khayam also spoke on the occasion. All the participants observed silence and offered fateha for the martyrs. 


Students and Faculty from the Department of History and Pakistan Studies Shaheed Benazir Women's University Peshawar visited the Pakistan Study Centre. Dr. Ifqat Shaheen, Dr. Hamida and Ms Shandana led the delegation.  Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam received the delegation and presented shield to the leader. A joint meeting of the faculty members of both the organizations was held wherein future plans were discussed.  The Director welcomed young students and said that exchange of such kinds of visits are beneficial for personal and professional development of the students.A seminar was held wherein Dr. Hamida presented a scholarly paper on "Women's Political Participation". She answered many questions asked by the audience. In her speech Dr. Ifqat Shaheen thanked Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam  and staff of the Centre for their warmth and hospitality. 


A two-day workshop for teachers of schools in Peshawar was arranged at Pakistan Study Centre University of Peshawar. Prof Dr Zahid Anwar Khan, Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities inaugurated the workshop. In his speech, the Dean  praised Pakistan Study Centre and its Director for arranging such useful capacity building programmes. Prof Dr Fakhr-ul-Islam Director Pakistan Study Centre was Resource Person of the first session. He gave details of the origin and evolution of the Pakistan Studies discipline. He also presented some misconceptions and their clearance to the audience. Mr Tariq Amin spoke on the objectives of the workshop while Mr Muhammad Iqbal conducted the proceedings. 


leftThe University of Peshawar is a public sector university in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan. The university was established in October 1950 by Mr. Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan as an offshoot of Islamia College Peshawar, which was founded in 1913.  read more