Syed Jaffar Ahmed
Professor Dr Syed Jaffar Ahmed is a Karachi-based scholar and academic who teaches Government and Politics, Modern Indian History, Research Methodology, and Contemporary Socio-political Issues of Pakistan. He has written and edited twenty books on history, politics and literature. His research articles have been published in international and national journals and anthologies. He is a frequent contributor to periodicals and newspapers. Dr Ahmed has participated and presented papers in numerous international and national conferences. Dr Ahmed is presently Director of the Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi. He has worked closely with civil society organizations particularly on the issues of rights, democratization and constitutional reforms. He has served for four years as President of Irtiqa Institute of Social Sciences, and at present is General Secretary, Institute of Central and West Asian Studies (ICWAS), University of Karachi.