Syed Nomanul Haq
Dr Syed Nomanul Haq is a historian, noted especially for his contributions to the fields of Islamic history, philosophy, and literature in Muslim societies. He is General Editor of Oxford University Press’ Studies in Islamic Philosophy series—one volume of this series received the coveted Custodians of the Two Holy Mosques award. Currently, he serves as Dean of the Institute of Liberal Arts at the University of Management and Technology in Lahore, as Visiting Distinguished Professor at Habib, and as Chairman of the Arts and Humanities Panel as well as of the Eastern Canon Committee of Pakistan Higher Education Commission (HEC). Dr Nomanul Haq has recently been appointed as Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and holds the same title at the University of Pennsylvania. A former standing faculty member of Brown, LUMS, and IBA Karachi, he was educated at University College London, as well as Harvard, and was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at Harvard’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. His many works of scholarly research have appeared in several international periodicals, and his more general writings have been published by some of the top publishers of the world such as Harvard University Press, Cambridge University Press, OUP at Oxford, and Brill. He is a contributor to the New Cambridge History of Islam, a six-volume work that was awarded the prestigious Waldo Leland Prize of the American Historical Association and serves as Consulting Editor of Brill’s Journal of South Asian Intellectual History, and Senior Editor of the periodical Critical Muslim. Most recently, he published a critical edition of the complete poetic works of Faiz Ahmed Faiz and continues to contribute to the newspaper Dawn.