Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray

Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray Mail
Department of Islamic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh., India

Dr. Tauseef Ahmad Parray holds Doctorate in Islamic Studies from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh, India and has served "Iqbal PostDoc Fellow" at IRD, Intl Islamic Univ Islamabad (IIUI) Pakistan. He is very active in the academic field and has various publications to his credit.

His works (research papers, review essays, & book reviews) have been published in 19 reputed Journals of Islamic Studies, Social & Political Science, from10 different countries of the world (mostly) on different dimensions of “Islam and Democracy”; and on other themes like Islamic Modernist and Reformist thought; Islamic Political Institutions; Qura’nic Studies; etc. Some of these journals include: American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences, USA; Journal of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies (in Asia) [JMEISA], USA; Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs, (JMMA) London, UK; Democratization, UK; Muslim World Book Review (MWBR), UK; Intellectual Discourse, Malaysia; Journal of Islam and Civilizational Renewal, (ICR) Malaysia; World Journal of Islamic History and Civilization (WJIHC), UAE; Contemporary Islam, Springer, The Netherlands; Insights, Pakistan; Islamic Studies, Pakistan; Hamdard Islamicus, Pakistan;Hazara Islamicus, Pakistan; History Studies, Turkey; European Journal of Migration and Law (EMIL), Brill, Netherlands; Insight Turkey; Al-Bayan, Malaysia; Journal of Humanity& Islam, Malaysia; and Islam and Muslim Societies – A Social Science Journal, Lucknow, India.

Furthermore, he has published about 200 Articles/OpEds/write-ups  in various magazines & Newspapers (both National & International)

He is on the Editorial Board of various Journals based in Turkey, Malaysia, Pakistan, UK, & USA.

He has also participated and presented papers in various workshops,  national & international seminars/conferences in various parts of India and in Pakistan and Turkey.

His major areas of research interest include: Islam and Democracy; Modern Islamic Political Thought and Institutions; Islam & Islamic Modernism: Movements/Thinkers of Contemporary South Asia (India & Pakistan); Religion-Politics Pakistan.

PhD Thesis: ‘Islam and Democracy: A Study of the Views of Contemporary Scholars of India and Pakistan’

Post Doc Project: 'Democracy in Pakistan: Problems & Prospects'

(Last Update: 3 Feb, 2016)