Academics

Qaisra Shahraz

Qaisra Shahraz
Qaisra Shahraz is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, an award-winning novelist, playwright, education consultant and a college inspector.

Rt. Rev'd. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali

Rt. Rev'd. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali
Rt. Rev'd. Dr. Michael Nazir-Ali, is a Pakistani-born British Anglican bishop. He was the 106th Bishop of Rochester in the Church of England from 1994 until his resignation in September 2009

James Shera MBE

James Shera
Cllr James Shera MBE was educated at Forman Christian College, University of the Punjab, Lahore (BA and MA in Political Science), and the Catholic University of Louvain, (International Relations) and University of Warwick (PGCE), James then  began a teaching career with the Warwickshire LEA.

Baroness Kishwer Falkner

Kishwer Falkner was born in Pakistan and after living and working in the Middle East, came to the UK in the late seventies.
Kishwer Falkner was born in Pakistan and after living and working in the Middle East, came to the UK in the late seventies.

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi

Dr. Maleeha Lodhi
Dr. Maleeha Lodhi is a journalist, professor, and diplomat. She has served as Pakistan's Ambassador to the United Kingdom. She is also a member of the United Nations Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Disarmament Affairs.

Tariq Ali

Tariq Ali
Tariq Ali is an English Pakistani writer, journalist, and film maker. He is a member of the editorial committee of the New Left Review and Sin Permiso, and contributes to The Guardian, CounterPunch, and the London Review of Books.

Professor Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE, FRSA

Mona Siddiqui,OBE,FRSE,FRSA
Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE, FRSA is a British Pakistani Muslim academic. She is Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at the University of Edinburgh.

Sara Ahmed

Sara Ahmed is an Australian and British Pakistani academic
Sara Ahmed (born 1969) is an Australian and British Pakistani academic working at the intersection of feminist theory, queer theory, critical race theory and postcolonialism.

Ziauddin Sardar

Ziauddin Sardar is a London-based scholar, writer
Ziauddin Sardar  is a London-based scholar, writer, cultural critic and public intellectual who specialises in Muslim thought, the future of Islam, futures studies and science and cultural relations.

Hanif Kureishi CBE

Hanif Kureishi, CBE
Hanif Kureishi, CBE (born 5 December 1954) is an English playwright, screenwriter and filmmaker and novelist of Pakistani descent.

Tariq Modood, MBE, FAcSS

Tariq Modood, MBE, FAcSS is a British Pakistani Professor of Sociology.
Tariq Modood, MBE, FAcSS (born 1952) is a British Pakistani Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy at the University of Bristol.

Dr. Ghayas Uddin Siddiqui

Dr. Ghayasuddin Siddiqui
Ghayasuddin Siddiqui is an academic and political activist. He was born in Delhi, India, migrated to Pakistan in late 1947 and moved to the UK in 1964.

Ghayasuddin Siddiqui is an academic and political activist. He was born in Delhi, India, migrated to Pakistan in late 1947 and moved to the UK in 1964.