Editorial Advisory Board

April 14, 2011

Advisors to SMS represent various organisations and hold a great deal of experience and expertise in the field of migration.

Editor –in-Chief: Raja Adnan Razzaq


Literary Editor: MS Saiqa Yaseen


Sub-Editor: Arbab Adnan Ullah Khan


Advisory Board

They are asked to:

  • give advice to the SMS Director
  • provide feedback on research design, implementation, analysis and dissemination
  • keep the centre up to date relevant key developments in their own sector

Prof. Dr. Ian Talbot
Head of History, Southampton University,
United Kingdom

Professor Ian Talbot

Prof. Dr. TanTai Yong
Director: Institute of South Asian Studies
National University of Singapure, Singapore

Prof. Dr. Surinder Singh
Department of History,
Punjab Univers ,
Chandigarh, India

Professor Ian Talbot

Dr. Pippa Virdee
Department of Historical and Social Studies
Senior Lecturer in Modern South Asian History,
De Mont fort University, Leicester, Uk

Pippa Virdee

Sarah Singh
Director of the Award Winning film on the Partition of Indian Subcontinent and the creation of Pakistan
“The Sky Below New York, USA

Prof. Dr. Ranabir Samaddar
Director: Calcutta Research Group (CRG)

Dr. Khayaat Fakier
Society Work and Development Institute (SWOP)
University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Khayaat Fakier

Prof. Dr. Aslam Syed  
Humboldt University,

Professor Ian Talbot

M. Nasrullah Mirza
Post Doc Fellow, RUSI,
London, United Kingdom

Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana
Chairperson History Department
Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Isaac Olawale Albert
Peace and Conflict Studies Programme Institute of African Studies,
University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

Professor Ian Talbot

Mr. Ahmad Saleem
folklorist, researcher, poet, creative writer, President's Medal for Pride of Performance, SDPI ,
Islamabad, Pakistan

Dr. Shinder Thandi
Founder Editor of “ Journal of Punjab Studies, Head of Economics, Finance and Accounting Department, Coventry University , United Kingdom.Shinder Thandi

Dr. Vazira F-Y Zamindar
Brown University, RI, USA, Author of “The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia"
(Oxford, 2007)

Professor Ian Talbot


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