Mohammed Waseem

Pakistan: Democracy in the Age of Terrorism

Professor Mohammad Waseem is currently a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, Washington DC for summer 2010. He is Professor of Political Science in Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Lahore. He has written on ethnic, Islamic, constitutional, military, electoral and sectarian politics of Pakistan. He has published several books: Politics and the State in Pakistan (1989), The 1993 Elections in Pakistan (1994), Strengthening Democracy in Pakistan [jointly with S. J. Burki] (2002) and
Democratization in Pakistan (2006). He also edited the book Electoral Reform in Pakistan (2002). Professor Waseem was Pakistan Chair at St Antony’s College Oxford from 1995 to 1999. He has been a visiting professor in Delhi University, Sciences Po Paris, International Programme for Advanced Studies MSH, Paris, Fulbright Fellow in New Century Scholars Programme at The Brookings Institution, Washington DC, fellow of the Ford Foundation at Oxford, DAAD fellow at the University of Heidelberg, Fulbright Fellow at Columbia University New York, fellow of the Indian Historical Research Council New Delhi, fellow of the British Council in London, and fellow of the American Political Science Association in Washington DC. Professor Waseem has been on the editorial boards of international academic journals Ethnicities (Bristol), Contemporary South Asia (Bradford) and
International Studies (New Delhi).

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Center for World Affairs and the Global Economy.