Shehroze Ahmed Shaikh

Shehroze Ahmed Shaikh studies and teaches history at Simon Fraser University. He likes to write about politics, religion, and visual culture.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

Nov 26, 2021

From Bin Qasim to Ertugrul

How the Pakistani state has revived the use of historical drama as a political tool.

Oct 16, 2020

Latest Articles

Notes from a ‘hybrid regime’

Reflections on authoritarianism in today's Pakistan.

The global branding of caste

Isabel Wilkerson’s recent book fails to unpack caste, but hints at potential for new solidarities.

Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.