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

A field day

Future elections in Nepal may see more independents, and unpredictable alliances.

Productively ‘perverse’

Punjabi films of the 1970s-80s as a tool for resistance during Zia-ul-Haq’s dictatorship.

What makes a journalist?

In Sri Lanka, there are many factors shaping mainstream media coverage of citizen-led protests.