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

Ghar ki shaadi

Of family pressure, maulvis and the nikahnama.

Unpacking the floods in Pakistan

On root causes, challenges and gaps in state capacity.

Fighting for their lives

The story of India's HIV patients and the antiretroviral drug supply crisis.

Talking to Tehreek-i-Taliban

Pakistan’s negotiations with the banned group may lead to more violence and instability.