Dr. Syed Minhaj ul Hassan
  • Professor

Dr. Syed Minhaj ul Hassan

Ph.D , University of Peshawar (2003) in Pakistan affairs and History of Khyber Pukhtunkhwa
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  • Ph.D. (2003) from  University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan

Dissertation: N-WFP Administration under Abdul Qaiyum Khan: 1947-53

  • MA (1993) from   Eastern Washington University, Cheney, USA

Major:  European, British, & American History

  • MA (1985) from University of Peshawar, KP, Pakistan

Major:  Islamic, Indian, & Pakistan History

  • BA (1981) from University of Peshawar, N-WFP, Pakistan

Major:  History & Political Science

  • FA (1979) from B.I.S.E. Peshawar, KP, Pakistan

Major:  History & Civics

Teaching Experience

  • [September 1, 2015 -  Contin.] Professor Department of History, University of Peshawar.
  • [September 1, 2010 – 31 August 2015] Professor/Scholar Quaid-i-Azam Chair in Urdu and Pakistan Studies, Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
  • [May 14, 2005- August 31, 2010] Professor, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
  • [June 25, 1994- May 13, 2005]  Assistant Professor  University of Peshawar, Pakistan 
  • [Sept. 19, 1987-Jun 24, 1994] Lecturer, University of Peshawar, Pakistan
  • [Sept. 1, 1986-June 1987] Lecturer (ad hoc) Taught courses prescribed in the MA Previous and MA Final syllabus



  1. The Dawn of New Era in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Abdul Qaiyum Khan Chief Ministership, 1947-53, (Islamabad: NIHCR, 2016). [Principal Author]
  2. Pakistan-Iran Relations in Historical Perspective, (Peshawar: Culture Center of the Islamic Republic of Iran & Dept. of History, University of Peshawar, 2004). [Co-Editor]
  3. Mutalea Pakistan (Pakistan Studies) (Urdu). (Peshawar: N-WFP Text Book Board, 2006). [Co-Author]

Chapters in Books:

  1. Sectarian Militancy in Pakistan and Its Implications, in Religiously Divided Societies in Contemporary World, ed. Dr Marcello Mollica, publisher, University of Pisa Press, 2015.
  2. Pakistani Labour Migration to the Gulf and Development in Miranzai Valley,  International Migration and Development in South Asia, ed. Tan Tai Yong & Md Mizanur Rahman, Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2015.
  3. The Changing Pattern of Pakhtun Culture under the Influence of Diaspora, Circulation of Cultures and Culture of Circulation: Diasporic Cultures of South Asia During 18th and 19th Centuries, ed. Sanjay Garg, Colombo: SAARC Culture Centre, 2014.
  4. The War of Independence as Perceived and taught in Pakistan, Mutiny at the Margins: New Perspectives on the Indian Uprising of 1857, vol.6, ed. Crispin Bates, New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2014.
  5. Tribal Areas of the N-WFP: Politics of Survival, Pakistan: Unresolved Issues of State and Society, ed. Syed Farooq Hasnat & Ahmad Faruqui, Lahore: Vanguard Books, 2008. 

Book Reviews

  1. N-WFP—100 Years Ago, Imperial Gazetteer of India, Provincial Series: North-West Frontier Province, Books and Authors, The Dawn, Karachi, Jun 16, 2002.
  2. Imperial Gazetteer of India, Provincial Series: North-West Frontier Province,? The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Vol. IX, No. II, (Sept 2001).


  1. Non-Violence, Islam and Pakhtunwali, Journal of the Research Society of Pakistan, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Volume 52, No. 2, July-December 2015. [Principal Author]
  2. Qaiyum Khan and the War of Kashmir, 1947-48 AD, Binannual Journal, FWU Journal of Social Sciences, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University, Peshawar, Pakistan, Volume 9, No. 1, Summer 2015. [Principal Author]
  3. European Society and Islam, International Journal of Muslim Unity, Biannual Journal of International Institute for Muslim Unity (IIMU), International Islamic University,  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Volume 11, Number 1 & 2, June 2013, Published in February 2015. [Principal Author]
  4. The Muslims of Hong Kong and their Religious Symbols, Conference Proceedings of Korean Association of Islamic Studies (KAIS) the 25th Anniversary International
  5. Conference on The Muslim World After the Arab Spring: Changes and Prospects for Islam in the 21st Century, held on 26 September 2014 at Yongin Global Campus, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, South Korea. [Principal Author]
  6. The Taliban Imbroglio: Search for Durable Peace in Pakistan, Pakistan Perspective, Biannual Research Journal of Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi, Volume 18, Number 2, July-December 2013. [Principal Author]
  7. The Vanishing Traditions of Pakhtunwali SAARC Culture, SAARC Cultural Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka, Volume 3, 2012. [Principal Author]
  8. Managing Violent Culture Through Non-Violent Methods: A Case Study of Khudai Khidmatgar Movement in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Caucasus Journal of Social Sciences, University of Georgia, Tbilisi, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2011.  [Principal Author]
  9. The Rise of Sikhs’ Nationalism in Punjab during the British Rule in India, The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar. Volume XVIII, No. 1, 2010. Co-author [First Author]
  10. An Analysis of Mirza Kalich Beg’s Book History of Sindh Proceeding of the International Conference on ?the Contribution of Shams-ul-Ulama Mirza Kalich Beg towards Language, Literature and Society held on 03-04 October 2009 published by Mirza Kalich Beg Chair, Faculty of Arts, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Edited and Compiled by Dr. Muhammad Qasim Bughio & Shagufta Jabeen. [Principal Author]
  11. Cow Protection Movement during the British Rule in India, Ancient Pakistan, Research Bulletin of Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology & Social Anthropology, University of Peshawar, Volume XX, 2009. Co-author (First Author)
  12. 1951 General Elections in the NWFP Pakistan Journal of History and Culture, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Islamabad, Volume XXIX, No. 2, July-December 2008. [Principal Author]
  13. Politics of Suppression: Babara Incident, A Historic Appraisal The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar. Volume XV, No. 1, 2007. [Principal Author]
  14. Muslim League Politics in NWFP: Abdul Qaiyum Khan versus Pir of Manki Sharif The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Volume XIV, No. 2, 2006. Co-author (First Author)
  15. TNSM and Taliban Islamic Movement: Old Problems and new Challenges The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Volume XIV, No. 1, 2006. Co-author (2nd Author)
  16. Pakistan-India Relations in 21st Century: A Futuristic View The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Volume XIII, Nos. 1 & 2, 2005.  [Principal Author]
  17. Tribal Areas of the N-WFP: Politics of Survival, The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Volume XIII, Nos. 1 & 2, 2005. [Principal Author]        
  18. Abdul Qaiyum Khan’s Policy Towards Khudai Khidmatgars as Chief Minister of NWFP (1947-53) The Journal of Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar, No. 35 & 36, Spring & Autumn 2005 [Principal Author]     
  19. The Impact of Afghan Crisis on Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, Seminar Proceedings published under the title of ?Federally Administered Areas (FATA)     of Pakistan? December 7-8, 2004, Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar.  [Principal Author]
  20. Hadrat Ali’s Efforts in Securing Muslim Ummah’s Unity, Hamdard Islamicus, Bait al- Hikmah (Hamdard Foundation), Karachi, Vol. XXVII, No. 3, July-September 2004.  [Principal Author]
  21. Tribal Areas of N-WFP (Pakistan): Land and People, Al-Siyasa: A Journal of  Politics, Society and Culture, University of the Punjab, VI, (Winter 2004). [Principal Author]
  22. Consequences of the Iraq War for Turkey, IPRI Journal (Islamabad Policy Research Institute), Islamabad, Vol. IV, Number 1, (Winter 2004). [Principal Author]
  23. Pakistan Foreign Policy: Reading in Changing World, National Development and Security, FRIENDS, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, Volume XI, Number 4, Serial No. 44,  (Summer 2003). [Principal Author]
  24. Roots of the Islamic Revolution of Iran Hamdard Islamicus, Bait al- Hikmah (Hamdard Foundation), Karachi, Pakistan, Vol. XXV, Issue No. 4, (Oct-Dec 2002). [Principal Author]
  25. Imam Khomeini: an Epoch Making Personality, Role of Imam Khomeini in Revival of  Islamic Thought, Centennial Celebrations of the birth of Imam Khomeini, Islamabad, (Feb 2000).  [Principal Author]
  26. The Concept of Jihad and Shahadat, Hamdard Islamicus, Hamdard Foundation, Karachi,Pakistan, Vol. XXII, No. 2, (April-June 1999). [Principal Author]
  27. Marriage Customs of the Pakhtoons: A Case Study of Hangu (N-WFP), Pakistan, Pakistan Journal of History & Culture, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Islamabad, Vol. XIX, No. 2, (Jul-Dec 1998). [Principal Author]
  28. The Impact of Mountbatten-Nehru Relationship on the Partition of India, The Journal of  The Pakistan Historical Society, Karachi, Vol. XLIV, Part- III, (July 1996). [Principal Author]
  29. The Black Civil Rights Movement in USA, The Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peshawar, Vol. III, No. 1 (March 1995). [Principal Author]
  30. The Impact of Islamic Revolution on Super Powers, The Journal of Pakistan Study Centre, University of Peshawar, Nos. 29 & 30, (Spring & Autumn 1994).