Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan / Brief Bio

Educational qualifications:

MA (Islamic history), Cairo University, 1978;
PhD (Islamic Studies), Manchester University, 1987.

  

Experience:

Translator-announcer, Urdu Service, Cairo Radio, 1972-3;
Translator-Editor, Foreign Ministry, Tripoli, Libya, 1973-79;
Senior Research Fellow, The Muslim Institute, London, 1979-1993;
Director, The Institute of Islamic & Arab Studies, New Delhi, 1993-;
Visiting professor, Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, September-October 1991;
Resource person (expert/lecturer) in the methodology of research, Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, 1991-;
Contributor, The Encyclopaedia of Islam, Leiden, and the Encyclopaedia of Islamic History, Cairo.

 

Editor:

Muslimedia News & Features Service, London, 1981-84;
Orient Press International (OPI) News & Features Service,
New Delhi,1988-;
Muslim & Arab Perspectives, New Delhi 1993-;
Journal of Islamic History, New Delhi 1995-.
The Milli Gazette (fortnightly newspaper) Jan. 2000-
Muslim India monthly magazine 2003-04

  

Correspondent:

Al-Hayat Newspaper, London, 1991-92;
Arab News, Jeddah, 1992-97;
Al-Riyad Daily, Riyadh, 1991-.

  

Contributor:

Al-Mujtama', Kuwait, Al-Islah, Dubai, Radiance, Delhi,
Nation & World Delhi etc.

 

Political analyst/
commentator:

BBC Radio & TV-London, Voice of America, Washington, Jazeerah Satellite Channel, Doha, Kuwait Radio, Al-Arabiya, Kuwait, Manar TV, Beirut, Iran Radio, Tehran, All-India Radio, New Delhi etc.

  

Author and translator:

Over 40 books in Arabic, English and Urdu, published in Kuwait, Cairo, Beirut, London and Delhi since 1968.

   

For more information please contact Dr Khan, specifying the reason for the request, at 
D-84 Abul Fazal Enclave-I, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi 110 025 India. 
Tel.: (+9111) 2694 7483, 2695 2825, 2694 2883. 
E-mail: khan.zafarul{AT} gmail.com 

A brief sketch on Dr Khan is available in World Who's Who (US, Providence: Marquis) since the 1997 ed., and on Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zafarul_Islam_Khan).

Last revised: 29 September 2008

 


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