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Prof. Ejaz Akram – ELLTA Association

Prof. Ejaz Akram

Prof. Ejaz Akram

Lahore University of Mgmt Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan

Associate Professor (Religion, Politics, Philosophy)

Humanities & Social Sciences Department

Lahore University of Mgmt Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan

  • Faculty, American University in Cairo
  • Summer Faculty of Franklin College, Switzerland
  • Research and teaching focuses on Islam and the Muslim world, but also the religio-political issues and political philosophies of Judaism, Christianity and Hinduism (teaches a variety of courses such as: Religion and World Politics, Islamic Philosophy and Theology, Islamic Political Philosophy, Western Political Philosophy, Islam and the West, and Global Politics of the Environment)
  • Research interests: Political Philosophy; Comparative Religion; Interfaith Dialogue; Environmentalism
  • Published several books, scholarly articles, reviews and editorials, and appeared on several radio and television programs in North America, the Middle East and South Asia
  • Some of his recent monographs/ articles are Political Philosophy of Iqbal in the Light of Tradition, Islam-Christian Relations: Impact of Western Missionary Activity on Coptic-Islamic Relations in Egypt; Crisis of Parliamentary Governance in Pakistan: An argument for Presidential Federalism, Globalization and the Muslim World: Modernity and the Roots of Conflict in Islam and Ummah and Transnational Muslim Solidarity
  • His other scholarly works (Journal articles and Book Chapters) have focused on subjects relating to the interface of religious studies and political philosophy; religion and the dialogue of civilizations; and religious resurgence and fundamentalism
  • Contributed to numerous dictionary and encyclopedia articles and has held editorial and academic positions in Europe, United States, Middle East and South Asia
  • Also engages in ‘academic journalism’ on television – hosts weekly television show Discourse on Express TV Channel, which offers scholarly analysis and discussions on various subjects
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