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Citizenship Education: Teaching History for Social Change


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A two-day Continuing Professional Education Programme for social studies teachers, school principals, professionals in the field of peace-building and community development. Register for the programme by April 9, 2018. Fill the registration form available on https://www.aku.edu/iedpk/Documents/registration-form-CPE-2017.pdf and submit it to the Professional Development Centre, Karachi. For more information, visit https://www.aku.edu/events/pages/event-detail.aspx?EventID=774 or contact our Professional Development Centre Karachi at Phone: +92 21 3634 7611-4, 3682 6991-4 | Ext #: 8523/8511 E-mail: ied.pdck@aku.edu.


Dr Taymiya Zaman is an Associate Professor of History at the University of San Francisco, USA, where she teaches courses on Islam and Muslim societies, Mughal, Ottoman, and Safavid history, and modern South Asia and the Middle East. Dr Taymiya has worked extensively on curricular development, pedagogy, and civic engagement in both college and high school classrooms. She has also helped to write, edit, and design a history textbook for students from grade 6-10 for "The History Project" (http://www.partitionedhistories.com/) that aims to offer holistic histories on South Asia; her work included integrating critical thinking exercises that linked history to the everyday experiences of students.

Dr Nosheen Ali is an Assistant Professor at AKU-IED, where she supervises students and teaches courses in the fields of social studies, citizenship education and environmental ethics. Dr Ali received her PhD in Development Sociology from Cornell University. Her research and publications span a wide terrain from citizenship studies to Muslim civilizations, as well as the role of information technology in social change. Dr Ali has previously taught courses at UC Berkeley, New York University, Habib University and Columbia University.