Dr. Muhammad Qasim Soomro

Professor

Department of General History,

University of Sindh, Jamshoro. Pakistan.

Office: +92-22-921318-90 Ext: 2020

mailto: qasim.soomro@usindh.edu.pk


Matriculation from B.I.S.E. Hyderabad, 2nd Division 1968
Intermediate from B.I.S.E. Hyderabad, 1st Division 1970

Graduation from University of Sindh, Jamshoro, 1st Division 1972
Post-Graduate (History) from University of Sindh, 2nd Division 1974
M.Phil. (History) Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad 1986
Ph.D. (General History), University of Sindh, Jamshoro 1999

 

 

FIELD OF STUDY              History of Sindh with reference to Pakistan.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Worked as Research Fellow, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Islamabad from June 1976 to September 1986.

  • Worked as Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Islamabad from September 1986 to March 1988.

  • Worked as Assistant Professor (on Deputation) Pakistan Study Center, University of Sindh, Jamshoro from April 1988 to October 1989.

  • Also remained Assistant Editor, Bi-annual Research Journal "Grassroots", Pakistan Study Center, University of Sindh, Jamshoro for the period 1988-89.

  • Worked as Assistant Professor, Department of General History, University of Sindh, Jamshoro from November 01, 1989 to January 05, 1990 (on deputation). And regularized as an Assistant Professor from January 06, 1990 to October 03, 1997.

  • Worked as Associate Professor, Department of General History, University of Sindh, Jamshoro from October 04, 1997 to April 9, 2004.

  • Presently working as Professor, Department of General History, University of Sindh, Jamshoro from April 10, 2004, to-date.

  • Member, Editorial Board, Sindh University Research Journal of Social Sciences, 1999 to 2003-04.

  • Member, Academic Committee, Area Study Centre, Far East & South East Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

  • Member, Scrutiny Committee, Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

  • Supervisor / Guide for M.Phil Studies, Department of General History, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

  • Supervisor / Guide for M.Phil Studies, Area Study Centre, Far East & South East Asia, University of Sindh, Jamshoro.

  • Supervisor / Guide for M.Phil Studies, Department of Compulsory and Optional Subjects, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Mirs.

  • Member, National Curriculum Revision Committee in History, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad.

  • Member, National Curriculum Committee in the subject of Pakistan Studies for grade-XI and XII, Ministry of Education, Islamabad.

  • Member, Board of Governors, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Centre of Excellence, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.

  • Presently Working as Chairman, Department of General History, University of Sindh, Jamshoro from January 01, 1999 to date.

RESEARCH WORK 

BOOKS


1.         Sindh: A Select Bibliography, Institute of Islamic History, Culture and Civilization, Islamabad, 1981, 85 p.

2.         Pakistan: A comprehensive Bibliography 1947-80, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research, Islamabad (A joint publication), 1981, XII + 515, p.

3.         Muslim Politics in Sindh (1938-47), Pakistan Study Center, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, 1989, XI  193,p.

4.         Sindh: Glimpses into Modern History, (Proceedings of PHRIC on History of Sindh 1843-1999) Department of General History, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, 2008. 526 p.

 

ARTICLES
 

English
 

1.         "Muslim Politics in Sindh (1938-43)", Pakistan Journal of History and Culture, Islamabad, Vol. VII, # 1, January-June, 1986.

2.         "Sindh Towards Creation of Pakistan 1937-47: A Brief Survey",
Bi-annual Research Journal Grassroots, Pakistan Study Center, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Vol. # XIII & XIV, 1988.

3.         "Elections of 1946 in Sindh: Historical Background and Political Analysis", The University of Sindh Arts Research Journal Vol.XXIV, (Arts series), 1989.

4.         "Contribution of Hurrs in Freedom Movement", Bi-annual Research Journal Grassroots, Pakistan Study Center, University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Vol. # XV & XVI, 1989.

5.         "Rise and Fall of Brahman Dynasty in Sindh", The University of Sindh Arts Research Journal, Vol. XXVI, (Arts series), 1991.

6.         "Quaid-i-Azam and His Services for Sindh", Historicus Quarterly Journal of Pakistan Historical Society, Karachi, Vol. XLVI, # 4, October-December 1998.

7.         "Sindh During Kalhora Period a Historical and Economic Perspective"  ‘Historicus’ Quarterly Journal of Pakistan Historical Society, Karachi Vol. LI, # 3, July - September, 2003.

8.         "Sindh - Iran Relations in Historical perspective (Pre-Islamic Period)". Published in the Book entitled "Pakistan - Iran Relations in Historical perspective" Peshawar, Department of History, University of Peshawar, 2004.

 

Urdu

9.         "Peeran-i-Sindh Aur Tahrik-i-Azadi", Bi-annual Research Journal Tarikh-o-saqafat Pakistan, Islamabad, Vol. 09, # II, October 1998-March 1999.

 

Sindhi

10.       "Tahrik-i-Azadi Ain Hurr Mujahid" Quarterly Mehran Sindhi Adabi Board, Jamshoro, # 4, October-December 1998.

11.       "Shikarpur Mein Muslim League Jo Qiyam", Monthly Naien Zindagi, Hyderabad, November 1991.

12.       "Pir Hussamuddin Rashdi Ja Risaly Naien Zindagi Mein Chapial Mazmoon Ain Unhan Ji Tarikhi Ahmiat" Monthly Naien Zindagi, Hyderabad, April 1992.

13.       "Saman-Jee-Dour Mein Parkar Jo Mutalio" Monthly Naien Zindagi, Hyderabad, December 1993.

14.       "Moulaie Shedaie: Sindh Jo Hik Namnvour Tarikhdan" Monthly Naien Zindagi, Hyderabad, February 1995.

15.       "Sayed Hussamuddin Rashdi Jee Sawanahi Maakhizan Jo Jalzo" Quarterly Mehran, Sindhl Adabi Board, Jamshoro # 1, January - March, 1997.

16.       "Sindh Ja Pir Ain Tahrik-i-Azadi", Monthly Al-Sindh, Islamabad, Vol. 69, December 1998.

17.       "Sindhi Zuban Mein Quaid-i-Azam Jo Mutalio" Bi-annual, Sindh Adab, Institute of Sindhology, Volume 18, No. I & II, 2004.

 

SEMINARS / CONFERENCES

 

  • Participated in Thar Seminar 1992 held at Mithi on October 8-10, 1992 and presented a paper entitled: "Saman Jee Dour Mein Parkar Jo