Face to Face with Dr Taj Hashmi
Exclusive interview of Professor Dr Taj Hashmi.
Areas of expertise: Islamic resurgence and militancy, ethnicity, identity, regionalism and security in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East.
Dr Taj Hashmi is the Research Associate in York Centre for Asian Research at York University, Toronto, Canada. Prior to this he
teaches Homeland and Global Security, Islam, Ethnicity and Identity in the Modern World at Austin Peay State University at Clarksville, Tennessee, US since 2011. Earlier, he was a Professor of Security Studies at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in Honolulu, Hawaii.
He worked as professor of Islamic and Asian history, politics and culture at various universities in Australia, Bangladesh, Singapore and Canada, including the UBC in Canada, NUS in Singapore and the APCSS, Honolulu,
He holds a Ph.D. in modern South Asian history from the University of Western Australia, Masters (First Class) and BA (Hons.) in Islamic and South Asian History.
1) Global Jihad and America: The Hundred-Year-War Beyond Iraq and Afghanistan (Sage, January 2014);
2)Women and Islam in Bangladesh:Beyond Subjection and Tyranny, Palgrave-Macmillan, New York 2000 (a best seller in Asian Studies),
3)Pakistan as a Peasant Utopia, Westview Press, Boulder 1992.