Faculty Profile

Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq

Professor

  • PhD (History of Philosophy and Science, Religion and Literature in Classical Islamic Culture), University College,University of London - 1990
  • MA (History and Philosophy of Science and Greco-Arabic Philosophy in Cultural Context), University, College, University of London - 1979
  • BA (Applied Physics and Electronics), University of Hull, England - 1971
Area of Specialization: (History of Philosophy and Science, Religion and Literature in Classical Islamic Culture)
Professional Activities: Chairman, Library Committee
On-board Status: Available


Work Experience:

  • - Professor & Chairman Library Committee at IBA, Karachi. (May-2014 to PRESENT)
  • - Professor at IBA, Karachi. (Jan-2013 to Apr-2014)
  • - Visiting Professor at University of Malaya (Jan-2011 to Dec-2012)
  • - Senior Faculty Member Department of Humaities and Socail Sciences at LUMS (Jan-2006 to Dec-2012)
  • - Professor of Islamic Culture & Civilization at Reconstructions Rabbinical College, Wyncote (Jan-2003 to Dec-2004)
  • - Visiting Faculty at University of Pennysylvania (Jan-2002 to Dec-2006)
  • - Assistant Professor at University of Pennysylvania (Jan-2001 to Dec-2002)
  • - Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) at Faculty of Arts and Sciences Rutgers University (Jan-1996 to Dec-2001)
  • - Assistant Professor at Faculty of Arts and Sciences Brown University (Jan-1993 to Dec-1996)
  • - Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at College of the Holy Cross (Jan-1993 to Dec-1994)
  • - Lecturer on Islamic Civilization at Tufts University (Jan-1990 to Dec-1992)
  • - Instructor in the English Language at Northeastern University (Jan-1989 to Dec-1990)

Membership & Affiliations:
  • - CHAIR OF MASTER, Committee Residential Colleges
  • - MEMBER, Editorial Advisory Board PSSR
  • - MEMBER, Int`l Advisory Board GIKI
  • - MEMBER, Int`l Board Periodica Islamica
  • - MEMBER, Advisory Board, Islam&Science
  • - MEMBER, Chief Editor, Bunyad LUMS

Honors & Awards:
  • - American Science Affiliation, Templeton Foundation American Science Affiliation. Benefactors: The Templeton Foundation. 2002.
  • - Waldo G. Leland Prize-American Historical Associat, American. H.A Waldo G. Leland Prize of the American Historical Association (shared), 2011. Awarded to The New Cambridge History of Islam (Chief Ed., M. Cook of Princeton University) cited as “the most outstanding reference tool in the field of history published between 2006-2011.” I wrote two extensive chapters in this work.
  • - Annual Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Pakistan League USA Pakistan League of America, Annual Award for Outstanding Scholarship, 2004.
  • - Science and Religion Development Grant-CTNS, The Templeton Founda Science and Religion Development Grant, Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences(CTNS), Berkeley. Benefactors: The Templeton Foundation. 2002.
  • - Science, Religion, and Art Prize, Templeton Foundation Science, Religion, and Art Prize for the year 2000. Benefactors: The TempletonFoundation
  • - National Endowment-Comparitive Religiousideas Proj, Cross-Cultural Comparative Religious Ideas Collaborative Project. National Endowment for the Humanities and Henry Luce Foundation. 1995-9.
  • - H.U Center for Middle Eastern Studies Grant, Harvard University Harvard University Center for Middle Eastern Studies Grant. 1992
  • - American Philosophy of Science Association Grant., APSA American Philosophy of Science Association Grant. 1992.
  • - Teaching fellowship-Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson, Harvard biologist Between 1984-89, recipient of several teaching fellowships, including one with the Nobel Laureate Sheldon Glashow, and another with the Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson.
  • - Teaching fellowship-Nobel Laureate Sheldon Glashow, Nobel Laureate S.G Between 1984-89, recipient of several teaching fellowships, including one with the Nobel Laureate Sheldon Glashow, and another with the Harvard biologist E. O. Wilson.
  • - Merit Scholarship for Harvard,$80,000, Bank of Credit&Comme Bank of Credit & Commerce Merit Scholarship for Harvard,$80,000. 1983-6.
  • - British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Grant., BBC British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Grant. 1979-80
  • - British Council Merit Award, British Council British Council Merit Award. 1978-79


shaq@iba.edu.pk
: 111422422 (Ext.2669)

 

Research Interest

List to come

  • A HISTORY OF THE FABLE IN ITS
  • DON QUIXOTE AND ITS ANDALUSIAN
  • FROM GHALIB TO BOLLYWOOD
  • HISTORY OF IDEAS I
  • HISTORY OF IDEAS II
  • HISTORY OF SCIENCE
  • INTELLECTUAL & CULTURAL HISTOR
  • MAJOR THEMES IN WORL GEN HIST.
  • PHILOSOPHY LOGIC AND ETHICS
  • SOCIOECONOMIC PHILOSOPHY OF IS
  • THE PERSIAN LITERARY CULTURE O
  1. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Birds, Trees, Stained Gusts — Who is Singing?", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Dec 28, 2014, Karachi, Pakistan
  2. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "In the Court of the Jinn: Animals vs. Humans", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Dec 14, 2014, Karachi, Pakistan
  3. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "The Thousand Faces of Mirage: Back to Noon Meem Rashid", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Oct 12, 2014, Pakistan
  4. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "What is it that Rattles? - On the Autonomy of Ideas", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Aug 24, 2014, Karachi, Pakistan
  5. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Young Man, Poetry has Saved Us!", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Jun 22, 2014
  6. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "In the Chamber of Being: Humanising Iqbal", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Apr 21, 2014, Karachi, Pakistan
  7. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Even the Ashes Blown Away", The Columbia Global Humanities Workshop: "State of the Humanities in South Asia and the Middle East.", Mar 16, 2014, Mumbai, India
  8. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "On the Romance of the Metaphorical with the Real", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Feb 09, 2014, Karachi, Pakistan
  9. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Major Contemporary Environmental Issues and Some Religious and Ethical Resources for Addressing Them", Seminar on Environment and Ethics, organized by the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), Jan 04, 2014, Doha, Qatar
  10. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq, Ted Peters, Muzaffar Iqbal "Falsafa-e ‘Ilm-o-Din dar Islam wa Masihiyyat, tr. Jawwad Qasimi", Book, Jan 01, 2014
  11. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "The Horribly Howling’ and ‘the Victor’", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Dec 15, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  12. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Whither Portraiture?", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Sep 08, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  13. N. Trakakis, Graham Oppy, Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Medieval Philosophy of Religion", Acumen, Jul 31, 2013, London, England
  14. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "From the Guadalquivir to the Edge of Indus", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Jul 14, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  15. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "On the Virtues of Vices", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Jul 11, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  16. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Ah, the Joys of Back-Formations", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, May 12, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  17. , Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Introduction", In "Memoirs of the Badshahi Mosque" by Talha Jalal, Apr 25, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  18. Peter E. Pormann, Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq, Peter Adamson "Studies in Islamic Philosophy: The Philosophical Works of al-Kindi", , Mar 05, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  19. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Al-Farabi", In "Medieval Philosophy of Religion: The History of Western Philosophy of Religion" Edited by Graham Oppy and N. N. Trakakis, Feb 01, 2013, Durham, United Kingdom
  20. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "At Ghalib’s Threshold, Again", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Jan 06, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  21. Abdurrahman Bijnouri, Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Mahasin-e Kalam-e Ghalib", , Jan 01, 2013, Karachi, Pakistan
  22. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Educational Horizons of Contemporary Pakistan", Islam and Civilisational Renewal, Jan 01, 2013, Malaysia
  23. Ted Peters, Muzaffar Iqbal, Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "God, Life, and the Cosmos: Christian and Islamic Perspectives", , Jan 01, 2013, Surrey, United Kingdom
  24. Peter Pormann, Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq, Peter Adamson "The Philosophical Works of al-Kindi", , Sep 29, 2012, Karachi, Pakistan
  25. Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "O Lord, Return my Prayers: On the Poetics of Manto", Dawn Magazine: Books and Authors, Aug 05, 2012, Karachi, Pakistan
  26. , Dr. Syed Noman Ul Haq "Indo-Islamic Civilization: Perspectives on Early Modern History and Religion", In "Perspectives on Indo-Islamic Civilization in Mughal India: Historiography, Religion and Politics, Sufism and Islamic Renewal" by Sajida Sultana Alvi, Aug 02, 2012, Karachi, Pakistan