Entries by Dr_Wiqar

A visionary historian

Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah, a prominent historian who has made significant contribution in highlighting the struggle of the great Bacha Khan, is currently working at the Dept. of History at QAU. Dr. Shah is a visionary person and has familiarized many new generations with the non-violence movement of Abdul Ghaffar Khan and the Khudai […]

A bright shining star who lights up the path for others

It is a great pleasure and privilege for me to write few words for the personality whom I admire the most, Professor Dr. Wiqar Ali Shah. Prof. Shah is renowned professor in the Dept. of History. He is known to me since 1999, the time when I joined Quaid-i-Azam University as an M.Phil student. My […]

Epitome of Love

I don’t remember much of my childhood. But it lives with me in the tales I hear from my mother. The stories about how Mamaji (Prof. Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah) would bring balloons every morning and would tie them to my hand and would sit and watch while I would play with them. Thinking […]

Academic of Integrity

The most difficult life in academics is lived by a historian. He has been carrying the burden of history on his shoulders bearing all the winds and tornadoes instilled by regimes, dictatorships and monarchs. He is sailing through these difficult waters of subsidence and truth. There are very few historians that stand tall upholding the […]

Excellent Resource of Inspiration

I’d like to express my deepest appreciation for the mentorship Prof. Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah extended during my M.Phil and PhD in QAU. He was not only a teacher and academic supervisor but like an affectionate family member. He fixed my mistakes and turned it into a learning opportunity. His guidance has been influential, […]

Living Chapter of History

Prof. Dr. Sayed Wiqar Ali Shah, a teacher of history, is known to us (students) as a living chapter of history. Prof. Wiqar, who served as the Chairman of Department of History and later as the Dean of Social Sciences has a long career of almost thirty- five years in Quaid-i-Azam University, which is full […]

Pillar of Department of History

Dr. Wiqar Ali Shah is one of the pillars of the Department of History, serving the discipline for the last three decades in various capacities. He is an internationally reputed scholar who has written countless books on the history of KP and translated many valuable works from Pashto to Urdu and English. He has produced […]