Contributors

Michael BACKMAN, Degree in Economics (First Class) from the LSE. Australian journalist writing on Asian politics, financial and economic issues. Author of the best-seller: Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia.

 

Lucy Sai-ki CHEAH, doctorand-Collaborator at the Centre for Ethics and Global Politics, Luiss University of Rome, Italy. Master’s degree from the Institute of International Education, Stockholm University, Sweden.

 

CHUNG Chee Min, ex-Lecturer in Mathematics at the Victoria Institution, Kuala Lumpur. Also served as a computer science specialist at various multi-national companies in Malaysia.

 

Dr. Valentina GENTILE, Lecturer at the Centre for Ethics and Global Politics, Luiss University of Rome, Italy. Marie Curie Fellow at the Centre for Conflict Studies, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

 

Dr. Muhammad Zafar IQBAL, Professor of Public Administration, Institute of Administrative Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Dean, Faculty of Economics and Management Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Honorary Professor of Management, University of Stirling, Scotland. Other teaching posts at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA; Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, U.K.; and Utrecht University, The Netherlands. [Please note the error in Prof. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal's middle name in the printed version of AA5.]

 

Dr. Nasira JABEEN, Professor of Public Administration, Institute of Administrative Sciences, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. Prince Claus Chair, School of Governance, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands. HEC Approved Supervisor for Ph.D/M.Phil research supervision. National Resource Person, Higher Education Commission of Pakistan.

 

Maya KULKARNI, Journalist, U.S.A.

 

MOTEKI Hiromichi, Deputy Chairman and General Secretary, Society for the Dissemination of Historical Fact, Japan.

 

Dr. Prithwindra MUKHERJEE, ex-Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), and ex-lecturer at I.N.A.L.C.O., Paris, and the University of Paris-XII. Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Ministry of Culture), 2009.

 

Dhruv PANDE, doctorand  in political theory at Luiss University, Rome. He obtained a Masters in Pol. Sc. (spec.: Political Theory) at the University of Delhi, India. Former Research Associate at the Developing Countries Research Centre, University of Delhi.

 

Adam Donaldson POWELL, freelance critic and writer; a Vietnam war “conscientious objector” residing in Norway.

 

Dr. Ram PUNIYANI, M.D.; ex-Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai. Secretary, All-India Secular Forum and Centre for Study of Society and Secularism. Human Rights activist. Recepient of the Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration in 2006 and the National Communal Harmony Award in 2007..

 

Dr. Mohammad A. QUAYUM, Professor of English, Head, Department of English, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur; Visiting Professor, Binghampton University. Former Professor at University Putra Malaysia. Lecturer, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Asst. Professor, University of Dhaka.

 

Dr. Aakash Singh RATHORE, Lecturer at the Centre for Ethics and Global Politics, Luiss University of Rome, Italy. Former Reader, Department of Philosophy, University of Delhi. Post-doctoral Fellow, Humboldt University of Berlin. Expert Advisor, Indian Council of Education Cooperation, New Delhi.

 

Dr. Yoginder Singh SIKAND, ex-Professor and Head, Centre for Studies on Indian Muslims, Hamdard  University, Delhi, India. Post-doctoral Research Scholar at the International Institute for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, Leiden, The Netherlands. Taught Islamic History at the Henry Martyn Institute of Islamic Studies, Hyderabad, India.

 

Dr. T.WIGNESAN, ex-Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Paris; taught a doctoral and master’s seminar at the Sorbonne-Nouvelle University and at AGSIRD (Arcadia University in Paris); ex-lecturer at the University of Maryland in Heidelberg and the Commonwealth Institute, London.