Selected publications


  • Humeira Iqtidar, Secularising Islamists? Jamaat-e-Islami and Jamaat-ud-Dawa in Pakistan, University of Chicago Press, 2011.

  • Humeira Iqtidar and David Lehmann eds., Fundamentalisms: Critical Concepts in Religions, Routledge, 2011(4 volumes).

Selected Journal Publications:

  • "Secularism and Dilemmas of Citizenship for the 'Majority'" Citizenship Studies, 16:8, 2012.

  • "Introduction: Secularism and Citizenship in the World Beyond North Atlantic" Citizenship Studies 16:8, 2012 (with David Lehmann).

  • "Secularism Beyond the State: The 'State' and the 'Market' in Islamist Imagination" Modern Asian Studies, 45:3, 2011.

    [reprinted in Osella, F and C. Osella eds., Islamic Reformism in South Asia, Cambridge University Press, 2012].

  • "Introduction: State Management of Religion in Pakistan", Modern Asian Studies, 45:3, 2011 (with David Gilmartin).

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • ERC Starter Grant – Tolerance in Contemporary Muslim Polities: Political Theory Beyond the West.

Media coverage

  • Dr. Iqtidar's research has featured in interviews and articles in theGuardian, BBC World Service, Voice of America, Der Spiegel, Social Science Research Council online, The Dawn, Express Tribune and Open Democracy.

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