Research Team

Humera Iqbal
Dr. Humera Iqbal is Principal Investigator of the Project and an Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Psychology at the Social Research...
Anushay Malik
Dr. Aunshay Malik is an Assistant Professor in South Asian History at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Lahore University of...
Maria Rashid
Dr Maria Rashid acts as Research Fellow on the project. She completed her doctorate from the School of Oriental and...
Arooj Aurangzeb
Arooj Aurangzeb acts as Research Assistant on the Project. Aside from being a researcher she is a political organizer, and theatre artist...
Shahid Shah
Shahid Shah is a social justice activist and member of the Pakistani Bengali community. As well as being a teacher, Shahid is...
Hajira Maryam
Hajira Maryam joins us as a part time Research Assistant on the project. Alongside this, Hajira is a successful journalist...
Irfan Hasan
Artist, Irfan Hasan graduated from the National College of Arts in 2006 with a major in Indo-Persian miniature painting. Hasan holds...
Jawad Sharif
Jawad Sharif is an Award-Winning Pakistani filmmaker, cinematographer, and producer, who believes in using his skill as a medium...
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The POI Study

The Partition of Identity (POI) project examines the Bengali community in Pakistan. Estimates suggest that there are between 2.8 – 3 million members of this group living in Pakistan, but in reality, the numbers are likely to be much higher.

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