Aftab Nasir

Aftab Nasir


PhD Candidate (Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University, Germany)

Mr Aftab Nasir is enrolled as a PhD candidate at the Center for Development Research (ZEF), Bonn University, Germany. In his doctoral research, he explored the linguistic dimension of empowerment within the educational and judicial sectors of Pakistan. Previously, he has worked at the Institute of Social Sciences, Germany as a Research Assistant.

Research Interests:

His research interests are post-colonial epistemologies, sociolinguistics, psychoanalysis, political sociology and development studies. Currently, he is working as a co-convenor of working group titled “post-colonial perspectives on Development” at European Association of Development Research and Training Institute (EADI). Furthermore, he co-manages a website on decolonial thinking that is available at: