Dr. Muhammad Zaman

University affiliation: Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Fellowship period: June and September 2023


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The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and Road Safety in Pakistan

Home-university project website (Road Safety in Islamabad)


Project Description

For a full description of Muhammad Zaman and Hifza Irfan’s project, see ‘BRI, CPEC and Road Safety in Pakistan‘.

See also the Silk Roads Roundtable from September 2023.

Research Interests


Dr Muhammad Zaman earned his PhD in Sociology from University of Leipzig in 2009 and currently lectures at Quaid-i-Azam University’s School of Sociology, which he established in 2014. He also comments on social issues at various TV channels and writes for newsapers including the Daily Times and 92 (in Urdu).

He established a consortium on Road Safety in Pakistan and is also part of a consortium on children’s subjective wellbeing. Funding for his work on road safety comes from the Grand Challenge Fund (Higher Education Commission of Pakistan) and a number of other local sources. The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan awarded hin the Best Young Researcher Award in 2021.

Selected Publications

Selected research projects