Dr. Tania Saeed is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy, and Associate Professor of Sociology at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Pakistan. Her research focuses on questions of citizenship, identity and education in the context of Pakistan, and the South Asian diaspora. Dr. Saeed has contributed to policy research on Islamophobia, and education in the UK and US. She is the author of Islamophobia and Securitization. Religion, Ethnicity and the Female Voice (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2016), and the co-author of Youth and the National Narrative. Education, Terrorism and the Security State in Pakistan (Bloomsbury UK, 2020). She has a doctorate in Education from the University of Oxford, and an MSc in Gender, Development and Globalization from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
As a Marie Curie fellow, her on-going project, The Inter-Nationalist examines transnational networks of political parties from Pakistan and India in the US and UK, with a focus on inter-generational political ideologies and questions of identity and belonging. The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No. 890965.