Syed Kazim Ali Kazmi, M.A.

Syed Kazim Ali Kazmi, M.A.

Expertise Summary

Syed Kazim Ali Kazmi is a researcher at the University of Duisburg-Essen. He is writing his PhD about Pakistani Novels in English. He previously taught English language and literature at several institutions in Pakistan.


Kazim has two Masters in English language and literature from the International Islamic University in Islamabad, and the Hazara University in Mansehra, Pakistan. He researched the stories of those individuals who converted to Islam in the northern region of Chitral, Pakistan. During his time teaching English language and literature Kazim designed objective-focused lessons for adult ESL learners, among others. He is working on a project dealing with Ambiguity in British Discourse on Travel in the Long 18th Century with Prof. Dr. Patricia Plummer. His current research interests are postcolonial literature, globalization, diaspora literature, and narratives.


Plummer, Patricia and Syed Kazim Ali Kazmi. "'Transgendered, castrated, effeminate'? Gender and Ambiguity in Cross-Cultural Perspective." Journal Netzwerk Frauen- und Geschlechterforschung in NRW 49 (2021): 73-80. Link

Kazmi, S. K. A. (2016). From Spirits to God: Stories of the Kalash Converts from Before and After their Conversion. Narrative Works6(2). Retrieved from


Creative Writing

Kazmi, S. K. “A Donkey in a Horse Race”. Contemporary Literary Review India, Vol. 4, no. 1, Feb. 2017, pp. 109-17,

Kazmi, S. “The Story”. Contemporary Literary Review India, Vol. 3, no. 2, Aug. 2016, pp. 26-28,

Kazmi, S. “Insomnia by Syed Kazim Ali Kazmi”. Contemporary Literary Review India, Vol. 3, no. 1, Feb. 2016, pp. 60-63,