Dr. Mubarak Ali is an eminent historian, activist and scholar of Pakistan. He got M.A. History from Sindh University, Hyderabad in 1963. In 1972, he went first to London and then Germany for higher studies and attained PhD (on Mughal Period, India) from Ruhr University, Bochum, Germany in 1976. Later he became head of history department of Sindh University. He was the director of the Goethe Institute in Lahore, until 1996.
He is also the editor of the quarterly journal Taarikh (History). He has been widely interviewed by electronic and print media in India, Pakistan and Middle East. He has written a number of books and articles on Indo-Pak history, and has been widely acclaimed as anti-establishment thinker and historian.
Historical aspects of creation of a muslim identity.
Relations to power of religion and Politics.