Brandt School Universität Erfurt

Dr. des. Hasnain Bokhari


+49 (0)361 / 737-4113
LG 4 / Room E05

Dr. des. Hasnain Bokhari works as an Assistant Professor (Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter) at the Chair of Muslim Cultural and Religious History. His project deals with pluralist discourse and peace education, funded by the German Federal Foreign Ministry. Previously, Mr. Bokhari worked as a research associate at the University of Erfurt on a project "Changing Role of Social Media in Muslim Countries", funded by the DAAD. Mr. Bokhari received his PhD on a Heinrich Boell fellowship from the Faculty of Humanities, University of Erfurt. His research dealt with the state in a developing country context and how it deals with the phenomenon of eGovernment and the way modern communication technologies go through retransformation and reshaping according to the socio-political culture of the country. Mr. Bokhari is also associated with the Centre for Development Informatics, University of Manchester, UK and visiting professor at the Institute of Social & Cultural Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore. Mr. Bokhari holds Master's degrees both in Public Policy from Erfurt University and Computer Science from Bahria University, Islamabad. His research interests include, among others, eGovernment, ICTs for sustainable human development, and media and the new public sphere.

Courses taught at the Brandt School:

  • Public Policy in Muslim Context (with Jamal Malik) (SS 2006)

  • PNM: Political Communication and Communication Management of NGOs (WS 2011/12)

  • PNM: Political Communication (with Jamal Malik) (WS 2012/13)

  • PNM: Information and Communication Technologies for Sustainable Human Development (WS 2012/13)

  • PNM: CSM: Social Media in Conflict Regions (SS 2013 and 2014)

  • PNM: Design and Implications of eGovernment in Developing Countries (WS 2013/14)

  • PNM: Fall School - Internet Politics (with Jamal Malik) (WS 2013/14)

  • PNM: Summer School - Cyber Culture (with Jamal Malik) (SS 2014)

  • PNM: CSM: Media, War and Conflict (SS 2015)

  • PNM: Digital Entrepreneurship (WS 2015/16)

  • PNM: Design and Policy Implications of eGovernment (SS 2016)

  • CSM: Media, Conflict and Society (WS 2016/17)

  • IACD: Sustainable Development Goals (WS 2017/18)

  • PNM: Digital Entrepreneurship (WS 2017/18)

Selected Publications

2012. Digitisation of Electoral Rolls: Analysis of a Multi-Agency E-Government Project in Pakistan. Published in 6th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Government. ACM International Conference Proceedings Series, ACM Press.

2010. Multi-channel Electronic Public Service Delivery Mechanisms in Developing Countries – A Case Study of the eSahulat Programme in Pakistan. Published in 4th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Government. ACM International Conference Proceedings Series, ACM Press.

2009. Realising hybrid model of eGovernment for citizen-centric eServices in developing countries. Analysis of eSahulat programme in Pakistan. Published in conference proceedings IEEE International Multitopic Conference, Mohammad Ali Jinnah University, Islamabad and University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila.

2008. Paradigm shift in service delivery channels for G2C services–Service Oriented Architecture an option for the success of eGovernment in Pakistan?. Published in conference proceedings IEEE International Conference on Information Technology, University of Science and Technology, Bannu.