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NAUSHEEN WASI (ASSISTANT PROFESSOR)
M.A. in International Relations
University of Karachi (1997)
Ph. D Scholar

Objective: To seek knowledge and influence positive change

 

 

Research and Teaching Positions

  1. 20 May 2006 to date, Lecturer, Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  2. 14 September 2004 to 19 May 2006, Cooperative Teacher, Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  3. April 1998 to date, Lecturer, Education Base, Karachi.

  4. 1 August 2000 to 13 September 2004, Research Officer, Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi.

  5. 22 March, 2003 to 28 February 2004, Assistant Vice President (Research), Research and Collection Services (Pvt.) Ltd., Karachi.

  6. 1 March 2000 to 31 July 2000, Research Assistant in the Ford Foundation and Department of International Relations, University of Karachi Project entitled: Peace by Process: Lessons for India and Pakistan from the Middle East.

  7. 1 September 1999 to 29 February 2000, Research Assistant in a project, sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi entitled: Communication Linkage between Pakistan and Central Asia: A Case Study of KKH.

  8. January 1995 to December 1995, Teacher, Iqra School, Karachi.

 

Field(s) of Interest

  • Changing dynamics of security and approaches to security
  • Issues of regional cooperation and integration: prospects for South Asia in general and Pakistan in particular
  • Analysis of the world order.

 

Publications

Booklet

Muslim Political Thought (Karachi: Maktaba-i-Faridi Publications, 2004).

 

Research Articles/Works

  1. 13th SAARC Summit and Regional Cooperation’, Aalmi Ufaq (Karachi), Vol. 1, No.1, January 2006.
  2. ‘Pakistan and the UN’, Pakistan Horizon (Karachi), Vol. 58, No.3, July 2005, pp.89-100.
  3. ‘Regional Cooperation: Pakistan’s Perspective’, Working Papers (Goa), February 2005.
  4. ‘India-Pakistan Détente: Internal and External Factors’, Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 57, No. 3, July 2004, pp. 79-90.
  5. ‘Global Security Environment after 9/11: Implications for South Asia’, Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 56, No. 4, October 2003, pp. 35-48.
  6. ‘SAARC’s Role in Preventing Terrorism’, in Moonis Ahmar (ed.), The World After September 11: Challenges and Opportunities (Karachi: Bureau of Composition, Compilation & Translation, Press, 2003), pp. 197-218.
  7. ‘Chronology of Terrorism Related Events Since September 11, 2001’, ibid, pp.253-316.
  8. ‘The Vision of South Asia in the Year 2047: Perceptions on Cooperative Security’, in Moonis Ahmar (ed.), Paradigms of Conflict Resolution in South Asia (Dhaka: The University Press Limited, 2003), pp.283-298.
  9. ‘Pakistan’s Interests in Central Asia’, Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 55, No. 4, October 2002, pp. 15-26.
  10. ‘Security Order in Asia- Pacific Region’ Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 54, No. 3, July 2001, pp. 29-43.
  11. ‘Chronology of South Asian affairs from 1947-1960’, in Moonis Ahmar (ed.), Chronology of Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia 1947-2001 (Karachi: Karachi University Press, 2001)
  12. ‘Internal and External Implications of Political Change in Iran’, Pakistan Horizon, Vol. 54, No. 1, January 2001, pp 65-79.
  13. ‘Comprehensive and Cooperative Security in South Asia’ in Farhan Hanif Siddiqi and Moonis Ahmar (eds.), The Challenges of Conflict Resolution and Security in the 21st Century: Problems and Prospects (Karachi: Karachi University Press, 2001), pp.124-137.
  14. ‘A Chronological Survey of CTBT: 1996-2000’ in Moonis Ahmar (ed.), The CTBT Controversy: Different Perceptions in South Asia (Karachi: Karachi University Press, 2000) pp.138-151.

 

Commentaries

  1. Discussant’s comments on the paper entitled ‘Cooperative security in South Asia: The Future outlook’, in Farooq Sobhan (ed.), Strengthening Cooperation and Security in South Asia Post 9/11 (Dhaka: The University Press Limited/Bangladesh enterprise Institute, 2004), pp. 23-26.

  2. Discussant’s comments on the paper entitled ‘Dealing With Nuclear Weapons in South Asia: Safeguard, Verification and Monitoring’, in ibid., pp. 56-58.

 

Weekly Analysis

  • For a year since 22 March 2003 to 28 February 2004 wrote weekly report, Threat Perceptions (Karachi) on regional and international issues of concern.

 

 

Monthly Analysis

  • Since March 2003 to February 2004 wrote monthly analysis in Defence Journal (Karachi) on domestic, regional and international situation.

 

 

Magazines’ Articles

  1. Estrangement to Engagement (Indo-US cooperation)’, SOUTHASIA (Karachi), October, 2007, pp. 51-53.

  2. ‘SORT: Beginning an Era of Cooperation’, Orbit (Karachi: June 19-July 2, 2002), p. 19.

  3. ‘Cooperation in South Asia: Analysis of hindrances’, Orbit (June 19-July 2, 2002), p. 18.

  4. ‘City of Sorrow (Problem of law and order in Karachi)’, Southasia (Karachi: Apirl,1999), pp.10-11.

  5. ‘US attacks Iraq’, Southasia, (January,1999), pp. 21.

  6. ‘Where the East Meets the West’, Southasia (December,1998), pp. 46-47.

  7. ‘Critical Mass (Malaysian political crisis)’ Southasia (November,1998), pp. 41-43.

  8. ‘Chronic Crisis (Russian Parliamentary Crisis)’, Southasia (October,1998), pp. 48-49.

  9. ‘Neo-imperialism’, Southasia (September,1998), pp. 47-48.

  10. ‘Euro Era’, Southasia (August,1998), pp. 51-52.

  11. ‘Rebuilding Indonesia’, Southasia (July,1998), pp. 44-45.

  12. ‘Troubled Waters (Politics of agitation in Bangladesh)’, Southasia (April,1998), pp. 39-40.

 

 

Newspapers’ Articles

Several articles have been published in the following newspapers:

  • The News
  • Sindh Times

 

 

Workshops/Conferences Attended

Numerous national and international conferences have been attended playing influential role in the organizational activities and working as program reporter in some of them on:

  • International political affairs
  • The different disciplines of International Relations
  • Study of Conflicts in different parts of the world
  • Issues of Pakistan’s internal politics
  • Personal skill’s grooming

 

Presentations

(Abroad)

  1. ‘Energy co-operation between Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia’ on 15 March during Afghanistan-Pakistan Academic Dialogue Program held in Kabul, Afghanistan on 14-15 March 2007.
  2. ‘Regional Cooperation in South Asia: Issues and Problems’ on 15 November 2005 during the Final Plenary on Democratization, Peace and Regional Cooperation in South Asia organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Goa and The International Centre Goa, held in Goa, India on 13-15 November 2005.
  3. ‘Regional Cooperation: Pakistan’s Perspective’ on 25 February 2005 during the Working Group meeting of a Project on Democratization, Peace and Regional Cooperation in South Asia organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Goa and The International Centre Goa, held in Goa, India on 24-25 February 2005.
  4. ‘Peace and Security in South Asia: Problems and Prospects’ on 20 September 2004 during the First Plenary Conference of a Project on Democratization, Peace and Regional Cooperation in South Asia organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Goa and The International Centre Goa, held in Goa, India on 20-21 September 2004.
  5. ‘Cooperative Security in South Asia: the Future Outlook’ on 1 July 2003 during a two-day workshop on Strengthening cooperation and Security in South Asia-post 9/11, organized by the Bangladesh Enterprise Institute (BEI), held in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
  6. ‘Dealing with Nuclear Weapons in South Asia: Safeguard, Verification and Monitoring’ on 1 July 2003 during a two-day workshop on Strengthening cooperation and Security in South Asia-post 9/11, organized by the BEI, held in Dhaka.
  7. ‘Economic Dimension of Human Security’ on 20 September 2000 during a 10-day workshop, organized by the Regional Center for Strategic Studies (RCSS), held in Kathmandu, Nepal.
  8. ‘Towards Security for all in Southern Asia’ on 13 September 2000 during a 10-day workshop, organized by the RCSS, held in Kathmandu.

 

(In Pakistan)

  1. ‘Prospects of a Comprehensive Peace for the Middle East: Role of European Countries’, on 4 June 2008 in a lecture series organized by the Area Study Centre for Europe, Karachi.

  2. ‘Role of Media in International Politics’ on 2 November 2007 during a two-day Media Workshop organized by Liberal Forum at Embassy Inn, Karachi.

  3. ‘International Oil Politics in the Caspian Sea Region’ on 21 August 2007 during a day long seminar organized by the Area Study Centre for Europe, Karachi.

  4. ‘India-Pakistan Peace Process: An Appraisal’ on 22 February 2007 at Graduate Studies’ Discussion Group, the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  5. ‘Muslim League: A Contemporary Analysis’ on 31 October 2006 during a one-day National Conference organized by the Department of General History, University of Karachi.

  6. ‘Future of SAARC’ on 19 November 2005 during a day-long seminar organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  7. ‘Imperatives of Denuclearization in South Asia and Peace Process’ on 27 May 2005 at Pakistan and India Peace and Democracy Forum, Karachi.

  8. ‘Muslim Unity: Myth or Reality’ on 27 January 2005 at Graduate Studies’ Discussion Group, the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  9. ‘Pakistan’s Role in the UN’ on 5 May 2004 at a two-day international seminar: United Nations in a Changing World Order, organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Islamabad, held in Peshawar on 4-5 May 2004.

  10. ‘Impression from the WISCOMP Workshop on Conflict Transformation’ on 2 August 2003 at Graduate Studies’ Discussion Group, the Department of International Relations University of Karachi.

  11. ‘UN on the Brink’ on 5 April 2003 at a discussion program held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi.

  12. ‘SAARC’s Perspective on Terrorism’ on 22 February 2003 at a workshop organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi in collaboration with Hanns Seidel Foundation, Islamabad.

  13. ‘Disarmament in South Asia’ on 26 September 2002 at a discussion program held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi.

  14. ‘Asia and Africa: Concerning Security and Economic Issues’ on 3 January 2002 at a discussion program held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi.

  15. ‘The Vision of South Asia in the Year 2047: Perceptions on Cooperative Security’ on 23 December 2001 at a workshop organized by Department of International Relations in collaboration with Regional Institute of Peace and Security Studies on 22-23 December 2001.

  16. ‘Emerging Security Trends in Asia-Pacific Region’ on 1 September 2001 at Graduate Studies’ Discussion Group, the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  17. ‘Flash Points in Africa: Global Implications’ on 12 March 2001 at a discussion program held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi.

  18. ‘Problems of Colonial Legacy in Africa’ on 26 October 2000 at a discussion program, held at the Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, Karachi.

  19. ‘Comprehensive and Cooperative Security in South Asia’ on 25 November 2000 at a workshop organized by the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  20. ‘Impressions from the Summer School on Arms Control held at Kathmandu’ on 23 September 2000 at Graduate Studies’ Discussion Group, the Department of International Relations University of Karachi.

  21. ‘Contradictions in Global and South Asian Trends’, on 29 January 2000 at Graduate Studies’ Discussion Group, the Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

  22. ‘Does Democracy Suit us?’ on 18 October 1995 in a discussion series organized by Pakistan American Cultural Center.

 

Training Programs/Courses Attended

  • Curriculum Development Workshop, organized by the University for Peace, Costa Rica in collaboration with the Gadja Mada University, yogyakarta, Indonesia held in yogyakarta, Indonesia from 27 April to 1 May 2008.
  • Faculty Development Program, organized by the Ministry of Labour, Manpower and Overseas Pakistanis, Government of Pakistan and Department of Special Education, University of Karachi, held in Karachi from 5-17 January 2008.
  • Introduction to Research Methods, organized by the Faculty of Arts, University of Karachi, held in Karachi from 25 June-14 July 2007.
  • ? The Second Conflict Transformation Workshop, organized by the WISCOMP, held in New Delhi from 2-8 June 2003.
  • ? The 10th Global Conference on the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations entitled ‘Asia and the Knowledge Economy: Opportunities for Progress’, organized by the Harvard University in collaboration with the National University of Singapore, held in Singapore form 27-30 August 2001.
  • ? The ‘Summer Workshop on Cooperative Security in South Asia’, organized by the RCSS, held at Godavari Resort, Lalitpur, Nepal from 10-20 September 2000.

 

 

Honor(s)

  • Obtained fellowship to attend the Second Conflict Transformation Workshop, organized by the WISCOMP, held in New Delhi from 2-8 June 2003.
  • Obtained fellowship to attend the 10th Global Conference on the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations entitled ‘Asia and the Knowledge Economy: Opportunities for Progress’, organized by the Harvard University in collaboration with the National University of Singapore, held in Singapore form 27-30 August 2001.
  • Obtained fellowship to attend the ‘Summer Workshop on Cooperative Security in South Asia’, organized by the RCSS, held at Godavari Resort, Lalitpur, Nepal from 10-20 September 2000.

 

Leisure Pursuits

  • Reading poetic literature
  • Getting understanding of social issues

 

 

Bio Data

Date of Birth: 22 February, 1976
Place of Birth: Karachi
Nationality: Pakistani

 

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