Name: Dr. Saima Ashraf Kayani
Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Defense and Diplomatic Studies
 
Qualification: Ph.D. Asian Civilization
  Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
  M. Phil: International Relations
  Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
  M.Sc: International Relations
  Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
 
Phone: +92-51-9292900 (153)
Email: saima.kayani@fjwu.edu.pk
Status: On Job
Dr. Saima Ashraf Kayani

Professional Experience

June 2010 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University.
Head of Department

Sep. 2007 to Oct 2008
Fatima Jinnah Women University
Head of Department

Nov. 2001 to June 2003
Fatima Jinnah Women University
Head of Department

Jan 2010 to date
Fatima Jinnah Women University
Assistant Professor

Sept 2001 to Jan 2010
Fatima Jinnah Women University
Lecturer

PUBLICATIONS/CONFERENCES

Research Publications

  • Cultural Links between Pakistan and Central Asia, in Journal of Asian Civilization, Vol. XXIV, No1,July 2003
  • Post Independent Threats to Tajik Nationhood, National Development and Security,Vol.XII,No.2,Serial No.46,Winter 2004
  • Global War On Terror: The Cost Pakistan is Paying, Margla Papers, Vol XV, Issue1, 2011.
  • Islam: Past, Present and Future, The Dialogue, Vol VI, No 4, October-December 2011.   
  • New dimensions in Pak – Russia Relations, Jahangir’s World Times, vol 6, issue XIII, October 2012.
  • Public Diplomacy: Diplomacy for 21st Century, Jahangir’s World Times, (Foreign Policy Special) Vol 6, Issue III, December 2012.
  • Costs of Conflict In South Asia: Case study of India –Pakistan Rivalry, Regional Studies, Vol. XXXI, No. 3, Summer 2013.

Paper Presented

  • dentity Crisis at the Roots of Tajikistan Problem
  • The 2005 Middle East and Central Asia: Politics, Economics and Society Conference on Authoritarianism and Democracy in the Age of Globalization, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA 8th to 10th Sep,2005
  • Regional Conflict management: A Case Study of South Asia
  • International Conference on Governance and Public Policy: issues and challenges, 16-18 July, 2009, Fatima Jinnah women University, Pakistan
  • Azerbaijan Foreign Policy: An Overview,
  • Round Table discussion on Azerbaijan Crafting the Foreign Policy 30th May 2010 In collaboration with Azerbaijan Embassy, Society For Asian Civilization and Preston University, at Preston University Islamabad
  • “Turkmenistan: Political Culture of Positive Neutrality”, In collaboration with Turkmenistan Embassy, Society For Asian Civilization and Preston University, 20th Nov 2010, at Preston University Islamabad
  • “Kyrgyzstan: Through the Prism of Culture.”A Day Of Kyrgyz Culture in Pakistan, In collaboration with Kyrgyz Embassy, Society For Asian Civilization and Preston University, 14th Sept 2011 at Preston University Islamabad
  • Nagorno Karabakh: Future scenarios, Seminar on Khojaly Genocide in Azerbaijan, at National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad. 21st February, 2012.
  • Public Diplomacy: Concept and Reality, Seminar on Public Diplomacy In Age of New Media, Communication and Media Studies (FJWU) 6th June 2013.
  • Nagorno Karabakh Conflict: Role Of Regional States, International Conference on Kashmir and Nagorno – Karabakh: Finding a Solution. 4th March 2014, Islamabad. organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomacy (IPD) Pakistan  in collaboration with Centre for Strategic Studies (SAM) Azerbaijan.

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS

  • International Research Practices and Publications: FJWU in collaboration with University of Bradford and British Council, SERENA HOTEL, 11th Dec 2012.
  •   International Closing Ceremony of British Council’s INSPIRE Project ‘Facilitating Women Parliamentarians in Pakistan’, FJWU in collaboration with University of Bradford and British Council, SERENA HOTEL 11th Dec, 2012.
  • National Seminar: Minority Rights in Pakistan: challenges and prospects: FJWU in collaboration with Human Rights and Minority Affairs Department, Government of Punjab. At FJWU, 18th January 2012.
  • International Round Table Discussion on Gender, Peace and Conflict in Pakistan: Knowledge, Best Practice and Research in Policy Making Processes Under the British Council, International Strategic Partnerships to Strengthen National Training and Research Capabilities (INSPIRE) Program Project entitled “Facilitating Women Parliamentarians in Pakistan: Conflict, Peace & Security Issues" in collaboration with the University of Bradford UK on 17th March 2011
  • Peace Process Between India and Pakistan, At Fatima Jinnah Women University, 19th June 2012
  • Contemporary Security Threats and Responses of States, 21st June 2012, at Fatima Jinnah Women University.
  • Participated in Conflict Resolution Workshop organized by FJWU, (8th April 2004),
  • Participated Conflict Resolution, Organized by ISSRA-SASSU at NDC(14th Feb,2005
  • International Social Sciences Conference on Social Sciences: Endangered and Engendered Dec 2004 FJWU and HEC)
  • Participated The 2005 Middle East and Central Asia: Politics, Economics and Society Conference on Authoritarianism and Democracy in the Age of Globalization, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA 8th to 10th Sep,2005
  • German-Pakistani,HumanRights Dialogue, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Islamabad,15-16th Nov.2005
  • Training Workshop on Leadership Skill for Women: Conflict Management and Negotiation Styles (23 – 25 October 2007) SDPI and US INSTITUTE OF PEACE
  • HEC Quality Education Workshop 24th jan 2008 fjwu
  • Human Resource Management (Training Course) 24th Nov – 29th Nov 2008, Man power Institute, Islamabad.
  • International Conference on Governance and Public Policy: issues and challenges, 16-18 July, 2009, Fatima Jinnah women University, Pakistan.
  • Workshop at University of Bradford UK 19th- 27th June 2010.
  • Workshop at University of Bradford UK, 13th – 20th November 2010
  • Strengthening Federalism in Pakistan: Consultation on Public Education Campaign on Federalism, 20th September, 2010. Center for Civic education Pakistan, Islamabad.
  • Strengthening Federalism in Pakistan: roundtable on Federal-Provinces Role and responsibilities in Education, 21st September, 2010. Center for Civic education Pakistan, Islamabad.
  • Focus group discussion on English Language need of researchers, 21 October 2010. Organized by British Council. At FJWU
  • Workshop Paper setting/ Marking FJWU, 30th September 2011
  • “Leadership With communication Skills”, Akhtar Hameed Khan: National Centre for Rural Development, Ministry of Professional and Technical training Government of Pakistan, Islamabad. 14th Nov to 16th Nov 2011
  • Panel Discussion, Seminar on Human Rights, Civil rights and women rights- Responsibilities of Civil Society, Organized by ORIC (FJWU) on 17th May, 2013.
  • Getting Published in International Research Journal, by Caryn Anderson Information Resource Office, US Embassy Islamabad. Organized by Susan B Anthony Reading Room (FJWU Library) 10th Sept 2013.
  • 1000+ National Consultation Conference on Pakistan visison 2025 & 11th Five Year Plan 2013-18, 22nd November 2013, Jinnah Convention Center Islamabad. Organized by planning Commission Ministry of Planning, Developments & reform government of Pakistan
  • International Conference on Kashmir and Nagorno – Karabakh: Finding a Solution. 4th March 2014, Islamabad. organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomacy (IPD) Pakistan  in collaboration with Centre for Strategic Studies (SAM) Azerbaijan.
  • . Participated in the Consultation on Research and Teaching of Conflict Studies and Conflicts in Pakistan. 27th March 2014 Islamabad. Organized by Institute of Social and Policy Sciences (I-SAPS) and Open Society Foundations.

RESEARCH PROJECTS

    Link coordinator for INSPIRE project: Capacity Building for the women parliamentarians of Pakistan( 2009-2012). In collaboration with University of Bradford (UK). Funded by British Council.