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Imran Sardar


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Imran Sardar is the Research Analyst at the Institute of Regional Studies. He started his career in 2007. He has published more than a dozen research papers on conflict transformation & human security issues from south asian perspective. He has authored a book on Conflict Transformation between India & Pakistan published from Germany. He has also produced various reports, briefs & concept notes. He has been a member of IRS editorial board. He has imparted research methodology training to many national and international students and internees at IRS. He has taught ‘Area Studies’ course at National University of Modern Languages, NUML. His research work has been cited and indexed by national & international journals. He also contributes in the Daily Times, The News, The Pulse and others.


Qualification
  • M.Phil (International Relations) - Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad
  • M.A (IR) - The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, (Gold Medalist)
  • Gansu International Fellowship, Lanzhou University, China
Books
  • Conflict Transformation between India and Pakistan: A new Approach, Lambert Publishing Co, Germany
Specialization
  • Conflict Transformation, Human Security Issues, South Asia
Publications
  • Drug Abuse: Global Vs South Asian Trends with special reference to India and Pakistan. 2016
  • Challenging Goal of Halving Poverty by 2015: Where do India and Pakistan Stand?, 2014-15
  • Trade Liberalization between India and Pakistan: Focusing Direct and Indirect Trade Barriers, Regional Studies, Winter 2013-14
  • Looming Urban Sprawl and its Implications: An overview of South Asian Urbanization, Autumn 2012
  • Analyzing US objectives in Afghanistan: Countering Terrorism to Promoting Democracy, (co-author), Winter 2011-12
  • Good Governance: The Achilles’ heel of South Asia; Is There a Way Forward? Vol. XXIX, No.4 Autumn 2011
  • Conflict Transformation: A paradigm shift in Indo-Pakistan Conflict, Spring 2011.
  • India: Towards achieving MDGs in Education, Summer 2010
  • Poverty Alleviation in South: Towards a Holistic Approach, Regional Studies, Winter 2009-10
  • Food Insecurity: A View from South Asia’, Regional Studies, Summer 2009
  • Conflict Transformation Approach and the Kashmir Issue: A new Perspective’, Regional Studies, Autumn 2008
  • Indian Experience of Globalization: An Overview, Regional Studies, Summer 2008

Recent

Drug Abuse: Global Vs South Asian Trends with special reference to India and Pakistan. 2016

Challenging Goal of Halving Poverty by 2015: Where do India and Pakistan Stand?, 2014-15