Muqarrab Akbar

PhD Student
Muqarrab Akbar holds the position of lecturer at Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan. Currently he is doing PhD in the field of International Law and International Relations. He got distinction in MA International Relations. He has presented papers in many national and international conferences. He has published research paper in reputable international research journals.

Dissertation

  • Title: Pakistan at Crossroads: War against Terrorism and International Law
  • Supervisor: Dr. Mahdi Zahraa
  • Department & Subject Group: LEAR, GSBS

Specialisms & Interests

  • US foreign Policy, Terrorism, War on Terror, Human Rights

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Member of Terrorism Research Initiative (TRI)

Current Research

  • Pakistan at Crossroads: War against Terrorism and International Law

Selected Publications

The President Barack Husain Obama at the Cross Road of Paradigm Shift, Pakistan Journal of Social Sciences, Volume 30 Number 1 September, 2010

European Unification: American Brainchild or European Dream, Berkeley Journal of Social Sciences, 2011.

Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Internal Challenges in New Millennium, Berkeley Journal of Social Sciences, 2011.

Pakistan at Crossroads: War against Terrorism, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 3, 2011.

Convergence and divergence in alliance: Pak – US relations in post September 11 scenario, Conference proceeding, Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 2012.

Conference Presentations

(National Poster Presentation) Pakistan at Crossroads: War against Terrorism and International Law, Research Poster Colloquium, 14 June 2011.

(International conference Presentation) Pakistan at Crossroads: War against Terrorism , Sixth International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, USA, 11- 13 July 2011. 

(National conference Presentation) New Wave of Threat and Global Insecurities: From Domestic to Transitional Terrorism, Global Insecurities: Insurgency, Development, and World Order Ten Years On, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, 5-6 September 2011. 

(International conference Presentation) Understanding terrorism: A need for paradigm shift in Counter-Terrorism , A Decade of Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism since 9/11: taking stock and new directions in research and policy, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, 8- 11 September 2011.

(International) “Convergence and divergence in alliance: pak – us relations in post September 11 scenario”, 2012 Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii,10-13 January 2012.

(International) “Roots of terrorism: confronting the Challenge”, Seventh International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Spain, 25-28 June 2012. 

(International) “Drone attacks and its implications: Case study of Pakistan”, Victims of Terrorism conference, University of St Andrews, 15-16 November 2012.