Dr. Sarwat Rauf

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Dr. Sarwat Rauf

Assistant Professor
  • PhD (2017) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Pakistan.
  • M. Phil (2003) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Pakistan.
  • MSC (2000) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Pakistan.
  • Assistant Professor Department of International Relations, NUML, Islamabad. (2011 to date)
  • Lecturer International Relations at NUML, Islamabad. (2004-2011)
  • Contract lecturer/ Program Coordinator, Department of Defense and Diplomatic Studies, Fatima Jinnah University Rawalpindi. Pakistan. (2003)
  • Research Associate, Ford Peace Project as Visiting Associate at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan. (2002)

Membership of Organization

Alumni Association of NSW (AAN), National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad.

Courses Taught

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Politics of Central Asia
  • Theories and Approaches in International Relations
  • International Relations: 1648-1945
  • International Politics of Environment
  • Contemporary Regional and International Issues

Administrative Duties

  • Head of Department, International Relations (November, 2014 to November 2015).
  • Program Coordinator, IR NUML, Islamabad. (January 2012 to January 2014).
  • Exam Superintendent, various exams held at NUML, Islamabad. (2005 -2015)
  • Acting Program Coordinator, Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi, (January- June 2003).

Conference/ Seminar/ Events Organizer

  • Focal Person of two-day international conference titled “From Gardens to Graves: Kashmir in Resolutions and Solutions” organized by Department of International Relations Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), in collaboration with Sophy’s Forum Faculty of Languages (FOL),  NUML auditorium, December 23-24, 2019.
  • Focal Person of an international seminar on “UN International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace” organized by Department of International Relations in collaboration with Institute of  IPD at NUML on April 24, 2019.
  • Focal Person “International Symposium on Human Rights Violations in IHK” at NUML on December 12, 2018.
  • Focal Person of one day national seminar on “Pakistan Relation with the Neighboring Countries: Foreign Policy Analysis-Renewed Endeavors for the Improvement of Relations with Afghanistan, Iran, and India”,   organized by the department of International Relations, NUML, May 17, 2018.
  • Focal Person of Three Day International Conference on “The Kashmir Dispute: Past, Present and Future” at NUML from February 27-28 & March 01,  2018.
  • Organizer of a seminar on “National Security: Pakistan’s Energy Requirements” in collaboration with the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI), (October 7, 2015).
  • Coordinator of Two-day International Conference on “US- NATO Exit from Afghanistan: Challenges and Options beyond 2014” at NUML, Islamabad, (March 6-7, 2013).
  • Focal Person of Three day, NUML Model United Nations (NMUN-Inter University) held NUML, Islamabad. (April 9-11, 2014).
  • One day national Seminar on “Changing Regional and Global Scenario and its Impact on Pakistan” at NUML, Islamabad (March 4, 2015).
  • One day seminar in collaboration with Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights on “Human Rights Education” (May 27, 2015).
  • Organizer of Cultural day at NUML, Islamabad. (May 29, 2015).

Distinctions

  • Subject Award in Political Science (1st position) awarded by Government College for Women, Sahiwal, Pakistan. 1995-1997
  • Secured 1st position in Islamic Declamation (inter colleges competition) held at Government College for Women Khanewal, Pakistan. 1996.
  • Won consolation prize in Punjabi Debates (inter colleges competition) held at Government College for Women Khanewal, Pakistan. 1996.
  • Secured 2nd position in Urdu debates (inter colleges competition) held at Government College for Women, Sahiwal, Pakistan. 1994.
  • Secured Second Position in debate competition organized by Deputy Commissioner & Controller Civil Defense, Sahiwal, Pakistan. 1991

Radio/TV Programs

  • Participated in several radio and TV talk shows.

Supervision of M. Phil Thesis

  • Supervised Ten M. Phil scholars (degree awarded)
  • Currently Supervising three M. Phil and two PhD scholars (in progress)

 

1. Sarwat Rauf and  Adam Saud, “Prospects of CSTO and SCO in Regional Politics of Central Asia”, International Journal of Politics and Security (IJPS) / Vol. 2 / No. 4 / July 2020, pp.30-50, ISSN: 2667-8268,  https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ijps 

2. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Understanding the Causes of Terrorism in Pakistan”, Stratagem: Journal of the Centre for Strategic and Contemporary Research, VOL:2, NO:2, (July-December, 2019), pp 22-42,  ISSN: 2617-0590  

3. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Role of Youth in the Promotion of Good Governance in Pakistan", Journal of Political Studies, Special Issue, (Winter 2019), pp. 43-54,  ISSN- 1994-1080 (Print) E-ISSN (Online): 2308-8338.  

4. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Russia’s Increasing Global Profile: Rewards and Challenges”,  European Studies, Vol 35:2, (Summer 2019), pp.103-114. ISSN- 0258-9680  

5. Dr Sarwat Rauf, Shakeel Ahmad, “Pak-Afghan Border Management: Developments and Controversies” Journal of Contemporary Studies, NDU Islamabad, Vol. VIII, No.1, (Summer 2019), pp.35-51.   ISSN: 2227-3883, E-ISSN: 2707-3025. 

6. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “The Benefits of Regional Integration for Pakistan and Central Asian Republics”, Journal of Political Studies, Special Issue, (Winter 2018), pp. 83-95,  ISSN- (Print) E-ISSN (Online): 2308-8338.      

7. Sarwat Rauf, “Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Opportunities for Pakistan” NUST Journal of International Peace and Stability (NJIPS), Vol 2, No.1 (January 2019). 15-26. (ISSN-2616-4434),  

8. Dr Sarwat Rauf, Dr Inayat Kalim, Dr Muhammad Mubeen, “Impact of Electronic Media on Pakistan's Security”, Global Social Sciences Review, Vol. III-I,  (Winter 2018), 434-446 (ISSN(Print): 2520-0348 - ISSN(Online): 2616-793X      

9. Dr Sarwat Rauf, Dr Umer Iftikhar & Dr Farhat Konain, “CPEC: Geopolitical Importance for Central Asian Republics” Margalla Papers, Vol XXII (2018), (ISSN: 1999-2297), pp. 65-77. 

10. Sajid Iqbal and Sarwat Rauf, “Afghanistan Imbroglio: Impact on the Central Asian States”, Central Asia, Area Study Centre (Russia China & Central Asia) University of Peshawar, Vol.83, (Winter 2018),  (ISSN: 1729-9802), pp. 55-77 

11. Sarwat Rauf, “Merger of Crimea into Russia: Implications for the Post Soviet States” Central Asia, Area Study Centre (Russia China & Central Asia) University of Peshawar,  Vol. 80, (Summer 2017),pp. 31-51. (ISSN: 1729-9802),   

12. Sarwat Rauf, “Changing Geopolitical Dynamics in Central Asia: Causes and Effects” Strategic Studies, Vol.37:4(Winter 2017),149-165.(ISSN: 1029-0990)                                                                                                                                     

13. Sarwat Rauf, “Russia’s Assertive Role in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges” Regional Studies by Institute of Regional Studies, Vol. XXXI, No.1,(2013), 102-118. www.irs.org.pk, (ISSN: 0254-7988). 

14. Sarwat Rauf, “Old Games and New Rivalries in Central Asia” Journal of Asian Civilizations, TIAC, Vol XXIX, No.2,(2006),pp.99-113.(ISSN:1993-4696), 

Books/Chapters in Books

1. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Sino-US Geopolitical Competition: Implications for Pakistan”  Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia: Role of Major Powers, (Islamabad: Islamabad Policy Research Institute, 2019), 225-240.(ISBN 978-969-8721-76-3 and E-ISBN 978-969-8721-6)

2. Sarwat Rauf, “The Overview of Qingdao SCO Summit: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Pakistan”, Post Qingdao Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Pakistan, (Islamabad: Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies, 2018), pp.123-138.  (ISBN : 978-696-754803-3)

Conference Proceedings/ Papers

1 Conference Report on two-day international conference titled “From Gardens to Graves: Kashmir in Resolutions and Solutions” organized by Department of International Relations Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), NUML, Islamabad. (2020).

2 Conference Proceedings, “International Symposium on Human Rights Violations in IHK” (2018).

3 Conference Paper, Sarwat Rauf, “Environment and Sustainable Development”, Baku International Humanitarian Forum (31 October - 1 November 2013), Pp, 314-323, ISBN 978-9952-489-00-4, www.kitabxana.net/files/books/file/1447751234.pdf

4 Conference Proceedings “US- NATO Exit from Afghanistan: Challenges and Options beyond 2014” at NUML, Islamabad, (March 6-7, 2013). http://studylib.net/doc/8041126/us-exit-from-afghanistan---national-university-of-modern-

5 Sarwat Rauf and Tabinda Zehra, Rapporteur’s Report of two days’ conference on “Emergence of ISIS in Middle East and its Implications for South Asia”  (December 8-9, 2015).

Newspaper/ Magazine Articles

1 Sarwat Rauf, “Afghan Refugees in the COVID-19 Crisis”, geopolitica.ru, April 13, 2020.

2 Sarwat Rauf, “Is Pandemic Exposing National Security Vulnerabilities?”, Geopolitica.ru, April 2, 2020.

3 Dr Sarwat Rauf, “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor amid pandemic”, Pakistan Observer, April 1, 2020.

4 Dr Sarwat Rauf, Effects of COVID-19 on Education, Pakistan Observer, March 29, 2020.

5 Sarwat Rauf, “A new policy lever for Pakistan”, Daily Times, March 5, 2018

6 Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan’s foreign policy can't be gauged without understanding the geopolitical environment and the region’s New Great GameThe Nation, (February 16,2017).

7 Sarwat Rauf, “It is never too late to launch new programs for youth development” blog Dunya News, May 29, 2017, http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/author/sarwatrauf.

8 Sarwat Rauf, “Social Stigmas and Women Empowerment” Pakistan Observer (February 14, 2017).

9 Sarwat Rauf,  “Growing PAK-Russia Ties” Pakistan Observer, (April 09, 2016).

10 Sarwat Rauf,  “Regional Connectivity” Pakistan Observer, (May 24, 2016).

11 Sarwat Rauf,    “Alienation and terrorism” Pakistan Observer, (August 17, 2016).

12 Conference Proceedings “US- NATO Exit from Afghanistan: Challenges and Options beyond 2014” at NUML, Islamabad, (March 6-7, 2013).

13 Sarwat Rauf, Russia and Pakistan Ties, The Diplomatic Insight (December 2012) thediplomaticinsight.com/wp-content/uploads/.../russiasupplementdec.swf

14 Sarwat Rauf, “Khojlay Genocide” Balochistan Today (March, 2012)

15 Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan and Central Asia” IPRI Fact files, 2007.

16 Sarwat Rauf, “An Asian Conflict Manager for Europeans” The Patriot, (October 27, 2010).

17 Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan and Central Asia” Pakistan Observer, (April 13, 2006).

18 Sarwat Sattar, “Subcontracted Women Workers in Pakistan” Pakistan Observer, (July 13, 2003).

19 Sarwat Sattar, “Human Rights Violation in Kashmir” Pakistan Observer, (June 29, 2003).

Conferences/ Workshops

1. "Energizing Pakistan: Developing Tomorrow's Leadership with Greater Climate Action Pledge" organized by Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) and Australia Awards, Islamabad. (28th to 30th Sept. 2018). 

2. 3 days’ workshop “Qualitative Research Methodology” organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad (October 23-25, 2017).

3. 5 days’ Workshop “Supervisor’s Training” organized by ORIC, NUML Islamabad. (July 10-14, 2017).

4. 30 days’ workshop title “National Security Workshop (NSW-18)” Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University, Islamabad, (14 November -15th December, 2016).

5. 10 days’ workshop titled “National Media Workshop (NMW-8)” Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University, Islamabad (11 -22 April, 2016).

6. 10 Days’ workshop on "Leadership Development for Women in Higher Education" at Wawasan University, Penang, Malaysia.   (16-26 November, 2015).

7. 6 Day “Geopolitical review of the Caspian: new role for Azerbaijan,” organized by NATO International School of Azerbaijan and supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and NATO. (April 26- May1, 2015).

8. 2 Day “Baku International Humanitarian Forum III, Organized by Baku Forum, (October 31- November 1, 2013). Baku, Azerbaijan.

9. 8 Day workshop on “Research Methodology: Content Analysis” Organized by School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. (September 20-27, 2013).

10. 2 Day workshop on “Thesis and Dissertation Supervision” Organized by NUML, as part of UNT-NUML Partnership for professional development. (July 8-9, 2013).

11. 2 days conference on “XX1 Century: Challenges and Opportunity” Organized by Baku International Humanitarian Forum, Azerbaijan, (October 4-5, 2012)

12. 3 Day workshop on “Dissertation Writing” organized by American Institute for Pakistan Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan (September 19-21, 2012).

13. 2 Day Conference on FMCT: Prospects and Challenges for Pakistan, Organized by Rabita Forum, Karachi. Pakistan (May, 2012)

14. 3 Day Training Workshop on “Statistical Package for Social Sciences”, Organized by Akhter Hameed Khan: National Centre for Rural Development, Islamabad. (November, 2011)

15. 3-day workshop on “Quality Assurance in Higher Education” organized by National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Islamabad, Pakistan. (August 5-7, 2009).

16. 25 days Staff Development Course held at Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology, Islamabad. Organized by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. (November-27 to December 20, 2006).

  Presentations/ Lectures

1 Presenter “Kashmir and Nagorno-Karabah Conflicts: Similarities and Challenges” February 19, 2020, organized by Centre for Central Asia and Eurasian Studies in collaboration with Riphah Institute of Public Policy at Riphah International University, Islamabad.

2 Presenter “Role of Pakistan in the process of Peace-building in Afghanistan” 1st International Conference on Afghan Issue, Historical Background, Present Scenario and Future Prospects, organized by Department of Political Science, University of Swabi,  KPK (20-21 November, 2019)

3 Discussant “In house discussion on Pakistan- Russia’s ties” Suggestions prepared by Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) for Ministry of Foreign Affairs on April 30, 2019.

4 Presenter “Islamophobia: Prevailing Trends & Remedial Measures" organized by MUSLIM Institute on Thursday March 21, 2019 at Islamabad.

5 Presenter “Environmental Degradation and Conflict in South Asia” Conference title “Challenges and Possibilities for Environmental Sustainability with a Focus on Pakistan” organized by Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, 20-21 February, 2019.

6 Presenter “Role of Youth in the Promotion of Good Governance in Pakistan” Conference Title Organized by the Department of Political Science and Centre for South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan, 9th-10th January 2019.

7 Presenter “Sino-US Geopolitical Competition: Implications for Pakistan” conference topic Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia: Role of Major Powers Organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) December 11-12, 2018.

8 Presenter “Role of Sufism in Social Harmony” (abstract published), Conference Topic “Pakistan Pluralistic cultural values of Peace, Tolerance & Love” organized by Society of Asian Civilization in collaboration with Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations QAU, Islamabad. July 5, 2018.

9 Presenter “Internal Vulnerabilities and Its Linkages to Terrorism: The Way Forward” (abstract published) National Conference, organized by the Bahria University in collaboration with HEC Islamabad. ( May 10, 2018)

10 Presenter “Kazakhstan’s role in Generating Regional Peace and Prosperity” Seminar, organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS), at Preston University, Islamabad. (January 25, 2018).

11 Presenter, “Benefits of CPEC for Central Asian Republics” (abstract published) Two day International Conference on “Changing Regional Political Dynamics in South Asia” Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. (January 17-18, 2018).

12 Presenter "Impact of  Media on  Security” (abstract published) Istanbul Security Conference, organized by Asian Centre for Strategic Studies (TASAM), National Defense and Security Institute in cooperation with Nisantasi University Istanbul Security Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey.  (November 1-3 2017).

13 Presenter "Impact of Electronic Media on Pakistan’s Security”        Second IIUI-UNCW Conference on Local Cities, (abstract published) Foreign Capitals: Finding the Local Anchor in the Global Cultures, organized by International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) in Collaboration with University of North Carolina Wilmington, (USA) at IIUI. (October 9-11,2017).

14 Lecture “Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Structures, Extended Bodies and Review of Outcomes Summits of Heads of States". SCO studies Diploma, Organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies in collaboration with ORIC, NUML, Islamabad. (March 26, 2017).

15 Presenter "CPEC: Geo-political and Geo-economic Breakthrough for Pakistan and CARs" Organized by NUML in Collaboration with XJNU, at Urmuqi, Xinjiang, China. (December17-18, 2015).

16 Presenter “China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Political, Social and Cultural Challenges” one day National Seminar on China Pakistan Economic Corridor, organized by the Faculty of Management Sciences, NUML, Islamabad.  (September 21, 2015).

17 Presenter “Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Opportunities and Challenges” 3rd Noruz- PG Workshop on Central Asia, Newcastle University, UK, (March 21-22, 2013.)

18 Presenter “Russia’s Role in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges” Organized by Cambridge Central Asia Forum, Cambridge University, UK.  (March 15. 2013).

19 Presenter “Pakistan and Azerbaijan Relations” at Baku State University, organized by the Faculty of International Relations and Economy, Azerbaijan (October 8, 2012)

20 Presenter “Khojlay Genocide” Organized by National University of Modern Languages Islamabad. Pakistan (February, 2012).

21 Presenter “Turkmenistan’s Positive Neutrality” organized by Society of Asian Civilization, Islamabad at Preston University Islamabad. Pakistan (2010)

22 Presenter “Civilization: Post World War-II” an international conference organized by Society of Asian Civilization at Lok Virsa, Islamabad (March 24-25, 2010).

23 Lecture on “Pakistan and Azerbaijan Relations” at Baku State University, organized by the Faculty of International Relations and Economy, Azerbaijan (October 8, 2012).

24 Roundtable Discussion on “Azerbaijan in Global Politics, Crafting Foreign Policy” organized by Preston University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (May 31, 2010).

  • Russia and Post Soviet Central Asia

Education

  • PhD (2017) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Pakistan.
  • M. Phil (2003) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Pakistan.
  • MSC (2000) Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. Pakistan.

Experience

  • Assistant Professor Department of International Relations, NUML, Islamabad. (2011 to date)
  • Lecturer International Relations at NUML, Islamabad. (2004-2011)
  • Contract lecturer/ Program Coordinator, Department of Defense and Diplomatic Studies, Fatima Jinnah University Rawalpindi. Pakistan. (2003)
  • Research Associate, Ford Peace Project as Visiting Associate at Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Islamabad, Pakistan. (2002)

Membership of Organization

Alumni Association of NSW (AAN), National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad.

Courses Taught

  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Politics of Central Asia
  • Theories and Approaches in International Relations
  • International Relations: 1648-1945
  • International Politics of Environment
  • Contemporary Regional and International Issues

Administrative Duties

  • Head of Department, International Relations (November, 2014 to November 2015).
  • Program Coordinator, IR NUML, Islamabad. (January 2012 to January 2014).
  • Exam Superintendent, various exams held at NUML, Islamabad. (2005 -2015)
  • Acting Program Coordinator, Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi, (January- June 2003).

Conference/ Seminar/ Events Organizer

  • Focal Person of two-day international conference titled “From Gardens to Graves: Kashmir in Resolutions and Solutions” organized by Department of International Relations Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), in collaboration with Sophy’s Forum Faculty of Languages (FOL),  NUML auditorium, December 23-24, 2019.
  • Focal Person of an international seminar on “UN International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace” organized by Department of International Relations in collaboration with Institute of  IPD at NUML on April 24, 2019.
  • Focal Person “International Symposium on Human Rights Violations in IHK” at NUML on December 12, 2018.
  • Focal Person of one day national seminar on “Pakistan Relation with the Neighboring Countries: Foreign Policy Analysis-Renewed Endeavors for the Improvement of Relations with Afghanistan, Iran, and India”,   organized by the department of International Relations, NUML, May 17, 2018.
  • Focal Person of Three Day International Conference on “The Kashmir Dispute: Past, Present and Future” at NUML from February 27-28 & March 01,  2018.
  • Organizer of a seminar on “National Security: Pakistan’s Energy Requirements” in collaboration with the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI), (October 7, 2015).
  • Coordinator of Two-day International Conference on “US- NATO Exit from Afghanistan: Challenges and Options beyond 2014” at NUML, Islamabad, (March 6-7, 2013).
  • Focal Person of Three day, NUML Model United Nations (NMUN-Inter University) held NUML, Islamabad. (April 9-11, 2014).
  • One day national Seminar on “Changing Regional and Global Scenario and its Impact on Pakistan” at NUML, Islamabad (March 4, 2015).
  • One day seminar in collaboration with Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights on “Human Rights Education” (May 27, 2015).
  • Organizer of Cultural day at NUML, Islamabad. (May 29, 2015).

Distinctions

  • Subject Award in Political Science (1st position) awarded by Government College for Women, Sahiwal, Pakistan. 1995-1997
  • Secured 1st position in Islamic Declamation (inter colleges competition) held at Government College for Women Khanewal, Pakistan. 1996.
  • Won consolation prize in Punjabi Debates (inter colleges competition) held at Government College for Women Khanewal, Pakistan. 1996.
  • Secured 2nd position in Urdu debates (inter colleges competition) held at Government College for Women, Sahiwal, Pakistan. 1994.
  • Secured Second Position in debate competition organized by Deputy Commissioner & Controller Civil Defense, Sahiwal, Pakistan. 1991

Radio/TV Programs

  • Participated in several radio and TV talk shows.

Supervision of M. Phil Thesis

  • Supervised Ten M. Phil scholars (degree awarded)
  • Currently Supervising three M. Phil and two PhD scholars (in progress)

 

Publications

1. Sarwat Rauf and  Adam Saud, “Prospects of CSTO and SCO in Regional Politics of Central Asia”, International Journal of Politics and Security (IJPS) / Vol. 2 / No. 4 / July 2020, pp.30-50, ISSN: 2667-8268,  https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/ijps 

2. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Understanding the Causes of Terrorism in Pakistan”, Stratagem: Journal of the Centre for Strategic and Contemporary Research, VOL:2, NO:2, (July-December, 2019), pp 22-42,  ISSN: 2617-0590  

3. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Role of Youth in the Promotion of Good Governance in Pakistan", Journal of Political Studies, Special Issue, (Winter 2019), pp. 43-54,  ISSN- 1994-1080 (Print) E-ISSN (Online): 2308-8338.  

4. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Russia’s Increasing Global Profile: Rewards and Challenges”,  European Studies, Vol 35:2, (Summer 2019), pp.103-114. ISSN- 0258-9680  

5. Dr Sarwat Rauf, Shakeel Ahmad, “Pak-Afghan Border Management: Developments and Controversies” Journal of Contemporary Studies, NDU Islamabad, Vol. VIII, No.1, (Summer 2019), pp.35-51.   ISSN: 2227-3883, E-ISSN: 2707-3025. 

6. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “The Benefits of Regional Integration for Pakistan and Central Asian Republics”, Journal of Political Studies, Special Issue, (Winter 2018), pp. 83-95,  ISSN- (Print) E-ISSN (Online): 2308-8338.      

7. Sarwat Rauf, “Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO): Opportunities for Pakistan” NUST Journal of International Peace and Stability (NJIPS), Vol 2, No.1 (January 2019). 15-26. (ISSN-2616-4434),  

8. Dr Sarwat Rauf, Dr Inayat Kalim, Dr Muhammad Mubeen, “Impact of Electronic Media on Pakistan's Security”, Global Social Sciences Review, Vol. III-I,  (Winter 2018), 434-446 (ISSN(Print): 2520-0348 - ISSN(Online): 2616-793X      

9. Dr Sarwat Rauf, Dr Umer Iftikhar & Dr Farhat Konain, “CPEC: Geopolitical Importance for Central Asian Republics” Margalla Papers, Vol XXII (2018), (ISSN: 1999-2297), pp. 65-77. 

10. Sajid Iqbal and Sarwat Rauf, “Afghanistan Imbroglio: Impact on the Central Asian States”, Central Asia, Area Study Centre (Russia China & Central Asia) University of Peshawar, Vol.83, (Winter 2018),  (ISSN: 1729-9802), pp. 55-77 

11. Sarwat Rauf, “Merger of Crimea into Russia: Implications for the Post Soviet States” Central Asia, Area Study Centre (Russia China & Central Asia) University of Peshawar,  Vol. 80, (Summer 2017),pp. 31-51. (ISSN: 1729-9802),   

12. Sarwat Rauf, “Changing Geopolitical Dynamics in Central Asia: Causes and Effects” Strategic Studies, Vol.37:4(Winter 2017),149-165.(ISSN: 1029-0990)                                                                                                                                     

13. Sarwat Rauf, “Russia’s Assertive Role in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges” Regional Studies by Institute of Regional Studies, Vol. XXXI, No.1,(2013), 102-118. www.irs.org.pk, (ISSN: 0254-7988). 

14. Sarwat Rauf, “Old Games and New Rivalries in Central Asia” Journal of Asian Civilizations, TIAC, Vol XXIX, No.2,(2006),pp.99-113.(ISSN:1993-4696), 

Books/Chapters in Books

1. Dr Sarwat Rauf, “Sino-US Geopolitical Competition: Implications for Pakistan”  Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia: Role of Major Powers, (Islamabad: Islamabad Policy Research Institute, 2019), 225-240.(ISBN 978-969-8721-76-3 and E-ISBN 978-969-8721-6)

2. Sarwat Rauf, “The Overview of Qingdao SCO Summit: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Pakistan”, Post Qingdao Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit: Emerging Opportunities and Challenges for Pakistan, (Islamabad: Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies, 2018), pp.123-138.  (ISBN : 978-696-754803-3)

Conference Proceedings/ Papers

1 Conference Report on two-day international conference titled “From Gardens to Graves: Kashmir in Resolutions and Solutions” organized by Department of International Relations Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS), NUML, Islamabad. (2020).

2 Conference Proceedings, “International Symposium on Human Rights Violations in IHK” (2018).

3 Conference Paper, Sarwat Rauf, “Environment and Sustainable Development”, Baku International Humanitarian Forum (31 October - 1 November 2013), Pp, 314-323, ISBN 978-9952-489-00-4, www.kitabxana.net/files/books/file/1447751234.pdf

4 Conference Proceedings “US- NATO Exit from Afghanistan: Challenges and Options beyond 2014” at NUML, Islamabad, (March 6-7, 2013). http://studylib.net/doc/8041126/us-exit-from-afghanistan---national-university-of-modern-

5 Sarwat Rauf and Tabinda Zehra, Rapporteur’s Report of two days’ conference on “Emergence of ISIS in Middle East and its Implications for South Asia”  (December 8-9, 2015).

Newspaper/ Magazine Articles

1 Sarwat Rauf, “Afghan Refugees in the COVID-19 Crisis”, geopolitica.ru, April 13, 2020.

2 Sarwat Rauf, “Is Pandemic Exposing National Security Vulnerabilities?”, Geopolitica.ru, April 2, 2020.

3 Dr Sarwat Rauf, “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor amid pandemic”, Pakistan Observer, April 1, 2020.

4 Dr Sarwat Rauf, Effects of COVID-19 on Education, Pakistan Observer, March 29, 2020.

5 Sarwat Rauf, “A new policy lever for Pakistan”, Daily Times, March 5, 2018

6 Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan’s foreign policy can't be gauged without understanding the geopolitical environment and the region’s New Great GameThe Nation, (February 16,2017).

7 Sarwat Rauf, “It is never too late to launch new programs for youth development” blog Dunya News, May 29, 2017, http://blogs.dunyanews.tv/author/sarwatrauf.

8 Sarwat Rauf, “Social Stigmas and Women Empowerment” Pakistan Observer (February 14, 2017).

9 Sarwat Rauf,  “Growing PAK-Russia Ties” Pakistan Observer, (April 09, 2016).

10 Sarwat Rauf,  “Regional Connectivity” Pakistan Observer, (May 24, 2016).

11 Sarwat Rauf,    “Alienation and terrorism” Pakistan Observer, (August 17, 2016).

12 Conference Proceedings “US- NATO Exit from Afghanistan: Challenges and Options beyond 2014” at NUML, Islamabad, (March 6-7, 2013).

13 Sarwat Rauf, Russia and Pakistan Ties, The Diplomatic Insight (December 2012) thediplomaticinsight.com/wp-content/uploads/.../russiasupplementdec.swf

14 Sarwat Rauf, “Khojlay Genocide” Balochistan Today (March, 2012)

15 Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan and Central Asia” IPRI Fact files, 2007.

16 Sarwat Rauf, “An Asian Conflict Manager for Europeans” The Patriot, (October 27, 2010).

17 Sarwat Rauf, “Pakistan and Central Asia” Pakistan Observer, (April 13, 2006).

18 Sarwat Sattar, “Subcontracted Women Workers in Pakistan” Pakistan Observer, (July 13, 2003).

19 Sarwat Sattar, “Human Rights Violation in Kashmir” Pakistan Observer, (June 29, 2003).

Conferences/ Workshops

1. "Energizing Pakistan: Developing Tomorrow's Leadership with Greater Climate Action Pledge" organized by Women in Renewable Energy (WIRE) and Australia Awards, Islamabad. (28th to 30th Sept. 2018). 

2. 3 days’ workshop “Qualitative Research Methodology” organized by Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad (October 23-25, 2017).

3. 5 days’ Workshop “Supervisor’s Training” organized by ORIC, NUML Islamabad. (July 10-14, 2017).

4. 30 days’ workshop title “National Security Workshop (NSW-18)” Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University, Islamabad, (14 November -15th December, 2016).

5. 10 days’ workshop titled “National Media Workshop (NMW-8)” Institute for Strategic Studies, Research & Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University, Islamabad (11 -22 April, 2016).

6. 10 Days’ workshop on "Leadership Development for Women in Higher Education" at Wawasan University, Penang, Malaysia.   (16-26 November, 2015).

7. 6 Day “Geopolitical review of the Caspian: new role for Azerbaijan,” organized by NATO International School of Azerbaijan and supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and NATO. (April 26- May1, 2015).

8. 2 Day “Baku International Humanitarian Forum III, Organized by Baku Forum, (October 31- November 1, 2013). Baku, Azerbaijan.

9. 8 Day workshop on “Research Methodology: Content Analysis” Organized by School of Politics and International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad. (September 20-27, 2013).

10. 2 Day workshop on “Thesis and Dissertation Supervision” Organized by NUML, as part of UNT-NUML Partnership for professional development. (July 8-9, 2013).

11. 2 days conference on “XX1 Century: Challenges and Opportunity” Organized by Baku International Humanitarian Forum, Azerbaijan, (October 4-5, 2012)

12. 3 Day workshop on “Dissertation Writing” organized by American Institute for Pakistan Studies, Islamabad, Pakistan (September 19-21, 2012).

13. 2 Day Conference on FMCT: Prospects and Challenges for Pakistan, Organized by Rabita Forum, Karachi. Pakistan (May, 2012)

14. 3 Day Training Workshop on “Statistical Package for Social Sciences”, Organized by Akhter Hameed Khan: National Centre for Rural Development, Islamabad. (November, 2011)

15. 3-day workshop on “Quality Assurance in Higher Education” organized by National University of Modern Languages (NUML) Islamabad, Pakistan. (August 5-7, 2009).

16. 25 days Staff Development Course held at Federal Urdu University of Arts Science and Technology, Islamabad. Organized by Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. (November-27 to December 20, 2006).

  Presentations/ Lectures

1 Presenter “Kashmir and Nagorno-Karabah Conflicts: Similarities and Challenges” February 19, 2020, organized by Centre for Central Asia and Eurasian Studies in collaboration with Riphah Institute of Public Policy at Riphah International University, Islamabad.

2 Presenter “Role of Pakistan in the process of Peace-building in Afghanistan” 1st International Conference on Afghan Issue, Historical Background, Present Scenario and Future Prospects, organized by Department of Political Science, University of Swabi,  KPK (20-21 November, 2019)

3 Discussant “In house discussion on Pakistan- Russia’s ties” Suggestions prepared by Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) for Ministry of Foreign Affairs on April 30, 2019.

4 Presenter “Islamophobia: Prevailing Trends & Remedial Measures" organized by MUSLIM Institute on Thursday March 21, 2019 at Islamabad.

5 Presenter “Environmental Degradation and Conflict in South Asia” Conference title “Challenges and Possibilities for Environmental Sustainability with a Focus on Pakistan” organized by Lahore School of Economics, Lahore, 20-21 February, 2019.

6 Presenter “Role of Youth in the Promotion of Good Governance in Pakistan” Conference Title Organized by the Department of Political Science and Centre for South Asian Studies, University of the Punjab, Lahore-Pakistan, 9th-10th January 2019.

7 Presenter “Sino-US Geopolitical Competition: Implications for Pakistan” conference topic Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia: Role of Major Powers Organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) December 11-12, 2018.

8 Presenter “Role of Sufism in Social Harmony” (abstract published), Conference Topic “Pakistan Pluralistic cultural values of Peace, Tolerance & Love” organized by Society of Asian Civilization in collaboration with Taxila Institute of Asian Civilizations QAU, Islamabad. July 5, 2018.

9 Presenter “Internal Vulnerabilities and Its Linkages to Terrorism: The Way Forward” (abstract published) National Conference, organized by the Bahria University in collaboration with HEC Islamabad. ( May 10, 2018)

10 Presenter “Kazakhstan’s role in Generating Regional Peace and Prosperity” Seminar, organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies (IPDS), at Preston University, Islamabad. (January 25, 2018).

11 Presenter, “Benefits of CPEC for Central Asian Republics” (abstract published) Two day International Conference on “Changing Regional Political Dynamics in South Asia” Department of Political Science, University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan. (January 17-18, 2018).

12 Presenter "Impact of  Media on  Security” (abstract published) Istanbul Security Conference, organized by Asian Centre for Strategic Studies (TASAM), National Defense and Security Institute in cooperation with Nisantasi University Istanbul Security Conference at the Radisson Blu Hotel Sisli, Istanbul, Turkey.  (November 1-3 2017).

13 Presenter "Impact of Electronic Media on Pakistan’s Security”        Second IIUI-UNCW Conference on Local Cities, (abstract published) Foreign Capitals: Finding the Local Anchor in the Global Cultures, organized by International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) in Collaboration with University of North Carolina Wilmington, (USA) at IIUI. (October 9-11,2017).

14 Lecture “Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Structures, Extended Bodies and Review of Outcomes Summits of Heads of States". SCO studies Diploma, Organized by Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies in collaboration with ORIC, NUML, Islamabad. (March 26, 2017).

15 Presenter "CPEC: Geo-political and Geo-economic Breakthrough for Pakistan and CARs" Organized by NUML in Collaboration with XJNU, at Urmuqi, Xinjiang, China. (December17-18, 2015).

16 Presenter “China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC): Political, Social and Cultural Challenges” one day National Seminar on China Pakistan Economic Corridor, organized by the Faculty of Management Sciences, NUML, Islamabad.  (September 21, 2015).

17 Presenter “Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Opportunities and Challenges” 3rd Noruz- PG Workshop on Central Asia, Newcastle University, UK, (March 21-22, 2013.)

18 Presenter “Russia’s Role in Central Asia: Trends and Challenges” Organized by Cambridge Central Asia Forum, Cambridge University, UK.  (March 15. 2013).

19 Presenter “Pakistan and Azerbaijan Relations” at Baku State University, organized by the Faculty of International Relations and Economy, Azerbaijan (October 8, 2012)

20 Presenter “Khojlay Genocide” Organized by National University of Modern Languages Islamabad. Pakistan (February, 2012).

21 Presenter “Turkmenistan’s Positive Neutrality” organized by Society of Asian Civilization, Islamabad at Preston University Islamabad. Pakistan (2010)

22 Presenter “Civilization: Post World War-II” an international conference organized by Society of Asian Civilization at Lok Virsa, Islamabad (March 24-25, 2010).

23 Lecture on “Pakistan and Azerbaijan Relations” at Baku State University, organized by the Faculty of International Relations and Economy, Azerbaijan (October 8, 2012).

24 Roundtable Discussion on “Azerbaijan in Global Politics, Crafting Foreign Policy” organized by Preston University, Islamabad, Pakistan. (May 31, 2010).

Interests

  • Russia and Post Soviet Central Asia