saeedshafqat@fccollege.edu.pk
 
               
 
 
 
Talks & Presentations

Peace Moves in South Asia: Different Perspectives, The Association of Humanitarian Lawyers and Kashmiri American Council, March 9, 2004.
Participated in panel discussion on South Asian Diaspora, Barnard College, New York, March 24, 2004.
Strengthening Civil Society in a Democratic Polity, Pak-Millennium Conference 2004, Boston College, Boston, April 03, 2004.
Spoke on Nuclear Pakistan and Peace in South Asia: Why do they Matter for the US? Queens Borough Public Library, International Resource Center, Flushing Library, New York, April 17, 2004.
Motivational Guest Speaker, Safe Space-an organization working for advancement of abandoned children, Academic and Employment Recognition Ceremony, Jamaica, NY, July 12, 2004.
Gave a talk on the topic of Pakistan and the Emerging World Order to the participants of Fulbright Alumni Association at Pace University, New York, May 5, 2003.
Roundtable Discussion on Pakistan, Open Society Institute, New York; assisted conference organizers with Book of Readings on Pakistan, October 15, 2003.
Pakistan and the United States: A Strategic Partner not "Frontline State" Again? Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, Pakistani Student Association and the Department of Political Science, November 3, 2003.
Led discussion along with Professor Philip Oldenburg on Re-defining India-Pakistan Relations, Brown Bag Lectures Series, Southern Asian Institute, January 30, 2002.
World of Islam after WTC, February, 11, 2002.
Post Independence Political Change in South Asia, New York School Teachers Workshop on India and South Asia: an Overview, organized in collaboration with Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University, January 2, 2002. Also lectured on South Asia in the International System, January 09, 2002.
Invited by the Center for South Asia Studies to participate in 17th Annual South Asia Conference, University of California, Berkeley. Spoke on special event titled: Kashmir and Afghanistan: Religion, Ethnicity, and the Strategic Balance in South Asia, February 14-17, 2002.
The Future of Pakistan: a Political and Social Analysis, The Pakistan Student Organization of New York University (NYU), February 20, 2002.
Is Pakistan Really Moving Toward Democracy? Organized and participated in one-day workshop, Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University, delivered presentation on role of military and prospects of democracy, March 9, 2002.
Six Months after September 11th: Response, Rebuilding and Reconciliation, Kellogg Center, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs; on panel of American Power and Responsibility, March 11, 2002.
Lecture and Slide show presentation on Culture, Geography and Foreign Policy of Pakistan, International Youth Leadership Program, March 16, 2002.
A panel discussion on, In the name of God: Politics and Religion in Pakistan and India, Association of Pakistani Students, Columbia University, March 26, 2002.
A panel discussion on China, Pakistan and India: Unweaving the Web of a Tense Trilateral Relationship, Asia Society, New York., March 27, 2002
Kashmir: Exchanging Ideas; Different Perspectives, Historical, Political, Social, Columbia Political Union, Organization of Pakistani Students, The Hindu Students Organization, Muslim Student Organization and others, April 14th 2002, Learner Hall.
Panel Discussion on: Religion and Human Rights: Contemporary Challenges, Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs, New York, November 06, 2002. Spoke on "Terrorism, Religious Violence, Human Rights and Role of U.S .in South Asia."
Panel discussion on: Understanding the Geo-politics of Central Asia; spoke on "Pakistan Central Asia Relations," The Newly Independent States Students Association in Co-sponsorship with The Harriman Institute and SIPA Responds, November 11, 13, 14 2002.
Led a panel discussion on: Pakistan Today: Jinnah's Vision and Musharraf's Reality; Organization of Pakistani Students, Columbia Political Union, Club Zamana, and SALSA, November 19, 2002.
Spoke on Pakistan on the Frontline Again, Southern Asian Institute, Brownbag Lecture Series, September 26, 2001.
Forum on Religious Violence, organized by Barnard College and Columbia University, presented a paper on Jihadi Movements and their Impact on Pakistan, October 8, 2001.
Panel discussion on Pakistan and its Future, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, UNDP, October 16, 2001
Panel discussion organized by Institute for South Asian Affairs, New York on Perspective on Afghanistan from the North and from the South, chaired by Professor Phillip Oldenburg, Associate Director, Southern Asian Institute, Columbia University, October 25, 2001.