Prof. Dr. Francis Robinson 
Professor of History of South Asia, 
University of London 

Francis Christopher Rowland Robinson is a British historian and academic who specialises in the history of South Asia and Islam. Since 1990, he has been Professor of History of South Asia at the University of London. He has twice been president of the Royal Asiatic Society: from 1997 to 2000, and from 2003 to 2006.Robinson’s research interests have focused on the Muslim world, with particular emphasis on the Muslims of South Asia, Muslim responses to modernity, learned and holy families, and religious and political change.

 

 

Dr. Rizwan Ullah Kokab
Professor of History and Pakistan Studies
Government College University, Pakistan. 

Rizwan Ullah Kokab is a Professor at the department of History and Pakistan Studies of the Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. His areas of Interest include, early modern South Asia, early history of Pakistan, separatism, Islam, and Muslims in Indo-Pak Subcontinent.

 

 

 

Dr. Abenante Diego
University of Trieste, Italy.

Diego Abenante is currently Associate Professor of South Asian History at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of the University of Trieste. He holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Trieste, a Master of Arts in Modern History from Royal Holloway College, University of London, and a Ph.D. in History, Institutions and International Relations of the Extra-European Countries from the University of Pisa (1998). Since 1996, he has conducted research in South Asia, both in Pakistan and India, particularly in the areas of Lahore, Multan and Delhi.

 

Dr. Mehboob Hussain
University of the Punjab, Pakistan.

Mahboob Hussain is Associate Professor at the Department of History & Pakistan Studies of the University of Punjab, Lahore. He completed his PhD in 2013 and his M.Phil in 2006 from the University of Punjab, Lahore. His field of specialization includes; modern political history, institution building, state and society, and politics of Pakistan.

 

 

Saikat Bhattacharya
University of Toronto, Canada

Dr.S.Krishnan is an Assistant Professor in Seedling School of Law and Governance, Jaipur National University, Jaipur, Rajasthan. He had worked as an Assistant Professor in History in Apex Professional University, Pasighat, Arunachal Pradesh. S. Krishnan has 3 ½ years of teaching experience. His areas of specialization include: Modern Indian History, History of the United States and U.S. Foreign Policy, Strategic Studies, International Relations, History of Europe, History of China and Japan and Mass Media and Journalism

 

Prof. Dr. Muhammad Khan 
National Defense University, Pakistan,

Dr. Muhammad Khan has been Head of International Relation Department at the NationalDefence University (NDU) Islamabad until July 18, 2016. He completed his PhD in International Relations from University of Karachi in 2002. He is the founding member of Faculty of Contemporary Studies (FCS) in NDU, and a pioneer of the International Relations Department at NDU. He also established Department of Strategic Studies, Department of Peace and Conflict Studies and Department of Government and Public Policy in the National Defence University, Islamabad. He is currently a faculty member ofPolitics & IR department at the International Islamic University Islamabad. His areas of Interest include, Global Politics and International Relations theories, principles, diplomacy, regional and global issues.Dr Khan has been Member of Prime Minister’s Foreign policy formulation team on Middle East, Central Asia and South Asia. Dr Khan has a vast experience of teaching and research in Security Studies, International Relations, Defence Studies, Strategic Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Sciences and Humanities. He has contributed over 61 Research Publications related to national and international issues and has also written 1000 articles.

 

Prof. Dr. Marvin G. Weinbaum
University of Illinois/Middle East Institute,
Washington 

Marvin G. Weinbaum is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and served as analyst for Pakistan and Afghanistan in the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research from 1999 to 2003. He is currently director for Pakistan Studies at The Middle East Institute. At Illinois, Dr. Weinbaum served for fifteen years as the director of the Program in South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies. His research, teaching, and consultancies have focused on the issues of national security, state building, democratization, and political economy in Afghanistan and Pakistan. He is the author or editor of six books and has written more than 100 journal articles and book chapters.

 

Prof. Dr. Savitri Shrestha
Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Dr Tehmina Aslam
University of Lahore

Dr.Tehmina Aslam Ranjha is a Research fellow at Center for Security Strategy and Policy Research and Assistant Professor at School of Integrated Social Sciences, University of Lahore. She has a distinguished academic record with a PhD in Political Science with focus on Religious Militancy in Pakistan. She is a CT expert and mostly works on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) in college and university campuses. She is also a national speaker on topics related to CVE and de-radicalisation. She has also worked with the Pakistani military, Police and NACTA to help establish a CVE narrative of Pakistan and to educate students at campuses to counter violent extremism. She is among the very few Pakistani women who are working on CVE and de-radicalisation. She has had the privilege of working with esteemed educational institutions such as Government College University Lahore, University of the Punjab, Fast National University, Kinnaird College for Women Lahore and University of Lahore.