Announcements :
• Dr. Muhammad Hanif Khalil has resumed the charge as Acting Director of the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad w.e.f. 25-09-2023
• The Institute has announced BS, M. Phil, and PhD admissions (Fall-2023)
National Institute of Pakistan Studies
S. NoDateTitle and Speaker
3309-06-2022Special Seminar on “Crisis of Democracy in Pakistan” By: Dr. Naazir Mahmood an Author, Educator and a Columnist.
3202-06-2022Special Seminar on “The Role of Indus Water Treaty in Pakistan’s Water Crisis” By: Dr. Hassan Abbas, Independent Researcher and Water Expert.
3110-03-2022Special Seminar on “Civil Service of Pakistan: An Insider’s View” By: Dr. Saad S. Khan A Civil Servant and Faculty Member at National School of Public Policy, Lahore.
3024-02-2022A Roundtable with Victoria Schofield, “Kashmir-is there a way forward?”
2913-01-2022Special Seminar on “Effective Engagement of Students and Required Soft skills for Practical Life” By: Muhammad Murtaza Noor, National Coordinator Inter University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences.
2814-12-2021“Two-Nation theory foundation of Pakistan Movement: A Reckoning for youth”, Seminar in Collaboration with Pakistan Institute of Conflict and Security Studies (PICSS) National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
2725-11-2021Special Seminar on “Ingredients of Pashtun Culture and Pashtunwali” By: Dr. Abaseen Yousafzai, Chairman, Department of Pashto, Islamia College University Peshawar.
2604-11-2021Special Seminar on “The Textile Art of Pakistan” By: Ms. Soomal Solangi, Textile Designer (Graduate in Textile Designing and M.Phil Marketing and Merchandise Design)
2514-10-2021Special Seminar on “Evolution of the Resistance in Jammu and Kashmir against the Indian Occupation: Challengers and Way Forward” By: Dr. Shaikh Walid Rasul, Assistant Professor, International Islamic University, Islamabad.
2405-03-2020Special Seminar on “Forced Conversions or Faith Conversions? From a Myth & Rhetoric to Reality Policy Implications for Pakistan” By: Mr. Ghulam Husain Mahesar (Sufi Hussain) a Ph. D Scholar in Anthropology Department QAU.
2319-12-2019Special Seminar on “Pakistan Factor in Indian Foreign Policy”
By: Raja Qaiser Ahmed, Assistant Professor, School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR), QAU.
2205-12-2019Special Seminar on “Unveiling the Veiled”: Women and Gender in Islamic Mystical Tradition, By: Dr. Saad Khan, Lecturer, Centre of Excellence in Gender Studies, Q.A.U. Islamabad.
2129-11-2019Special Seminar on “Ideas, Issues and Questions of Nation-Building in Pakistan, Research Methods Workshop on “Academic Writing Workshop” By: Dr. Ali Raza, Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Science (LUMS)
2028-11-2019Special Seminar on “An ethnographic Research on Indigenizing Transactional Relationships among Zenanas/Khusras of Pakistan”
By: Mr. Fahd Zulfiqar, Lecturer, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE), Islamabad.
1907-11-2019Special Seminar on “Calculated Opacity as Strategy: Analysing State / Non-state Relations in Lyari, Karachi” By: Dr. Nida Kirmani, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences- LUMS
1824-10-2019Special Seminar on “Formality vs. Informality in Peace making, a case study of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. By Dr. Abida Bano, Institute of Peace
& Conflict Studies (IPCS) University of Peshawar
1703-10-2019Special Seminar on “Pakistani Culture and its Discontent” By: Dr. Nadeem Omar Tarar, the Executive Director, Centre for Culture and Development (C2D) Islamabad.
1619-09-2019Special Seminar on “Book Launching ceremony of Zul Qarnain Saadi’s Poetic collection “Rindnama Saadi Zal” By: Prof. Fateh Muhammad Malik, Eminent Scholar/ Ex Director, NIPS.
1512-09-2019Special Seminar on “Illicit Weapons Proliferation and impact on Pakistan’s Internal Security” By: Dr. Salma Malik, Assistant Professor, DSS QAU, Islamabad.
1425-04-2019Special Seminar on “What about Insaniyat? Morality and Ethics in the Pahars of Kashmir” By: Dr. Omer Aijazi, A Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, Canada.
1318-04-2019Special Seminar on “Emulation in Deterrence Discourse: Understanding Pakistan’s Nuclear Thinking, Policy Choices and crisis behavior” By: Dr. Sadia Tasleem, Department of Defence and Strategic Studies, QAU Islamabad.
1204-04-2019Special Seminar on “Governance of Islam in Post-Colonial Pakistan” By: Dr. Fakhar Bilal, Assistant Professor, Department of History QAU Islamabad.
1121-03-2019Special Seminar on “Ethnic Conflicts and the Pakistani State: Is there a way forward” By: Dr. Farhan Hanif Siddiqi, Associate Professor, School of Politics and International Relations QAU, Islamabad.
1003-01-2019Special Seminar on “Study and Research in Germany” By: Inge Iqbal
Director, DAAD, Information Center Islamabad.
927-12-2018Special Seminar on “A Sign of Continuity or Change in Pakistan’s Political Dynamics” By: Dr. Ijaz Shafi Gilani, Chairman Gallop Pakistan.
815-11-2018Special Seminar on “Devolution in Pakistan: A Study of Gross Neglect” By: Dr. Tahir Jamil, Assistant Professor, Area Study Centre QAU.
718-10-2018Special Seminar on “Civilizations and Civil Liberties”, By Khadim Hussain Soomro, Eminent Scholar and Writer.
604-10-2018Special Seminar on “Evolution Vs Intellligent Design”, By Prof. Dr. Mahmud Ahmad, Department of Biological Sciences, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad.
526-04-2018Special Seminar on, “Pakistan’s Peace Initiatives for countering Violent extremism and Protection of Ideological Sovereignty” By: Dr. Zia ulHaq, DG Islamic Research Institute IIUI, Romina Khurshid Alam MNA, Mr. Ahmad Munir Senior Research Fellow, Prof. Dr. Mudassaria Faculty of Shariah & Law, Dr. Dilawar Khan Advocate High Court.
412-04-2018Special Seminar on, “Saiful Malook of Great Mystic Poet Mian Muhammad Bakhsh” By: Prof. Saeed Ahmad, Punjabi Sufi Scholar, Author of Great Sufi Wisdom Series of books.
329-03-2018Special Seminar on “Dunkirk and back again: Punjabi Soldiers of the Indian Army in Europe, 1939-1945” By: Ghee Bowman, A researcher, a teacher, a trainer and presently a Ph.D student at the University of Exeter. UK.
215-03-2018Special Seminar on “Remoteness and Authenticity: The spring festival taghm in Shamshal” By: Prof. Dr. Martin Soekefeld, University of Munich, Germany.
116-11-2017Special Seminar on “Honour Unmasked Gender Violence, Law, and Power in Pakistan” By: Nafisa Shah, Member National Assembly