June 15, 2020
To know more about the changing scenario due to the pandemic, join us for the twentieth session of LUMS Live.
Date: Monday, June 15, 2020
Time: 4:00 pm (PKT)
Our distinguished panelists include Dr. Joshua T. White - Associate Professor of Practice, South Asia Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Rasul Bakhsh Rais - Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS, Dr. Naeem Salik - Senior Fellow, Centre for International Strategic Studies.
Moderated by Adeel Hashmi, the session will be broadcast live via the LUMS Facebook page. During the session, please use the live stream's comments bar to ask questions or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Profiles of Panelists
Dr. Joshua T. White - Associate Professor of Practice, South Asia Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Joshua T. White is Associate Professor of the Practice of South Asia Studies at The Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington. He is also a Nonresident Fellow in the Foreign Policy program at The Brookings Institution. Dr. White previously served at the White House as Senior Advisor & Director for South Asian Affairs at the National Security Council, where he staffed the President and National Security Advisor on the full range of South Asia policy issues pertaining to India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Indian subcontinent, and led efforts to integrate U.S. government policy planning across South and East Asia. He received his PhD with distinction from Johns Hopkins SAIS in Washington. Dr. White has also spent time as a visiting research fellow at LUMS.
Dr. Rasul Bakhsh Rais - Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, LUMS
Dr. Rasul Bakhsh Rais is Professor of Political Science at LUMS. He has served as Director General at the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, as a Professor of International Relations and Director Area Study Centre at the Quaid-i-Azam University and has been the Quaid-i-Azam Distinguished Professor of Pakistan Studies at Columbia University, New York. Dr. Rais taught at the Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem and was also awarded the Social Science Research Fellowship at Harvard, and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship in International Relations at the University of California, Berkeley. He has several books to his name and has published widely in professional journals on political and security issues pertaining to South Asia, Indian Ocean and Afghanistan. His current research interests are: Pakistan’s Western Borderlands: Geopolitics of Conflict.
Brigadier (Ret.) Dr. Naeem Salik - Senior Fellow, Center for International Strategic Studies, Islamabad
Dr. Salik has taught at the Quaid-i-Azam University, National Defence University and Air University, Islamabad. He has been a visiting scholar at School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University and a Guest Scholar at the Brookings Institution, Washington, D.C. besides being a Visiting Fellow at the Stanford University and Stimson Center. Dr. Salik has previously served as Director for Arms Control and Disarmament Affairs at the Strategic Plans Division. He holds a Masters in History from Punjab University, a BSc (Hons) in War Studies from Balochistan University, an MSc in Strategic Studies from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK and a PhD from the University of Western Australia. His areas of expertise include South Asian security with special reference to Indian and Pakistani policies on nuclear and missile issues, nuclear and conventional confidence building measures, nuclear safety, security, and export controls.