CURRICULUM VITAE

Prof. Sarfraz Khan Ph.D., from SOAS, University of London, UK. 1998Dr.Sarfraz Khan
Director, Area Study Centre (Central Asia) University of Peshawar 2009,
till to date. Professor, Area Study Centre (Central Asia), University of
Peshawar, Feb. 2002, till to date.

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Marital Status:             Married                                    Nationality:     Pakistani
Religion:                      Islam                                       Date of Birth:  14-03-1958

Domicile:                     Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Languages:  Fluently read, write and speak English, Russian, Urdu,Pashto (mother tongue),                                                                                  Punjabi and Hindko
  • Education

Certificate/Degree

Year

Div./Grade

Place of Study

Main Subjects

Ph.D.

1998

-

SOAS, University of London, UK

Philosophy/Area Studies
Topic: The Development of Muslim Reformist (Jadid) Political Thought in the Emirate of Bukhara (1870-1924)

M.A.

1983

      1st

University of Peshawar

Philosophy

B.A

 

Graduation

 

1981

 

1980

      2nd

 

      2nd

University of Punjab
Lahore

Preparatory Faculty PFU Moscow

Philosophy, Sociology, Russian Language, English

Russian Language, History of Russia, CPSU and USSR, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy, Physiology, Philosophy, Mathematics

Intermediate

1975

2nd

Government College Sahiwal

Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Urdu, English

Matric

1973

1st

Govt. Sutlej High School Okara

(Science group) Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Technical Drawing, English, Urdu

  • Academic Scholarships and Distinction

  • Commonwealth   Award for PhD.
  • Commonwealth   Scholar at SOAS, University of London, UK, 1991-98.
  • Merit Scholarship Holder during M.A. (Philosophy), University of Peshawar (1983).
  • Presidential Scholarship Holder during Intermediate Govt. Degree College Sahiwal.

SUMMARY OF THE CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Teaching, Research and Publications: Prof. Sarfraz Khan possesses a sound academic background of learning, both at Oriental and occidental universities, including Peoples Friendship University Moscow, USSR and University of London, UK. His two books (one International and one national), two chapters in internatonal books (one from Amsterdam,Netherland and one from Amritsar,India) and 26 research articles have been published at internationally and nationally recognised journals. He has organised dozens of international and national, Seminars, Conferences and Workshops and participated in more than a hundred international and national Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Three decades of research/teaching at post-graduate (M. Phil./Ph. D.,) level combined with several years’ experience as Director, Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, an autonomous institution of higher learning, has enhanced his awareness of modern trends in operation of managing such institutions as well as holistic understanding of issues in Higher Education. While student he has been an active member of academic community and served as General Secretary of Pakistan Students Union in Moscow. His Ph. D., dissertation written and defended at SOAS, University of London revolves around reforming system of higher education and its linkages with political thought and economy. He helped in Creating Higher Education Reform Group at Peshawar University: served as Core member of Open Forum for Higher Education Reform (OFFER); prepared Reform Package; published and presented before various bodies of Peshawar University in 2002-3, well before HEC embarked upon such efforts. Prof. Sarfraz Khan delivered seminars and lectures to post-graduate students at University of London (1992-96) as a Commonwealth Scholar.
  • Teaching as a Visiting Professor at: Institute of Management Studies (IMS), Department of Philosophy, Institute of Education and Research (IER), Department of Computer Science, University of Peshawar; and Iqra University; experience as resource person/member BoG to various GOs, NGOs and civil society organisations; and interaction with international and national electronic/print media as analyst has enabled him to represent effectively his institution and country. He has been a member of Senate and Academic Council University of Peshawar, remained Secretary General of Peshawar University Teachers Association (PUTA) and Federation of All Pakistan Universities’ Academic Staff Associations (FAPUASA). As HEC Approved Supervisor for Social Sciences; Eleven Ph. D., and Two M. Phil. Scholars produced and defended their dissertations under his supervision. Many more M. Phil./Ph. D., scholars from various Centres and Departments of University of Peshawar, Foundation University and Quad-i-Azam University, Islamabad are being supervised by him. He is Editor to HEC recognized Journal ‘Central Asia’ and reviewed dozens of Research Articles for international and national Journals. He has been instrumental in making and reviewing post-graduate courses of various disciplines. As Professor and Director, Area Study Centre (Central Asia) University of Peshawar since 2002 and 2009 respectively, Prof. Sarfraz Khan possesses experience of recruiting faculty and ministerial staff and possesses leadership abilities to mobilise human and financial resources for transformation of this institution of higher learning into an institution of international standards disseminating quality education.
  • Experience:

3.1 As Director provide Academic, Research, Administrative and financial leadership to Area Study Centre (Central Asia) since March 2009.
3.2 Professor, Area Study Centre (Central Asia) since Feb. 2002
3.3 Associate Professor, Area Study Centre (Central Asia) since 1999
3.4 Research Associate, Area Study Centre (Central Asia) since 1985
3.4 Lecturer Department of Philosophy, University of Peshawar, 1984
3.5 Research Associate, Area Study Centre (Central Asia), 1982-1984
3.6  Produced 11 Ph. D., and Two M. Phil. Scholars, including HEC Grant Holders Supervision of research scholars: Currently two more M. Phil. research scholars have completed their proposal, while six other PhD scholars are working on their approved topics at different stages in his supervision.
3.7  Helped produce Guidelines for M. Phil./ Ph. D. Research Scholars to write dissertations.
3.8  Currently Supervising Seven Ph. D scholars, including 4 HEC Grant Holders.
3.9  Evaluated numerous M. Phil. / Ph. D dissertations for Quad-i-Azam University Islamabad, Karachi University and  Shah Latif University Khairpur.
3.10 Recruited Teaching Faculty and Ministerial Staff for Karachi University, Peshawar University, Area study Centre and Pakistan Study Centre as member Selection Board or Subject Expert.
3.11 Remained member Senate University of Peshawar and governing body of Peshawar University Teachers’ Foundation.
3.12 Editor, HEC recognized Journal ‘Central Asia’. Reviewed Research Articles for International and national Journals.
3.13 Remained Secretary General of Peshawar University Teachers Association (PUTA) and Federation of All Pakistan Universities’ Academic Staff Associations (FAPUASA) 2001.
3.14 As Director hold contact with Elected Representatives, Foreign Relations Committees of National Assembly and Senate of Pakistan.       
3.15 Dr. Sarfraz was selected as a HEC Approved Supervisor for Social Sciences and Supervise M. Phil. / Ph. D scholars.

3.16 Helped Create Higher Education Reform Group at Peshawar University, Served as Core member of Open Forum for Higher Education Reform (OFFER). Prepared Reform Package, Published and presented before various bodies of Peshawar University 2002-3.
3.17 Member Board of Governors and Executive Committee, The Institute of Strategic Studies (ISS), Islamabad.

4. PUBLICATIONS:     

4.1  BOOKS:
a.   International

  • Muslim Reformist Political Thought: Revivalists, Modernists and Free Will. Routledge Curzon, London and New York 2003. ISBN 0-7007-1237-2.
  • Chapter, “Contesting the State of Exception in the Afghan-Pakistani Marchlands” in the book Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities Ethnographies of Human Mobilities in Asia, Edited by Barak Kalir and Malini Sur, IIAS / Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam 2012. ISBN 978 90 8964 408 4,pp 55-74.
  • Chapter “Special Status of FATA: Illegal Becoming Licit “in book “INDIA PAKISTAN AFGHANISTAN 'Trinity of Peace in South Asia (Anthology of Essays)” (edition 2015).

b.   National
How Elections Are Rigged In Pakistan, SBF, Peshawar Pakistan.

4.2     RESEARCH ARTICLES:

  • Politics of Policy and Legislation Affecting Women in Afghanistan:One Step Forward Two Step Backward.In:Central Asia,No.73. Winter 2013, pp.
  • ‘Mir Munshi Aala Sultan Muhammad Khan and his Services to Afghanistan’. In: Central Asia, No.72.Summer 2013,pp.17-35.
  • ‘An Overview of Pak-Soviet/Russia Relations’. In: Central Asia, No.71. Winter 2012, pp. 1-28.
  • ‘The Frontier Crime Regulation (FCR): A Socio Political Assessment’. In: Central Asia, No.70. Summer 2012, pp. 1-14.
  • ‘Impact of Bolshevik Russian Peasant Programme on Peasants’ Movement in NWFP: From Ghalla Dher to Shumali (North) Hashtnagar’. In: Central Asia, No.69. Winter 2011, pp.1-25.
  • ‘World Trade Organization’s Policies Affecting Afghanistan’s Fragile Economy’. In: Central Asia, No. 68. Summer 2011, pp. 1-22.
  • Regulation, Oppression and Expression of Pukhtun Women: In “Tapa” and Narratives.’ In: Central Asia, No. 67., pp. 1-26.
  • ‘Central Asian Sufism and Contemporary Pukhtun: A Study of the Chishtiyya in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’. In: Central Asia, No. 66. Summer 2010, pp. 65-106.
  • ‘Significance of Language Policy Awareness in English Language Teaching’. In: Procedia, Social and Behavioural Sciences, vol. 15, 2011, pp. 1897-1900.
  • Patriarchal Social and Administrative Practices in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan: A Case for Gender Inclusive Reforms’. In: Central Asia, No. 65. Winter 2009, pp. 19-44.
  • ‘Special Status of Tribal Areas (FATA): An Artificial Imperial Construct Bleeding Asia’. In: Eurasia Border Review, vol. 1, No. 1. Spring 2010, Hokkaido University, Japan, pp. 63-74.
  • ‘Good versus Evil: Argument to Begin War on Terrorism’. In: Central Asia, No. 64, Spring 2009, pp. 1-41
  • ‘The Sino-Indian ‘Quest for Energy Security: The Central-West-South Asian Geopolitical Turf: Dynamics and Ramifications’. In: Regional Studies, vol. xxviii No.2. Spring 2009, Institute of Regional Studies, Islamabad, pp. 46-93.
  • ‘Economic Cooperation Organization: The Central Asian Experience’. In: Regional Cooperation in Asia Options for Pakistan, 2009, Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad. pp. 9-19.
  • ‘Special Status of FATA: Illegal Becoming Licit’. In: Central Asia, No. 63, Winter 2008, pp. 7-37.
  • ‘Works of Mahmud Beg Tarzi: The Precursor of Reform in Afghanistan’. In: Central Asia, No. 62. Summer 2008, pp. 127-150.
  • ‘Insights into Electoral History in Afghanistan’. In: Journal of Law and Society, vol. XXXV, No. 48, 2006, pp. 197-220.
  • ‘Prisoners of War Status: Hezbollah Fighters in the Hands of Israel’. In: Journal of Law and Society, vol. XXXV, No. 48, 2006, pp. 55-61.
  • ‘The System of Muslim Education in Central Asia (A Case Study of Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries Bukhara)’. In: Central Asia, No. 45. 1999, pp. 193-210.
  • The System of Religious and Secular Administration in the Emirate of Bukhara (Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries). In: Central Asia, No. 44. Winter 1999, pp. 149-162.
  • Changes in the Bukharan Economy under Russian Influence (Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries). In: Central Asia, No. 47. 1999, pp. 51-63.
  • ‘Abdal Rauf Fitrat’. In: Religion State and Society, vol. 24, No. 2/3, The Keston Journal Oxford, England 1996.
  • ‘The Economic Structure of the Late Nineteenth-Early Twentieth Century Bukhara. In: Central Asia, No. 46.1999, pp. 155-176.
  • ‘The Development of Muslim Reformist Thought’. In: Journal of Law and Society, vol. XXI, No. 34, 1999, pp. 37-45.
  • ‘Change in Spectroscopy with Changing Attitudes in the USSR’. In: Central Asia, No. 27. Winter 1990, pp. 127-131.
  • ‘The Soviet Perception of the Asian and Pacific Collective Security’. In: Central Asia, No. 20. Summer 1987, pp. 169-178.

5.   CONFERENCES/SEMINARS:

5.1     Organized and/or Participated:
In numerous International Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Symposia organized in various countries including United Kingdom, Holland, Russia, China, Slovenia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Malaysia, Bangladesh, United Arab Emirates, Nepal, India, Japan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
5.2     International:

  • Forum on “People’s Struggles, South Asian Peace and the Civil Society” in Kathmandu, Nepal on 22-24 November, 2014.
  • Seminar “Significance of Afghanistan’s Transit in development of Regional Economy” in Kabul, Afghanistan on 23-27 December, 2013.
  • Conference on “Post-2014: Implications on Afghanistan, Pakistan and India” in Patiala, India on 17th October, 2013.
  • Participated in the Baku International Humanitarian Forum on the subject “The XXI Century: Hopes and Challenges” in Baku, Azerbaijan held on October 4-5, 2012.
  • “FACE OFF on Rising Intolerance and Violence in the Society”, Peshawar, organized by Hunerkada Visual and Performing Arts Educational Institute and Cultural Directorate of Provincial Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, May 7-8, 2012.
  •  “Afghanistan on the Way to the Stable State and Society (2001-2011)”, Dubai, organized by Ariana Afghan Center (Almaty, Kazakhstan) the Politic Contact Center of Political Technologies Moscow, Russia and Afghanistan and Regional Studies Centre Dushanbe, Tajikistan, November 8-9, 2011.
  • “Baku International Humanitarian Forum”, Azerbaijan, organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Azerbaijan, October 10-11, 2011.
  • “Bled Strategic Forum”, Slovenia, organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Slovenia, September 9-10, 2011.
  • “China Association for international friendly contact”, China, organized by China Association for international friendly contact, China, August 7-15, 2011.
  • International Conference "The Ancient Material Culture  of Turkmenistan and its Place in the Development of World Civilization", organized by Ministry of Culture of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, April 7-8, 2011.
  • International Conference “Nurmuhammet Andalip and literary-cultural life in the XVII-XVIII centuries” organized by Academy of Sciences of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, March 10-12, 2011.
  • Delivered a Talk, ‘FATA, Pakistan and Peace in Afghanistan’, at SOAS, University of London, 28th October 2010.
  • Advancing Policy Implementation in Pakistan's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), organized by Wilton Park, United Kingdom, 24-27 October, 2010
  • Delivered a talk ‘Situation in FATA, Pakistan and Peace in Afghanistan’, at International Strategic Studies Institute, London 2nd November 2010.
  • “International Conference on Peace, Justice and Secular Humanism” organized by South Asian People's Union against Fundamentalism & Communal-ism Dhaka, Bangladesh, 19 - 21 June, 2010.
  • “Pakistan Constitutional Reforms Process: Prospects for Inclusive Federalism”, Kathmandu, organized by Centre for Civic Education, Nepal, 1-2 May, 2010.
  •  “Women Empowerment in Development of Outlying Regions” 5th Conference of the UN-NGO-IRENE/Asia-Pacific, organized by China NGO Network for International Exchanges (CNIE), Xining, China, 2 April, 2010.
  • Civilization and Cultures of Central Asia in Unity and Diversity, organized by International Institute for Central Asian Studies (IICAS), Tashkent, Uzbekistan, 7-8 September 2009
  • The Elusive Balance: Regional Powers and the Search for Sustainable Development, organized by Hokkaido University, Japan, 9-10 July 2009
  • Judicial and Legal Reform: Achievements and Extension Pathways, organized by Institute for Studies of Civil Society, Tashkent, Uzbekistan,15-16 June 2009
  • Licit But Illegal, Amsterdam 2006 and 2008
  • De-legitimization of Borderland Practices, Kuala Lumpur, 2006
  • 2 Conferences, Pak Russia Relations, Moscow, 2003 and 2006
  • Islam in Central Asia, Beijing 2005
  • Intellectual Environment in Central Asia Tashkent, 2004.
  • 2 Conferences, Denuclearization of South Asia, Dacca, 2000-2001
  • Central Asian and South Asian Peace, Bangalore, India. 1999
  • Jadidism, Reformist Movement in Central Asia, Utrecht, Netherland 1997
  • Key Note Speaker at 3 People’s SAARC Summits at Islamabad, Dacca and New Delhi.

5.3     National:

  • Provincial forum on “Space for Civil Society in Pakistan” ,December 22,2015.
  • Focus Group Discussion on “Strenghtening Legislative Engagement in Rule of Law Processes and Human Rights Protection”,November 26, 2015
  • 4th two-Day “National Media Conference”,November 25-26,2015.
  • Two day international conference “Islamabad Regional Forum:South Asia’s Quest for a Future”,November 18-19,2015.
  • National Conference on “GSP+ in Pakistan: Opportunities and Challenges”, November 5, 2015.
  • consultative forum on "Civil and Political Rights of Women,Youth and Minorities" ,October 20,2015.
  • International conference on “Pak-China Strategic Partnership and its Regional Implications”,September 7-8,2015.
  • Seminar on “Afghanistan:The Future of Peace Negotiations after Mullah Omer” ,August 21,2015.
  • Seminar on “FATA:Stability,Integration and Reconstrution”,August 4,2015.
  • Multi-stakeholders’forum on “GSP+ in Pakistan:Towards a coordinated implemantation strategy”,July 30,2015.
  • “Dialogue on National Action Plan Against Terrorism and Extremism “at Baragali, June 16-17,2015
  • International Conference on “NATO Drawdown from Afghanistan: Challenges and Opportunities” ,May 20-21,2015
  • Two day multidisciplinary conference on “Social Issues in Far East and    South East Asia”, May 11-12, 2015.
  • 2nd international conference on “Ethno-Federalism in Punjab and Beyond” at Lahore, 12-14 April, 2015.
  • One day international seminar on “New Emerging Trends of Pakistan-Indonesia Cooperation: Challenges and Opportunities” at Area Study Centre, University of Sindh, April 6, 2015. 
  • Regional Province Seminar on Trade, Commerce & Improved Relations between Afghanistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province” at Peshawar, March 18, 2015. 
  • International conference on “Turkmenistan’s Policy of Permanent Neutrality” at Islamabad, March 15, 2015.
  • One day meeting “An Assessment On Teaching Federalism” By The Centre for   Civic Education Pakistan & UNDP at Islamabad  , March 8.2015.
  • 6th Think Thanks Forum of the Islamic Countries “Addressing Multi-Dimensional Security Challenges” at Islamabad, March 7, 2015.
  • “Two-day national consultation on human rights policy framework”, at Islamabad, February 24-25, 2015.
  • “Regional Conference: Education and Human Security Framework in Afghanistan and Pakistan” at Islamabad  , February 10,2015.
  • Regional Counter Narcotics Seminar on “Drug Free Society” at Serena Hotel Islamabad, January 27, 2015.
  • “National Consultation on Electoral Reforms” held by Human Rights Commission of Pakistan at Islamabad Hotel, Islamabad, December 12, 2014.
  • (UNDP) 2 days Seminar on “Electoral Reforms” at Pearl Continental Hotel, Peshawar, December 11, 2014.
  • Seminar on “Role of Persian Language in the Development of Trade and Cultural Relations between Iran, Pakistan and Central Asia” at Institute of Management Sciences, Peshawar, November 18, 2014.
  • Asian development bank roundtable on ’Stakeholders Consultation: ADB’s Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) 2015-2019 for Pakistan’ at Khushal Hall, Pearl Continental Hotel, Peshawar, November 17   , 2014.
  • Hanns Seidel Foundation Conference on “Leadership Summit on Federalism in Pakistan”, Islamabad, November 12-13, 2014.
  • Seminar on ‘Kashmir Black Day’ at Nishtar hall, Peshawar October, 27, 2014.
  • (UNDP) Seminar on “Electoral Reforms in Pakistan: Civil Society, Media and Academic Perspectives” at Pearl Continental Hotel, Peshawar, October 17, 2014.
  • Seminar on “Global Activities of The International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC) and International Humanitarian Law (IHL)” at  Area Study Center (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, Peshawar October 17, 2014.
  • Seminar on ‘Wakhan Visited: Summer 2014’ at Area Study Center (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, Peshawar October 3, 2014.
  • Consultation on the Reforms Plans, Old and New, at Islamabad,     September 26, 2014.
  • Training of leadership on ‘Evolution of Political Thought’ at Baacha Khan Educational Foundational, University Town, Peshawar, September 24, 2014.
  • Conference on ‘Democracy, a Pre-requisite for Peace in Pakistan’ at Abdara Road, University Town, Peshawar, September 15, 2014.
  • Focus Group Discussion on ‘Talibanization and Post-Talibanization Impacting Politics in Afghanistan and Pakistan’ at Baragali Summer Campus of Peshawar University, Baragali, Peshawar, August 15-18, 2014.
  • Workshop on “Promoting Critical Thinking and Research for Peace, Awareness and Democratic Environment amongst Students of FATA, PATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa” at Baragali Summer Campus of Peshawar University, Baragali, Peshawar, June 16-21, 2014.
  • THAAP Conference on ‘Culture, Art and Architecture of the Marginalized and the Poor’ at Area Study Center, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, May15, 2014.
  • Seminar on “FATA Affecting Political Situation in Pakistan and the Region” at Hazara University, Mansehra, April 23, 2014.
  • Seminar on ”Strengthening Collaborative Ties” at Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad, Pakistan, March 24, 2014.
  • Focus Group Discussion ‘Post 2014 Foreign Forces Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Impact on Region, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA’. at Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, January 10, 2014
  • Seminar on “Kabul Revisited before Afghan Elections” at Area Study Center, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, January 3, 2014.
  • Pakistan-Afghanistan Conference II “ISAF Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Bilateral Partnership for Peace and Cooperation”, Islamabad, 13-14 December, 2013.
  • Seminar on “Impact of the 18th Amendment on Pukhtun Nationalism” at Area Study Center, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Septembers 28, 2012.
  • Panellist on 4th Plenary Session on the Social Sciences Conference, organized by Quaid-e-Azam University and Higher Education Commission, April 29, 2012.
  • Seminar on “Pak- Turkmen Diplomatic Relations”, organized by Society of Asian Civilizations Pakistan [SAC], Islamabad, April 19, 2012.
  • Inaugural Conference of the Strategic Vision Institute: paper, “Role of Central Asia Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkey” at Marriott Hotel, Islamabad, April 17, 2013.
  • Seminar on “An all-inclusive State the problem of Ethnic Diversity” at Area Study Center (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, Peshawar, and February 3, 2012.
  • Seminar on “Kabul Revisited before Afghan Elections” at Area study Center (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, Peshawar, January 28, 2012.
  • Seminar on “An all-inclusive State the problem of Ethnic Diversity” at Area Study Center (Central Asia), University of Peshawar, Peshawar, January 3, 2012.
  • “Dynamics of the Region with Focus on FATA and Afghanistan” National Security and War Course, National Defence University, November 29, 2011.
  • International Conference on “Transition in Afghanistan: Post-Exit Scenarios”, organized by Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI) and Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF), Islamabad, October 5-6, 2011.
  • Roundtable on “Tools of War and Tools of Resistance: The Impact of Militancy and Conflict on Women and Girls in Pakistan”, organized by Shirkat Gah- Women’s Resource Centre, Lahore, July 8-9, 2011.
  • Roundtable on “China Today and Tomorrow: Role of Communist Party of China”, organized by Institute of Policy Studies, Islamabad, July 7th, 2011.
  • Workshop “Selection of Research Topic, Research methods and Writing M Phil, Ph. D, Dissertations”   organized by, Area Study Centre, Baragali, 13-18 June, 2011
  • "Perspectives on Counter-Terrorism", organized by Center for Research and Security Studies (CRSS), Islamabad, March 31, 2011
  • National Conference “Youth for Peaceful and Pluralist Pakistan” , organized by Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, March 22, 2011
  • National Conference “Monitoring the Achievements of the MDGs and Weaknesses of the Existing Budgetary Allocations” organized  by Actionaid, Islamabad, March 21 -22, 2011
  • Roundtable Discussion on “Senate Reforms in Pakistan”, organized by Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, Islamabad, Feb 27, 2011
  • ‘Meeting of Citizens Group on Constitution’, organized by Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, Islamabad, Feb 26, 2011
  • T.V Talk show on “Mera Tusware Pakistan”, Organized by COMSATS, Abbottabad, Feb 13, 2011.
  • ‘Challenges of Diversity and Democratic Opportunities for Pakistani Federalism’ Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, Peshawar, Feb 7, 2011.
  • Training of Trainers (ToT) on ‘Making Pakistani Federalism Work’ Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, Peshawar, Feb 4-6, 2011.
  • ‘Islamic Archaeology’, National Institute of Historical and Cultural Research (NIHCR), Islamabad, January 21-23, 2011 
  • Two-day International Seminar ‘Regional Perceptions on Afghanistan’s Imbroglio’, organized by Area Study Centre, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, 4-5 January, 2011.
  • SDPI’s Thirteenth Sustainable Development Conference, organized by SDPI, Islamabad 21-23 December, 2010.
  • Workshop ‘Youth Capacities for Rule of Law and Good Governance’, organized by Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, Islamabad,   November 5-7, 2010.
  • ‘Afghan Elections: Prospects for Peace in Region and Implications for Pakistan’, organized by CRSS, Peshawar, September 29, 2010.
  • Roundtable on “Federal-Provinces Role and Responsibilities in Education”, organized by Center for Research & Security Studies, Islamabad, 21 September   , 2010.
  • Seminar “Afghan Elections: Prospects for Peace in Region and Implications for Pakistan”, organized by Centre for Research & Security Studies, Peshawar, 29 September   , 2010.
  • Talk “Effect of Afghan conflict on Pakistan”, organized by PAF Academy Badaber, Peshawar, 9 August 2010.
  • Workshop on “Peace: Implementation strategies and action plans”, organized by Aman Ittehad, Muree, 30 July- 1 August 2010.
  • “Roundtable with International Taskforce on Afghanistan”, Center for Research & Security Studies, Islamabad, 27 July 2010.
  • Workshop “Selection of Research Topic, Research methods and Writing M Phil, Ph. D, Dissertations”   organized by, Area Study Centre, Baragali, 12-18 June, 2010
  • National conference on “Women, Religion and Politics in Pakistan”, Shirkat Gah-Women’s Resource Centre, Lahore, 21-22 May, 2010.
  • Workshop on “Pakistan Policy Response towards Terrorism”, Department of International Relations, University of Peshawar, Peshawar 25-26 March, 2010.
  • International seminar “Humanitarian, pre-emptive, political and punitive intervention and state sovereignty: Varying Political, Moral and Legal Standpoints” Area Study Centre for Europe, Karachi December 9-10, 2009.
  • American Studies Conference, Area Study Centre for Africa, North & South America, Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamabad, October 2-4, 2009.
  • The Discipline of Area Studies: Challenges and Prospects, Peshawar University Summer Campus, Baragali July 18-22, 2009
  • Ten Conferences on Central Asia Russia, and China at Area Study Centre, Peshawar
  • Two Conferences at Department of International Relations. Peshawar.
  • One Conference at Department of International Relations. Karachi.1 Conference at Department of History, Lahore.

6.         Research Project:

6.1        Illegal but Licit: Transnational Flows and Permissive Polities in Asia. Funded by WOTRO. (2006-2008)
6.2        De-legitimizing borderland Practices in Pakistan, University of Amsterdam. Asian Studies in Amsterdam

7.         Consultant/Resource Person:

Served as Resource Person/Consultant to various GOs, National and International NGOs including:

  • National Security and War Course, National Defence University, Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI), Institute of Regional Studies (IRS), Pakistan Air Force, Asia Foundation, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), Aurat Foundation, Pakistan Peace Coalition, Sangi Development Foundation. Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), South Asia Partnership (SAP) Pakistan and Workers Education Research and
  • Welfare     Society (WERWS), Bargad, Shaheed Bhutto Foundation (SBF) Bacha Khan Markaz and Centre for Civic Education Pakistan, Islamabad etc.
  • Member Board of Governors and National Council South Asia Partnership (SAP) Pakistan.
  • Consultant SDPI on School Education in Pakistan produced Report entitled the ‘Subtle Subversion’ 2004.
  • Reform in FATA Pakistan, ‘Licit but Illegal’ in FATA. As Post Doc. Study at Amsterdam School of Social Sciences Research (ASSR), The Netherlands. 
  • Organized numerous Conferences and Seminars at Area Study Centre and University of Peshawar on Central Asia, Pak Russian, Afghan Relations and Tribal Areas of Pakistan, also at Kuala Lumpur. 

List of Ph.D Scholars and Dissertations Supervised and Produced by Prof. Dr. Sarfraz Khan:

 

S. No.

 

Name of Scholar

 

Ph.D / M.Phil

 

Session

 

Research Topic

 

Year of Completion

 

01

 

Ijaz Khan

 

Ph.D

 

1999-2000

 

Foreign Policy Making in Pakistan with Special Reference to Pakistan’s Afghan Policy

 

2004

02

 Mohammad Ayaz

 Ph.D

 1996-1997

A Critical Analysis of Communication Strategies of NGO’s Working for Afghan Refugees in NWFP

2005

03

 Shabir Ahmad Khan

 Ph.D

 1999-2000

Uzbekistan’s Agricultural Organization and Management (1990-2000), with Reference to Cotton

2007

04

Ashraf Ali

Ph.D

1999-2000

The Political Thought of the Afghan Taliban Movement (1994-2002)

2008

05

Mohammad Shafi

Ph.D

2002-2003

The Development of Reformist and Liberal Ideas in Afghanistan: 1900-1950

2010

06

Shuja Ahmad

Ph.D

2004-2005

Language and Logic of War with Special Reference to War on Terror in Afghanistan: Appearance and Reality

2011

07

Faiz ur Rehaman

Ph.D

2000-2001

The Impact of the Afghan War on Kashmir Freedom Struggle: 1979 – till September, 11.2001.

2011

08

Sakina Khan

Ph.D

2001-2002

Central Asian Sufi Influence in NWFP: The Naqshbandiya and the Chishtiyya.

2011

09

Salman Bangash

Ph.D

2004-2005

Tribal Belt on the Anglo
Afghan Border: Its Genesis and Purpose during the British Rule in India

2012

10

Zia ud din

Ph.D

2005

A Study of Existing Delivery System of Educational Services by District Governments in Pakistan: A Case Study of Peshawar District

 

2013

11

Shahida Aman

Ph.D

2004-2005

State Failure and State-Building in Post-Conflict Societies: A Case Study of Afghanistan

 

2014

MPhil Produced:

    01

Noor ul Amin

M.Phil

2002-2003

Pak-Soviet Relations During Z.A. Bhutto’s Era (1972-77)

2008

    02

Imran Khan

M.Phil

2002-2003

Trans-Afghan Oil and Gas Pipeline: Prospects and impacts

2008

List of PhD Scholars and Dissertations being Supervised by Prof. Dr. Sarfraz Khan in progress:

01

Samina

Ph.D

2003-2004

Gender Consciousness among Pukhtun in Afghanistan and Pakistan: Impact on the Status of Pukhtun Women

Awaiting to be conferred in 2014

 

02

 

Rashid Hussain Mughal

 

Ph.D

 

2003-2004

The Impact of Russian Bolshevism on the Development of Progressive Thought in NWFP, Pakistan: With Special Reference to Peasant Movement led by Mohammad Afzal Khan Bangash

Awaiting to be conferred in 2014

 

03

 

Noreen Naseer

 

Ph.D

 

2004-2005

 

Policies of World Trade Organization: Threats to Tribal Areas’ (FATA) Trade with Afghanistan

 

Awaiting to be conferred in 2014

 

04

 

Ayaz Ahmad

 

Ph.D

 

2006-2007

 

Language Policy and Planning and National Integration: A Case Study of the Role of English in Afghanistan (2001-2010)

 

Awaiting to be conferred in 2014

 

05

 

Saeeda

 

Ph.D

 

2007-2008

 

British Indian Government Agreements with the Tribes on the Durand Line

 

 

06

 

Irfan Ali Shah

 

Ph.D

 

2009-2010

 

Afghan Ethnic and Social
Politics Depicted in ‘The
Kite Runner’

 

References will be furnished upon request.