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Name: Dr. Farhan Hanif Siddiqi
Designation: Associate Professor
Department: School of Politics and International Relations


Qualifications: 2010
PhD (University of Karachi). Thesis Title: The State and Politics of Ethnicity in Post-1971 Pakistan: The Baloch, Sindhi and Mohajir Ethnic Movements.

1999
Master of Science in Theory and History of  International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

1995
Master of Arts in International Relations from the University of Karachi. 

1994
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in International Relations from the University of Karachi.


Phone: +92-51 9064 2261
Email: fhsiddiqi@qau.edu.pk
Status: On Job
Other Weblink: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Farhan_Siddiqi

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Research Interests Publications Conferences Research Projects

·         Ethnicity, Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict

·         Ethnopolitics and Ethnic Conflict in Pakistan

·         Kurdistan, Iraq

·         Conflict Resolution

·         Comparative Politics

·         Theories of International Relations

·         Democracy and Democratization

PUBLICATIONS

a)      Books

(2012) The Politics of Ethnicity in Pakistan: The Baloch, Sindhi and Mohajir Ethnic Movements. London and New York: Routledge.

(2001) Moonis Ahmar and Farhan Hanif Siddiqi (eds.), The Challenges of Conflict Resolution and Security in 21st Century: Problems and Prospects. Karachi: Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

b)     Articles in Refereed Journals

(Under Review) ""Inventing" the Ethnic Discourse: Deconstructing Discursive Patterns of Mohajir Ethnicity in Pakistan."

(2016)  "Security Estimations in South Asia: Alliance Formation or Balance of Power." Strategic Studies 36 (2): 75-91.

(2014)  "Pakistan and Singapore as small powers: Comparative thematic evaluation and policy imperatives." African and Asian Studies 13 (1-2): 187-204.

(2013) "General Elections in Pakistan 2013: The Consolidation of Democracy?" Pakistan  Horizon 66 (1-2): 15-28.

(2012)  "Security Dynamics in Pakistani Balochistan: Religious Activism and Ethnic Conflict in the War on Terror."Asian Affairs: An American Review 39 (3): 157-175.

(2012) "India-China relations in the 21st century: Impact on Regional and Global Politics." Pakistan Horizon 65 (2): 59-72.

(2012) "Russia-NATO Ties: Impact on Neighbouring Regions." Journal of European Studies 28 (1): 78-98.

(2011) "Morgenthau and Waltz: Traversing the Theoretical Path from Realism to Neorealism." Pakistan Journal of International Relations 2 (II): 31-59.

(2010) "Nation-Formation and National Movement(s) in Pakistan: A Critical Estimation of Hroch’s Stage Theory." Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity 38 (6): 777-792.

(2010)  "Intra-Ethnic Fissures in Ethnic Movements: The Rise of Mohajir Identity Politics in Post-1971 Pakistan." Asian Ethnicity 11 (1): 25-41.

(2009) "Pakistan’s Federal Predicament." Nepali Journal of Contemporary Studies IX (1): 56-73.

(2000)  "The State, Relative Deprivation and War: A Case Study of the Secession of East Pakistan, 1947-1971." Pakistan Perspectives 5 (1): 95-114.

(2000) "The Effects of Debts on Pakistan’s National Security." National Development and Security IX (2): 37-49.

c)      Chapters in Edited Books

(2016 forthcoming) India. In World Democracy Encyclopedia: From Ancient Times to the People’s Revolution of the 21st Century, edited by James Ciment. New York: M.E. Sharpe.

(2015) Political Economy of the Ethnonationalist Uprising in Pakistani Balochistan, 1999-2013. In Economic Perspectives on Conflict in South Asia, edited by Matthew Webb and Albert Wijeweera. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

(2014) Karachi: Violent Politics and Economic Meltdown. In Issues of National Integration and Harmony in Pakistan, edited by Arshi Saleem Hashmi. Islamabad: National Defence University.

(2013) Ethno-Politics, Ethnic Conflict and the State in Pakistan. In Federalism in Pluralistic Developing Societies: Learning from the European Experiences, edited by Naveed Ahmad Tahir. Karachi: University of Karachi Press.

(2011) Nation-Formation and National Movement(s) in Pakistan: A Critical Estimation of Hroch’s Stage Theory. In The Comparative Approach to National Movements: Miroslav Hroch and Nationalism Studies, edited by Alexander Maxwell. London: Routledge.

(2010) Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Balochistan: Recommendations and Analysis. In Balochistan: Rationalisation of Centre-Province Relations, edited by Maqsudul Hasan Nuri, Azhar Ahmad and Farhat Akram. Islamabad: Islamabad Policy Research Institute.

(2009) Regional Security Dynamics in the Middle East: The Problematic Search for a Regional Leader. In Regional Leaders in the Global Security Arena: Interests, Strategies and Capabilities, edited by David Bosold et. al. Berlin: German Council on Foreign Relations.

(2009) Theories of International Relations: From Liberal Internationalism to Post-Positivism. In International Relations Today: Theories, Methods and Areas of Research, edited by Moonis Ahmar. Karachi: Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

(2008) The Failed Experiment with Federalism in Pakistan (1947-1971). In Defunct Federalisms: Critical Perspectives on Federal Failure, edited by Emilian Kavalski and Magdalena Zolkos. Burlington: Ashgate.

(2008) A Case Study of Conflict Management in Northern Ireland. In Conflict Management Mechanisms and the Challenge of Peace, edited by Moonis Ahmar. Karachi: Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

(2005) Peace and Conflict Studies in Pakistan. In Social Sciences in Pakistan: A Profile, edited by Inayatullah et. alIslamabad: Council of Social Sciences.

(2003) Conflict Resolution and Peace: Conceptual and Theoretical Concerns. In Paradigms of Conflict Resolution in South Asia, edited by Moonis Ahmar. Dhaka: The University Press Limited.

(2002) An Introduction to Pakistan’s Ethnic and Religious Conflicts. In Searching for Peace in Central and South Asia: An Overview of Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding Activities, edited by Monique Mekenkamp, Paul van Tongeren, and Hans van de Veen. Boulder: Lynne Rienner Publishers.

(2001) State Building and Internal Security in India and Pakistan: The Need for a Domestic CBM Regime in South Asia. In The Challenge of Confidence-Building in South Asia, edited by Moonis Ahmar. New Delhi: HarAnand Publications.

(2001) The Internal, External and Regional Dynamics of Security in South Asia. In The Challenges of Conflict Resolution and Security in 21st Century: Problems and Prospects, edited by Moonis Ahmar and Farhan Hanif Siddiqi. Karachi: Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

(2000) The Economic Dimension of the CTBT Controversy. In The CTBT Controversy: Different Perceptions in South Asia, edited by Moonis Ahmar. Karachi: Department of International Relations, University of Karachi.

(1998) Dual Containment Policy and South Asian Security. In Internal and External Dynamics of South Asian Security, edited by Moonis Ahmar. Karachi: Fazleesons Ltd.

SELECT PRESENTATIONS IN NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS


2017

Regional Dynamics and Implications for Afghanistan in an international conference on Achieving Peace in Afghanistan: Challenges and Prospects organised by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI)


2017

Balochistan’s place in the evolving geopolitics and geoeconomics in South Asia and the Middle East in the First International Conference on Economics, Business and Social Research held at the Lasbela University


2017

Is Reconciliation Possible? Eighteenth Amendment and the paradox of intra-provincial ethnic discord in Pakistan in an international conference on Pakistan at Seventy: The Long View held at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)


2016

Rising Intolerance and Radicalisation leading to Violent Extremism in Pakistan: Causes and Analysis in a national conference on Pakistan’s Policy of Countering Violent Extremism: Progress and Challenges held at the National Defence University, Islamabad


2015

Pakistan-China Relations: Between Realism and Constructivism in an international conference on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor held at the Government College University, Lahore


2014

India and China in Regional and Global Security Scenarios: Alliance Formation or Balance of Power? in an international conference on Envisioning South-South Relations and Development: Past, Present and Futures held at the City University of Hong Kong


2014

Karachi: Violent Politics and Economic Meltdown in a national conference on Issues of National Integration and Harmony in Pakistan organised by the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad


2013

Pakistan’s experience with ethnicity and democracy in a seminar on Managing Democracy in South Asia: Representation, Ethnicity and Political Parties organised by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Kathmandu, Nepal


2013

Keynote speaker titled ‘Ethnonationalist Movements, Ethnopolitical Parties and State in Pakistan: The Conflict Within and Between’ in an International Workshop on Reviewing Identity and Nation-Building organised by National Institute of Pakistan Studies, QAU, Islamabad and DAAD


2013

Ethnopolitical parties in Sindh and Balochistan in a panel on Political Parties and the 2013 General Elections in Pakistan at the Karachi Literature Festival


2012 

Political and democratic evolution in South Asia: Indian model of democracy in a workshop on The Challenges for Democracy in South Asia: Are there lessons to be learned from Europe? organised by the Area Study Centre for Europe, University of Karachi


2011

Discussant in a workshop on Building Bridges and Promoting People to People Interaction in South Asia organised by the Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) in Kathmandu, Nepal


2010

Parliamentary Sub-Committee on Balochistan: Recommendations and Analysis in a National Conference on Balochistan: Rationalization of Centre-Province Relations organised by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute (IPRI)


2009 

Accommodating Ethnic Groups in Plural Structures of Governance: Pakistan’s Federal Predicament in a workshop on Constitution Making and State Restructuring organised by the Nepal Centre for Contemporary Studies (NCCS) in Dhulikhel, Nepal


2008

Regional Security Dynamics in the Middle East: The Problematic Search for a Regional Leader in the Arab World in the New Faces Conference organised by the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) in Berlin, Germany


2007 

The Pakistani State and Ethnic Movements in the War on Terror: A Theoretical and Empirical Inquiry in the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) Third Annual Social Sciences Conference on Pakistan in the Current Global (Dis) Order

  • Administrative Decentralisation and Effective Governance: Dissecting the Discourse on New Provinces in Pakistan - HEC National Research Program for Universities (NRPU) Research Project, 2017-2019
  • Accommodating Religious and Ethnic Minorities in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq - Middle East Research Institute (MERI) Research Project, 2014-2015
  • Iran-Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Relations: The Dynamics of Engagement and Containment - Middle East Research Institute (MERI) Research Project, 2014-2015



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