§ Politics, Security and Foreign Policy of India
§ Democracy and Democratization
§ International Politics of South Asia
§ Postcolonial State Formation
§ Raja Qaiser Ahmed, “ War of Narratives: Evolution of Pakistan’s Security Paradigm”, MDSRC - 2015 Proceedings, 14-15 November, 2015 Wah/Pakistan
§ “State-Centre Relations and Power Devolutionism in India” paper presented at 2nd Annual Conference on Social Sciences held at Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, December 28, 2016.
§ “Modi’s Diplomatic Offensive: Policy Options for Pakistan”, paper presented at International Conference on Peace and Security in South and Central Asia, organized by Department of Defence & Diplomatic Studies, Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, September 23, 2016.
§ “Democracy and Human Rights in Pakistan: A Way Forward”, paper presented at National Conference on Human Rights organized by Ministry of Human Rights, Government of Pakistan, December 11, 2015
§ “War of Narratives: Evolution of Pakistan’s Security Paradigm”, paper presented at 1st Research Conference, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Wah, 14 November 2015
§ "Centre-Province Relations: Endemic Crises of Federalism and Changing Landscape of Ethnic Politics in Pakistan", at 1st Conference on Social Sciences, Allama Iqbal Open University Islamabad, 5 November 2015.
§ “Democratic Development in India: Lessons for Pakistan” Paper presented at International Conference on Social and Computational Sciences, held on January 19th and 20th at Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan.
§ Presented a talk on, “Hindu Nationalism and Indian Foreign Policy towards Pakistan", at Institute of Asia Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham, November 30, 2017.
§ Presented a talk on, “SCO’s Role in Regional Stability: Prospects for Pakistan” at Institute of Peace and Diplomatic Studies Islamabad, April 15, 2017
§ Presented a talk on, “Political Culture of South Asia”, and chaired a session at 24th International Conference on the Historians of South Asia, Asian History Culture and Environment: Vernacular and Oriental Paradigms, December 06, 2016
§ Presented a talk on, “Fiscal Federalism in Pakistan: Challenges and Way Forward,” at Institute of Federalism EURAC Academy, Bolzano Italy, February 09, 2016.
§ Guest Lecture on, “India-Pakistan Relations in a Comparative Perspective”, at National Defence University Islamabad, November 20, 2015.
§ Panel Speaker on, "Democracy, Freedom of Expression and Governance in Pakistan: The Role of Academia", organized by UNDP office, United Nations Islamabad, November 27, 2015.
§ Panel Discussant on, “The Reluctant Fundamentalist” at Friedrich Eris Stiftung Islamabad, December 10, 2014.