Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema

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Professor Dr. Pervaiz Iqbal Cheema is a Pakistani political scientist and a professor of International Relations and currently working as Dean, Faculty of Contemporary Studies, National Defence University, Islamabad - Pakistan.[citation needed]

Cheema was born at Sialkot and was initially educated at Sialkot, later on he moved to Government College, Lahore where he completed his Master's in History. He also did Master's in Political Science from Punjab University, Certificate in Peace Research and International Relations from Oslo University (Norway), Diploma in International Relations from Vienna University (Austria), M. Litt. in Strategic Studies from Aberdeen University (U.K.) and Ph.D. from Quaid-i-Azam University (Pakistan).[citation needed]

Cheema has been a teacher and a researcher for more than 45 years both inside the country (Pakistan) as well as abroad. Inside Pakistan he has taught at Government College (Lahore), Pakistan Administrative Staff College (Lahore) and Quaid-i-Azam University, (Islamabad), and National Defence University (Islamabad), and worked at Islamabad Policy Research Institute (Islamabad). Abroad he has worked in various capacities like Research Fellow, Senior Fulbright Scholar, Visiting Scholar etc. for Australian National University (Australia), School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University (USA), Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, (Singapore), and ACDIS, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign (USA).[citation needed]

As a Visiting Lecturer, he has also delivered and still continues to deliver lectures at many professional and training institutions including National Defence College(Now National Defence University (Islamabad), Command and Staff College (Quetta), Joint Staff College (Rawalpindi), Foreign Service Training Institute (Islamabad), Information Services Academy (Islamabad), Allama Iqbal Open University (Islamabad), Pakistan Administrative Staff College(Renamed as National School of Public Policy, Lahore), Intelligence Bureau Academy etc.[citation needed]

Till July 1995 Cheema was working as a Professor of International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan and in July 1995 he started working for the Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan in the capacity of a Director General, Academy of Educational Planning and Management. From November 1996 to September 2000 Cheema worked as a Professorial Iqbal Fellow at South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany. During his long stay at Quaid-i-Azam University; Cheema served as the Chairman of International Relation's Department as well as Defence and Strategic Studies Department for more than 14 years. From Oct.2000, Cheema worked for Islamabad Policy Research Institute as its President. Since Feb. 2009 Cheema has been working in the National Defense University as a Dean, Faculty of Contemporary Studies, Islamabad.[citation needed]

Cheema has participated in more than 215 National and International Seminars/Conferences/Workshops/Group meetings etc. He has been and still continues to be a member of many International and National Academic Associations. He has served and still continues to serve on the Editorial Advisory Board of many International and National Academic Journals.[citation needed]

Cheema is a recipient of many scholarships and fellowships from various universities. Dr Cheema has also been awarded ‘Pride of Performance’ award by the President of Pakistan.[citation needed]

Books and monograph[edit]

Authored[edit]

  • Quaid-i-Azam as a Strategist, Research and Publication Committee, Department of International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 1977, Pakistan.
  • Restraints in Korean War, Research and Publication Committee, Department of International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 1978, Pakistan.
  • Sanctuary and War, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 1978, Pakistan.
  • Conflict and Cooperation in the Indian Ocean: Pakistan's Interests and Choices, Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No.23, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, The Research School of Pacific Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, 1980, Australia.
  • Afghanistan Since April 1978, Research and Publication Committee, Department of International Relations, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, 1980, Pakistan.
  • Pakistan's Defence Policy 1947-58 (Macmillan, London, U.K. 1990.
  • The Armed Forces of Pakistan (Allen & Unwin, Sydney. Also published by the New York University Press, 2002).[1]
  • The Politics of the Punjab Boundary Award (Heidelberg paper No.1, South Asia Institute, Department of Political Science, University of Heidelberg, September 2000).

Co-authored[edit]

  • Brasstacks and Beyond: Perception and Management of Crisis in South Asia (Co-author), ACDIS Research Report, Programme in Arms Control, Disarmament and International Security, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 1995.
  • Nuclear Non-Proliferation in India and Pakistan: South Asian Perspectives (Co-author) Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, (Colombo, Sri Lanka) Manohar Publishers, New Delhi (India), 1996.
  • Defence Expenditure in South Asia: An Overview (Co-author), RCSS Policy Studies 10, Regional Centre for Strategic Studies,(Colombo, Sri Lanka),March 2000.
  • The Simla Agreement 1972: Its Wasted Promise (Co-Author), Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2001.
  • Perceptions, Politics and Security of South Asia: The Compound Crisis of 90 (Co-author), Routledge Curzon, London, 2003.
  • Four Crises and a Peace Process: American Engagement in South Asia (Co-author), Brookings Institution Press, Washington, D.C., USA, 2007.[2]

Compiled[edit]

  • A Select Bibliography of Periodical Literature on India and Pakistan, National Commission of Historical and Cultural Research, Islamabad, Pakistan) Vol. I is on Pakistan and was published in 1976. Vol. II deals with India and was published in 1979. Vol. III covers subjects common to both India and Pakistan and was published in 1984.

co-editor[edit]

  • Arms Race and Nuclear Developments in South Asia (Co-editor),Islamabad Policy Research Institute, 2004.
  • Tribal Areas of Pakistan: Challenges and Responses (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, 2005.
  • The Kashmir Imbroglio: Looking Towards the Future (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2005.
  • Problems and Politics of Federalism in Pakistan (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2006.
  • Political Violence and Terrorism in South Asia (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2006.
  • Ballistic Missiles and South Asian Security (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, Pakistan, 2007.
  • Problems and Politics of Water Sharing and Management in Pakistan (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, 2007.
  • Quest for Energy Security in Asia (Co-Editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute,Islamabad, 2007.
  • Pakistan and Changing Scenario: Regional and Global (Co-editor) Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, 2008.
  • Political Role of Religious Communities in Pakistan (Co-editor), Islamabad Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, 2008.
  • Pakistan-India Peace Process: The Way Forward (Co-editor), Islamabad, Policy Research Institute, Islamabad, 2010.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hussain, Ijaz (30 April 2003). "A useful primer on Pakistan's military". Daily Times (Pakistan). Retrieved 27 November 2012. 
  2. ^ BHADRAKUMAR, MK (6 May 2008). "Book Review : A benign arbitrator?". The Hindu. Retrieved 27 November 2012. 

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