Book presentation by Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja
- Date: –12:00
- Location: Universitetshuset Hall 1 in the University Main Building
- Lecturer: Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja
- Organiser: Department of Peace and Conflict Research
- Contact person: Magnus Öberg
Dr. Asma Shakir Khawaja presents her book, “Shaking Hands with Clenched Fists: The Grand Trunk Road to Confidence Building Measures between Pakistan and India.”
The book is the first ever factual, theoretical and academic account of Pakistan’s position, interests and perspective regarding Confidence Building Measures between Pakistan and India. This research deliberates upon Pakistan’s intentions and policies to forge peace with India at different conjectures of history. Shaking Hands provide a coherent and comprehensive analysis of the subject matter.
Dr. Khawaja is an Assistant Professor at the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, where she were part of the team member that establish Pakistan’s first ever Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at NDU in 2008. She is also associated with V-Dem Project as the regional manager for South Asia.