North Pakistan at the Crossroads of Central and South Asia

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Round Rable Conference – Mediators Claire Galez and Alain Viaro, Wednesday 19th March 2003, 14.00 p.m., at Graduate Institute of Development Studies, Institut Universitaire d’Etudes du Développement (IUED), 24 rue Rothschild, 1202 Geneva, Room Bungener


  • Mariam Abou Zahad, Researcher, Political Scientist, Paris;
  • Inam-ur-Rahim, Co-Author, ‘Swat, An Afghan Society in Pakistan’, Peshawar;
  • Mohammad Zafar Iqbal Cheema, Quaid-i-Azam Fellow, St Antony’s College, Oxford University;
  • Yunas Samad, Lecturer in Sociology, Bradford University;
  • Dietrich Reetz, Political Scientist, Centre for Modern Oriental Research, Berlin;
  • Robert Templer, Asia Projects Director, International Crisis Group, Brussels;
  • Gilbert Etienne, Professor Emeritus, Institutes of International & Development Studies, Geneva;
  • Hall Gardner, Professor & Chair International Affairs Department, American University, Paris.

will be amongst the experts discussing the issue of Pakistan’s emerging political and strategic profile at the round table co-organized by:

  • Fonds National de Recherche Scientifique (FNRS – Bern),
  • Institut Universitaire d’Etudes du Développement (IUED – Geneva),
  • Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS – Geneva),
  • Geneva International Peace Research Institute (GIPRI – Geneva),
  • European South Asia Forum (ESAF – King’s College, London),
  • Centre de Recherche sur l’Asie Moderne (Instituts Universitaires des Hautes Etudes Internationales et du Développement – IUHEI / IUED – Geneva).

Information: Ms. Claire Galez, Tel. +41 78 609 41 29, e-mail.

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