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K.M.Sajad Ibrahim

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Professor and Head, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Kariavattom P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, S.INDIA

Dr.K.M.Sajad Ibrahim is Professor and HEAD in the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala . He joined in the University of Kerala in September 2005 as Lecturer. He had served as a Lecturer in the Sree Sanakarachariya University of Sanaskrit, Kalady, Kerala, and Research Associate in the Department of Politics and Public Administration in the University of Madras, Chennai. During 2011-18 he was also the Hon. Director, UGC-Nehru studies Centre, University of Kerala

He secured first rank in M.A. Political Science from the University of Kerala in 1990. He received PhD from the same university in 1995. His important areas of research include: West Asian Politics, Indian democracy and Electoral politics, Issues of Muslims and Minorities in India, International Politics. Some of his academic achievements include: Participation in the International Visitor ship programme, the Study of the United States Institute Programme of the US State Department, conducted by the Donahue Institute, University of Massachusetts, USA, during June - July 2008; Honorary Citizenship conferred by the Mayor of City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA in recognition of the friendship, cooperation and dedication to exemplary civic service in July 2008; Dr.Ramaswamy Mudaliar Gold Medal of University of Kerala in 1990; and Prof. K.V. Nandan Menon Prize from University of Kerala 1990. He was a part of some international research collaborations like Conservation in a Crowded World organised by university of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2011-12, Kerala Assembly Election Study by the Centre for Research on Direct Democracy, University of Zurich, Switzerland during March-April 2011 etc. He has published 6 books (five of them are edited volumes) and nearly 38 research articles in various national and international journals and edited book chapters. He also presented papers in more than 45 national and international conferences. Besides these, he also coordinated more than thirty-five surveys in Kerala for the various studies under the CSDS, New Delhi, University of Kerala and other institutions.

Educational Qualifications 

  • Ph.D (1995) in Political Science from University of Kerala
  • M.A. (1990) in Political Science from University of Kerala with First Class and First Rank (65.5% Marks)
  • Passed NET, conducted by the UGC.
  • B.A. (1988) in Political Science from University of Kerala with First Class (60 % Marks)

Major Achievements/Awards

  • Selection to the international programme(sole representative from India)- the Study of the United States Institute Programme of the US State Department, conducted by the Donahue Institute, University of Massachusetts, USA, during 20 June – 31July 2008
  • Conferred Honorary Citizenship by the Mayor of City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA in recognition of the friendship, cooperation and dedication to exemplary civic service in July 2008.
  • First Rank in M.A. Political Science  
  • Dr.Ramaswamy Mudaliar Gold Medal of University of Kerala in 1990
  • Prof. K.V. Nandan Menon Prize from University of Kerala 1990
  • Ph.D.Fellowship from Institute of Objective Studies, New Delhi (1992-1994)

Current Status  

  • Professor and Head,  Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Kariavattom, Thiruvananthapuram

Important Positions Held

  • Director UGC Nehru Studies, University of Kerala during April 2011-2018
  • Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala from May 2013 to November 2016.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala From August 2009 to April 2013.
  • Lecturer in Political Science, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala from September 2005 to August 2009.
  • Lecturer in Political Science (on contract), Sree Sankarachariya University of Sanskrity, Kalady from August 1995 to May 1997
  • Research Associate, Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Madras from January 2000 to September 2000

Teaching Areas

  • At P.G. Level:  Comparative Politics, West Asian Politics    
  • At M.Phil level: Political Theory

 

Areas of Research Interests  

 

  • West Asian politics – Palestine Question, Terrorism, Refugees and Rehabilitation, Middle East Peace Process, Democratic process, Arab Spring etc.     
  • Areas of Indian Politics: Islamic Fundamentalism, Status of Muslims in India and Kerala, Terrorism and Communal Riots Etc.  
  • International Politics : International Peace and Security, Global Terrorism, India’s Foreign Policy towards West Asia and South Asia      
  • Election Studies: Issues in Indian Democracy, Electoral Democracy

 

 

Research Projects

  • Major Research Project awarded by the UGC in April 2009 for the topic: Impact of Fundamentalism on Muslim Youth in Kerala: Role of Islamic Organisations. (Rs.7.31 Lakhs)  Submitted the final report in  November 2011.
  • Part of  international research project on Conservation in a Crowded World organised by university of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia in 2011-12, contributed a chapter on Prospects for Ecotourism in Kerala: A Review of the Thenmala Project (published by UNSW Press in 2012)

Research Guidance

  • No. of Ph.D Produced : 2 No.of Ph.D submitted: 1
  • No. of Ph.D students under supervision- 6
  • No. of M.Phil Produced- 18

 

Coordination of Seminars/Surveys/Workshops

 

  • National Elelection Study – Post poll 2019  by the CSDS, New Delhi in April/May 2019
  • National Elelection Study – Prepoll 2019  by the CSDS, New Delhi in March 2019.
  • Women and Politics Study February 2019 by the CSDS, New Delhi.
  • Police Study February 2019 by the CSDS, New Delhi
  • Study on Politics and Society between Elections September 2018 by the CSDS, New Delhi.
  • Study on Gender Norms and Indian Society July 2018 by the CSDS, New Delhi
  • Mood of the Nation Study Janaury 2018 by the CSDS, New Delhi in Janaury 2018
  • Police Survey 2017, by the CSDS, New Delhi in July 2017
  • Mood of the Nation Study, by the  CSDS, New Delhi in April-May 2017
  • Second West Asian Studies National Convention on Socio-Political Turmoil in West Asia, organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 24-26 Novemeber 2016
  • Kerala Assembly election Study, by the CSDS, New Delhi in May 2016.
  • Youth Study 2016 by the the CSDS, New Delhi in April 2016
  • National Seminar on “Democracy and Development in India: Nehru and Beyond” under the UGC-Nehru Studies Centre, University of Kerala on 23-24 July 2015.
  • Religious attitudes, behavior and practices survey- 2015 by the CSDS, New Delhi in March 2015.
  • National Seminar on “Electoral Politics in India: 2014 Lok Sabha Election and After” under the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 22-24 January  2015”.
  • Determining Quality in Higher Education in India: Defining Parameters, Creating Resources and Evolving Models – A fieldwork in Kerala for ICSSR sponsored research project conducted by Jain University, Bangalore during August-September 2014
  • NES (Post-Poll) – by the CSDS, New Delhi in May 2014
  • NES (Pre-Poll) – by the CSDS, New Delhi in March 2014
  • Tracker Poll- 2 Study, by the the CSDS, New Delhi in January 2014. 
  • State of Indian Farmers by the the CSDS, New Delhi in December 2013
  • Socio-economic   Survey by the the CSDS, New Delhi in November 2013
  • Tracker Poll- 1 Study by the the CSDS, New Delhi in June 2013
  • State of Democracy in South Asia (SDSA) by the the CSDS, New Delhi in  January-February 2013
  • World Values Survey 2012 by the the CSDS, New Delhi in October-November 2012
  • National Seminar on “Peace and Conflict in South Asia: Nehru and Beyond” under the UGC-Nehru Studies Centre, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on March 2-3, 2012
  • State of the Nation Survey, August 2011, by the the CSDS, New Delhi
  • Kerala Assembly Election Study 2011 by the the  CSDS, New Delhi, April-May 2011
  • National Seminar on “Globalisation, Religious Fundamentalism and Terrorism: Issues in South India” under the   Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on April 8-9, 2010.
  • National Election Study  by the the CSDS, New Delhi, April-May 2009
  • State of the Nation Survey by the the CSDS, New Delhi, January 2009
  • Survey on Good Governance by the the CSDS, New Delhi, November 2008   
  • State of the Nation Survey by the the CSDS, New Delhi, January 2008
  • National Opinion Poll by the the CSDS, New Delhi, August 2007
  • Youth Survey by the the CSDS, New Delhi in April- May 2007
  • State of the National Survey by the the CSDS, New Delhi in January 2007
  • PM Survey conducted by the the CSDS, New Delhi in July 2006
  • State of the Nation Survey by the the CSDS, New Delhi in July-August 2006  

 


Countries Visited: USA, Thailand , UAE , Oman and Saudi Arabia

Resource Person

 

  • UGC Subject Expert for NET Syllabus Revision 2017
  • UGC Human Resource Development Centre, University of Calicut, Kozhikode
  • UGC Human Resource Development Cent re, University of Kannur, Kannur
  • UGC Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kerala, Kariavattom Campus
  • Electronic Media : Mathrubhumi News, Asianet News, Kairali Peoples Channel, Manorama News, India Vision, New TV, Media One, AIR, Thiruvananthapuram  

External Evaluator

 

  • Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
  • Hyderabad Central Uiversity
  • Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune
  • University of Madras, Chennai
  • Osmania University, Hyderabad.
  • Kuvempu University, Karnataka
  • University of Calicut, Kozhikode
  • M.G.University, Kottayam
  • University of Mysore, Mysore

 

Membership and Affiliations

 

  • Member, Academic Council, University of Kerala since June 2018
  • Associate Editor, GSTF: Journal of Law and Social Sciences (Singapore)   
  • Member, PG Board of Studies, University of Kerala 
  • Adviser and Consultant, Kerala Assembly Election Study by the Centre for Research on Direct Democracy, University of Zurich, Switzerland during March-April 2011
  • Member, the US State Alumni
  • Member, Lokniti Network, CSDS, Delhi
  • Life Member, All India Political Science Association
  • State Coordinator(Kerala), Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi
  • Research Consultant, Sign Human Resource Development and Research Centre, Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad, Kerala.
  • Executive Member, Association of Kerala Political Scientists  

 

Publications 

Books 

  • Twenty First Century Unrest in West Asia: Socio-Economic and Political Scenario (Delhi: New Century Publications, 2019)
  • West Asia in the Twenty First Century: Domestic and External Challenges (Edited Volume), Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, 2018)
  • Democracy and Development in India: Nehru and Beyond (Edited Volume), Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, 2016)
  • South Asia : Post-Nehruvian Dynamics of Diplomacy (Edited Volume), (Delhi: New Century Publications, 2013)
  • Globalisation, Fundamentalism and Terrorism: Issues in South India (Edited Volume), (Delhi: Abhjeet Publications, 2012)
  • Palestinian Distress: The Ambiguity of Former Soviet Policy (Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, 2007)  

Articles 

 

  • K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (2019), “Decisive Vote for UDF in Kerala”, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 54, No. 34, 24 Aug, 2019, pp. 16-18
  • K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (2019), "Socio-Economic Transformation of Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman",  Diplomacy & Beyond Plus (A Journal of Foreign Policy and National Affairs), April, pp.22-24.
  • K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (2019), " Strengthening Defence Ties", Diplomacy & Beyond Plus (A Journal of Foreign Policy and National Affairs), 26 January, pp.24-25.
  • K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (2018), “Indian Democracy in a Changing Wrold: A Case of Civil Society Intervention” in Teresa Joseph and Siby K Joseph (2018), Deliberative Democracy: Understanding the Indian Experience, New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Routledge (International), pp.75-88.
  • K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (2018), “Nationalistic Policy of GCC and the Declining Prospects of Indian diaspora”, in K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (Ed.), West Asia in the Twenty First Century: Domestic and External Challenges (Edited Volume), Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, pp. 248-264.
  • "In Search of Alternative Election Campaign: An Analysis of the 2017 Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Poll Verdict" (2017), Social Science in Perspective, Vol.9, No.4, October-December 2017, pp.543-558.
  • "insecurity, Identity Crisis and the Rights of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Roadblocks in West Asian Peace Process", in Pradhan, Bansidhar (Ed.), West Asia in a Changing World: The Emerging Regional Architecture and India (New Delhi: Academic Foundation, 2017)
  • "UDF bucked the anti-incumbency in Kerala", in Palshikar, Suhas et.al. (Eds.), Electoral Politics in India: The Resurgence of the Bharatiya Janata Party, (Routledge, 2017)
  • Co-authored with J.Prabhash, "Changing Voting Behaviour in Kerala Elections" (2017), Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.52, Issue No.5, 04 February, pp.64-68
  • Verdict against the UDF Government: Lokniti-CSDS Analysis of Kerala Assembly Election 2016, Social Science in Perspective, Vol.8, No.3&4, July-December 2016, pp.367-374.
  • “Performance of Parties in Kerala Civic Polls 2015: A Curtain Raiser to the Assembly Polls, 2016”, Social Science in Perspective, Vol 8, No.1, Janaury-March 2016, pp.64-76.
  • “Social Change and Modernisation among Muslims in Malappuram: A Model for Social Inclusion and Development”, Journal of Politiy and Society, Vol.6, Issue 2, July-December 2014, pp.88-103.
  • "UDF Overcome Anti-incumbency Wave in Kerala" Social Science Perspective, Vol.6, No.3&4, July-December2014, pp.363-373.
  • “2014 Lok Sabha Elections in Kerala: Mandate in Favour of UDF”, Research Journal Social Sciences, Vol.22, No.2, 2014, pp.261-270.
  • “Kerala's Electoral Pendulum Swings Back and Forth” in Suhas Palshikar, K.C. Suri & Yogendra Yadav (Eds. 2014) Party Competition in Indian States: Electoral Politics in Post-Congress Polity, New Delhi: Oxford University Press
  • "Globalisation and Islamic Fundamentalism" in Shaji Varkey(2014), Globalization, State and Governance (New Delhi: New Century Publications), pp.182-199
  • "The Prospects for Ecotourism in Kerala: A Review of Thenmala Project" in Merson, John, Rosie Cooney and Paul Brown (eds.) (2012), Conservation in a Crowded World: Case Studies from the Asia-Pacific (Sydney:UNSW Press)
  • “Implications of Islamic Fundamentalism and its Impact on Kerala” in K.M.Sajad Ibrahim (ed.) (2012) , Globalisation, Fundamentalism, and Terrorism: Issues in South India (Delhi: Abhijeet Publications)
  • Co-authored with Iraj Mazrei,Why Nato Enlargement After the Cold War”, Asian Journal of Development Matters, Vol.5, Issue.1, 2011, pp.209-213.
  • “UDF Setback in the Kerala Legislative Assembly Election 2011,” Social Science in Perspective, Vol.3, Issue 3&4, July-December 2011, pp.237-246.
  • “India’s Quest for New Partnership in West Asia: The Case of Israel as Strategic Ally” in G.Gopa Kumar (Ed.) (2011), Foreign Policy, Federalism and International Treaties (New Delhi: New Century Publications), pp.255-270
  • “Impact of India’s Partnership with Israel: Major Trends in the Post-cold War Period”, in Anwar Alam (Ed.), (2011), India, Global Powers and West Asia: Political and Economic Dynamics, New Delhi: New Century Publications.
  • Indian Democracy and the Challenges of Multiculturalism: An Inclusive Citizenship Approach”, in G. Gopa Kumar (ed.), (2011). Towards an Inclusive India: Role of Parliament in Social Change, pp. 125-137, New Delhi: Manak Publications
  • “India’s Collaboration with Israel: A Policy of Opportunism” FPRC Journal (New Delhi) No.5, 2011, pp.139-151
  • “Kerala: A Negative Veridct on LDF Government”, Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai), Vol.XLIV, No.39, September 2009, pp.118-121
  • “Attitude of Indian Muslims towards Nationalism: Misconceptions and Contemporary Realities”, Journal of Polity and Society (Thiruvananthapuram), Vo.1, No.2, January-June 2008 (pages 17)
  • “Criminalisation of Politics and the Ominous Trends in Indian Democracy”, in G.Gopa Kumar Ed.), (2007), Future of Parliamentary Democracy in India (New Delhi: Icon Publishers)
  • “Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Towards Dubious Future”, Human Rights Global Focus (Thiruvananthapuram), Vol.3, No.2, December 2006.
  • “Hamas and the Right of Return of the Palestinian Refugees: A Standstill in the Peace Talks”, India Quarterly (New Delhi), Vol.62, No.2, April-June, 2006. Pp.132-150
  • “Peace and Terrorism in the Middle East: An Insight into Hamas and Islamic Jihad”, in G.Gopa kumar (ed.) (2006), Iraq War and the Future World Order (New Delhi: Icon Publications)
  • “The Question of Terrorism: Hamas and Islamic Jihad in the Middle East Peace Process”, India Quarterly (New Delhi), Vol.59, Nos.3&4, July-December 2003.pp.239-255.
  • “Islam, Fundamentalism and the Challenges to Nation-Building in India”. India Quarterly (New Delhi), Vol.56, Nos.3-4, July-December 2000, pp.71-86
  • “Uneven Standards for ‘National Eligibility’”, Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai),  Vo. 35, No.41, 7 October 2000. Pp.3695-3696
  • “UN Role and the Palestine Question” in T.P.Sankarankutty Nair (ed.) (1998), Society and Politics : Issues and Perspectives (Thiruvananthapuram : Indian Institute of Police Studies)
  • “Aberrations In National-Colonial Question: The Case of Soviet Position on Palestine”, Kerala Journal of Social Sciences (Thiruvananthapuram) Vol.1, No.2, December, 1996
  • “Question of East Jerusalem: Road Blocks in the Middle East Peace Process”, Third Concept (New Delhi), Vol.9, No.101, July 1995.
  • “The Palestine Self-Rule: From Pillar to Post”, The Radical Humanist (New Delhi) Vol.58, No.12, March 1995.
  • “The Intifada: A Case of unremitting Struggle”, The Radical Humanist (New Delhi), Vol.56, No.11, February 1993. 

 

 

Authored Books

  • Palestinian Distress: The Ambiguity of Former Soviet Policy (Delhi: Abhijeet Publications, 2007)

Edited Books

  • South Asia : Post-Nehruvian Dynamics of Diplomacy (Edited Volume), (Delhi: New Century Publications, 2013)
  • Globalisation, Fundamentalism and Terrorism: Issues in South India (Edited Volume), (Delhi: Abhjeet Publications, 2012)


 Popular Articles  

 

  • “Unexpected Sweep for the UDF”, The Hindu , May 17, 2019.
  • “Leader With a Legacy”, Times of India (Kochi), April 6, 2019.
  • “Challenges before the Indians”, Prasadhakan , No.6, Vol.6, No.68, April 2019.
  • “Facets of Assembly Elections – Kerala”, Kerala Calling, Vol.36, N0.7, May 2016.
  • Cooauthored with Sandeep Shastri, “Why this vote for Change was Different”, The Indian Express (Delhi), 23 May, 2016.
  •  Co-authored with J.Prabhash, “Only Four Percent Voted for Development and vote was not for possible Winning Candidates”,   Kala Kaumudi(Malayalam), 10 April 2016.
  • Co-authored with K.K.Kailash, “Bucking double anti-incumbency in Kerala”, The Hindu, May 24, 2014. 
  • UDF lost plot, LDF overcame anti-incumbency in Kerala, International Business Times, May 19, 2011, at : http://hken.ibtimes.com/articles/148423/20110519/kerala-election-outcome-analysis-kerala-politics-udf-ldf-majority.htm
  • “How India Voted – Verdict 2009” (Eds.), The Hindu , Special Supplement,  May 26, 2009. 
  • “Communist Party After the Split”, Malayalam Varika (Malayalam), 3 November, 2006
  •  “Assassination of Ahamed Yassin and the Future of Palestinians” Deshabhimani Varika (Malayalam), 4 April 2004
  •  “An Evaluation on the United Nations” , PSC Bulletin (Malayalam), 15 October 1997.

 

Recent Participation/Presentation in Seminar/Conferences/Workshops

International

  • Presented a paper on "Ethnic Tensions in Post-war Sri Lanka: A Case of Marginalisation of Muslim Minority" in the International Seminar on Political Dynamics of Sri Lanka: Implications for India and the Indian Ocean Region on 17-19 January 2019 organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Calicut.
  • Presented a paper on “ Russian – Iran Ties and its Impact on the West Asian Security in the international seminar on Shifting Sands in West Asia:Culture, Economy & Polity organised by Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai on 12-14 March 2018 at Mumbai.
  • Presented a paper on “ New Horizons in China-Pakistan Relations: South and Southeast Challenges to India”, in the international Conference organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on Act East Policy & India’s Big Power Strategies, on 8-10 February 2018 at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Presented a paper on "Nationalistic Policy of the GCC and the Declining Prospects of Indian Diaspora", in the International Conference on Democratic Upsurge in West Asia and north Africa: Global Concerns and Implications for India by the Centre for West Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 16-18 March 2017.
  • Delivered a lecture on  Challenges of Muslim leadership in the Twenty-first Century in the Sayyid Shihab International Summit organized by KMCC Dubai, held in Rashid Hospital Library Auditorium, Dubai on 14 October 2016.
  • Chaired a session in an international seminar on “India’s Foreign Policy Strategies through the 21st Century”organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 26-28 February 2015
  • Presented a paper titled "Impact of Civil Society Activism on Indian Democracy", in an international seminar on Globalisation, Human Rights & Democracy  organised by Milagres College, Kallianpur, near Uduppi, Karnataka on 6 -7 March 2014.
  • Participated and presented views  in a  workshop  on Problems of Return Gulf Migrants in Kerala at Cultural and Scientific Association Hall in Dubai on 12th June 2013 organised by Al-Abeer Medial Group.
  •  Participated in an International Workshop on "Climate Change Impact on Water Bodies: A Multinational Comparative Study" organised by University of New South Wales, Australia at Kumarakom on 21-23 September 2011
  • Made a presentation on “Why NATO Enlargement after the Cold War”, in the Sixth International Multidisciplinary Conference on Knowledge in the New Millennium on 14-15 January 2011 in Mysore organised by UGC Academic Staff College, University of Mysore
  • Presented a Paper on “Prospects for Ecotourism in Kerala: A review of Thenmala Project” in an international workshop on Conservation and Sustainable Use on 8-12 July 2010 at Phuket, Thailand organised jointly by the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia and Prince of SongklaUniversity, Phuket Campus, Thailand
  • Presented a paper on “Impact of Indo-Israeli Relationship: major Implications” at the international seminar organised by the Jamia Milia University, New Delhi on India’s Foreign Policy towards West Asia and Central Asia on October 22-23, 2008 in New Delhi.
  • Participated an international course on “American Politics and Political Thought” conducted by Donahue Institute, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA from 20th June to 31st July 2008 under the study of the United States Institute Programme sponsored by the US state Department.  
  • Attended a workshop on “Anthropological Concepts and Methods” organised by Wiener-Green Foundation for Anthropological Research, USA and Department of Political Science, University of Kerala in Thiruvananthapuram on 7-9 March 2008.
  • Presented a paper on “Al-Qaeda in the Post-9/11: South Asian Security Implications” at the International Seminar on “Religion, culture and Security in Central and South Asia” organised by Himalaya Research foundation, New Delhi in association with the Department of PoliticalScience,University of Kerala at Mascott Hotel, Thiruvananthapuram on 29th Ferbuary-1st March 2008.

National

  • Presented a paper on "Hostile Policy of Lebanon to Syrian Refugees" in the national seminar organised by Centre for West Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on India and Contemporary West Asia: Predicaments, Prospects and Policies on 29-30 March 2019.
  • Presented a paper on “Constitutional Provisions, Universal Declaration on Human Rights 1948” in the NHRC sponsored one day training programme on Rights of Woemn organised by the Department of Public adminiatration and Policy Studies, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod on 22 February 2019.
  • Presented a paper on "Changing Party Competitions in Kerala", in the national seminar  Party Completions In Indian States organised by the Lokniti, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), New Delhi on 3-5 April 2017. 
  • Presented a paper on "Challenges of Good Governance in India: Role of Civil Society Movements", in the national seminar on Governance and Development in India: Exploring New Terrains organised by the Department of Public Administration and Policy Studies, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod on 22-23 February 2017. 
  • Presented a paper on "Complexity of Muslim Political Behaviour in Kerala" in the National Seminar organised by the Department of Political Science, University College, Thiruvananthapuram on Kerala at Sixty: Retrospects and Prospects on 08-10 February 2017.
  • Made a presentation and the Resource Person in the national workshop organised by the Department of Political Science, Central University of Hyderabad on 29 December 2016.
  • Presented a paper on HAMAS-Fatah Contradictions and its Impact on the Palestinian Movements, in the Second West Asian Studies National Convention on Socio-Political Turmoil in West Asia, organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 24-26 Novemeber 2016
  • Delivered N E Balaram Memorial Lecture on "Rise of ISIS and the International Terrorism", organised by N E Balaram Institute of Social Sciences, Thiruvananthapuram on July 16, 2016.
  • Delivered a talk at Janvedi, Thirunelloor Smrithi Kendram, Kollam on “Changing World and Unchanging Rituals” on May 2, 2016.
  • Presented a paper on “Framework of Kerala's  Competitive Politics and Key Policy debates in the state”. in the national workshop in Pune on Challenges and Methods of studying policy discourse at the time of Elections: A comparative perspective organised by the Department of Politics and Public Administration, Pune University and Lokniti, CSDS New Delhi on March 21-22 2016.
  • Attended four-day training workshop on Administrative Training for University Heads of Departments/Directors organised by the UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, University of Kerala on March 2-5, 2016
  • Presented a paper on “Nehruvian Vision of Democracy: A Twenty First Century Perspective”, in a national seminar organised by the Department of Political Science, Bangalore University on Nehruvian Legacy Revisited on 26-27 November 2015
  • Presented a paper on "State, Religion and the Issues of Empowerment : The Status of Muslim Women in India" in a national conference on Socio Economic Transformation of Island’s Minorities: A Discussion on SACHAR  Committee Report on Indian Muslims organised by JNRM, Govt. College, Port Blair on 13-14 November 2015
  • Presented a paper on “Indian Democracy in a Changing World: A Case of Civil Society Intervention” in a National Seminar on “Democracy and Development in India: Nehru and Beyond” under the UGC-Nehru Studies Centre, University of Kerala on 23-24 July 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “AAP Victory in Delhi Election 2015: A Study of Voting Trends and Popular Expectations” in a national seminar on India, State of the Nation: 2014 General Election and After organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 17-19 March 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “UDF Bucked the Anti-incumbency in Kerala” in a national seminar organised by M.L.S.University, Udaipur on Understanding the 2014 General Election Mandate and its Impact on National Politics, on 5-7 February 2015.
  • Presented a paper on “Insecurity, Identity Crisis and the Rights of Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon: Roadblocks in West Asian Peace Process”, in the First West Asian Studies National Convention on West Asia in a Changing World, organised by the Centre for West Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi on 12-14 November 2014.
  • Presented a paper on "Indian Democracy in a Changing World: A Case of Civil Society Intervention" in the national Seminar on Deliberative Democracy, Public Sphere and the Politics of Alternatives in India, organised by the Centre for Gandhian Studies, Alphonsa College, Palai, Kerala on 25-26 February 2014.
  • Keynote address delivered on "Secular Values in Indian Democracy" in a programme  organised by Grace Education Association on 7 February 2014 in Kozhikode.
  • Participated in the Election Studies National Workshop 2014 at Department of Political Science, University of Hyderabad organised by the CSDS, New Delhi on 6-7 January 2014.
  • Delivered a lecture on "Methods of Social Science Field Research",  for the 3rd Refresher Course in Research Methodology in Social Science, organised by the UGC-Academic Staff College, University of Calicut on November7, 2013.
  • Presented a paper on "Kerala Model of Reservation Policy and its Impact on Muslim Community: A Case Study of Malappuram District " in the National Seminar on Reservation for Muslims in India: A Step towards Inclusive Development" organised by Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy, Moulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad on March 19-20, 2012
  • Made a presentation on "Status of Muslims in Kerala" in the National workshop on "State and the State of Minorities" organised by the Centre for Advanced Study, Department of Political Science, Osmania University, Hyderabad, on March 5-6, 2012.  
  • Presented a paper on “Maritime Threats of India: The Case of Terrorism” at the national seminar on “Maritime Security and India’s Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Emerging Issues and Concerns” organized by the Chair for Maritime Studies and Research, University of Calicut on 9 February 2012.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Data Collection and Sampling” as a resource person in the national workshop on “Research Methods in Social Sciences” organized by Department of Commerce and Institute of Management in Kerala, University of Kerala on 4 February 2012.
  • Presented a paper on “Political Empowerment of Indian Muslims: Challenges in the Twenty First Century" at Sayyid Muhammed Ali Shihab Thangal Commemorative International Seminar on 9th July 2011 at Kozhikode organised by Kerala Muslim Data Bank
  • Participated in the Workshop on Electoral Politics in Indian States 2005-2010, organised by the Lokniti, CSDS, New Delhi on January 24-26, 2011
  • Participated in the one day Consultation on Youth Study Report organised by the Jain University, Bangalore on 7th December 2010.
  • Presented a paper on “ India’s Quest for New Partnership in West Asia: The Case of Israel as a Strategic Ally” in a national seminar on International Treaties, Federalsim and Indian Constitution organised by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala at Malabar Christian College, Kozhikode on 4-5 February 2010.
  • Presented a paper on “Emerging Trends in the Study of electoral Behavour” at the national seminar on Political Processes and Governance in India organised by V.K.Sukumaran Nayar Chair for Parliamentary Affairs, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 28-29 January 2010.
  • Presented a paper on “Setbacks of CPI(M)’s Experiments in the Kerala Coalition Politics : An Analysis of Lok Sabha Election Verdict 2009” at the national seminar on Verdict 2009 Parliamentary Elections” by Dharma Apparao College, Nuzvid, Andhra Pradesh on 6th and 7th January 2010.
  • Presented a paper on “Indian Democracy and the Challenges of Multiculturalism : An Inclusive Citizenship Approach” in the national seminar on Towards An Inclusive India: Role of Parliament in Social Change organised by the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala at the Maharajas  College, Ernakulam on 15-17 December 2009.
  • Participated in the Coordinators Workshop for the National Election Study at the Hyderabad Central University, organised by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi on April 2-3, 2009.
  • Presented a paper on “Modernisation & Progress of Muslims in Malappuram : A Model of Combating Social Exclusion” at the national seminar on Culture of Social Exclusion, Identities and Inclusive Policy: Dalits, Minorities and Tribals, India?Karnataka  organised by the Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy and Department of Political Science, University of Mysore, Mysore on 11-12 March 2009.
  • Presented a paper on “Muslim Fundamentalism and Extremism in Kerala: The Role of Islamic Organisation” at the national seminar on “Religion, Ethnicity, and Terrorism in South India” organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 11-12 February 2008 at Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Delivered a lecture on “Globalisation and Democracy ; Theory of Diaspora” at the UGC Academic Staff College, University of Kerala on 29th December 2007.
  • Delivered a Lecture on “Global Peace and Terrorism” at Fourth All India Conference of KAAS, Scott Christian College, Nagarcoil on 1st December 2007.
  • Attended workshop on “Quality Improvement in Research” organised by the University of Kerala on 28th and 29th September 2007 at the University Building, Thiruvananthapuram.
  • Attended Orientation Course conducted by the UGC Academic Staff, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram from 21st July 2007 to 17th August 2007.
  • Attended a Workshop on Youth Survey by the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, New Delhi at Bangalore on 13-14 April 2007.  
  • A paper presented on “Emerging Trends in Indo-Iran Relations” in a national seminar on India’s Foreign Policy: Emerging Trends in the New Century organised by the V.K.Krishna Menon Study Centre for International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 2-3 April 2007.
  • Participated in the Seminar on “Electoral Politics in Indian State” organised by the Lokniti, Delhi, International Academy of Creative Teaching, Bangalore, and Indian Institute of Advanced Studies, Shimla at Bangalore on 31 January – 2 February 2007.
  • A paper on “Indian Polity and Gandhism in a Changing World” presented in a national seminar organized by Gandhian Chair of University of Calicut on 9-10 July 2006.
  • Attended State of the Nation Survey Workshop organised by the CSDS, New Delhi, on 28 December 2005.
  • Participated in a national conference on “Comprehensive South Asian Security” by Delhi Policy Group, New Delhi and Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 30 July 2005.
  • Presented a paper on “The Palestine Question and the Abberations in the Indian Response” in the ICHR national seminar on Indo-Arab Relations and its Impact on South Asia” organised by the Department of Arabic, University of Calicut on 3-5 March 2005.
  • Presented a paper on “Anti-Conversion Act and the Emerging Trends in Indian Secularism” in ICHR national seminar on “Society, Politics and Religion” organised by ICHR, New Delhi and MSS State Committee at Calicut on 26-28 February 2005.
  • Presented a paper on “Impact of Criminalisation of Politics and Indian Democracy”  in a national seminar on “Future of parliamentary Democracy in India” by Institute of Parliamentary Affairs and  the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 12-12 August 2004
  • Presented a paper on “Peace and Terrorism in the Middle East : An Insight into Hamas and Islamic Jihad” in a national seminar on Iraq War and Future World Order by V.K.Krishnamenon Study Centre for International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram on 27-28 January 2004.
  • Paper presented a paper on “The Gulf Migrants in Malayalam Films” in a workshop on Film and Politics in South India organised by the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Madras on 27-28 march 2001.
  • Presented a paper on Islam, Fundamentalism and the Challenges to Nation-Building in India” in a national seminar on The Role of Religion in the Process of National Building in India by Department of Political Science, Annamalai University  28-30 January 2000.

 

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