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Mr. Kashif Mumtaz


Areas of Research:

Internal Security and conflict

Kashif Mumtaz has a long association with the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad. He joined ISSI in May 2002 and was part of ISSI research team till January 2008. He rejoined the Institute in December 2009. During the 22 months that he was away from the Institute he worked in the social development sector. He has extensive research experience with regional focus on Middle East and Pakistan. He has held a visiting fellowship at John Curtin Institute of Public Policy Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA.

His research interests include sectarian and political violence in Pakistan, internal displacement, humanitarian issues, and democracy and governance in Pakistan.

He was educated at University of Oxford (MPhil Development Studies), Australian National University, Canberra (Masters in International Affairs), and Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad (MSc History).

Senior Research Fellow

Seminar on “The 70th Anniversary of the United Nations: Challenges for Peace, Security and...

Press Release by the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad Seminar on “The 70th Anniversary of the United Nations: Challenges for Peace, Security and Development” ...

Seminar on “National Unity: A Critical Factor in National Security” (Press Release)

Inaugural Session Today's Pakistan is beset with numerous challenges, yet it offers many reasons to be sanguine about its future - a convalescent economy, the...

In-house meeting with Dr. Abid Qayyum Suleri, Executive Director, SDPI (Press Release)

The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) organized an in-house meeting with Dr. Abid Qayyum Suleri, Executive Director, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) on...

In-House Meeting with Century Foundation International Working Group, USA (Press Release)

A six-member team of the Century Foundation’s International Working Group comprising Americans and Pakistanis visited the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad (ISSI) on May...

In-House meeting with Professor Iftikhar H Malik (Press Release)

The Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad hosted an In-House meeting today with Professor Iftikhar H Malik, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and...