Pak-Turk Security Dialogue


The Center for Security, Strategy and Policy Research (CSSPR), University of Lahore, in tandem with its Turkish partners, will organize the first of its kind Pak-Turk Security Dialogue from May 9 until May 15. The Dialogue comprises three conferences on regional and global security issues. On May 10, CSSPR and the Istanbul Aydin University will host a conference titled ‘Evaluation of Regional Security Issues: Turkish and Pakistani Perspectives.’ This roundtable is aimed at assessing some of the most pressing issues dominating the security landscape that, going forward, could, collectively and individually, effect a series of changes in Ankara’s and Islamabad’s security orientations and policies. In this conference, a 16-member  group of experienced and highly-qualified scholars from Turkey will deliberate on a host of security-related issues through a Turkish lens. Meet them here.


On May 11, CSSPR, along with SETA Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research, and Hasan Kalyoncu University, will host a conference on ‘Transnationalism Vs Statism : Generating and Consuming Security’. This scholarly exchange of views between Pakistani and Turkish scholars will enable them to deconstruct not only a plethora of challenges facing states but also how the force of globalization, with its threats and opportunities, is affecting states’ behaviors and approaches towards security. A 10-member delegation, comprising top-notch Turkish academics, will share Turkey’s perspectives in this conference. Meet them here.

On May 12 and 13, CSSPR and the Bahcesehir University (BAU) will hold dialogues  on ‘Regional Security Architecture’ and ‘Global Security Landscape’, respectively. These two academic endeavors will look at the evolving contours of regional and global security and their  ramifications on the prospect of regional connectivity, economic integration, and great power rivalries.

The Pakistani delegation that will partake in these conferences comprises an experienced and illustrious group of experts and scholars, who have dealt with, taught, and analyzed, matters relating to regional and global security. Meet our Pakistani delegates here.



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