Dr. Adam Saud
Category: Faculty
Published on: August 18, 2020
Last updated on August 12th, 2021

Personal Information
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Department H&SS
Designation 1. Professor and Dean Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

2. HEC Approved Supervisor

Name Adam Saud
Email adam@bui.edu.pk, asaud.buic@bahria.edu.pk
Phone (Office Ext)  9260002 –
Research Area Central Asia, Foreign Policy
Number of Publications Journals = 28
Conferences = 21



Degree Passing Year Majors University
PhD 2017 International Relations Quaid-i-Azam University
M.Phil 2008 International Relations Quaid-i-Azam University
M.A 2000 Political Science University of Peshawar


Teaching Experience
Designation From To Organization
Professor July 2020 Date Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Associate Professor July 2018 Jun 2020 Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Senior Assistant Professor July 2016 2018 Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Head of Department May 2015 June 2016 Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Assistant Professor May 2010 June 2014 Bahria University, Islamabad Campus
Journal Publications
1 Adam Saud, “Analysing the State of Digital Information Warfare Between India and Pakistan on Twitterplace”, Sage Open, July 2021. DOI: DOI: 10.1177/21582440211031905
2 Adam Saud, “From Geo-Strategic Rivals to ‘Potential Allies’? A Constructivist Analysis of Pak-Russia Relations”, Herald of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vol. 91, No. 2, 2021
3 Adam Saud, “Ascent of the Dragon: China’s Growing Role in Global Affairs”, Asian Journal of Political Science, April 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02185377.2021.1915171
4 Adam Saud, “New immigration Laws in Russia and their Impacts on Central Asian labour migrants”, Central Asia Journal, No. 89, Winter 2020
5 Adam Saud “US Initiatives to Contain China’s Rise: Post 2008’s Economic Crisis”, International Review of Social Sciences, Vol. 8, Issue. 9, September 2020
6 Adam Saud, “Prospects of CSTO and SCO in Regional Politics of Central Asia”, International Journal of Politics and Security, Vol. 2, No. 4, July 2020
7 Adam Saud, “Eurasian Economic Union: Prospects and Obstacles,” Journal of European Studies, Vol. 36, No. 2, July 2020.
8 Adam Saud, “Special Economic Zones in Pakistan: Analysis of Trends from Global Perspective,” Journal of Political Studies, Vol. 27, No. 2, July 2020.
9 Adam Saud, “Future of US-China Relations: Conflict, Competition or Cooperation?” Asian Social Science, Vol. 16, No. 7, July 2020.
10 Adam Saud, “US-China Trade War and Implications for BRI”, Strategic Studies, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2020.
11 Adam Saud, “EU’s Engagement with Central Asia”, Journal of European studies, Vol 36, No. 1, January 2020.
12 Adam Saud, “United States Dilemma of Strategic Alliance with Pakistan: From ‘Policy of Containment’ to ‘War against Terrorism’” Political Studies, Special Issue 2019.
13 Adam Saud, “US-India Strategic Alliance and CPEC ‘The Game Changer’: Prospects for Russia Pakistan Cooperation,” Central Asia Journal, No. 83, Winter 2018.
14 Adam Saud, “Revivalism of Silk Routes: CPEC and South Asia-Central Asia Connectivity,” Political Studies, Special Issue, 2018.
15 Adam Saud, “Changing Dynamics of Uzbekistan Foreign Policy Under President Shovkat Mirzioyev: Prospects for Regional Economic Integration,” Central Asia Journal, No. 82, Summer 2018.
16 Adam Saud and Azhar Ahmad, “Terrorism and Transnational Groups in Pakistan: A Case Study of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan,” Strategic Studies, vol. 38, No. 4, Winter 2018.
17 Adam Saud and Azhar Ahmad, “Chinese Engagement in Afghanistan: Implications for the Region,” Policy Perspective, Vol. 15, No. 1. 2018.
18 Adam Saud, “World Orders in Central Asia: United Against Political Islam?” Regional Studies, Vol. XXXV, No. 3, Summer 2017.
19 Adam Saud, “Death of Islam Karimov and Future of Islamism in Central Asia: Case Study of IMU,” Central Asia journal, No. 77, Winter 2015.
20 Adam Saud and Kashif Ali Khan, “India-Pakistan Trade relations: A Case of non-Tariff Barriers,” Gandhara Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No, 3, Winter, 2017.
21 Adam Saud, “Muslim Educational Reforms in Russia and Central Asia During Twentieth Century: Case Study of Jadeedism,” The explorer, Vol. 3, Issue, 2, December, 2017.
22 Adam Saud and Maheen Shafiq, “Chinese Interests in Developing Gwadar: Economic Benefits for Pakistan,” Gandhara Journal of Research in Social Sciences, Vol. 2, No, 2, Summer, 2017.
23 Adam Saud, Mujahid Hussain and Masood-ur-Rehman Khattak, “Socio-Economic Determinants of Working Children: Evidence from Capital Territory of Islamabad, Pakistan,” Pakistan Administrative Review, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2017.
24 Adam Saud, “History of Islam in Czar and Soviet Central Asia: Political Manifestations,” The Explorer, Vol. 3, Issue.1, June, 2017.
25 Adam Saud and Kashif Ali Khan, “Decentralization and Local Government Structures: Key to Strengthening Democracy in Pakistan” Political Studies, Vol. 23, Issue. 2, December 2016.
26 Zubair Iqbal Ghauri and Adam Saud, “The Divergent Plane of Interests: Security and Counter-terrorism Dynamics of Central Asia”, Regional Studies, Vol. XXXIV, No. 4. Autumn 2016.
27 Adam Saud and Kashif Ali Khan, “Democratic Islam: Case Study of Justice and Development Party of Turkey”, Science International, Vol. 28, No. 2, February 2016.
28 Adam Saud, “Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan: Past, Present and Future”, Central Asia, No. 67, Winter 2010.
Book Chapter
1 Adam Saud, “Pakistan’s Policy towards Central Asian Republics”, in Irum Khalid, ed. Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Evolution, Development and Strategies, Lahore: Peace Publications, 2013.
Conference Papers
1 Adam Saud, “Covid-19: Exacerbating Pakistan’s Governance and Economic Problems”, in National Conference Challenges in Governance amid the Covid-19 Pandemic, Lahore, 7-8 July 2021
2 Adam Saud, “Climate Change and Its Impacts on Human Security: Case Study of Pakistan”, International Conference on Non-Traditional Security Paradigms in Pakistan: Options and Challenges, Jamshoro, 24-25 June 2021
3 Adam Saud, “Emerging Realities in International Political System: Focusing Shift of the States’ Foreign Policies”, in International Conference Changing Dimensions of International and Regional Discourse: A Critical Analysis and Policy Options for Pakistan, Islamabad: 8 February 2021
4 Adam Saud, “Comparison of Labour and Immigration Laws in EU and Russia: Conditions of Central Asian Labour migrants in Russia,” in International Conference on Inter and Intra Migration in EU and Pakistan: Challenges and Difficulties, Karachi: November 27, 2019.
5 Adam Saud, “Tashkent Conference 2018: A Central Asian Attempt to Resolve Afghanistan Crises”, in 1st International Conference on Afghanistan, Swabi: November 20-21, 2019.
6 Adam Saud, “The Geopolitics of Afghanistan and Its Impacts on Peace Processes,” in 8th International Conference on The Dynamics of Change in the Pakistan-Afghanistan Region: Politics, (Dis)Integration and Reformation in the Borderland, Baragali: September 4-6, 2019.
7 Adam Saud, “Contours of Indo-US Strategic Relations and Dilemma of Chinese Containment in the Region”, in International Conference on Democracy, Governance, and Security: Perspectives from South Asia Lahore: 9-10 January 2019.
8 Adam Saud, “Changing Dynamics of Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy Under Shavkat Mirzioyev: Prospects for Regional Economic Integration,” in International Conference on Central Asian Regional Economic Integration and CPEC: Way Forward, Karachi: 18-19 December 2018.
9 Adam Saud, “Countering Ethnic Violence, Extremism and Terrorism or Human Rights Violations? Case of Central Asian Republics,” in International Conference on Human Rights Challenges and Prospects, Lahore: 7-9 November 2018.
10 Adam Saud, “Contours of Indo-US Strategic Relations and Dilemma of Chinese Containment in the Region,” in 2 nd International Conference on Governance and Security: Perspectives From South Asia,” Lahore: 9-10 January, 2019.
11 Adam Saud, “Changing Dynamics of Uzbekistan Foreign Policy: Prospects for Regional Integration,” in International Conference on Central Asian Regional Economic Integration and CPEC: Challenges and Way Forward,” Karachi: 18-19 December, 2018.
12 Adam Saud, “Countering Ethnic Violence, Extremism and Terrorism or Human Rights Violations? Case of Central Asian Republics,” in International Conference on Human Rights, Lahore: 7-9 November 2018.
13 Adam Saud, “Pakistan’s Astounding Relations with Uzbekistan and Tajikistan,” in National Conference on Tajikistan-Uzbekistan Bilateral Relations: Impacts on the Region, Islamabad: 4 October 2018.
14 Adam Saud, “Revivalism of Silk Routes: CPEC and South Asia-Central Asia Connectivity,” in International Conference on Changing Regional political Dynamics in South Asia, Lahore: 17-18 January, 2018.
15 Adam Saud and Shamsul Deen, “Labour Migration and Its Impacts on Social Transformation: Case of Central Asia,” International Conference on 1st International Conference on Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion, Quetta, 19-20 December, 2017.
16 Adam Saud, “Soviet Occupation and the Rise of Extremism in Independent Central Asia,” international conference on ‘The Impact of Great October Russian Revolution on Central & South Asia, Peshawar: 7-9 November 2017.
17 Adam Saud, “Chinese Constructive Engagement in Afghanistan; implications for the Region,” International Conference on Central Asia: Time and Space; Conflict, Contest and [Dis] Integration, Bara Gali, 18-21 July, 2017.
18 Adam Saud, “Role of threat perceptions in radicalizing the societies: Imperatives for redressing Middle Eastern peace” International Conference on Countering Radicalization and Terrorism in Europe, Middle East and South Asia in the wake of international migration Moving Towards Peace and Harmony, Karachi, 13-14 March, 2017.
19 Adam Saud, “Terrorism and Transnational Groups in Pakistan: Case Study of Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan”, International Conference on Terrorism, Extremism and Militancy on Pakistan: Domestic and International Factors, Multan, 17-18 January 2017.
20 Adam Saud, “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Challenges and Opportunities for Pakistan” 2nd International Social Sciences Conference, Islamabad, 28-29 December 2016.
21 Adam Saud, “Gwadar Port: A Focal Point of Conflicting Strategic Interests Between China and USA”, 5th South Asian International Conference, Murree, 4th-6th December 2013.