Job Title: Assistant Research Associate (ARA)
Education: Bachelors in International Relations from the National Defence University, Islamabad.
International Relations, South Asian Geopolitics, U.S.-China Strategic Competition, Great Power Interests, Domestic Politics and Foreign Policy. Currently, Khan is working on the impact of U.S.-China relations on the evolving South Asian geopolitics, with a special focus on China –Pakistan relations and its implications for the South Asian region (Afghanistan and India).
Before joining IPRI as an ARA, Khan has been a member of the Consortium of Indo-Pacific Researchers (CIPR), and a Research Intern with the China Focus Program at the Carter Center in the United States.
Khan has presented research papers at different international conferences in Canada, the UAE, Poland, Russia, and the United States. His research on the implications of climate-induced migration in North Africa received the Best Undergraduate Research Paper Award at the International Conference on Climate Change organized by the London School of Economics, Middle East Center, at the American University of Sharjah, UAE.
- Furqan Khan, “Prospects for China’s BRI and Strategic Influence in Post-COVID-19 Central Asia”, Przegląd Strategiczny (Strategic Review), Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland, Issue 14, 2021, pp. 323-339, (December 2021).
- Dr. Asifa Jahangir, Furqan Khan, “Challenges to Afghan Refugee Children’s Education in Pakistan: A Human Security Perspective”, Pakistan Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, Volume 9, Issue 4, (December 2021).
- Furqan Khan, “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and China’s Geopolitical Checkmate in the Indo-Pacific Region”, The Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, Air University Press of the USAF, Volume 4, Issue 3, pp. 349-361, (June 8, 2021).
- Furqan Khan, “Geopolitics of RCEP and Sino-American Competition in Asia-Pacific Region”, Regional Studies Quarterly, Volume 38; Issue 3, pp. 26-48, (autumn 2020).
- Furqan Khan, Khadijah Saeed, “Russian Geopolitics in the Twenty First Century: Foreign Policy, Nationalism, and the Role of Neo-Eurasianism in the Emerging World Order”, Journal of European Studies, Volume 37; Issue no. 2, pp. 92-116, (July 2021).
- Furqan Khan, Khadijah Saeed, “Threat Asymmetry and Transition in Deterrence: Technical Assessment of India’s Ballistic Missile Defence”, Journal of South Asian Studies, Vol. 8; Issue 1, pp. 13-24, (April 2021).
- Furqan Khan, Asma Sana, “Appraisal of Indian Military Modernization: Implications of Regional Strategic Stability”, Journal of Political Science, Issue XXXVIII, (2020).
- Dr. Asifa Jahnagir, Furqan Khan, ‘US Propensity towards India in perspective of Nuclear Bonding: Security Apprehensions for South Asian Region and Pakistan’, NUST Journal of International Peace and Stability, Volume 3; Issue 1 (2020).
- Furqan Khan,“Post-COVID-19 Central Asia: Sino-American Geopolitical Competition”, Chapter in the book ‘COVID-19 and Central Asia: Crisis Management, Economic Impact, and Social Transformation’ edited by Marlene Laruelle and published by theCentral Asia program of George Washington University, U.S. January 7, 2021. Dr. Asifa Jahangir, Furqan Khan, “Afghan Refugees Children’s Education in Pakistan: Assessment of Pakistan-UNHCR Joint Collaboration and Challenges”, Chapter for Book in Paul Leclair (ed.), Refugee Crisis: Global Perspectives, Challenges and Issues, New York: NOVA Publishers, 2020.
- On behalf of The Carter Center’s China Focus Program, Khan Interviewed Pakistan’s Former Foreign Secretary Ambassador (R) Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry on U.S.-China-Pakistan Relations amidst the Russia-Ukraine Crisis. The interview is published by the U.S.-China Perception Monitor, official website of the Carter Centre’s China Focus Program. June 23, 2022: https://uscnpm.org/2022/06/23/aizaz-ahmad-chaudhry-on-ukraine-and-us-china-relations/
He can reached out at Furqan.firstname.lastname@example.org
LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/furqan-khan-b6149b17b Tweets @furqan_khans