Center Director – Prof. Giorgio Shani

Research Area:

International Relations / International Development/ Peace Studies

Research Subject:

His current research focuses on religion, nationalism, identity and human security. It aims to further develop a ‘post-western’ approach to international relations theory.

Teaching Courses:

AY2017

QPFD414 Peace and Conflict Studies I

QPPS602 Religion, Conflict and Human Security

AY2015

QPFD415 Peace and Conflict Studies II

QPPS602 Religion, Conflict and Human Security

AY2014

QPFD414 Peace and Conflict Studies I

(FYR) PCSI Course Evaluation Survey 2014 autumn

QPPS602 Religion, Conflict and Human Security

Publications:

Giorgio Shani, Sikh Nationalism and Identity in a Global Age, Routledge, 2007.

Giorgio Shani, Religion, Identity and Human Security, Routledge, 2014.

Background:

Prof. Shani is Director of Rotary Peace Center and Chair of the Department of Politics and International Studies at ICU.  His primary research interests focus on religion, human security and ‘post-western’ International Relations theory with reference to the Asia-Pacific.  He is author of Sikh Nationalism and Identity in a Global Age (Routledge 2007) and Religion, Identity and Human Security (Routledge 2014).  He served as Chair of the Global Development Section of the International Studies Association from 2010 to 2011 and is currently President of the International Studies Association Asia-Pacific Region.

View more details at his website.