Department of West Asian Studies and North African Studies
Thrust Area of the Department
Ph. D/ M.Phil Thrust Area
i) Historical and Cultural Evolution of the Region
ii) Political Development and Geo-Politics of the Region
iii) Conflict and their resolution in West Asia
iv) Socio Economic Development and Economic Reforms in West Asia
v) Hydro-Carbon and Energy Studies in West Asia
vi) International Trades and Commerce
vii) Demography & Health in West Asia
viii) Human Resource Development and Social Change
ix) Agriculture and Food Resources
x) Major Themes in Literature
Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies Programme------Thrust Area
1. The Post-Cold War Developments and Conflict Resolution
2. Globalization and Economic Liberalization Maghreb Project
3. Indo-West Asian Relations: Economic, Political, Social and Strategic.
4. Geo-Strategic Environment and India's Security Interest with special reference to South Asia & Sub-Saharan Africa.
The Programme is developed on 4 Axis
Axis 1 :Conflict Prevention & Resolution : Governance Related Issues
Axis 2 :Ethnicity & Ethnic Conflicts .
Axis 3 :Post Cold War Negotiations & Conflict Resolution.
Axis 4 :Conflict and Peace Making in West Asia.