Staff Details

Ishtiaq Hossain

Ishtiaq Hossain
Designation: Associate Professor
KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES
IIUM Gombak Campus
Extension: 6053
Email address: ihossain@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Bachelor of Arts in International Relations - Bachelor Degree , University of Dacca
  • Master of Arts in International Affairs - Masters Degree , Carleton University, Ottawa
  • Master of Arts in International Relations - Masters Degree , University of Dacca
  • PhD in Political Science - Doctor of Philosophy , National University of Singapore

Area of Specialisation

  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ International Relations - International Affairs: Conflict Analysis and Conflict Management
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ International Relations - International Crisis Management
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ International Relations - Foreign Policies ASEAN States; Comparative Politics of South Asia
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ International Relations - International Security Order; Geopolitics of the Muslim World;
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ International Relations - Environmental Politics; Defence and Security Issues; Int. Organizations

Professional Membership

  • 2015-2016 International Islamic University Malaysia
  • 2015-2016 Life Science Global, Canada
  • 1990-2016 Member, Interntional Studies Association (ISA)
  • 2002-2016 International Islamic University Malaysia
  • 2002-2016 Francis and Taylors, London, U.K.

Teaching Responsibilities

ASEAN FOREIGN POLICIES 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2010/2011 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
COMPARATIVE POLITICS 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003 2001/2002
CONTEMPORARY DEMOCRATIC TRANSITION 2014/2015 2011/2012
DEFENCE AND SECURITY IN THE MUSLIM WORLD 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013
ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND INT'NAL RELATIO 2010/2011 2009/2010 2002/2003
FOREIGN POLICIES OF THE MAJOR POWERS 2003/2004
FOREIGN POLICY DECISION MAKING 1993/1994
INTERNATIONAL LAW & DIPLOMACY 1995/1996
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 1994/1995 1993/1994
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2002/2003 2001/2002
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY 1995/1996
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS & THE MUSLIM WORLD 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2004/2005 1994/1995 1993/1994
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2002/2003 1995/1996 1994/1995 1993/1994
INTERNATIONAL SECURITY ORDER 2015/2016 2013/2014 2011/2012 2010/2011 2008/2009 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005
INTERNSHIP 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006
INTERNSHIP 2009/2010 2007/2008
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 2009/2010 2008/2009 2003/2004 1995/1996 1994/1995
MEDIA AND POLITICS 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009
MIDDLE EAST POLITICS 2014/2015
PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT & DISORDERS 1995/1996
POLITICAL & GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEMS IN S.E.ASIA 2013/2014 2011/2012 2005/2006 2004/2005
POLITICAL & GOVERNMENTAL SYSTEMS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA 2013/2014 2011/2012 2005/2006 2004/2005
POLITICAL CHANGE IN SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST ASIA 2006/2007
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2014/2015 2013/2014
SEMINAR ON DEVELOPMENT AND MODERNIZATION 2013/2014 2012/2013 2011/2012 2009/2010 2008/2009 2006/2007
SEMINAR ON INTERNATIONAL CRISES 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2010/2011 2009/2010 2007/2008 2003/2004
SEMINAR ON REGIONALISM 2011/2012 2003/2004
STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005 2002/2003
THE GEOPOLITICS OF THE MUSLIM WORLD 2012/2013 2011/2012 2010/2011 2008/2009 2003/2004
THEORIES & ISSUES IN INTER. RELATIONS 2016/2017 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005
THEORIES AND ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2016/2017 2007/2008 2005/2006 2004/2005
U.S. FOREIGN POLICY 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015 2012/2013 2010/2011 2009/2010 2008/2009 2007/2008 2006/2007 2005/2006 2004/2005 2003/2004 2002/2003
US FOREIGN POLICY 1994/1995 1993/1994

Research Projects

In Progress

2016 - Present
China's One Belt, One Road Policy (OBOR) Initiative: Beijing's Interests, OBOR's Feature and Malaysia's Response
2016 - Present
Disaster diplomacy and mitigation management systems in Indonesia and Malaysia
2015 - Present
Towards Developing E-Government Index in Malaysia: A Study on the Current Government Websites
2015 - Present
Measuring Malay Entrepreneurs? Perception on Entrepreneurship Programmes in Penang

Publications

Article

2016
The Iranian diaspora in Malaysia: a socio-economic and political analysis. Diaspora Studies pp.1-14.
2015
Francis Cooray and Khoo Salma Nasution, redoubtable reformer: the life and times of Cheah Cheang Lim. Penang: Areca Books, 2015. 225+xvii pages. ISBN 978-967-5719-20-2. Asiatic , 9 (2). pp.256-259.
2015
Contributions of ordinary citizens towards development of a society: the case of Bangladesh. International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research , 1 pp.144-153.
2014
The red minaret: Memoirs of Ibrahim Ghusheh (ex-spokesman of Hamas). By Ibrahim Ghusheh. Beirut: Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, 2013, pp. 288, ISBN: 978-9953-572-24-6. Intellectual Discourse , 22 (1). pp.94-97.
2014
Cyber warfare: a new type of combat. Kulliyyah Research Bulletin , 5 (2). pp.19-20.
2014
Guneydogu asya ulkelrinde seriat ve dini tolerans. Perspektif , 20 (227).
2013
Malezya'da 13. Genel Secimler. Perspektif , 19 (222). pp.54-55.
2013
Tan Wah Piow, smokescreens & mirrors: tracing the “Marxist Conspiracy.” Singapore: Function 8 limited, 2012. Asiatic , 7 (1). pp.174-176.
2012
The Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC): nature, role, and the issues. Journal of Third World Studies , XXIX (1). pp.287-314.
2012
Canadian Muslims and Canada’s domestic and foreign policy issues: an analysis. Islam and Civilisational Renewal , 3 (2). pp.300-319.
2011
Leaders with many traits but a singular purpose: Lee Kuan Yew and Mahathir Mohamad . Asiatic , 5 (2). pp.122-130.
2011
Islam and democracy in Malaysia: Findings from a national dialogue /edited by Ibrahim M. Zein. Intellectual Discourse , 19 (2). pp.311-315.
2011
Review of Islam and democracy in Malaysia: Findings from a national dialogue. Edited by Ibrahim M. Zetn. Kuala Lumpur: International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM),2010, pp. 201. ISB. Intellectual Discourse , 19 (2). pp.311-315.
2010
Journalism in Good Faith: Issues and Practices in Religion Reporting. Singapore: Marshall Cavendish - Book review. Asiatic , 4 (2). pp.193-195.
2008
Who speaks for Islam? What a billion Muslims really think? By John L. Espisito and Dalia Mogahed. New York: Gallup Press, 2007. ISBN: 9781595620170. Intellectual Discourse , 16 (2). pp.233-236.
2007
In the line of fire: a memoir. By Pervez Musharraf. New York, Free Press, 2006. 354 pp., ISBN-13: 9780743283441. Asian Journal of Political Science , 15 (2). pp.253-256.
2007
Islam in Southeast Asia: Political, Social and Strategic Challenges for the 21" Century by Nathan, K.S.. and Muhammad Hashium Kamali (eds.). Journal of Third World Studies , 24 (2). pp.205-208.
2007
Singapore-Malaysia Relations Under Abdullah Badawi. By Saw Swee Hock and K. Kesavapany. Intellectual Discourse , 15 (2). pp.208-212.
2007
Dor, Danial, Intifada hits the headlines. Bloomington. India University Press, 2004. 184 pp.. Journal of Third World Studies , 24 (1). pp.288-291.
2006
The rift within an imagined community: understanding nationalism(s) in Bangladesh. Asian Journal of Social Science , 34 (2). pp.324-339.
2006
Islam in Bangladesh politics: the role of Ghulam Azam of Jamaat-I-Islami. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies , 5 (3). pp.384-399.
2005
Muhammad Arif Zakaullah. The cross and the crescent: the rise of American evangelicalism and the future of Muslims. (Kuala Lumpur: The Other Press, 2004), Xii + 269 pages. Asian Journal of Political Science , 13 (1). pp.139-144.
2005
Tan, Tai Yong and Gyanesh Kudaisya (2000) The Aftermath of Partition in South Asia. London: Routledge. Xiv+322 pages. ISBN 0–415–28908–4. Asian Journal of Social Science , 33 (3). pp.570-573.
2003
Bush at war: decision-making in Washington. Intellectual Discourse , 11 (2). pp.209-218.
2003
Abdul Rashid Moten, Revolution to revolution: Jama'at-e-Islami in the politics of Pakistan (Kuala Lumpur: Islamic Book Trust in association with International Islamic University Malaysia, 2002) 201 pages.. Asian Journal of Political Science , 11 (2). pp.117-120.
2002
Management of sub-national demands: the Chittagong Hill tracts peace treaty of Bangladesh. Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies , xxv (3). pp.1-26.
2000
Micro-credit and good governance: models of poverty alleviation. Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science , 28 (1 ). pp.185-208.
2000
Pakistan's October 1999 Military Coup: Its Causes and Consequences. Asian Journal of Political Science , 8 (2). pp.35-58.
1998
An experiment in sustainable human development: the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh . Journal of Third World Studies , 15 (1). pp.39-55.
1998
Bangladesh-India relations : the Ganges Water-Sharing Treaty and Beyond. Asian Affairs : An American Review , 25 (3). pp.131-150.
1997
Bangladesh and the Gulf War: response of a small state. Pakistan Horizon , 50 (2). pp.39-55.
1995
Bangladesh : a nation adrift. Asian Journal of Political Science , 3 (1). pp.32-48.
1993
Gulf war lessons for third world countries: a case study of Indonesia and Malaysia. Politics Administration and Change (20). pp.12-20.
1991
Regional order in South Asia: Sine Qua Non for Indian foreign policy. Asian Thought and Society: An International Review , 16 (47). pp.119-129.
1991
Management of Bangladesh's national security problems. The Round Table , 317 (1). pp.45-59.
1982
Law of the sea conference: issues and problems. Asian Affairs , IV (III). pp.341-352.
1981
The organization of African unity and regional disputes, 1963-74: a review. Politics Administration and Change , VI (2). pp.61-68.
1981
Bangladesh-India relations: issues and problems. Asian Survey , 21 (11). pp.1115-1128.

Book

2012
The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC): a study in new regionalism, 1989-2009. Lambert Academic Publishing , Saarbrucken, Germany . ISBN 978-3-659-11058-0.

Book Section

2015
Human security in a globalised world: concepts and issues for the Muslim world. In: Human Security and Philanthropy: Islamic Perspectives and Muslim Majority Country Practices . Springer , New York , pp.31-50. ISBN 978--1-4939-2524-7.
2014
Arab Spring. In: The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Politics . The Oxford University Press , New York, USA. , pp.98-102. ISBN 9780199739356.
2014
Human security in a globalised world: the case of Gaza. In: Islam and diplomacy: the search for human security . IAIS and Cordoba Foundation , London , pp.xx-xx.
2014
A critical reading of Hamas and its government since 2006. In: Hamas: studies on thought and experience . Al Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations , Beirut, Lebanon , pp.xx-xx.
2014
Human security in the globalised world: concepts and issues for the Muslim world. In: Philantrophy and human security in the Muslim world: concepts, characters and challenges . Springer , New York, USA.
2013
Foreign policy. In: Government and politics in Malaysia (2nd ed.) . Cengage Learning Asia , Singapore , pp.413-452. ISBN 9789670357225.
2013
Bangladesh: civil resistance in the struggle for independence, 1948-1971. In: Recovering non-violent history: civil resistance in liberation struggles . Lynne-Rienner , Colorado, USA , pp.199-216. ISBN 9781588268952.
2012
Muslim ummah, international organisations, and human development in the MMCs. In: The Muslim World in the 21st Century: Space, Power, and Human Development . Springer , New York , pp.299-318. ISBN 978-94-007-2632-1.
2011
Assessment of performance of uncoated and coated carbide inserts in end milling of Ti-6Al-4V through modelling. In: Advanced Machining Towards Improved Machinability of Difficult-to-Cut Materials . IIUM Press , International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp.195-202. ISBN 9789674181758.
2011
Development of an artificial neural network algorithm for predicting the cutting force in end milling of Inconel 718 alloy. In: Advanced Machining Towards Improved Machinability of Difficult-to-Cut Materials . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp.143-148. ISBN 9789674181758.
2011
Wear mechanism in end milling of Inconel 718. In: Advanced Machining Towards Improved Machinability of Difficult-to-Cut Materials . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp.239-245. ISBN 9789674181758.
2011
Artificial neural network algorithm for predicting the surface roughness in end milling of Inconel 718 alloy. In: Advanced Machining Towards Improved Machinability of Difficult-to-Cut Materials . IIUM university press , International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia , pp.149-154. ISBN 9789674181758.
2011
Bangladesh national security and the construction of Tipaimukh dam in India. In: Contemporary issues in political science . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.55-80. ISBN 9789670225159.
2010
Water, security, conflict, and cooperation: the construction of Tipaimukh Dam. In: Comprehensive security in the Asia Pacific Region . Konrad Adenauer Fioundation , Seoul, South Korea , pp.205-242. ISBN 978-89-961658-4-2.
2010
Tampa crisis and the John Howard Government of Australia : a critical analysis . In: Forced migration: challenges and responses . Maktaba-i-Faridi, Federal Urdu University , Karachi , pp.107-132.
2009
The neo-conservatives and American foreign policy. In: American foreign policy & the muslim world . Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consulations , Beirut, Lebanon , pp.93-114. ISBN 9789953500-652.
2009
Foreign policy of Barack H. Obama: a new direction for America?. In: American Foreign Policy and the Muslim World . Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consulations , Beirut, Lebanon , pp.381-400. ISBN 9789953500652.
2009
American foreign policy: dynamics of domestic sources. In: American Foreign Policy & the Muslim World . Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consulations , Beirut, Lebanon , pp.31-70. ISBN 9789953500652.
2008
Foreign policy . In: Government and Politics in Malaysia . Cengage Learning Asia Pte Ltd. , Singapore , pp.269-295. ISBN 978-981-4239-27-1; 981-4239-27-5.
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Conference or Workshop Item

2016
Trump and the world. In: Donald Trump, Divided America and A Threatened World , Kuala Lumpur
2015
Language and nationalism in South Asia. In: One-Day Workshop on Ideologies in Translation , Al-Tabari Conference Room, Human Sciences Building, Kulliyyah of IRKHS, IIUM
2015
China's one belt, one road initiative: what is it? Why? How? and potential implications. In: "IDFR Lecture Series 3/2015: China’s One Belt, One Road Initiative : Strategic Implications, Regional Responses , IDFR, Kuala Lumpur
2015
Book reviews: what? why and how?. In: Book Review Workshop , Multimedia University, Cyberjaya Campus, Cyberjaya
2014
The Nolan principles. In: Workshop on Good Governance in Afghanistan , Al Tabari Meeting Room IRKHS, IIUM
2014
Types of governance. In: Workshop on Good Governance in Afghanistan , Al Tabari Meeting Room IRKHS, IIUM
2014
Good governance in Afghanistan. In: Good Governance? The Future of Afghan Government , LT 4, IIUM
2013
The Shia-Sunni divide in the Middle East. In: 3rd lnternational Model OIC Global Summit 2013 , IIUM, Gombak, and Main Hall, ISTAC
2011
Libya: pray, hope, and prepare. In: The Strategic Issues Forum (SIF) , The Sri Bendahara, The Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur
2011
The Arab reawakenig: international responses and implicarions. In: Conference on Elections and Democracy in the Muslim World , International Islamic University Malaysia, Gombak
2010
Civil resistance in the struggle for Bangladesh’s independence. In: The 2010 World Convention of the Association for the Study of Nationalities , Columbia University, New York, USA.
2010
Conflicts in the Niger Delta : implications for regional security . In: International Conference on Natural Resource, Security, and Development in Niger Delta
2009
Water, security, conflict, and cooperation : the construction of Tipaimukh Dam. In: International Conference on Comprehensive Security in Asia and the Pacific , Kieo University, Tokyo, Japan