ORIC hosted an Interactive Session of the students and faculty with Professor Samina Yasmeen in Kinnaird, she is an expert in political and strategic development in South Asia and the role of Islam in World Politics.

Professor Yasmeen has conducted extensive research on the position of Pakistani and Middle Eastern Women, the role of Muslims in Australia, and India–Pakistan relations. She is also the founder of the ‘Centre for Muslim States and Societies’ at the University of Western Australia (UWA) – which focuses on better understanding the beliefs and practices of Muslim states and communities in the Indian Ocean region.