India and the Evolving Global Order
The State of International Affairs – #DiplomacyDialogue with Prof Harsh V. Pant on India and the Evolving Global Order
#IMPRI Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS), New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series –
India and the Evolving Global Order
Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:
Date: August 17, 2021
Time: 5:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live
Prof Harsh V. Pant
Director, Studies; Head, Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation (ORF), New Delhi
Professor Harsh V Pant is Director, Studies and Head of the Strategic Studies Programme at Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi. He holds a joint appointment with the Department of Defence Studies and King’s India Institute as Professor of International Relations at King’s College London. He is also a Non-Resident Fellow with the Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, DC.
Professor Pant has been a Visiting Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; a Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania; a Visiting Scholar at the Center for International Peace and Security Studies, McGill University; and an Emerging Leaders Fellow at the Australia-India Institute, University of Melbourne. Professor Pant’s current research is focused on Asian security issues.
His most recent books include New Directions in India’s Foreign Policy: Theory and Praxis (Cambridge University Press), India’s Nuclear Policy (Oxford University Press), The US Pivot and Indian Foreign Policy (Palgrave Macmillan), Handbook of Indian Defence Policy (Routledge), India’s Afghan Muddle (HarperCollins), and The US-India Nuclear Pact: Policy, Process and Great Power Politics (Oxford University Press). Professor Pant writes regularly for various Indian and international media outlets including the Japan Times, the Wall Street Journal, the National (UAE), the Hindustan Times, and the Telegraph.
Dr Rafiq Dossani
Director, RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy; Senior Economist, RAND Corporation; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School, Santa Monica, USA
Rafiq Dossani is director of the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy, a senior economist at the RAND Corporation, and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He works on education, finance, regional development, security, trade, and technology issues. Recent projects include security in the Korean peninsula, the Belt and Road Initiative, Track II diplomacy between the United States and China, and Asia’s democratization.
Previously, Dossani was director of Stanford University’s Center for South Asia and a senior research scholar at Stanford University’s Institute for International Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in finance from Northwestern University, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a B.A. in economics from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi.
Dr Parama Sinhapalit
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore
Parama Sinhapalit is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. She is the author of ‘Analysing China’s Soft Power Strategy and Comparable Indian Initiatives’ (SAGE; 2017). Her current research focuses on new media and foreign policy of India and other major powers.
Dr Simi Mehta
CEO and Editorial Director, IMPRI, New Delhi
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