Curriculum Vitae

INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: 

Doctoral Candidate in Chinese Studies, Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-110067

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:


GUEST FACULTY (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Chinese, Sikkim University since February 2014.

PAPERS TAUGHT :

A. Spring Semester 

  • B.A. (Ist year- II Semester): MODERN CHINA (1840-1949)
  • M.A. (Ist year- II Semester): READINGS IN CHINESE MILITARY STRATEGY

B. Monsoon Semester:

  • B.A. (Ist year- I Semester): INTRODUCTION TO CHINA I
  • Units: (I) Geography of China  (II) Ancient History of China  (III) Contemporary History of China.
  • B.A. (II Year- III Semester): CONTEMPORARY CHINA (1949 ONWARDS)
  • M.A. (II Year-III Semester): SINO-INDIAN CULTURAL INTERACTION

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION 

  • · Member of the Second Syllabus Revision Committee of the Department of ChineseSikkim Central University, held on 2nd April 2014.
  • Research Analyst for Asia-Pacific Desk at Wikistrat, Washington DC- U.S.A.
  • Editorial Member of India-China Chronicle Magazine, published by India Economic and Cultural Council, New Delhi.
  • Contributor/Author at China FocusUniversity of California, San Diego- U.S.A..
  • Contributor/Author for Asia-Pacific Security Magazine, Australia.
  • Editor-in-Chief for IndraStra Global


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: 


  • M.Phil (2013) in Chinese Studies, Centre for East Asian Studies (Chinese Division), School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.Dissertation titled “Cognition and Perception of Mao Zedong in Shaping China’s Foreign Policy towards Vietnam, 1949-1976” supervised by Professor Srikanth Kondapalli.
  • M.A. (2011) in International Relations with specialization in Politics, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University.
  • B.A. (2009) in Programme with majors in Political Science and Psychology, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Delhi University.

 

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS, AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

 

  • In 2015, awarded Senior Research Fellowship for pursuing Doctoral Research under United grants CommissionGovernment of India.
  • In 2015, selected and awarded for the Training Program on “Qualitative Methods in the Study of Chinese Politics: History and Ethnography”, co-sponsored by School of Government, Nanjing University and Harvard-Yenching Institute, at Nanjing University, Nanjing, P.R.C.
  • In 2014, selected and participated as an Indian student delegate for a two-month (November-December) study trip to China under the "2014 Seminar on Chinese Translation"Programme organized by the Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China and the Beijing International Chinese College.
  • In 2013, selected as an Indian student delegate for a multinational study trip to China in January (Beijing and Shanghai) and U.S.A (Washington DC) in March under the "US-INDIA-CHINA Initiative" programme, organised by the School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, United States of America.
  • Qualified UGC-NET on 30th November, 2011. (It is the National Eligibility Test for lectureship in the subject International and Area Studies).
  • Recipient of Junior Research Fellowship in the subject International and Area Studies, as awarded on 30th November 2011 (It is a Government of India Scholarship for academic research at M.Phil/Ph.D level).


Lectures, Panels and Papers Presented at International and National Conferences:

  • Speaker in the panel on “Security Challenges and Strategic Partnerships in Indo-Pacific Region” in the Young Scholars’ Forum 2016, organised by the Japan Foundation and East Asia Research Programme, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi-India, on 19 August 2016.
  • Delivered Public lecture on “India-China Relations- Past and Present” at the Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal University, Sonepat-Haryana, on 26th April 2016.
  • Paper on “The China Factor in redefining India-ROK relations”, presented in the panel on “Security” at the 10th Research Scholar’s International Seminar on “India-Korea relations: Forging a Multidimensional Partnership in 21st Century”, organized by the Researcher’s Association for the Study of Korea (RASK, India), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi-India, on 18th April 2016.
  • Speaker in the panel on BRICS Stand Against Terrorism” at the International Conference on “BRICS- Evolution from Acronym to Global Power”, organized by the BRICS International Forum, New Delhi-India, on 28 January 2016.
  • Paper on “China’s ‘21st Century Maritime Silk Road’: Strategy for Security”, presented at the National Symposium on India - China Relations: Recent Developments, organized by the Centre for Indian Ocean Studies, Osmania University, Hyderabad- India, on 28-29 December 2015.
  • Speaker on “China and the Changing Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific: Challenges and Responses” in the panel on “Changing Balance of Power in Asia-Pacific”, organized by East Asia Research Programme, Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi-India, on 28 September 2015.
  • Paper on “The Dynamics of Congagement in China-India Relations”, presented at the International Conference on Exploring New Rising Powers: First India-Taiwan Research Students Conference on India and China, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, on 21 January 2014.
  • Paper on “Cognition and Perception of Mao Zedong in Shaping China’s Foreign Policy”, presented at the 6th All India Conference of China Studies on “Reforms, Management & Social Transformation in China”, organized by the Institute of Chinese Studies, New Delhi and Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode, held at IIM Kozhikode, Kerala, on 12-14 December 2013.
  • Paper on “Economic Interdependence in India-China Relations: A Misnomer”, at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins University, in Washington DC, United States of America, on 7 March 2013.