Experts' Lectures/Discussions

 

9 September 2021

Maritime Dimensions of Science Diplomacy

Dr Chaitanya Giri

Dr. Chaitanya Giri is the Gateway House Fellow of the Space and Ocean Studies Programme.
10 August 2021

India and the Contemporary World Order

Amb PS Raghavan

Amb PS Raghavan until recently was the Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), Government of India.
7 August 2021

Analyzing International Relations: Separating the wheat from the chaff

Amb PS Raghavan

Amb PS Raghavan until recently was the Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), Government of India.
1 July 2021

Iran and Regional Security

Amb Sanjay Singh

Amb Sanjay Singh held charge in the Ministry as Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary (Gulf) from March 2005 to March 2009. He was India’s Ambassador to Iran from March 2009 to March 2011. He took over as Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs in March 2011 and retired in end April 2013. Earlier, he served in the Indian Missions in Mexico, Germany, Ghana and France and in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi as Director in the Office of the External Affairs Minister and Joint Secretary and Head of Division dealing with Latin American Countries and later Establishment.
23 February 2021

"Contemporary Middle East"

Amb Sanjay Singh

Amb Sanjay Singh, Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary (Gulf), March 2005 to March 2009. India’s Ambassador to Iran, March 2009 to March 2011. Secretary (East), Ministry of External Affairs, March 2011. Retired, April 2013
2 February 2021

India-China border instability: Understanding Beijing's endgame

Lt Gen (Dr) Prakash Menon PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd)

Lt Gen (Dr) Prakash Menon is the Director of the Strategic Studies Programme at Takshashila Institution and an Adjunct Professor at NIAS.
29 September 2020

Beyond Kenosha and Portland: Making sense of anger and protests in the US

Dr Matt Rosenstein

Dr Matt Rosenstein is Director of Global Education and Training (GET) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since 2015. He is also Director of the UIUC Shanghai Office since 2017 and the UIUC Intensive English Institute since 2018.
22 September 2020

The Abraham Accords: Will it lead to peace in the Middle East?

Prof AK Pasha

Professor AK Pasha teaches at the Centre for West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has served as Chairperson of the Centre, Director of the Gulf Studies and also the Associate Dean of the School of International Studies, JNU.
30 August 2020

Global Economic Implications of the COVID Pandemic

Prof Amita Batra

Amita Batra is a Professor of Economics and currently Chairperson, Centre for South Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
25 August 2020

The Big Picture in the Middle East: Looking beyond Israel, UAE, and Palestine

Amb Sanjay Singh

Amb Sanjay Singh held charge in the Ministry as Joint Secretary and Additional Secretary (Gulf) from March 2005 to March 2009. He was India’s Ambassador to Iran from March 2009 to March 2011. He took over as Secretary (East) in the Ministry of External Affairs in March 2011 and retired in end April 2013. Earlier, he served in the Indian Missions in Mexico, Germany, Ghana and France and in the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi as Director in the Office of the External Affairs Minister and Joint Secretary and Head of Division dealing with Latin American Countries and later Establishment.
18 August 2020

75 Years after Hiroshima: State of the Nuclear World Order and the possibility of a Nuclear Free World

Dr Manpreet Sethi

Dr Manpreet Sethi is a Distinguished Fellow, at the Centre for Air Power Studies (CAPS), New Delhi where she heads the project on nuclear security. She is an expert on the entire range of nuclear issues having published over 80 papers in reputed academic journals. Over the last 18 years, she has been researching and writing on subjects related to nuclear energy, strategy, non-proliferation, disarmament, arms and export controls and BMD.
4 August 2020

J&K Today One year after the removal of Article 370

Prof Amitabh Mattoo

Professor of Disarmament Studies at the Centre for International Politics, Organisation and Disarmament at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is also honorary Director of AII@Delhi and honorary Professor in the Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne. He also holds the Chair, Jammu and Kashmir Knowledge Initiative. Earlier, he was an Advisor to Chief Minister (with the status of a Cabinet Minister) and Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu.
21 July 2020

India through the Neighbourhood's Lens: Views from Nepal

Dr Nishchalnath Pandey

Dr Nishchal N. Pandey is currently the Director, Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), Kathmandu. He also coordinates a regional grouping - Consortium of South Asian Think Tanks (COSATT).
7 July 2020

Hard Power in the Post- COVID World Order Confirmation

Lt General (Dr) Prakash Menon

Lt Gen Menon has extensive operational experience in commanding counter-insurgency operations in Central, North, and South Kashmir.
30 June 2020

India in the post-COVID World Order

Amb PS Raghavan

Ambassador Raghavan is the Chairman of the National Security Advisory Board (NSAB), Government of India.
23 June 2020

Indian Science Philosophy, Structure and Policies

Dr RK Sharma

Dr. RK Sharma started is a senior scientist with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. Dr. Sharma is currently responsible for International multilateral and regional cooperation programs in DST which include India-ASEAN S&T Cooperation, BRICS STI Cooperation, SAARC S&T Cooperation, BIMSTEC, Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), Indo-Pacific Ocean Initiatives (IPOI), NAM S&T Centre, etc.
16 June 2020

The Indian Neighbourhood

Prof SD Muni

Prof SD Muni is Professor Emeritus at JNU. He taught International Relations and South Asian Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (1974-2006), National University of Singapore (2008-2013), Banaras Hindu University (1985-86), and University of Rajasthan (1972-73). He was also India’s Ambassador to Lao People's Democratic Republic (1997-99).
9 June 2020

Contemporary India-Nepal Relations

Amb Rakesh Sood

Amb Rakesh Sood had a distinguished career with India's Ministry of External Affairs. He served in crucial positions; he was the Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for Disarmament and Non-proliferation Issues (2013-2014).
2 June 2020

The Post-COVID World Order: The Future of Hong Kong

N Jayaram

Mr Jayaram had worked as the Beijing Correspondent with the Press Trust of India for 15 years and was with the Agence France-Presse news agency's Asia-Pacific operations in Hong Kong for 11 years. He also studied human rights law at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong. The event is in collaboration with the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore, Stella Maris College, Chennai, and Maharajas College, Mysuru.
9 May 2020

Sri Lanka: One Year after the Easter Sunday Attacks

Multiple Speakers

Dr G Gladston Xavier, Dr La Toya Waha, Asanga Abeyagoonasekera, Dr Mallika Joseph, Visaka Dharmadasa, Prof D Suba Chandran, Ruwanthi Jayasekara, Natasha Fernando, Aparupa Bhattacherjee, Chavindi Weerawansha, Sanduni Atapattu, Chrishari de Alwis Gunasekare.
4 February 2020

India and the Arctic: Is it too far? Why should India look at the Arctic? And how?

Prof D Suba Chandran

Professor & Dean, International Strategic & Security Studies Programme National Institute of Advanced Studies. (NIAS)
4 February 2020

Arctic: Why India should pursue the north pole from a S&T perspective

Dr Shailesh Nayak

Dr Shailesh Nayak is currently Director, National Institute of Advanced Studies and Distinguished Scientist in the Ministry of Earth Sciences. He was the Chair, Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) and Secretary to the Government of India for Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), between August 2008-2015
4 February 2020

Arctic: Towards preparing a Plan-A for India

Amb PS Raghavan

Chairman, National Security Advisory Board(NSAB).
28 January 2020

Himalayan Science Council and the Arctic

Dr Arvind Gupta

Former Diplomat, Dr Arvind Gupta is the Director of Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi.
14 January 2020

India as a Rising Power

Prof TV Paul

James McGill Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
10 January 2020

Himalayan Science Council and Beyond: S&T Initiatives in BIMSTEC

Initial Remarks by Prof Shailesh Nayak

Panel: Dr Nishchalnath, Director, Center for South Asian Studies, Prof VS Ramamurthy, Prof SD Muni, Prof PM Soundar Rajan, Prof Srikumar Pullat & Prof Saibaba
10 January 2020

India's Foreign Policy Trajectories

Prof SD Muni

Professor SD Muni is a member of the IDSA’s Executive Council. He served as India’s Special Envoy to SE Asian countries on UNSC Reforms.
7 January 2020

Afghanistan and Nepal

Amb Rakesh Sood

Ambassador Rakesh Sood was Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of India on Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Issues and former Ambassador to Afghanistan, Nepal and France.  
5 December 2019

US, China and the Indo-Pacific

Dr George Perkovich

George Perkovich is the Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Chair and vice president for studies at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
5 December 2019

India-China Strategic Stability

Prof Rajaram Nagappa, Lt Gen Dr Prakash Menon, AVSM, PVSM, VSM, Prof VS Ramamurthy, Mr Manoj Kewalramani & Dr George Perkovich

11 October 2019

Drivers of Migration: A Global Analysis

Dr François Héran

Professor, Collège de France, Paris
11 September 2019

Modi 2.0: Foreign Policy Challenges

Pramit Pal Chaudhuri

Foreign Affairs Editor of the Hindustan Times, and a Distinguished Fellow, Ananta Aspen Centre, New Delhi.