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Strategic Affairs Roundtable – “Senkaku Islands Dispute and Possibility of Sino-Japanese War”

About this event

    • 1 hour 30 minutes

    • Mobile eTicket

Date: Saturday, May 13th, 2023

Time: 10.00 AM EST (Washington D.C.) | 7:30 PM IST
(New Delhi)

Location: Online

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You are cordially invited to Strategic Affairs Roundtable  
Senkaku Islands Dispute and Possibility of Sino-Japanese War, Saturday, May 13th, 2023, 10.00 AM EST; 7:30 PM IST 

Distinguished Panelists 
Commodore A. J. Singh 
Dr. Swasti Rao 

Dr. A. Adityanjee, President 
Council for Strategic Affairs

About the Lecture 

About the Distinguished Panelists 

Commodore Anil Jai Singh
Commodore Anil Jai Singh is the Vice President of the Indian Maritime Foundation and heads its Delhi branch. He was commissioned in the Navy in Jan 1981 and took premature retirement in March 2011. In his career spanning three decades, he had the distinction of commanding four submarines and a Fleet ship. He also served in the Directorates of Naval Plans and Submarine Acquisition at Naval Headquarters and was involved in drafting the Navy’s 30 year submarine construction plan and the 15 year ship building plan which are now coming to fruition. He has been a Directing Staff at the College of Naval Warfare, Senior Instructor(Navy) at the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and the Defence and Naval Adviser at the Indian High Commission in London. His last appointment was as Deputy Assistant Chief (Maritime) in the Perspective Planning and Force Development branch of the Integrated Defence Staff in the MoD. A post-graduate in Defence and Strategic Studies, he is an alumnus of the NDA, Defence Services Staff College and the College of Naval Warfare. Keenly interested in matters maritime, he speaks and writes on the subject regularly in India and abroad and is also involved with the Indian industry associations on defence procurement and indigenization issues.

Dr. Swasti Rao
Dr. Swasti Rao is an Associate Fellow at the Europe and Eurasia Center, Manohar Parrikar Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses.
She has an MA and MPhil in International Politics from JNU and has completed her PhD in Advanced International Comparative Politics from Tsukuba University, Japan. She also holds an adjunct research position at the University of Tokai, Japan. Before joining MP-IDSA she was teaching Strategic and Security Studies at Aligarh Muslim University. She specializes in foreign, defense and security policy of European countries. Her research interests explore dimensions of the securitization debate in Europe, Migrant Crisis, Europe’s Outreach to Indo -Pacific, Defence Cooperation between India and Major European Players, Multilateral Cooperation for Space Situational awareness and Maritime Domain Awareness. She also explores Europe- Japan relations and its global implications.

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