Council for Strategic Affairs

Council for Strategic Affairs

Strategic Affairs Distinguished Lecture: “China’s Postures on Ukraine War”

About this event

    • 1 hour 30 minutes

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Date: Saturday, March 25th, 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 
China’s Postures on Ukraine War, Saturday, March 25th, 2023, 10.00 AM EST; 7:30 PM IST 

Distinguished Panelists 
Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli 
Dean, School of International Studies and Professor in Chinese Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dr. A. Adityanjee, President 
Council for Strategic Affairs

About the Lecture 

About the Distinguished Panelists 

Srikanth Kondapalli, Ph.D.
Srikanth Kondapalli is Dean of School of International Studies and Professor in Chinese Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He was educated in Chinese studies in India and China with a Ph.D. in Chinese Studies and learnt Chinese language at Beijing Language & Culture University and was a Post-Doctoral Visiting Fellow at People’s University, Beijing from 1996-98.  

He was Chairman of the Centre for East Asian Studies, SIS, JNU from 2008-10, 2012-14, 2016-18 and 2018-20 and visiting Professor at National Chengchi University, Taipei in 2004, a Visiting Fellow at China Institute of Contemporary International Relations, Beijing in May 2007, an Honorary Professor at Shandong University, Jinan in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019; at Jilin University, Changchun in 2014 and at Yunnan University of Finance and Economics, Kunming in 2016 and 2017, a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at People’s University since 2014 and a Fellow at Salzburg Global Seminar in 2010. 

He wrote two books:
• China’s Military: The PLA in Transition in 1999
• China’s Naval Power in 2001.

He wrote two monographs, and co-edited six volumes:
• Asian Security & China in 2004
• China and its Neighbours in 2010
• China’s Military and India in 2012
• China and the BRICS: Setting up a Different Kitchen in 2016
• One Belt One Road – China’s Global Outreach in 2017
• China and Covid-19 – Domestic and External Dimensions in 2020

and a number of articles in journals and edited volumes – all on China. He received the K.Subramanyam Award in 2010 for Excellence in Research in Strategic and Security Studies,  a guest faculty at Indian armed forces units, including at the National Defence College, Army War College, College of Air Warfare, College of Naval Warfare, and College of Defence Management. He is also a  distinguished fellow at several think-tanks including Vivekananda International Foundation and Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies.
He supervised about 30 Ph.D. researchers at JNU and is also an academic advisor for Ph.D. researchers at Al Farabi Kazakh National University and Ablai Khan University at Almaty and Tamkhang University (Taipei) and is Editor of JNU SIS International Studies Journal (being published by the Sage).

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