Council for Strategic Affairs

Council for Strategic Affairs

Strategic Affairs Distinguished Lecture – “Strategic Challenges for Vietnam – Indo Pacific Realities”

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    • 1 hour 30 minutes

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Date: Saturday, August 19th, 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 Distinguished Lecture  
Strategic Challenges for Vietnam – Indo Pacific Realities 
Saturday, August 19th, 2023, 10.00 AM EST; 7:30 PM IST 

Distinguished Panelists 
Professor Dr. Ambassador Jitendra Nath Misra 

Dr. A. Adityanjee, President 
Council for Strategic Affairs

About the Lecture 

About the Distinguished Panelists 

Professor Dr. Ambassador Jitendra Nath Misra 

Professor (Dr.) Jitendra Nath Misra holds a Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru University and is a retired Indian diplomat, serving as ambassador in Portugal and Laos, and consul general in Ho Chi Minh City. He is Professor of Diplomatic Practice at the Jindal School of International Affairs of O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, India. Most recently he was a visiting professor at Jamia Millia Islamia University, and previously, a visiting professor at University of Lisbon, and University of Social Sciences and Humanities- Vietnam National University. Earlier, he was an adjunct associate professor at Georgetown University, and a lecturer at Jamia Millia Islamia University.

  • He is an internationally- published author. He has about 25 book chapters and 25 journal articles on the social sciences and literature in world- renowned journals in India, the U.S., Australia, Singapore, Portugal, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Vietnam, including in World Policy Journal, World Literature Today, India Review, Nação e Defesa (Nation and Defence), The Interpreter, Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Peace and Security Review, Vietnam Journal for Indian and Asian Studies, The Nation, Strategic Analysis, India Quarterly, IDSA Journal, and Indian Literature. He has been a reviewer of unpublished book manuscripts for world- renowned publishers and also published in newspapers in India, Bangladesh, Thailand and Vietnam.

  • He has served as an advisor to the government of Odisha state on sports, and is the vice president of Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society. Also, has written extensively on sports. He is the author of The Sport of Pace and Grace: A Biography of Field Hockey, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle- Upon- Tyne (Under contract/ forthcoming).

  • He has delivered lectures at Foreign Service training institutions, universities, think tanks, and schools in India, the U.S., the U.K., Australia, Portugal, Vietnam, Colombia, and Laos, as well as under the Distinguished Lectures programme of Ministry of External Affairs, India.

  • He has a grant from Indian Council of World Affairs for a book on India- Portugal relations. As a public intellectual Professor (Dr.) Misra has been a broadcaster and anchor on television and radio and has been widely interviewed. He has appeared on BBC World and BBC News (U.K.); Swedish Radio (Sweden); SIC Noticias Television and RTP Television (Portugal); The National (UAE); All India Radio, Sansad TV, NDTV, CNN News 18, Rajya Sabha TV, DD Sports, Times Now, Zee News, Mirror Now, The Citizen, Living India News, Bharata First, and News of the World Odisha (India), and other outlets.

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