The Challenge of the Rise of China and the Response from Southeast Asia

Baladas Ghoshal

Wednesday Seminar | 2 May

The speaker gave insights about the main challenges of the rise of China in the South East Asian Countries from two different perspectives - one is the military’s challenge of the South East Asian Countries from the assertive behaviour of China in the South China Sea and second is the economic challenge. 

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Roundtable Discussion on “Informal Wuhan Summit”

Alka Acharya, Vinod C. Khanna, Jabin T Jacob,  Atul Bhardwaj, Manoranjan Mohanty

Roundtable Discussion | 9 May

The central theme of the discussion was to understand the motive behind the meeting, its implications as well as the general question of what India achieved out of this meeting.


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Higher Education in India and China: Select Perspectives

Sreemati Chakrabarti, G. Balatchandirane, Aishna Sharma

Wednesday Seminar | 30 May

The edited volume focuses on the higher education scene in India and China in the era of globalization. Both countries have witnessed drastic changes in their tertiary education sector in terms of expansion, privatization, governance, funding, equity issues, internalization and so forth. 



Volume 54 | Issue 2 | May 2018
The China Report is a refereed journal in the field of social sciences and international relations. It encourages free expression and discussion of different ideas and approaches which assist in better understanding China and its neighbours. It welcomes and offers a platform for original research from a multi-disciplinary perspective, in new and emerging areas, by scholars and research students. It seeks to promote analysis and vigorous debate on all aspects of Sino-Indian relations, India–China comparative studies and multilateral and bilateral initiatives and collaborations across Asia.
Summit Diplomacy and Denuclearizing North Korea
Sandip Mishra | Issue No:55 | May 2018
Undoubtedly the summit diplomacy so far has raised huge hopes for denuclearization of North Korea and the establishment of a peace regime in the Korean peninsula. However, the odds are still huge but statesmanship, diplomacy, a positive sum model, being accommodative, inclusiveness and futuristic approach by the concerned parties may bring the desired success.
China’s Crackdown on Crime and Corruption with Tibetan Characteristics
Tshering Chonzom | Issue No:56 | May 2018
Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, along with the United Front Works Department and the various security apparatus in the country, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection Commission (CCDI) has been deployed to counter and subdue ‘separatism’ in Tibet.
Chinese Investments in Europe
Anil Wadhwa | Issue No:57 | May 2018
Europe, with its free trade policies, now faces a Chinese buying and acquisitions onslaught. Chinese investments had earlier focused mainly on infrastructure projects in distressed Southern European countries. But stronger concerns have now arisen due to recent Chinese targeting of Northern Europe  with an eye on the technology sector.
Spring Time in the Korean Peninsula after a Long Winter?
Vishnu Prakash | Issue No:58 | May 2018
How could the volatile KP start talking peace and reconciliation so unexpectedly? Was it for real? What would it take to consolidate the process? Had a roadmap been agreed to? Does India have a role to play in the process? There is an attempt to address these questions in the piece.
The ICS Blog is a platform for an open dialogue that aims to inform and enlighten, especially young scholars and analysts on contemporary issues related to China and East Asia.
China in Africa: An Image Makeover is Underway
Veda Vaidyanathan
11 May
From Hurling Abuses to Summit Diplomacy: What Factors are Driving Kim Jong-un?
Divya Tyagi
21 May
India and North Korea: time for a reset?
Anil Wadhwa
29 May
Interviewed - China's Silk Road encounters resistance in South Asia
Patricia Uberoi
DW | 30 May 2018
Chinese Party–State under Xi Jinping
Alka Acharya
EPW | 5 May 2018
With a US-China trade war likely, India must reposition itself as an investment destination
Shyam Saran
Hindustan Times | 29 May 2018
The Wuhan window
Shyam Saran
The Indian Express | 3 May 2018
Best Regards,
Madhurima Nundy
Associate Fellow
Institute of Chinese Studies


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