International Law, Effective Occupation, and Colonialism on the Tibetan Plateau in the Early Twentieth Century


Scott Relyea


Wednesday Seminar | 1 August

This presentation offered preliminary thoughts at the outset of a new research project which explores the intertwined global circulation of knowledge in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. 


Xinjiang: China's Window to Silk Road?


Suhasini Haider


Wednesday Seminar | 8 August

The speaker proffered a neutral perspective surrounding the situation of Xinjiang, one which incorporated, in its analysis, the rationale of the Chinese state, and attempted to mitigate the bias that democratic values can instill in one’s perception towards China.

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Dying to Survive: Realism or Sensationalism


Hemant Adlakha


Wednesday Seminar | 14 August

The movie has sparked a nation-wide debate on the political discourse and public health reforms, the intensity of which has not been seen in China for the last 40 years. The speaker noted that in 2013, the Chinese healthcare system underwent a new cycle of reform which abolished the planned economy.



Rethiking Cultural Heritage: Indo-Japan in a Globalising World




Special Conferences | 12 August

The India International and Institute of Chinese Studies organized a two-day seminar on Rethinking Cultural Heritage: Indo-Japan Dialogue in a Globalising World Order on 16th and 17th August 2018.  The objective was to focus on the relatively under-researched theme of locating Indo-Japanese dialogue through the prism of the 19th and early 20th century when India was under colonial rule and Japan was trying to end its isolation in the Meiji period (1868 – 1912).

A Systemic Analysis of the State Council's  Next Generation Artificial Intelligence Development Plan


Ravish Bhatia


Special Seminar | 21 August

The ensuing discussion aimed at setting the stage of what India can learn from China’s NIS approach to development of General Purpose Technologies such as AI and how it can best respond to the rise of China as an AI superpower.


Harmony and Stability in Contemporary Chinese Strategic Discourse: Constructing 'New' Peace?


Rityusha Mani Tiwary


Wednesday Seminar | 14 August

This paper attempted to address these ambiguities by exploring the historical arrival of the concept of harmony, stability and peace. The paper applied the concept of reification to understand the said arrival and thereafter the nature of peace. 

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Delegation Visit from Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)


ICS & CASS Delegates


Delegation Visit | 2 August

ICS was visited by four delegates from The Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, an institute belonging to the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences(CASS). 


Delegation Visit from Fudan University


ICS & Fudan University Delegates 


Delegation Visit | 4 August

Interactive session took place between ICS and Fudan University, Shanghai. 


Delegation Visit from Hainan Institute of World Watch (HIWW)


ICS & HIWW Delegates


Delegation Visit | 23 August

An interactive meeting was held betweenthe Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) and the fellows and researchers of Hainan Institute for World Watch (HIWW), China on, 23 August. 



Volume 54 | Issue 3 |  August 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.
When Bose was in China!
Nirmola Sharma | Issue No:59 | June 2018
This article focuses on Bose's wartime China connections and attempts to bring to light two little unknown visits made by Shubash Chandra Bose to China during the war period.
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative: Assessment and Potential of Cooperation in the Himalayas
Naina Singh | Issue No. 23 | June 2018
This case study of Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative attempts to understand the role of participant states; China, India and Nepal in relation to local and global non-state actors around a natural and culturally constructed landscape.
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.
CFIUS 2.0: An Instrument of American Economic Statecraft Targeting China
Uday Khanapurkar
31 August 2018

The China Factor in Russia-US Equation 

Atul Bhadarwaj
31 August 2018


Indian Foreign Policy Changing Requirements and India's Response
Kishan S Rana
Economic & Political Weekly | 4 August
The Return of Mahathir Mohamad: Malaysia Leans on Japan
Anurag Viswanath
Financial Express | 18 August


Local Environmental Governance and Industrial Development in China
Saheli Chattaraj
Wedensday Seminar | 12 September | ICS | 3 pm
ICS Conversation: Doklam Revisited
Lt. Gen Praveen Bakshi, Lt. Gen. DS Hooda, Amb. VP Haran, Amb. Ashok K Kantha & Mr. Sushant  Singh
ICS Conversation | 14 September | IIC | 6 pm
Foreign NGOs in China: Emerging from the Shadows
Santosh Pai
Wednesday Seminar | 19 September | ICWA | 3 pm
Best Regards,
Assistant Director & Associate Fellow
Institute of Chinese Studies


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