Beyond Hubris: China and India, Before and After Reforms

Ashwini Saith

Special Lecture |7 January

The speaker noted that given the level of global interdependence, instability in China is transmitted globally. China’s economic growth is of paramount importance to the global economy since it accounts for 40 percent of incremental demand
Censorship, Morality and Cultural Policy under Xi Jinping

Michel Hockx

Wednesday Seminar |9 January

This talk traced the history of the triad "truth, goodness and beauty" in modern Chinese cultural discourse and looked in detail its application in the formulation of the cultural policy since 2014. It also discussed the effect of the discourse on cultural production and the shifting levels of tolerance from deviation from the prescribed moral standards.
Artist Xu Beihong and His Family in Mao's China

Xu Fangfang

Special Seminar |11 January

Xu Fangfang is the daughter of the artist mentioned above wherein in this seminar she inaugrated her book 'Galloping Horses' to the audience and spoke about the influence her father's art has had in the Chinese culture and gained international fame. She also shed light on the cultural connection her father had with respect to India, which is depicted in his paintings as well.


The Politics of Urban Citizenship in Twentieth Century Shanghai and Mumbai

Mark W. Frazier

Wednesday Seminar |16 January

Frazier concluded his presentation by stating that his motivation for this study was to explore Sino-India studies from a subnational perspective, rather than a national perspective.
Beyond Regimes: India and China Compared by Prasenjit Duara and Elizabeth J. Perry 

Prasenjit Duara, TG Suresh, Sonika Gupta & Shivshankar Menon (Chair)

Book Discussion |18 January

This edited volume explored the local and global influences as they play out in the contemporary era. The analysis focused on four intersecting topics: labor relations; legal reform and rights protest; public goods provision; and transnational migration and investment.
Five Years of Belt an Road Initiative (BRI): An Appraisal

Prabir De

Wednesday Seminar |30 January

This presentation reviews the achievements of BRI, identifies failures and discusses the opportunities.


Vocational Education in India and China: Sharing Experiences

Convenor: Sreemati Chakrabarti

International Conference |22-23 January

This two-day international conference focused on vocational education practices in both India   and China, presented by scholars and practitioners from both the countries about the various   facets of the topic. 
Volume 55 | Issue 1 | February 2019
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.
China-Vatican Deal: Determining Factors and Implications
Navreet Kaur Kullar|Issue No. 71 | January 2019
The author has attempted to shed light on the risks, hopes and unanswered questions about the current state of Vatican-China Relations.
India and China in the New Situation
Shivshankar Menon|Issue No. 72 | January 2019
The world today is between orders. The so-called “rule-based liberal international order” — which was neither liberal nor particularly orderly for most of us — is no longer attractive to those who created and managed the order from WWII until the 2008 global economic crisis.
Science, Technology and Innovation: Lessons for India
V S Ramamurthy|Issue No. 73 | January 2019
We survived the technology denial regime of the seventies and eighties and the global competition following the economic liberalization of the 90’s.  Clearly we have been moving ahead but the question which we keep on asking ourselves is that at the rate at which China is moving in the science and technology led growth and the rate at which India is moving in the same path, can India survive Chinese competition in the coming years?
U.S. steps-up counter-China measures with Asia Resurgence Initiative Act
Srikanth Kondapalli
Financial Express | 3 Jan 
How Serious is China's Economic Slowdown?
Shyam Saran
Business Standard | 10 Jan
Mizoram as a 'Cultural Connector' in India Look/Act East Policy
Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman
The Eleventh Course of the Border Bite Series  | 15 Jan
Can China's Economy Weather a Contraction in the Manufacturing Activity?
Uday Khanapurkar
The Diplomat | 9 Jan 
China calls Taiwanese Reunification
Gunjan Singh
Vivekananda International Foundation | 10 Jan
Book Review: China's India War: Collison Course on the Roof of the World by Bertil Lintner (OUP, 2017)
Gunjan Singh
Indian Foreign Affairs Journal | 30 Jan
The Historical Silk Road and the Belt & Road Initiative
Mark C. Elliott
GDML | 12 Feb | ICS, CSDS & IIC | 6:30 PM
War, Memories and National Identity: Assessing the Role of War in the Evolution of Modern Indian Identity 
Muhammed Kunhi
Wednesday Seminar | 13 Feb | ICS | 2:30 PM
Best Regards,
Assistant Director & Associate Fellow
Institute of Chinese Studies


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