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PRARTHANA BASU

Prarthana Basu is a Research Assistant at Institute of Chinese Studies (ICS) Delhi. She recently completed her M.A. in Geopolitics and International Relations from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. As a part of her master's curriculum, she worked on a dissertation titled 'China's Rise in the Emerging Global Order and its Implications'. She completed her B.A.(H) in History from Miranda House, University of Delhi. She has interned under Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli in Jawaharlal Nehru University and written an extensive research paper on the Chinese Naval Modernisation and its implications in the Indo-Pacific Region, which is publised online. Her research interests are China's role in environmental geopolitics, China's development in S&T, China's military modernization and India's foreign policy towards China.


India’s Fight Against Terrorism: China’s Silence Speaks Volumes
21 Feb 2019

The Pulwama attack has once again drawn attention to China’s equivocal stance on Pakistan-based terror outfits.

Can China be the Saving Grace at COP24?
13 Dec 2018

Beijing’s capacity – and willingness – to lead on climate change are being tested.

Between BRI and the Indo-Pacific: The Geopolitics of the South Pacific
10 Oct 2018

Prarthana Basu argues that the island countries of the region can use their strategic positioning for international bargaining on climate change

The Geopolitics of the South Pacific Islands: A Synoptic View of the Current Scenario
18 Sep 2018

The focus of attention of geopolitics now lie greatly in the Indo-Pacific region, especially the South Pacific islands, which have gained prominence over the years due to varied reasons.

Resources

Areas of interest

China's role in environmental geopolitics, China's development in S&T, China's military modernization and India's foreign policy towards China.

Experience

Current Positions

    Research Assistant at ICS

Past Positions

    Research Intern, Centre for East Asian Studies, JNU

Education

    B.A.(H) in History, Miranda House, University of Delhi

    M.A. in Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher Education

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