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Wednesday Seminars

Coterminous with the Institute, is the weekly Wednesday Seminar, which has been held uninterruptedly for the last four decades. The topics span an enormous range and attract students, experts, practitioners and laypersons alike. These seminars provide an opportunity for interested people to have access to informed discussions on various aspects of China and are ample evidence that the sections within India, which are interested in knowing and learning about China are widening and enlarging.

13 Dec 2023
Wednesday Seminar |India and China: Some Comparative Thoughts in Relation to Child Marriage| 13 December, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Mary E. John

This presentation will look at the histories and contemporary contexts of child marriage in India and China.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
29 Nov 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Good Fences Make Good Neighbours: Looking at India, with China in Mind | 29 November, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Subrata K. Mitra

I am a political scientist by training. Comparative politics, foreign policy, rational choice, and South Asia are among my areas of interest.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
22 Nov 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Panel Discussion: China-Bhutan 25th Round of Border Settlement Talks | 22 November, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Manoj Joshi, Amb. P. Stobdan, Amit Ranjan & Medha Bisht

China and Bhutan held the 25th round of border talks in Beijing on 23-24 October, 2023, and signed a “cooperation agreement” on the delimitation and demarcation of the boundary between the two countries.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
08 Nov 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Democracy and Socialism: A Perspective from China | 8 November, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Zhengxu Wang

Democracy and socialism are two important concepts that exercise a profound influence on how people around the world conceptualize politics and public life.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
01 Nov 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Beyond Borders: Chinese Demographic Chessboard and Implications for Global Diplomacy | 1 November, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Shachee Agnihotri

In the backdrop of China's economic deceleration and its geo-political aspirations, the phenomenon of its youth crisis has garnered greater global attention
Venue: Zoom Webinar
25 Oct 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Literary Activism in China in the 1980s and 1990s | 25 October, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Manju Rani Hara

Activism has existed in all societies and its torchbearers have ranged from common people to social or political activists to writers and artists.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
18 Oct 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Japan's New National Security Strategy: Reactions from Domestic Constituencies| 18 October, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Shamshad Ahmad Khan

Drawing inferences from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Japanese strategic planners have surmised that a similar war in the Asia-Pacific region cannot be ruled out, especially over Taiwan, which will have implications for Japanese security.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
11 Oct 2023
Wednesday Seminar | A Decade of the BRI: Impact, Implications and Challenges for India | 11 October, 2023 @ 6 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Wenjing Gao, Prof. Manish

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), or as the Chinese call it, Yīdài Yīlù, (一带一路), is a comprehensive global infrastructure development strategy adopted by the PRC government in 2013 to invest in various countries ...
Venue: Zoom Webinar
04 Oct 2023
Wednesday Seminar | A Comparative Assessment of the ‘Greening Process’ in China and India | 4 October, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Justin Joseph

China and India are two significant economies with increasing influence in global politics. ‘Greening’ can be understood as a process in which an ecological turn is introduced in the policy formation as well as its implementation.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
27 Sep 2023
Wednesday Seminar | The Romance of the Two Kingdoms: Sino - Russian Energy Relations | 27 September, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Prachi Aggarwal

China and Russia (including the period of the former Soviet Union) have shared a symbiotic relationship.
Venue: Zoom Webinar

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