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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.

20 Sep 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Deciphering the Global Development Initiative: China’s New Pathway for Global South? | 20 September, 2023 @ 6:30 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Ms. Samantha Custer, Ms. Anthea Mulakala, Ms. Linda Calabrese

Unveiled by Xi Jinping in his address at the 76th United Nations General Assembly in September 2021, the GDI has sought to build on the organization’s 2030 Sustainable Development Goals for Stronger, Greener, and Healthier Global Development.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
13 Sep 2023
Wednesday Seminar | PLA Plan to Construct a Railway Line Along Aksai-Chin Road Linking Xinjiang with Tibet: Implications for Indian Security | 13 September, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Virendra Sahai Verma

The People's Republic of China (PRC) has set an ambitious goal to become the world's leading military and economic power by the middle of the 21st century.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
30 Aug 2023
Wednesday Seminar |Contours of the Youth Crisis in China Today | 30 August, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Amb. Kishan S. Rana, Dr. Hemant Adlakha

A number of reports in the international media have narrated how the youth in China, currently facing the highest rates of unemployment, are going through a crisis of de-motivation, even despondency.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
23 Aug 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Political Echo Chambers and Misinformation in Digital China | 23 August, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Tilak Jha

China is one of the world’s most active digital societies, where netizens have influenced the government's response to several social, economic, and environmental issues.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
16 Aug 2023
Wednesday Seminar |Japan’s Energy and Climate Change Policy Challenges since 2011: An Assessment 16 August, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Peter J. Hudson

The talk explores the rapid changes in Japan’s energy and climate change policies in the past decade, after the Fukushima nuclear accident in March 2011. After the nuclear accident and reactor shutdowns
Venue: Zoom Webinar
09 Aug 2023
Wednesday Seminar | Decoding Korea’s Indo-Pacific Strategy| 9 August, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Mr. Sang-Woo Lim

Korea’s Indo-Pacific Strategy is the embodiment of Korea’s aspiration to reach out beyond Korea’s immediate neighbourhood. It is not about Korea reactively responding to a certain country or a certain international trend.
Venue: Zoom Webinar
02 Aug 2023
Wednesday Seminar |China’s Strategies to Sustain its Monopoly on Critical Minerals| 2 August, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Ms. Neha Mishra

According to the IEA’s Sustainable Development Scenario, the demand for critical minerals, particularly rare earth elements such as nickel, copper, lithium, and cobalt, and others are expected to quadruple
Venue: Zoom Webinar
26 Jul 2023
Wednesday Seminar |Changing Profiles: Leadership in the Tibet Autonomous Region in the 'New Era'| 26 July, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Devendra Kumar

This presentation maps the changes and continuities in leadership in Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR) since 2012, when Xi Jinping became the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC).
Venue: Zoom Webinar
19 Jul 2023
Wednesday Seminar| Cooperate, Compete, Challenge, Compromise, and Convince: A US Policy towards China| 19 July, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Dr. Amit Gupta

Since the end of the Obama Administration, the US-China relationship has taken a turn for the worst, with first a tariff war, then the fight over 5G, a Chinese tech, and now the fear
Venue: Zoom Webinar
12 Jul 2023
Wednesday Seminar| The Sino-Indian Border Simmers from a Decade of Confrontation| 12 July, 2023 @ 3 P.M. IST | Zoom Webinar
Colonel (Retired) Ajai Shukla

Since 2013, India’s military has dealt with a decade of stepped-up confrontation with China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on their 3,488-kilometre-long border. This aggressive phase began in April 2013
Venue: Zoom Webinar

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