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Ceasefire Violations in J&K: A Line on Fire
1 December 2017 , 1500-1630 hrs
Dr Happymon Jacob | Associate Professor of Diplomacy and Disarmament Studies, School of International Studies, JNU

Lt Gen (Retd) Vinod Bhatia 
| Former Director General Military Operations (DGMO)

Col (Retd) Ajai Shukla | Columnist, Business Standard

SPS Sandhu | Commandant, Western Theatre Headquarters, Border Security Force (BSF)

Ruhee Neog | Director, IPCS 


Mr Rana Banerji, Member, IPCS Governing Council, and former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India


Hannah Haegeland, Research Associate, South Asia Programme, Stimson Center
Saikat Dutta, South Asia Editor, Asia Times, and Policy Director, Centre for Internet and Society
Ruhee Neog, Director, IPCS

Speaker: Dr TCA Raghavan, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan, and Author, 'The People Next Door'.

Date & Time: Thursday, 14 September 2017, at 1530-1700 hrs

Venue: IPCS Conference Room, 18 Link Road, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi



KM Singh, Member, Governing Council, IPCS, former Member, NDMA, & former Director General, CISF


Lt. Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain, Member, Governing Council, IPCS, & former GOC, 15 Corps, Srinagar
Aarti Tikoo
, Senior Assistant Editor, The Times of India
Fahad Shah, Independent journalist, Founder and Editor, The Kashmir Walla

Dealing with Dirty Wars
21 June 2017 , 1530-1700 hrs
Venue: IPCS Conference Room
Chair: Lt Gen (Retd) Syed Ata Hasnain, Member, Governing Council, IPCS, & former GOC, 15 Corps, Srinagar
Speaker: Dr Tara Kartha, Former Director, National Security Council Secretariat (NSCS), India, & Author of ''Tools of Terror: Light Weapons and India's Security' (1999)
Date & Time: Tuesday, 18 April 2017 
Venue: IPCS Conference Room

Date & Time: Tuesday, 07 February 2017, at 1130-1300 hrs
Venue: IPCS Conference Room, 18 Link Road, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi

Faith, Unity, Discipline: The ISI of Pakistan
18 January 2017 , 1130-1300 Hrs

Chair: Dr TCA Raghavan, former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan

Speaker: Dr Hein Kiessling, historian and political scientist

Date & Time: Wednesday, 18 January 2017, at 1130-1300 hrs

Venue: IPCS Conference Room, 18 Link Road, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi

IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series
Speaker:  Dr C Christine Fair
Associate Professor, Georgetown University
Afghanistan-Pakistan-India: A Paradigm Shift
11 August 2016 , 1500-1630 Hrs
On 11 August 2016, the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS) hosted the third interaction held under the aegis of the IPCS' Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series. The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to India, H.E. Dr. Shaida Mohammad Abdali, discussed issues covered in his 2016 book, titled 'Afghanistan-Pakistan-India: A Paradigm Shift.' The discussion was opened by Mr Atul Chaturvedi, Chairman, Governing Council, IPCS.

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Speaker: Lydia Walker
PhD candidate, History Department, Harvard University, and affiliated scholar, IPCS

Discussant: Prof Sanjoy Hazarika
Director, Centre for North East Studies and Policy Research, and Dr Saifuddin Kitchlew Chair, Jamia Millia Islamia

Venue: IPCS Conference Room 

All are welcome. 


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Date & Time: 01 March 2016, 1100-1330 Hrs
Venue: IPCS Conference Room, New Delhi
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Date & Time: 09 December 2015, 0930-1200 Hrs
Venue: India International Centre, New Delhi

IPCS-Carnegie Endowment-Stimson Center Joint Workshop for Young Scholars

Session I

Sub-Conventional Threats (Mod: Sameer Lalwani, Stimson Center)

Session II
Remarks by AS Dulat, IPCS Governing Council
Conventional Deterrence (Mod: Walter Ladwig, King's College London)

Session III
Nuclear Escalation (Mod: Toby Dalton, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Lunch Address
Manoj Joshi, ORF

Session IV
International Nuclear Regimes (Mod: Togzhan Kassenova, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

Session V
Closing Observations (Mod: George Perkovich, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

China’s Policy vis-à-vis Afghanistan
21 August 2015 , 1030-1145 hrs
Research Paper review discussion on the IPCS Issue Brief, ‘China’s Policy vis-à-vis Afghanistan’
Panel discussion with Dr Jacobus Kamfer (Jakkie) Cilliers, Executive Director, the Institute for Security Studies, South Africa. 

IPCS-KAS Conference: 
India and its Neighbourhood: An Audit of Conflict and Peace
10-11 July 2015, New Delhi
IPCS-KAS International Conference:
Trends in Terrorism and Implications for Global Security
15-16 May 2015, New Delhi

IPCS Forecast Series
9 February 2015 , 1400-1700 hrs

West Asia and the Islamic State: In 2015
Release and Review of two IPCS reports in collaboration with India International Centre

Nepal and Bangladesh
Release and Review of two IPCS reports in collaboration with India International Centre

Venue: Lecture Room-I, IIC, New Delhi


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