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IPCS-Stimson Center Roundtable on South Asia
8 December 2016
Session I: Debating India's Threat Environment and Priorities

Opening Remarks: Amb (Retd) Salman Haidar, Patron, IPCS, & former Foreign Secretary of India
Moderator: Hannah Haegeland, Research Associate, South Asia Programme, Stimson Center

Session II: US Policy towards South Asia

Opening Remarks: Dr Sameer Lalwani, Deputy Director, South Asia Programme, Stimson Center
Moderator: Travis Wheeler, Research Associate, South Asia Programme, Stimson Center 

Launch of Women & Public Policy Journal [Vol. 2]: 'Afghan Economy in the Decade of Transformation (2015-2024)'
26 November 2016 , 1500-1630 Hrs


Chair: Lt Gen (Retd) Arvinder Singh Lamba (PVSM, AVSM), President, IPCS; Ex-Officio Member, IPCS Governing Council; and Former Vice Chief of the Indian Army

Speaker: Mariam Safi, Executive Director, Organization for Policy Research and Development Studies (DROPS)

Venue: IPCS Conference Room

All are welcome.

India-Australia Relations & Roles in the Indo-Pacific
15 November 2016 , 1500-1630 Hrs

IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series

H.E. Ms Harinder Sidhu, Australian High Commissioner to India

Venue: IPCS Conference Room

Equality, Equity, Inclusion: Indian Laws & India's Women
11 November 2016 , 1500-1630 hrs

IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series

Speaker:  Ms Lalitha Kumaramangalam, Chairperson, National Commission for Women (NCW) 

Venue: IPCS Conference Room

IPCS Briefing for the National Security and Defence Review Team, Republic of Fiji
26 October 2016 , 1500-1630

Venue: IPCS Conference Room, New Delhi

"Our Bilateral Relations"
24 October 2016 , 1700-1830 hrs
IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series (Interaction #7)

Speaker:  H.E. Mr Abdul Basit, High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to India 
By invitation only.
Rethinking Deterrence: The India-Pakistan Context
21 October 2016 , 1500-1630 hrs
IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series
Speaker:  Dr C Christine Fair
Associate Professor, Georgetown University
‘Between Brexit & an Assertive Russia: Role For Poland’
18 October 2016 , 1500-1630 hrs
IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series (Interaction #5)
Speaker:  H.E. Mr Tomasz Łukaszuk, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives
Venue: IPCS Conference Room, 18 Link Road, Jangpura Extension, New Delhi
All are invited 

2016 GIBSA Quadrilogue
25 September 2016
IPCS-Pangoal Institute Round Table on India-China Cconomic Cooperation
19 September 2016
On 19 September 2016, the IPCS hosted a workshop with the Pangoal Institute, on 'China India Relations'. The discussion, held under Chatham House Rules, was centred on on China's Belt and Road and India's Make in India initiatives.
Contextualising the Unrest in Balochistan
5 September 2016 , 1100-1230 Hrs
On 05 September 2016, Rana Banerji, Member, Governing Council, IPCS, and former Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India, delivered a lecture, titled 'Contextualising the Unrest in Balochistan'.
This discussion was held under the Chatham House Rule.
Regional Power Play & the Rise of Radicalism in Afghanistan
20 August 2016
On 20 August 2016, in the fourth interaction under its Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series, the IPCS hosted Mr Hamid Karzai, former President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, for a talk on Regional Power Play and Rise of Radicalism in Afghanistan.
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.

IPCS Twentieth Anniversary Plenum Series: Security of Bangladesh in the South Asian Context
26 July 2016 , 1730-1900 hrs

Speaker: H.E. Moudud Ahmed
Former Vice-President and former Prime Minister of Bangladesh

Venue: The Claridges Hotel, New Delhi 



Engaging the World: Reforming India's Public Institutions
21 July 2016 , 1100-1230 hrs

1100-1105 hrs
Opening Remarks by the Chair: Prof Varun Sahni

Professor in International Politics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, & Member, IPCS Governing Council 

1105-1130 hrs
Speaker: Prof Devesh Kapur
Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India, and Director, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania

1130-1230 hrs

1230 hrs

Venue: 18 Link Road, Jungpura Extension, New Delhi

To attend, please send us a line of confirmation at officemail@ipcs.org. 

India-Pakistan Under Prime Ministers Gujral-Sharif: A Retrospective
18 May 2016 , 1500-1630 hrs

Amb (Retd) Salman Haidar, former Foreign Secretary, Government of India, read from his unpublished memoir.

1500-1505 hrs
Remarks by the Chair: Amb (Retd) TCA Rangachari 

1505-1535 hrs
Speaker: Amb (Retd) Salman Haidar 

1535-1630 hrs


Who Sets the Table: Negotiated Sovereignty and the Indo-Naga Relationship
2 May 2016 , 1400-1600 hrs

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. 


Thinking History, Thinking Policy
31 March 2016 , 1400-1700 hrs

Speaker: Lydia Rose Walker
PhD scholar, Department of History, Harvard University, US 

Venue: IPCS conference room 

By invite only. 

A Changing Myanmar: Challenges, Opportunities and Future Perspectives
1 March 2016 , 1100-1330 Hrs
Date & Time: 01 March 2016, 1100-1330 Hrs
Venue: IPCS Conference Room, New Delhi
Majlis at the IPCS
8 January 2016 , 1500-1630 hrs
Venue: IPCS Conference Room
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