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Dr Srikanth Kondapalli is Professor in Chinese Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is also an Honorary Fellow at Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi and Research Associate at Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He served at Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses, New Delhi for nearly 12 years. He is educated in Chinese studies in India and China with a specialisation in Modern Chinese History in Master of Arts at Osmania University at Hyderabad, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy in 1989 and 1995 respectively in Chinese Studies Division of School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He learnt Chinese language at Beijing Language & Culture University and was a post-Doctoral Visiting Fellow at People’s University, Beijing from 1996-98. He was a Visiting Professor at National Chengchi University, Taipei in 2004.

He has published three books, two monographs, co-edited a volume and several articles in edited books and in national and international journals and newspapers. He has presented several research papers at national and international conferences in India, China, Japan, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, United Kingdom and United States and lectured at Indian academic, defence, and media establishments. He is a guest faculty member at College of Naval Warfare, Army War College, Indo-Tibetan Border Police Academy and Border Security Force Academy

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Srikanth Kondapalli
Distinguished Fellow

Donald Trump and China: A Contest for PrimacyIPCS Commentary, No. 5180, 15 November 2016

Maritime Silk Road: Increasing Chinese Inroads into the MaldivesIPCS Commentary, No. 4735, 13 November 2014

China and Japan: Will the Twain Never Meet?IPCS Commentary, No. 4703, 20 October 2014

Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping: Building a Closer Developmental PartnershipIPCS Commentary, No. 4669, 22 September 2014

India-China Bilateral Under Narendra ModiIPCS Commentary, No. 4502, 10 June 2014

China and the Ukraine Crisis: Walking on the Razorís EdgeIPCS Commentary, No. 4352, 24 March 2014

Political Democracy for Tibetans: Chinaís Rising DilemmaIPCS Commentary, No. 3361, 25 April 2011

  External Publications

The Big Picture - ASEAN-INDIA Summit, Rajya Sabha TV, 25 January 2018

A Resurrection of the Middle Kingdom, Asia Global Online, 22 December 2017

Emerging as a beacon in the neighbourhood, Hindustan Times, 26 November 2017

Long March: Xi Unveils China's Great Power Ambition, Deccan Herald, 02 November 2017

India's World : China's New Foreign Policy Imperatives, Rajya Sabha TV, 30 October 2017

Security Scan - PLA’s World View: Implications, Rajya Sabha TV, 26 October 2017

India Braces for 19th Communist Party Congress in China, The Indian Express, 18 October 2017

Dr Srikanth Kondapalli in Conversation with DD National Anchor Nidhi Kumar, DD News, 19 September 2017

Will China Resume Building Roads in Doklam?, Rediff, 29 August 2017

China Sets Its Eyes on Doklam and Beyond, Deccan Chronicle, 30 July 2017

What Next in the India-China Standoff?, Rediff, 14 July 2017

Security Scan - 'India - China Standoff in Doklam', Rajya Sabha TV, 13 July 2017

The Big Picture - Should India Recalibrates its China Policy, Rajya Sabha TV, 06 July 2017

Why India is not Part of the Belt and Road Initiative Summit, Indian Express,15 May 2017

India First: India-China Border Dispute, DD News, 06 March 2017

How India Must Play New Round of Chinese Checkers, Rediff, 23 January 2017

India's World - China’s White Paper on Asia Pacific & India, Rajya Sabha TV, 16 January 2017

LATE EDITION: Discussion on 'China Stalls India' Interests', DD News, 13 December 2016

The New Eastern Question, Business Standard, 16 November 2016

The Big Picture- Xi Jinping "Core leader": What Does It Mean?, Rajya Sabha TV, 28 October 2016

What Did Modi and Xi's 9th Meeting Achieve?, Rediff, 18 October 2016

The Big Picture-BRICS Summit:Why is the Common Grounds Missing on Terrorism?, Rajya Sabha TV, 17 October 2016

The Big Picture - Is G20 Summit an Exercise in Futility? How can the Grouping Make Itself Relevant?, Rajya Sabha TV, 07 September 2016

The Big Picture - India's Concerns on POK Corridor and China-Pak Defence Pact, Rajya Sabha TV, 05 September 2016

India Must Tell China it is Playing With Fire, Rediff News, 12 August 2016

India First: Discussion on Dealing With China-Pakistan Nexus, DD News, 01 August 2016

What the South China Sea Verdict Means, Rediff News, 13 July 2016

The Big Picture - South China Sea: Impact of Tribunal verdict, Rajya Sabha TV, 12 July 2016

India-China Relations: Need for Intensive Dialogue on Core Issues, Indian Foreign Affairs Journal, Vol. 11

Why India should not be worried with Xi Jinping's comment over combat readiness, The Economic Times, 24 September 2014

Science and Technology in China: Implications and Lessons for India, The Book Reveiw, Vol.37, No.10, October 2013

China Flexes Its Muscles, Times of India, 7 May 2013

Interview to Tehelka Magazine on the current situation between India and China, Tehelka, Issue 18, Vol. 10, 5 April 2013


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