Professor Tridib Chakraborti, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations Chair, will be speaking at a Public Lecture on India in the "21st Century: Emerging Global Silhouette" on 4th June 2015 at 4pm in the Retirees Lounge, 1838, DCU.
Professor Chakraborti is the former Head of the Department of International Relations, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. He is a well known expert of Southeast Asian Affairs. He has specialized in South and Southeast Asian politics, foreign relations, strategic issues, Indian Diaspora, Indian political thought and ethnic Issues of Southeast Asia. His first book was India and Kampuchea: A phase in their Relations- 1978-81 (Minerva Associates (Publications) Pvt. Ltd. Kolkata, 1985. He has also co-edited seven books on International Relations, among which, Vietnam: A Changing Horizon,Chatterjee Publishers, Kolkata, 1992; Anatomy of Fear: Essays on India’s Internal Security, Lancer’s Books, New Delhi, 2004; India’s Foreign Policy,Pearson, New Delhi, 2009 and Power, Commerce and Influence: India’s Look East Experience, Lancers’ Books, New Delhi, 2009, China and the Contemporary World, Reader’s Service, 2014 are noteworthy. He has written more than 45 articles on different topics related to Southeast and South Asia in edited volumes. He has completed the supervision of six Ph.D. and thirty M.Phil students to date.
Professor Chakraborti, IICR Chair has been based in the School of Law and Government at DCU since February 2015 and has taught the module: Contemporary India in the BA and MA International Relations.
We will be sorry to see Professor Chakraborti leave DCU in mid-June and hope to welcome him back in the near future.
Title: India in the 21st Century: Emerging Global Silhouette
Date: 4 June 2015 Time: 4pm
Venue: Retirees Lounge, 1838, Dublin City University
Followed by a light refreshments and a reception in honour of Professor Chakraborti's time at DCU.
For catering purposes please RSVP: India@dcu.ie by 28 May 2015.