Dr. Abhishek Choudhary

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

E-mail: achoudhary@polscience.du.ac.in;  abhishek.chy23@gmail.com

 

Education

PhD, CIPOD, SIS, JNU, 2021

Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament,

School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Thesis title: "Alternate Narratives in International Relations: A Select Study of Marginalised Communities in India".

MPhil, Diplomacy and Disarmament Studies, 2014

Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament,

School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Dissertation title: "Cosmopolitanism and War in International Relations: Examining Normative Contestations".

CGPA - 7.37/9

MA, Political Science, 2012

Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, Delhi

60.19%, 1st rank in college

BA (Hons.) Political Science, 2009

Maharaja Agrasen College, University of Delhi, Delhi

62.45%, 1st rank in college

NET/JRF, Dec. 2012

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) in Political Science with the University Grants Commission, New Delhi, since 25 March 2013.

Promoted as Senior Research Fellow (SRF) under the same scheme until 25 May 2017.

Teaching

♦ Assistant Professor on an ad-hoc basis, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, since 21 July 2017 (present employment).

Papers taught at Post-Graduate level (M.A. in Political Science):
o  Comparative Political Analysis
‘Worlding’ International Relations: Perspectives from the Global South
o  Themes in Indian Political Thought
o  Theories of International Relations
o  India in World Affairs
o  Peace and Conflict in International Relations
o  The Modern State in Comparative Perspective
o  Democracy and Violence
o  The Politics of Violence in South Asia

♦ Guest Lecturer (Resource Person) for the paper Comparative Political Analysis offered by Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi to M.A. Political Science second semester students, June-July 2021.

♦ Guest Lecturer (Resource Person) for the paper Comparative Political Analysis offered by Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi, Delhi to M.A. Political Science first semester students, August-December 2017.

♦ Student Tutor (teaching assistant) for the Paper Theoretical Aspects of International Relations offered by the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi to M.Phil. students for Monsoon Semester 2016.

♦ Student Tutor (teaching assistant) for the Paper Research Methodology offered by the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi to M.Phil. students for Winter Semester 2015 and Winter Semester 2016. 

Publications

Articles 

♦ 2019: Choudhary, Abhishek. A Critical Theoretical Reading of Diplomacy: Construction of Norms in the Public Sphere of Diplomacy. Social Glance: Journal of Social Science and Humanities, Volume 8 (Jan.-Dec. 2019). Loyola Institute of Social Science Training and Research (LISTAAR), Loyola College, Chennai. ISSN: 2319-3654. pp. 1-16. URL: https://www.loyolacollege.edu/lisstar/SG/profile.html?file=Issues/2019.pdf

♦ 2018: Choudhary, Abhishek. Justice, Morality and International Relations: A Critical-Theoretical Reading. Jadavpur Journal of International Relations, 22 (1), 2018. ISSN: 0973-5984 (P), 2349-0047 (O). Sage. pp. 22-38. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0973598418757818

♦ 2016: Choudhary, Abhishek. Personality, Cognition and International Negotiations: The Case of the Simla Agreement. World Affairs: The Journal of International Issues, 20 (3), 2016. ISSN: 0971-8052 (P); 0974-0937 (O). pp. 82-94. URL: https://www.jstor.org/stable/48505295

♦ 2016: Choudhary, Abhishek. Cosmopolitanism as Biopower: Creating and Targeting Cultural Others. The IAFOR Journal of Politics, Economics and Law, 3 (1), 2016. ISSN: 2188-9562. pp. 13-23. DOI: https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpel.3.1.02 

Chapters

♦ 2022: Choudhary, Abhishek. Poverty and Inequality in a Globalising World. In Nirmal Jindal and Kamal Kumar (eds.) Understanding Globalisation: Prospects and Challenges, Sage Texts, New Delhi (Forthcoming).

♦ 2021: Choudhary, Abhishek. Migration and Terrorism: The Logic of Othering. In Stanzin Lhaskyabs, Shameer Modongal and Anuradha Oinam (eds.) Counterterrorism and Global Security: Genesis, Responses and Challenges, Vij Books India Pvt Ltd, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-90917-84-6 (HB) ISBN: 978-93-90917-86-0 (PB) ISBN: 978-93-90917-87-7 (ebook).

♦ 2021: Choudhary, Abhishek. राज्य (Rajya/State). In Sanjeev Kumar (ed.) राजनीति सिद्धांत: अवधारणाएं और विमर्श (Rajneetik Sidhhant: Avdharnayein aur Vimarsh), Sage Bhasha, New Delhi. ISBN: 978-93-5388-760-5

♦ 2018: Choudhary, Abhishek. Global Justice. In Ali Farazmand (ed.) Global Encyclopedia of Public Administration, Public Policy, and Governance. Living Edition. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. E-ISBN: 978-3-319-31816-5. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-31816-5_3572-1

♦ 2019: Nath, Abhishek and Choudhary, Abhishek. Caste, Gender, Ethnicity and Class as Distinct Categories and their Interconnection, in Radhanath Tripathy (ed.) Human Rights, Gender and Environment, Scholar Tech Press, MKM Publishers. New Delhi. ISBN-10: 9387273350; ISBN-13: 978-9387273351

Books translated and published

♦ 2018: भारत की विदेश नीति: पुनरावलोकन एवं संभावनाएँ (Bharat ki Videsh Niti: Punravlokan avum Sambhavnayein). New Delhi: Oxford University Press. ISBN-10: 0199485186; ISBN-13: 978-0199485185; ASIN: B079Z9BTSQ. Hindi translation of Sumit Ganguly (ed.), India’s Foreign Policy: Retrospect and Prospect, New Delhi: Oxford University Press. Published under the aegis of OUP-Indian Languages Publishing Programme. January 2018.

Book reviews published

♦ 2022: Review of Daniel R. Brunstetter and Jean-Vincent Holeindre (eds.) The Ethics of War and Peace Revisited: Moral Challenges in an Era of Contested and Fragmented Sovereignty, Aether. Air University Press. March 21, 2022.

♦ 2021: Review of Alexander E. Davis, Vineet Thakur and Peter Vale, The Imperial Discipline: Race and the Founding of International Relations, Insight Turkey, 23 (4). ISSN: 1302-177X. pp. 289-291.

♦ 2021: Review of Lee Marsden, Religion and International Security. Central European Journal of International and Security Studies (CEJISS). 15 (2): 82-84. Metropolitan University Prague Press. ISSN: 1802-548X (P); 1805-482X (O).

♦ 2021: Review of Chris Ogden, China and India: Asia’s Emergent Great Powers. Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs. 4 (1): 75-76. Air University Press. ISSN: 2576-5361 (P); 2576-537X (O).

♦ 2020: Review of Richard Caplan, Measuring Peace: Principles, Practices, and Politics. Peace and Change: A Journal of Peace Research. Wiley Blackwell. 46 (1). ISSN: 0149-0508 (P); 1468-0130 (O).

♦ 2020: Review of Chris Ogden, China and India: Asia’s Emergent Great Powers, Strategic Studies Quarterly, May 2, 2020.

♦ 2020: Review of Humeira Iqtidar and Tanika Sarkar (ed), Tolerance, secularization and democratic politics in South AsiaPolitics, Religion & Ideology, 21 (2). ISSN: 2156-7689 (P); 2156-7697 (O). pp. 260-261. Taylor and Francis.

♦ 2019: Review of Ersel Aydınlı and Gonca Biltekin (ed), Widening the World of International Relations: Homegrown TheorizingInsight Turkey, 21 (4). ISSN: 1302-177X. pp. 227-229. https://www.jstor.org/stable/26842786

♦ 2019: Review of Karen Rasler, William R. Thompson, and Sumit Ganguly, How Rivalries End. Conflict and Society: Advances in Research,  5 (2019), ISSN: 2164-4543 (P); 2164-4551 (O). pp. 202–204. Berghahn Books.

♦ 2019: Review of Fernando R. Tesón and Bas van der Vossen, Debating Humanitarian Intervention: Should We Try to Save Strangers?Human Rights Review, 20 (3), ISSN: 1524-8879 (P); 1874-6306 (O). pp. 395-396. Springer.

♦ 2019: Review of Andrew Linklater, Violence and Civilization in the Western States-SystemsInternational Studies, 56 (2-3): 211-213. ISSN: 0020-8817 (P); 0973-0702 (O). Sage.

♦ 2019: Review of Stephanie Lawson, International Relations, 3rd ed. Strategic Studies Quarterly. January 14, 2019.

♦ 2018: Choudhary, Abhishek. Review of Rob Jenkins and James Manor, Politics and the Right to Work: India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. Contemporary South Asia, 26 (3). ISSN: 0958-4935 (P); 1469-364X (O). pp. 357-358. Taylor and Francis.

♦ 2018: Review of Nina Caspersen, Peace Agreements. Human Rights Review, 19 (3). ISSN: 1524-8879 (P); 1874-6306 (O). pp. 411-412. Springer.

♦ 2018: Review of Ted Piccone, Five Rising Democracies and the Fate of the International Liberal Order. Strategic Studies Quarterly.

♦ 2018: Review of Lee Jarvis and Jack Holland, Security: A Critical Introduction. International Journal for Social Science Research and Global Security, 1 (1). ISSN: 2349-9095. pp. 198-200. Savitribai Phule Pune University.

♦ 2018: Review of Mark Gibney, International Human Rights Law: Returning to Universal Principles. Insight Turkey, 21 (1). ISSN: 1302-177X. pp. 255-257.

♦ 2018: Review of Bhikhu Parekh, Debating India: Essays on Indian Political DiscoursePolitical Studies Review. 16 (1). ISSN: 1478-9302 (O). Sage.

♦ 2017: Review of Shivshankar Menon, Choices: Inside the making of India’s foreign policy. Contemporary South Asia, 25 (3). ISSN: 1469-364X (O). pp. 326-327. Taylor and Francis.

♦ 2017: Review of Vijay Joshi, India’s Long Road: The Search for Prosperity. International Affairs, 93 (5). ISSN: 0020-5850 (P); 1468-2346 (O). pp. 1280-1281. Oxford.

♦ 2017: Review of Alberto D. Cimadamor, Gabriele Koehler and Thomas Pogge (eds.), Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals: A Critical Look Forward. Political Studies Review, 15 (4). ISSN: 1478-9299 (P); 1478-9302 (O). pp. 648-649. Sage.

Contribution to e-content development

♦ 2021: यूरोकेंद्रिकता तथा वैश्विक दक्षिण के परिप्रेक्ष्य (Yoorokendrikta tatha Vaishvik Dakshin ke Pariprekshya), Hindi e-content for the module Core Course: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय संबंधों और विश्व इतिहास पर परिप्रेक्ष्य (Antarrashtriya Sambandhon aur Vishva Itihaas par Pariprekshya), pp. 107-125, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2021: Eurocentrism and Perspectives from the Global South. E-content for the module Core Course: Perspectives on International Relations and World History, pp. 82-95, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2021: History and IR: Emergence of the International State System; Pre-Westphalia and Westphalia. E-content for the module Core Course: Perspectives on International Relations and World History, pp. 13-24, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2021: Post-Westphalia. E-content for the module Core Course: Perspectives on International Relations and World History, pp. 25-37, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2020: The Nature, Scope and Methods of Comparative Political Analysis. e-content for the module Discipline Specific Core Course: Comparative Government and Politics, pp. 1-10, B.A. (Prog.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2020: Understanding Comparative Politics. e-content for the module Core Course: Introduction to Comparative Government and Politics, pp. 1-12, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi. 

♦ 2020: तुलनात्मक राजनीतिक विश्लेषण की प्रकृति, विषय-क्षेत्र और विधियाँ (Tulnatmak Rajneetik Vishleshan ki Prakruti, Vishay-Kshetra aur Vidhiyan). Hindi e-content for the module Discipline Specific Core Course: तुलनात्मक शासन और राजनीति (Tulnatmak Shashan aur Rajneeti), pp. 1-10, B.A. (Prog.) Political Science, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2019: Preventive Detention and National Security Laws. e-content for module Constitutional Government and Democracy in India, pp. 133-143, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi. URL: https://www.academia.edu/attachments/62827881/download_file?

♦ 2019: निवारक निरोध और राष्ट्रीय सुरक्षा के कानून (Nivarak Nirodh aur Rashtriya Suraksha ke Kanoon). Hindi e-content for module Constitutional Government and Democracy in India, pp. 142-152, Department of Political Science, School of Open Learning, University of Delhi.

♦ 2015: राजनीति में जाति तथा जाति का राजनीतिकरण (Raajneeti mein jaati tatha jaati ka raajneetikaran). Hindi e-content for Virtual Learning Environment, Institute of Life Long Learning, University of Delhi, 2015. ISSN: 2349154X. URL: https://www.academia.edu/attachments/58212027/download_file?

♦ 2015: लोकतंत्र पर जयप्रकाश नारायण के विचार (Loktantra par Jayaprakash Narayan ke vichaar). Hindi e-content for Virtual Learning Environment, Institute of Life Long Learning, University of Delhi, 2015. ISBN: 9789385611940.

Conferences/Workshops

Paper Presentations

♦ 2022: “Rescuing the Discipline of International Relations: Listening to the Margins” at the 72nd Annual International Conference on Politics from the Margins of the Political Studies Association (PSA), held at the University of York and virtually, 11-13 April 2022. 

♦ 2022: “Narrative methodology in International Relations: Towards a homegrown theory of justice” at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention 2022 on A Wider Discipline For A Smaller World, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America, 28 March-2 April 2022 [virtual].

♦ 2021: “Broadening the Discipline through Homegrown Theorizing: Emancipation as Security, Dignity as Emancipation” at the ISA-Northeast Annual Conference 2021 on Global Transformations and a Changing Discipline, organised by the International Studies Association Northeast Region (ISA-Northeast), held on virtual platform, 4-6 Nov.  2021.

♦ 2021: “Disciplining International Relations: The Flawed Case of Indian Nationalism” at the ISA-Northeast Annual Conference 2021 on Global Transformations and a Changing Discipline, organised by the International Studies Association Northeast Region (ISA-Northeast), held on virtual platform, 4-6 November 2021.

♦ 2021: “When Crisis is Routine: State of Exception and the Indian Security State” at the ISA-West Annual Conference 2021 on Crises and Routine: Opportunities and Challenges in International Affairs, organised by the International Studies Association West Region (ISA-West), held on virtual platform, 23-25 September 2021.

♦ 2021: “Exclusive Nationalism in India: Hindutva, Migration, Citizenship and Othering” at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention 2021 on Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics, held on virtual platform, 6-9 April 2021.

♦ 2021: “Neoliberal Governmentality and Bare Lives in India: Pandemic, Migrants and Marginalization” at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention 2021 on Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics, held on virtual platform, 6-9 April 2021.

♦ 2020: “Redefining Emancipation in International Relations: Ambedkar, Conversion and the Idea of Justice” at the Workshop The International in Ambedkar, organized by Dr. Ambedkar Center for Social Justice, University of Mumbai and Department of International Relations and Governance Studies, Shiv Nadar University (SNU), via Microsoft Teams, 26 November 2020.

♦ 2019: “Countering Erasure in IR: Towards a Homegrown Theory of Justice” at the 2019 Millennium: Journal of International Studies Annual Conference: ‘Extraction, expropriation, erasure?’ Knowledge Production in International Relations, held at the New Academic Building, London School of Economics (LSE), London, United Kingdom, 19-20 October 2019.

♦ 2019: “Indian Security State: The Rhetoric of Rise and the Reality of Marginalization” at the ISA Asia-Pacific Conference 2019 on Asia-Pacific and World Order: Security, Economics, Identity and Beyond, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Region, held at Nanyang Technological University, One North Campus, Singapore, 4-6 July 2019.

♦ 2019: “Theorizing Violence in India: Past Lessons and Future Uncertainties” at the ISA Asia-Pacific Conference 2019 on Asia-Pacific and World Order: Security, Economics, Identity and Beyond, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Region, held at Nanyang Technological University, One North Campus, Singapore, 4-6 July 2019.

♦ 2019: “The making of a Dalit protest: rhetoric, whispers and silences” at the 44th Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), held at The Royal Society, London, United Kingdom, 12-14 June 2019.

♦ 2019: “Listening to the Margins: An Indian Narrative on Justice” at the 60th Annual Convention on Revisioning International Studies: Innovation and Progress, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA), held at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 26-30 March 2019.

♦ 2019: "Ascendancy through Emancipation: ‘Securing’ the Marginalised" at the All India International and Area Studies Convention 2019: Ascending India: Reflections on Global and Regional Dimensions (AIIASC), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 30 January - 1 February 2019.

♦ 2018: “Annihilation of Caste as Divine Violence: Normative Contestations” at the 2018 Millennium: Journal of International Studies Annual Conference: Revolution and Resistance in World Politics, held at Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE), London, United Kingdom, 27-28 October 2018.

♦ 2018: “Listening to the Dalit Voices: Politics and Rhetoric in India” at the 43rd Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), held at Apex City Hotel, Bath, United Kingdom, 13-15 June 2018.

♦ 2017: “Political participation and religious conversion as vehicles for emancipation” at the 42nd Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), held at Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront, Brighton, United Kingdom, 14-16 June 2017.

♦ 2017: “Local Voices Contra Globalisation: Case of Economic Marginalisation in India” in the panel on “Improving Participation and Representation” at the 67th Annual International Conference on Politics in Interesting Times of the Political Studies Association (PSA), held at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 10-12 April 2017.

♦ 2017: “The changing politics and the politics of change: A case study of caste and politics in India” in the panel on “India” at the 67th Annual International Conference on Politics in Interesting Times of the Political Studies Association (PSA), University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 10-12 April 2017.

♦ 2017: “Understanding Continuity and Change through Alternate Narratives: The Domestic, the International and the Idea of Emancipation” in the panel on “The Impact of Empirical Change on the Agency-Structure Dichotomy” at the 58th Annual Convention on Understanding Change in World Politics, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA), Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, 22-25 February 2017.

♦ 2016: “Global Justice: A Critical-theoretical Interpretation” in the panel on “Global Governance, Poverty and Human Security” at the 24th World Congress of Political Science on Politics in a World of Inequality of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), Poznań Congress Center, Poznań, Poland, 23-28 July 2016.

♦ 2016: “A critical-theoretical reading of frontline diplomacy: construction of norms in the public sphere of diplomacy” at the 57th Annual Convention on Exploring Peace, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA), Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, 16-19 March 2016.

♦ 2016: “Third World, Gender, and Family: Empowering through Social Criticism” at the International Conference on Women Studies and Social Sciences 2016, organised by the International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation held at Carmel College, Goa 3-5 March 2016.

♦ 2015: “Cosmopolitanism as Biopower: Creating and Targeting Cultural Others” in the panel on “Politics: Interdisciplinary” at the Second European Conference on Politics, Economics and Law 2015 on Power, organised by the International Academic Forum (IAFOR), held at the Thistle Brighton, Brighton, United Kingdom, 9-12 July 2015.

♦ 2015: “Equality or Inequality? Revisiting the Principle of Sovereign Equality” in the panel on “Let us take theory to the streets: extricating International Relations from hierarchy, inequality and exclusion” at the 40th Anniversary International Conference 2015 on The Worlds of Inequality of the British International Studies Association (BISA), held at London, United Kingdom, 17-19 June 2015.

♦ 2015: “Global Justice: A Hegemonic Enterprise?” in the panel on “Global Law, Institutions and Justice” at the Annual International Studies Convention 2015 on Power, Resistance and Justice in the International System: Perspectives from the South, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 22-23 March, 2015.

♦ 2014: “In Defense of Justice in International Relations: Theorizing the Concept in the Changed Global Context” at the 43rd Annual International Conference on Changing Contours of Indo-US Relations: Perceptions, Continuity and Change of the Indian Association for American Studies (IAAS), held at BITS Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa Campus, 31 October - 2 November 2014.

♦ 2014:  “Changing Notions of Sovereignty: Contextualizing it in the Responsibility to Protect Debate” at the International Seminar on Peace-Building in a Conflict-Ridden World, organised by the Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies, University of Allahabad, 21-22 February 2014.

♦ 2013: “Contesting the Idea of Global Good” at the 55th All India Annual Conference on Revisiting Political Theory and Political Systems: Oriental and Occidental, organised by the Indian Political Science Association (IPSA), held at Hyderabad, 28-30 December 2013.

Workshops/FDPs

♦ 2021: Invited Participant at the ISA Third Emerging Global South Scholar Workshop, at the XXXIV Annual Convention of the AMEI: The International Society before the Pandemic: towards the strengthening of governance and cooperation, organised by the Committee on the Status of Engagement with the Global South (CSEGS) of the International Studies Association (ISA) in collaboration with the Mexican International Studies Association (AMEI), held at Mexico City and Virtually, 20 October 2021.

♦ 2021: Completed One-Week Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on National Education Policy 2020: Re-Envisioning Higher Education in India, organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, established under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training (PMMMNMTT) scheme of Ministry of Education, in collaboration with Shiksha Sanskriti Utthan Nyas, 30 August 2021 to 7 September 2021. Grade: A+

♦ 2021: Completed One-Week Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Academic Writing, organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, established under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training (PMMMNMTT) scheme of Ministry of Education, 10 May 2021 to 16 May 2021. Grade: A+

♦ 2021: Completed One-Week Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Qualitative Data Analysis, organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, established under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training (PMMMNMTT) scheme of Ministry of Education, 27 April 2021 to 3 May 2021. Grade: A+

♦ 2021: Completed One-Week Online Faculty Development Program (FDP) on Dr B.R. Ambedkar and the Idea of India, organised by Teaching Learning Centre, Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, established under the Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Training (PMMMNMTT) scheme of Ministry of Education, 13 April 2021 to 19 April 2021. Grade: A+

♦ 2019: Invited Participant in the ISA Emerging Global South Scholar Workshop, at the 60th Annual Convention on Revisioning International Studies: Innovation and Progress, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA), held at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 26-30 March 2019.

♦ 2012: Invited Participated in the Workshop on Research Methods in International Relations conducted by the School Of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), 15-17 November 2012.

Served as Chair/Discussant

♦ 2021: Chaired a panel “World Order, Culture, and Global Society” at the ISA-West Annual Conference 2021 on Crises and Routine: Opportunities and Challenges in International Affairs, organised by the International Studies Association West Region (ISA-West), held on virtual platform, 23-25 September 2021.

♦ 2021: Discussant in the panel “The Past and Future of International Cooperation” at the ISA-West Annual Conference 2021 on Crises and Routine: Opportunities and Challenges in International Affairs, organised by the International Studies Association West Region (ISA-West), held on virtual platform, 23-25 September 2021.

♦ 2021: Chaired a panel on “Necropolitics: Life, Death and the Order of Violence” at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention 2021 on Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics, held on virtual platform, 6-9 April 2021.

♦ 2021: Discussant in the panel on “Necropolitics: Life, Death and the Order of Violence” at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention 2021 on Globalization, Regionalism and Nationalism: Contending Forces in World Politics, held on virtual platform, 6-9 April 2021.

♦ 2020: Chaired a session on “Dialogues on Comparative Politics with Dr. Ramesh Rao on India and USA in a Comparative Perspective”, organised by the Department of BA Programme and the Department of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi via Zoom, 10 October 2020. 

♦ 2020: Chaired a session on “Dialogues on Comparative Politics with Dr. Rajiv Ranjan on India and China in a Comparative Perspective”, organised by the Department of BA Programme and the Department of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi via Zoom, 26 September 2020.

♦ 2020: Chaired a session on “Dialogues on Comparative Politics with Mr. Kapil Dudakia on India and United Kingdom in a Comparative Perspective”, organised by the Department of BA Programme and the Department of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi via Zoom, 19 September 2020.

♦ 2020: Chaired a session on “Dialogues on Comparative Politics with Col. Rupinder Hayer on India and Canada in a Comparative Perspective”, organised by the Department of BA Programme and the Department of Political Science, Miranda House, University of Delhi via Zoom, 12 September 2020.

♦ 2019: Chaired a panel on “Conflict and terrorism” at the ISA Asia-Pacific Conference 2019 on Asia-Pacific and World Order: Security, Economics, Identity and Beyond, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Region, held at Nanyang Technological University, One North Campus, Singapore, 4-6 July 2019.

♦ 2019: Discussant in the panel on “Conflict and terrorism” at the ISA Asia-Pacific Conference 2019 on Asia-Pacific and World Order: Security, Economics, Identity and Beyond, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA) Asia-Pacific Region, held at Nanyang Technological University, One North Campus, Singapore, 4-6 July 2019. 

♦ 2019: Discussant in the panel on “Re-Tooling IR: Ideas and Practices in Motion” at the 60th Annual Convention on Revisioning International Studies: Innovation and Progress, organised by the International Studies Association (ISA), held at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 26-30 March 2019.

♦ 2019: Discussant in the panel on "Infrastructural Public Impulse" at the 2nd International Conference of the India Public Policy Network (IPPN): Politics and Public Policy, held at University of Delhi, Delhi, 5-6 February 2019.

♦ 2018: Chaired a session on “New Frontiers in International Conflict and Cooperation”, at the 2nd Annual CIPOD Young Scholars Conference on Conflict and Cooperation in Contemporary World Politics, organised by the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 20 November 2018.

Organizing Seminars/Conferences

♦ 2o22: Member of the Organizing Committee of the International Seminar on "Revisiting the Ideas of India from 'Swaraj' to 'New India'", organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi, as part of the Centenary Celebrations of the University of Delhi and Azadi ka Amrit Mahostav, 19-21 May 2022.

♦ 2020: Member of the Organizing Committee of the National Seminar on India’s Neighbourhood Policy: Issues and Challenges, organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi, 28 February 2020.

♦ 2019: Member of the Organizing Committee of the National Seminar on Mapping India’s Foreign Policy: Regional and Global Dynamics, organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi, 7 March 2019.

♦ 2018: Member of the Academic Committee of the 2nd Annual CIPOD Young Scholars Conference on Conflict and Cooperation in Contemporary World Politics, organised by the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 20 November 2018.

♦ 2017: Member of the Organizing Committee of the CIPOD Young Scholars Conference on Emerging Themes in World Politics, organised by the Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, 16-17 March 2017.

Grants

♦ Post Graduate Bursary from British International Studies Association (BISA) for Paper Presentation at the 44th Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), held at Royal Society, London, United Kingdom, 12-14 June 2019.

♦ Travel Grant from International Studies Association (ISA) for Paper Presentation at the 60th Annual Convention of the ISA, held at Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 26-30 March 2019.

♦ 2018 Millennium Conference Travel Bursary from Millennium: Journal of International Studies for Paper Presentation at the 2018 Millennium: Journal of International Studies Annual Conference: Revolution and Resistance in World Politics, held at Clement House, London School of Economics (LSE), London, United Kingdom, 27-28 October 2018.

♦ Post Graduate Bursary from British International Studies Association (BISA) for Paper Presentation at the 42nd Annual Conference of the British International Studies Association (BISA), held at Jurys Inn Brighton Waterfront, Brighton, United Kingdom, 14-16 June 2017.

♦ International Visitor Grant from Political Studies Association (PSA) for Paper Presentation at the 67th Annual International Conference of the PSA, held at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 10-12 April 2017.

♦ Travel Grant (partial) from International Studies Association (ISA) for Paper Presentation at the 58th Annual Convention the ISA, held at Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America, 22-25 February 2017.

♦ Travel Grant from Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) for Paper Presentation at 24th World Congress of Political Science of the International Political Science Association (IPSA), held at Poznań Congress Center, Poznań, Poland, 23-28 July 2016.

♦ Travel Grant from International Studies Association (ISA) for Paper Presentation at the 57th Annual Convention of the ISA, held at Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, 16-19 March 2016. 

Certificate Courses Completed

♦  The Modern World, Part Two: Global History since 1910, University of Virginia on Coursera, May 2021.

♦ The Modern World, Part One: Global History from 1760 to 1910, University of Virginia on Coursera, May 2020.

♦ Justice, Harvard University (HarvardX) on Edx. May 2020.

♦ Understanding International Relations Theory, National Research University - Higher School of Economics on Coursera, April 2020.

♦ Classical Sociological Theory, University of Amsterdam on Coursera, October 2016.

♦ Qualitative Research Methods, University of Amsterdam on Coursera, April 2016.

♦ Quantitative Methods, University of Amsterdam on Coursera, April 2016.

♦ Moral Foundations of Politics, Yale University on Coursera, March 2015.

♦ Conditions of War and Peace, The University of Tokyo on Coursera, December 2014.

♦ Introduction to Philosophy, The University of Edinburgh on Coursera, March 2014.

♦ Moralities of Everyday Life, Yale University on Coursera, March 2014.

♦ How to Change the World, Wesleyan University on Coursera, March 2014.

Personal Details 

Date of Birth: 23.09.1988