Xi Jinping’s ‘India Policy’ : Insights from China’s Decision-Making Process

     By Centre for Land Warfare Studies

    Profile of the Speaker

    Dr. Raviprasad Narayanan has been with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) since October 2015. His teaching and research interests focus on China, its foreign policy, economic reforms and pedagogies explaining China. International Relations and theories explaining state behaviour motivate his research and publications.

    At JNU, he has taught four courses for M.Phil. and MA students – Research Methods in International Relations – a primer to understand methods of/for writing dissertations and conducting research, relevant to a research university like JNU; Strategies of Economic Development in China explaining the deep history and processes that have led to China becoming the global destination for investment and internal economic transformation now expanding outwards – in economic and strategic terms, and the course titled, The State in Modern China detailing the modern nation-state putting on a veneer over a civilizational state with the Communist Party of China (CPC) presiding over every segment of politics, economy and society. A new course titled China and Taiwan Cross-Strait Relations for M.Phil. was taught this semester. His book Decision Making in Foreign Policy & India-China Bilateral Relations is published by Sage (2022).

    He was earlier an Associate Research Fellow / Associate Professor with the Institute of International Relations (IIR), National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Taiwan from 2009 to 2015. Before IIR/NCCU, he was with the Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi from 2003 to 2009.

    His cv can be accessed at https://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/raviprasad/cv.pdf