Alumni Affairs, JNU
School of International Studies
Invite all to a talk in the
Alumni Lecture Series
Ambassador Dr. S Jaishankar
"India and China: Perceptions and Reality"
March 14, 2013
Room No 203, SIS
4 pm – 5.30 pm
Please join us for tea at 330 pm
Prof. Girijesh Pant, Dean SIS, will preside over the function.
Ambassador S Jaishanker joined JNU in 1973, completing his Masters in Political Science from CPS/SSS in 1975. He completed his M.Phil in 1977 and Ph.D in 1980 from Centre for Diplomacy at SIS, both on the political consequences of the spread of nuclear technology. He joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1977 and has served in Moscow, Washington, Colombo, Budapest, Tokyo, Prague, and Singapore and is now the Indian ambassador in Beijing. He was also Press Secretary to the President of India. He has had three tenures in the Ministry of External Affairs at various levels; headed the Indian team for the nuclear agreement negotiations with the US. He has been Ambassador in China since 2009.