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Prof. UMMU SALMA BAVA

 

Professor of European Studies                         Order of Merit (Bundesverdienstkreuz) 2011

Centre for European Studies                             Highest Civilian Honour of Germany

School of International Studies

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi-110067 INDIA

 

Room No.  : 009

Office Phone:+ 91-11-26704384

Email : salma@mail.jnu.ac.in

          usbava@gmail.com

Web : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/sbava

 

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

 

European and South Asian Security and Politics; Comparative Regional integration - EU,  SAARC and ASEAN; Transatlantic Relations and NATO; German Politics and Foreign Policy; India-Europe and India-US relations, Indian Foreign Policy, International Politics and Conflict Resolution

 

 

SUMMARY

 

Prof. Ummu Salma Bava is Director, Europe Area Studies Programme and Professor of European Studies at the Centre for European Studies, and Co-ordinator, The Netherlands Prime Minister’s Grant, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She was Chairperson of the Centre from July 2009 – July 2011 and also the Director, UGC Europe Area Studies Programme (December 2006 - March 2007). She is also a Guest Faculty at the Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, India. Her expertise on India has brought her and the University recognition as an Associate Fellow of the prestigious Asia Society, New York, USA.

 

She was earlier Associate Professor in the erstwhile Centre for American and West European Studies, SIS, JNU. Prior to joining JNU she was a Reader in the Department of Political Science, Zakir Husain College, University of Delhi.

 

Prof. Bava participates in the teaching programme of the SIS and the Centre. In the M.A. Politics (International Studies) she teaches Politics and Foreign Policy of Germany and Case Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution. In the Centre she teaches Issues in European Security and guides both M.Phil. and Ph. D. students.

 

She has authored the book West German Realpolitik. Unification, EU and European Security 1949-1995. (Kanishka, 2001). She has other publications to her credit and has participated in many national and international conferences. She was invited by the US Department of State to visit the US under the International Visitor Leadership Programme in May-June 2007. She was selected for the European Union Visitor Programme, Brussels, February 2006 and also invited as Personnalites D'Avenir by the French Ministry of External Affairs to Paris, October 2005. She speaks fluent German.

 

Prof. Bava holds a Ph.D. in European Studies from the School of International Studies, JNU and a M. Phil. in International Relations from the University of Delhi. She has a M. A. in Politics (International Studies) from SIS, JNU. She also has a Diploma in Peace and Conflict Resolution from Uppsala University, Sweden and Diploma in International Studies from the University of Vienna, Austria.

 

 

PROJECTS

 

THE NETHERLANDS PRIME MINISTER’S GRANT

 

COORDINATOR

 

Grant given by the Netherlands Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende on his visit to India in January 2006 to the Centre for European Studies, SIS, JNU.

 

The grant was used to set up a library and state of the art lecture cum seminar room. Named after the famous Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn, the Rembrandt Room houses the library called the Erasmus Collection. With over 500 books on the shelves, the students and faculty of the Centre for European Studies have access to the Erasmus collection which focuses on Contemporary European Politics, Economics, Foreign and Security Policy and Society and issues of international politics, thereby enhancing both the teaching and research quality.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION

 

·         Advisory Board Member                              NFG Research Group ‘Asian Perceptions of the EU’

                                                                            Free University of Berlin, 2011-2013       

·       Executive Committee Member                 Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies, Delhi

·       International Research Committee          Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, Colombo

·       Advisory Board Member                          RASEM Network, Singapore

·       Advisory Board Member                          Asia Europe Journal                                              

·       International Advisory Member        Routledge Book Series, Europe in the World

·       Board Member                                                 Journal of International Studies, Sage, Delhi

·       Associate Member                                         Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis, Delhi

 

 

PUBLICATIONS       

 

Books

 

·        West German Realpolitik. Unification, EU and European Security. 1949-1995 (New Delhi, Kanishka, 2001).

 

Book Chapters

 

·          Emerging Power Alliances in Perspective: IBSA, BRIC, BASIC” in Francis A. Kornegay and Lesley Masters ed., From BRIC to BRICS (Institute for global Dialogue and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2011): 55- 61.

 

·        “India: Foreign Policy Strategy between Interests and Ideas” in Daniel Flemes, ed., Regional Leadership in the Global System. Ideas, Interests, Resources and Strategies of Regional Powers (Ashgate, 2010): 113-125

 

·        “Regional Integration: Lessons for South Asia from Around the World” in Rafiq Dossani Daniel Sneider and Vikram Sood, ed., Does South Asia Exist? Prospects for Regionalism in South Asia (Brookings, 2010): 37-52

 

·        “20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall- A View From India”, in 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall (Singapore: Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, 2009): 107-112

 

·        “India’s Foreign Policy in The Regional Context” in Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and The Future of South-South Cooperation (Washington, D.C. Woodrow Wilson Centre for Scholars, August 2009): 16-20.

 

·        ‘The Strategic Shape of the World’, in Amit Dasgupta, ed, The Strategic Shape of the World (New Delhi: Sage Publications, 2009)

 

·      The EU and India: Challenges to a Strategic Partnership”, in Giovanni Grevi and Álvaro de Vasconcelos, ed., Partnerships for Effective multilateralism. EU Relations with Brazil, China, India and Russia (Chaillot Paper – No. 109, May 2008). http://www.iss.europa.eu/uploads/media/cp109_01.pdf

 

·        "India-EU Relations: Building a Strategic Partnership", in Richard Balme and Brian Bridges, ed., Europe-Asia Relations. Building Multilateralisms (Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave, 2008)

 

·      “New Powers for Global Change? India’s Role in the Emerging World Order” Dialogue on Globalization, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) Briefing Paper 4, New Delhi, March 2007, http://library.fes.de/pdf-files/iez/global/04372.pdf

 

·        Great expectations: what Asia wants from Europe, Challenge Europe special issue -Dragons, elephants and tigers: adjusting to the new global reality, European Policy Centre, Brussels, September 2006, Issue 15

·        http://www.theepc.be/pdf/challenge2006.pdf

 

·        The European Union as a Security Actor, in R. K. Jain, ed., India and the European Union (New Delhi: Radiant, 2006): 218-233.

 

·        Zwischen Vertrauen und Wechsel. Deutschland bevor und nach der Wahl, in Von Grüblern und Frühaufstehern - Aus(sen)sichten der DAAD Wahlbeobachter im September 2005  (Berlin: DAAD Publication, 2006):.218-231.

 

·        Europe and Humanitarian Intervention, in R. K. Jain and H. Elsenhans, (eds.), India, Europe and the Changing Dimensions of Security (New Delhi: Radiant, 2006): 98-106.

 

·        European Integration and the Challenges of Institutional Reform, in R. K. Jain, H. Elsenhans and A. Narang (eds.), The European Union in World Politics (New Delhi: Radiant, 2006): 298-315.

 

·        India - An Emerging Power in International Security? Monograph for University of Brasilia Ford Project: Role of Emerging Powers in International Security (Brasilia: University of Brasilia, 2006).

 

·        India and EU, in N. S. Sisodia and C. Uday Bhaskar (eds.), Emerging India. Security and Foreign Policy Perspectives (New Delhi: IDSA, Promilla and Bibliophile South Asia, 2005): 179-192.

 

·        The European Union and Russia, in R. K. Jain, (ed.), The European Union in a Changing World (New Delhi, Radiant, 2003): 115-141.

 

·        Political Parties and Political Change in Germany, in R.K. Jain, (ed.), Germany in the 1990's (New Delhi, Radiant, 1998): 16-31.

 

·          H. S. Chopra and Ummu Salma Bava, Some Environmental Challenges: World Bank's Approach to their Management, in C. K. Varshney and D. R. Sardesai (eds.), Environmental Challenges (New Delhi, Willy Eastern, 1993): 83-94.

 

 

RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

·      The Role of India at the UN in the Context of Changing International Politics, Visiting Fellow, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung New York, USA, May 14- June 15, 2008.

 

·        The Role of Emerging Powers in International Security (Brazil, South Africa and India) Field Specialist, Ford Foundation Project, Institute of International Relations, University of Brasilia, Brazil, November 2004 - May 2006.

         

·        The Influence of Education on Employment in Armed Conflict Research Fellow with Dr. Katharina Michaelowa, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA), Hamburg, Germany October 1-November 24, 2001.

               

·        The Relevance of US - USSR Nuclear Risk Reduction Measures in the China, India and Pakistan Context, Visiting Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, D.C., USA, February 9-May 10, 2001.

 

 

FELLOWSHIPS / AWARDS/ RECOGNITION

 

·      Visiting Fellow, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, New York, USA, May 14- June 15, 2008.

 

·        Associate Fellow, Asia Society, New York, USA, September 2007-2010.

 

·        International Visitor Leadership Programme, United States Department of State, Washington, D.C., May 21 – June 8, 2007.

 

·        European Union Visitor Programme, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, February 6-10, 2006.

 

·        Programme des Personnalites D'Avenir, French Ministry of External Affairs, Paris, France, October 2-13, 2005.

 

·        Visiting Fellow, The Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, D.C., USA, February 9-May 10, 2001.

 

·        Sponsored by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), Swedish Government. Participated in the Advanced International Programme on Conflict Resolution, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University, Sweden, May 5-June15, 2000.

 

·        Scholarship by the Konrad-Adenauer- Stiftung, Germany Participated in the Summer Course on International Security, Institute of Political Science, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany, July 20-August 8, 1997.

 

·        Scholarship by Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Study in Germany to partially complete the Ph.D. dissertation, Germany, May 1- October 31, 1994.

 

·        University of Vienna Fellowship Austria Participated in International Summer, Programme, Strobl, Austria, July 17-August 27, 1993.

 

·        Silver Medal University of Vienna, Austria, Secured A Grade in all courses at University of Vienna International Summer Programme, Strobl, Austria, July 17-August 27, 1993.

 

·        Junior Research Fellowship University Grants Commission India Research Fellowship to complete M.Phil. and Ph.D. New Delhi, India, 1987.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Participated in the following:

 

·        Wahlbeobachterreise - Election Visit for German Parliamentary Elections, German Academic Exchange Service (Invitee- DAAD), Germany, September 9-20, 2005.

 

·        6th International Security Forum (ISF), Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control,(Invitee), of Armed Forces (DCAF), Montreux Switzerland, October 4 -6, 2004.

 

·        5th International Security Forum (ISF) Center for Security Studies and Conflict (Invitee) Research (FSK), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, October 14 -16, 2002.

 

 

PRESENTATION / SEMINARS / CONFERENCES (Last 5 Years)

 

2011

 

·          Participant, India Forum, oraganised by the German Marshall Fund of USA and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden, November 11-12, 2011.

 

·          Lecture, ‘India’s Foreign Policy - Regional Challenges’,  The Swedish Institute of International Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden, November 10, 2011.

 

·          Coordinator, India Group, 9th EU-India Dialogue organised by SWP (Berlin), FES (Berlin, New Delhi), Berlin, Germany, September 29-30, 2011.

 

·          Keynote “Globalisation of Higher Education’ at CDU/CSU Parliament Group, German Parliament, Berlin, Germany, September 28, 2011.

 

·          Presented paper, “The EU as a Global Actor in a Changing World” in international Seminar on European Identity After Lisbon Treaty, organised by the Centre for European Studies (CES), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and India-Europe Study Centres programme (IESCP), New Delhi, India, September 22-23, 2011.

 

·          Lecture, ‘European Union: Role in a Multipolar World’ to 51th Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats, Foreign Services Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, September 21, 2011.

 

·          Lecture, ‘Mapping the Human Landscapes of EurAsia. Dealing with Cultural Difference in our Globalized World’ at Third Nordic Conference on South Asian Studies for Young Scholars, Falsterbo, Sweden, August 16–18, 2011.

 

·          Experts Roundtable, Europe 2020. The European Strategy for Sustainable Growth, organised by the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Brussels, Belgium, June 23, 2011.

 

·          Panellist, ‘EU and Asia Partners in Security’ in Europe and the Asian Century. A high-level Policy Summit on EU-Asia relations organised by Friends of Europe, Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2011.

 

·          Presented paper, India and the European Union: Eleven Summits and After,” in international seminar on India and the European Union: Partners in the 21st Century organized by the Centre for Contemporary India Research and Studies, Institute of International Relations, University of Warsaw, Centre for European Studies, JNU, and the India-EU Studies Centre Programme, New Delhi, 29 April 2011.

 

·          Presentation of Area Studies, in Seminar on Cooperation and Collaboration among EU Study Centres in Future under India-EU Study Centres Programme, organized by the Centre for European Studies, JNU and the India-EU Studies Centre Programme, New Delhi, 18 April 2011. 

 

·          Lecture, ‘European Union: Role in a Multipolar World’ to 51th Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats, Foreign Services Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, April 11, 2011.

 

·        Presented paper, “Consolidation of Democracy in CEE Countries” in international Seminar on Central and East European: Two Decades after the Cold War, organised by the Centre for European Studies (CES), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and India-Europe Study Centres programme (IESCP), New Delhi, India, March 14-15, 2011.

 

·        Lecture, ‘India and the European Union’, to Indian Foreign Service Probationers, Foreign Services Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, February 15, 2011.

 

·        Presented paper, ‘EU-Asia Strategic Partnership’ at Roundtable On EU-Asia Strategic Partnership – Form and Substance, organised by The European Union Centre (Euc), Singapore, January 21-22, 2011.

 

·        Lecture, ‘European Union: Role in a Multipolar World’ to 50th Professional Course for Foreign Diplomats, Foreign Services Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, January 5, 2011.

 

    2010

 

·        Presented paper, “European Engagement in Afghanistan: Challenges for CFSP” in international conference on European Engagement in Afghanistan, organised by the CES, JNU and IESCP, New Delhi, India, November 22-23, 2010.

 

·        Presented paper, “Emerging Power Alliances in Perspective: IBSA, BRIC, BASIC” in International conference on South Africa and Emerging Power Alliances: IBSA, BRIC, BASIC, organised by the Institute for Global Dialogue and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Pretoria, South Africa, November 5, 2010.

 

·        Participant, India Forum, oraganised by the German Marshall Fund of USA, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sweden and the Legatum Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, October 1-2, 2010.

 

·        Lecture on “European Union: Evolution, Structure, Present Role and Future” at Special Course for ASEAN Diplomats, Foreign Service Institute, New Delhi, August 19, 2010.

 

·        Participant, ASEM Roundtable on “Australia and Russia in ASEM : Engagement and Expectations, organised by the EU Centre in Singapore and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung,  Singapore, August 6, 2010.

 

·        Presented Paper, “Indian Foreign Policy: Constructing a New Identity” in the 21 European Conference on Modern South Asian Studies, University of Bonn, Germany, July 26 -30, 2010.

 

·        Participant, European Workshop at Aarhus University Denmark and Freie Universität Berlin, June 18 – 21, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, India-EU Strategic Partnership, at University of California, Berkeley EU Center for Excellence, Berkeley, USA, May 3, 2010.

 

·        Presented Paper, “India –EU Relations” in the International Conference on Nationhood and Nation-building in South Asia Conference organized and co-sponsored by Centre for South Asia, Division of International Comparative and Area Studies, Stanford University and University of California, Berkeley EU Center for Excellence, Stanford, USA, April 28-30, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, The European Union: Evolution and Structure and India-EU Relations, IFS Probationary Officers, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, India, April 21-22, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, The Way Forward:  A Regional RtoP Roadmap for Asia? In Regional Consultation on the Responsibility to Protect (RtoP) organized by the Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, April 7-9, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, India-EU Relations, to Senior Indian Police Service Officers, V Vertical Integration Course, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, India, April 5, 2010

 

·        Presentation, ‘Perceptions on Global Governance’ in The EU and the Emerging Powers, organized by Institute for European Studies, Vrije University Brussels, Belgium, March 22-23, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, European Union: Evolution, Structure, Present Role & Future to Foreign Diplomats, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, India , March 11, 2010

 

·        Presented Paper, EU-India Relations in the Twenty-first Century in Theory Vs. Policy? Connecting Scholars And Practitioners organized by the International Studies Association, New Orleans, USA, February 17-20, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, Constitutions for Freedom: The German and Indian Constitutions turn 60, Symposium Organized by Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung and Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, January 29, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, “Emerging Global Players: EU and The BRICS” on the theme Contemporary Debates in World Politics and India under the Pandit Hriday Nath Kunzru Memorial Lectures,  Organized by School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, January 22, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, India-EU Relations, to Afghan Diplomats, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, India, January 22, 2010

 

·        Presentation, Technical Assistance for the Existing EU Study Centres in India, organized by India - EU Study Centres Programme and IIT Madras, India, January 20 – 21, 2010.

 

·        Presentation, “The EU as a Normative Foreign Policy Actor: Bridging Norms and Realism” in Connections and Dialogue: The European Union and the Asia Pacific Perceptions, Policies, Perspectives organized by European Union Studies Association – Asia PacificCentre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University Indian Association for European Union Studies in association with India-EU Study Centre Programme, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, January 8-9, 2010.

 

   2009

 

·        Participant, Islam, Politics and Security in South Asia, organized by International Institute of Strategic Studies, London at Muscat, Oman, December 14-16, 2009.

 

·        Presentation, ‘Europe’s Role in International Governance’ in The University Research Priority Program (URPP) Asia and Europe of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, December 8-9, 2009.

 

·        Presentation, Celebrating Freedom: 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall organized by the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung, New Delhi, India, November 10, 2009.

 

·        Presentations, 20 Years Fall of the Berlin Wall, organized by the Centre for European Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University and the Embassy of Germany, New Delhi, India, November 2-12, 2009.

 

·        Presentation, “Reform of the International System – The Quest for Democratization” in India-EU Forum on Effective Multilateralism organized by the Indian Concil of World Affairs and the EU Institute of Security Studies, New Delhi, October 8-9, 2009.

 

·        Keynote Presentation, ‘Multilateralism in Crisis: Causes and Consequences’ at 8th FES- SWP North South Dialogue on Global Governance for Global Markets: Moving Beyond G8? Berlin, Germany, June 16- 17, 2009.

 

·           Presentation, ‘India’s Foreign Policy in The Regional Context’ at International conference on Emerging Powers: India, Brazil, and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation, organized by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C, USA, May 22, 2009. Emerging Powers: India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) and the Future of South-South Cooperation

 

·        Presentation, India-EU Strategic Partnership, at Jean Monnet Centre for European Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany, April 23, 2009.

 

·        Presentation, ‘India in the World and India-EU Relations’ at Symposium on Elections in India-Challenges for the up and coming super power organised by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Berlin, Germany, April 21, 2009.

 

·        Presented Paper, ‘India’s Approach to Security’ at Panel Discussion on India and EU Approaches to Security organized by Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS), New Delhi, February 23, 2009.

 

·        Lecture, ‘India and the European Union’, Foreign Services Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, February 6, 2009.

 

2008

 

·        Presented paper,The EU-India Relations after the Marseille Summit’ at the EU-India Dialogue organised by CERI (Paris), SWP (Berlin), FES (Berlin, New Delhi), Paris, France, December 12- 13, 2008.

 

·        Presented paper, ‘An Indian Perspective on the EU’s International Roleat EU-NESCA Conference on The EU and East Asia within an Evolving Global Order: Ideas, Actors and Processes organised by Institut d’Etudes Européennes, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, November 25 – 26, 2008.

 

·        Paper Presented, ‘Migration in an Interconnected World’ in International Conference on European Governance of Migration: The Political Management of Mobility, Economy and Security, organised by the Heinrich Boell Foundation, Berlin, Germany, September 17 - 19, 2008

 

·        Paper Presented, ‘Ideas Driven Foreign Policy for India’ in 1st Regional Powers Network (RPN) Conference organized by GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany, September 15- 16, 2008

 

·        Paper Presented, ‘Comparative Histories of Regional Integration’ in International Conference on Does South Asia Exist? Prospects for Regionalism in South Asia organized by Co-sponsored by the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center at Stanford University and the Observer Research Foundation of India, Stanford University, USA, June 19 - 20, 2008.

 

·        Principal Speaker, Information Seminar on the EU for the Indian Media, organised by the Delegation of the Commission of the European Union, (Delegation of the EU) Raichak, Kolkata, India, April 28-29, 2008.

 

·        Participant, The Sentosa Roundtable for Asian Security 2008, organised by The S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, January 17-18, 2008.

 

2007

 

·        Coordinator, India Group, 6th EU-India Dialogue organised by CSH/CERI (Paris), SWP (Berlin), FES (Berlin, New Delhi),  New Delhi, India, November 22-24, 2007.

 

·        Participant, International Conference on Changing Security Cooperation and Competition: New Power Dynamics in Southeast Asia, organized by The Stanley Foundation and the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, October 18-20, 2007.

 

·        Participant, The 3rd India-Spain Dialogue Forum, organized by Casa Asia and Casa de la India, Valladolid, Spain, October 16-17, 2007.

 

·        Presented Paper, “India’s Dilemmas at Foreign Policy Balancing: Challenges of an Emerging Asian Power” in International Conference on IBSA: The Foreign Policies of India, Brazil and South Africa, organized by The Centre for Policy Studies and  Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES), Johannesburg, South Africa, October 2-4, 2007.

 

·        Presented Paper, “Reshaping the Global Map: Emerging Powers in Asia”, Looking Beyond the Horizon 2007, organized by the Oxford Leadership Academy and StrikConsulting, Sarajevo, Bosnia, September 19 – 21, 2007.

 

·        Presented Paper, Extra-regional View of ASEAN-United States Relations” in The Malaysian International Affairs Forum (MIAF) Conference on ASEAN- United States Relations: An Enduring Partnership? Organised by MIAF and The Asia Foundation, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, July 12, 2007.

 

·        Presented Paper, ‘What do the BRICS want?’ in FES-SWP North-South Dialogue Re-Ordering the World? Emerging Powers and Prospects for Global Governance, organized by Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) and Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Berlin, Germany, May 15-16, 2007.

 

·        Presented Paper, ‘What are India’s Interests?’ in International Dialogue on Regional Perceptions of Asian Powers for Global Change, organized by FES and S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore, April 26-27 2007.

 

·        Principal Speaker, Information Seminar on the EU for the Indian Media, organized by the Delegation of the Commission of the European Union, Mamallapuram, Chennai, India, March , 27-28, 2007.

 

·        Presented Paper, ‘IBSA as a Trilateral Governance Challenge: The Role of Civil Society’ in International Conference on India, IBSA and the Human Security Challenges of Governance in South Asia, Organised by Institute of Social Sciences, and Centre for Policy Studies-Johannesburg, New Delhi, India, March 19-20, 2007.

 

·        Coordinator, Special Lecture Commemorating 50 Years of the Treaty of Rome. European Integration-The Second Founding, by Prof. Ludgar Kuehnhardt, Director, Centre for European Integration Studies (Bonn), SSS Auditorium, JNU, New Delhi, India, March 15, 2007.

 

2006

 

·     Participant, Fifth India–Australia Security Roundtable, ICWA, Sapru House, New Delhi, India, December 5-6, 2006.

 

·     Presented Paper, “Regional Integration: Lessons From European Union For East Asia”, International Seminar on India-Japan Round Table, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India, November 21-22,  2006

 

·     Presented Paper,Hungary between East And West”, International Seminar on The Hungarian Revolution of 1956: India and the World, Centre for European Studies (CES), School of International Studies (SIS), JNU, New Delhi, India, November 2-3, 2006.

 

·     Presented Paper, “European Union Perspectives On Arms Control And Non-Proliferation”, Third SIS-MEA International Conference on Multilateralism, Disarmament And Arms Control, SIS, JNU, New Delhi, India, October 26-27, 2006.

 

·     Participant, The 2nd India-Spain Dialogue Forum, ICWA, Sapru House, New Delhi, India, October 16-17, 2006.

 

·        Presented paper, "Europe and the Changing Dimension of Security", in International Workshop on EU-Asia Relations: Perspectives of Political and Security Policy in a Global Context, Organised by European Alliance for Asian Studies and Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Brussels, Belgium, September 14, 2006.

 

·        Principal Speaker, Information Seminar on the EU for the Indian Media, organized by the Delegation of the Commission of the European Union, Mehsana, Ahmedabad, August 4-5, 2006.

 

·        Fellow, Session 432: The Transatlantic Divide: Myths, Realities, and Business as Usual, Salzburg Seminar, Salzburg, Austria, June 29 - July 4, 2006.

 

·        Co-convenor, Panel 29: International Relations in South Asia. 19th European Association of Modern South Asian Studies- EASAS. Organised by the International Institute for Asian Studies and EASAS, Leiden, June 27-30, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, India as an Emerging Power, at the 19
European Association of Modern South Asian Studies- EASAS
. Organised by the International Institute for Asian Studies and EASAS, Leiden, June 27-30, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, India and Asian Security, on ASEF Workshop: EU-Asia Relations: Cooperating on Regional Security and Integration. Organised by European Policy Centre, Brussels, June 26-27, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, Emerging India and Global Norms: Status Quoist or Revisionist?, in International Conference on Are European preferences Shared by Others. The Fate of European Norms in a Globalized World. Organised by Centre d'Etudes et de Recherches Internationales and Centre d'Etudes Européennes, Paris, June 23-24, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, The EU between Secularism and Christianity: Defining EU Identity, in International Conference on The Importance of Being European: Turkey, the EU, and the Middle-East. Organised by The European Forum at The Hebrew University, The Center for Strategic and Policy Studies of The Hebrew University, DGAP (The German Council on Foreign Relations) and TESEV (Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation, Berlin, May 13-14, 2006.

 

·        Lecture, The European Union, to Special Course for Afghan Diplomats, Foreign Service Institute, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi, May 2, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, IBSA/G-03 and Security: A talking Club or an Effective Forum for Cooperation, in International Seminar on Intermediate Countries and Security: International Perspectives on IBSA, University of Brasilia, Brasilia, April 25, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, EU as a Security Actor, in India and the European Union, School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, March 23-24, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, in International Seminar on Immigration and Security: European Challenges and International Perspectives. Organised by Citizenship and Security Program at the World Policy Institute of the New School in New York, Heinrich Böll Foundation and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik (German Council on Foreign Relations), Berlin, March 23- 25, 2006.

 

·        Co-ordinator, India Group, 5th EU-India Dialogue, German Institute for International Relations, Berlin, March 21-22, 2006.

 

·        Presented Paper, Europe and the World, in India and the Major Powers, School of International Studies-Ministry of External Affairs (Govt. of India) Conference, SIS, JNU, New Delhi, February 23-24, 2006.

 

·        Co-ordinator, Prime Minister of the Netherlands, H. E. Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende, Special Lecture on The European Union and India: Unity in Diversity, JNU, New Delhi, January 20, 2006.

 

2005

 

·        Moderator, Seminar, No Borders - 100 Years of Neighbourly Co-Operation - Sweden - Norway, New Delhi, December 15, 2005.

 

·        Presented Paper, "India and EU" in Emerging India: Security and Foreign Policy Perspectives, 40th Anniversary Commemorative Seminar 1965 - 2005 of IDSA, New Delhi, September 1-2, 2005.

 

·        Presented Paper, China, India, Asia – The Role of New Players in International Politics, in International Seminar on Preparing Political and Business Leaders of BiH and South East Europe for the Challenges of the 21st Century, organised by MLA Institute Sarajevo, Neum, Bosnia and Herzegovina, July 1-4, 2005.

 

·        Presented Paper, India-EU Relations: Building a Strategic Partnership, in International Conference on EU-Asia Relations: Building Multi-Lateralism?, organised by Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong, May 20-21, 2005.

 

·        Field Specialist/Organiser, Ford Project: Role of Emerging Powers in International Security, JNU and University of Brasilia, New Delhi, India, May 6 2005.

 

·        Presented paper, India's New Role in Asia, organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Berlin, Germany, February 28, 2005.       

 

·        Principal Speaker, Außenansicht -Globalisierung und Entwicklungspolitik aus der Sicht eines Schwellenlandes, for 100 Years of Rotary, Memmingen, Germany, February 26, 2005.

 

·        Presented paper, Consequences of the European Enlargement on the Common Foreign and Security Policy, India-Europe Strategic Dialogue, University of Jammu, Jammu, February 18-19, 2005.