Faculty Profile

 

Name : Mahesh Ranjan  Debata
Designation : Assistant Professor
Centre/School/Special Centre : Centre for Inner Asian Studies
School of International Studies
Room No : 327
Off. Phone : 26704750
Residence : 9818105957
Email : mdebata@mail.jnu.ac.in   
Personal webpage : http://www.jnu.ac.in/Faculty/mdebata

Qualifications

MA, M.Phil & Ph.D from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi  
                                    

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Xinjiang, Central Asia/ Xinjiang Studies 
                                    

Experience

Assistant Professor in JNU since 31 December 2007 
                                    

Awards & Honours

1. Guest Professor at the Centre of Business Anthropology, School of Continuing Education, Tianjin University of Finance and Economics, Tianjin, China (from May 2015 to May 2017)
2. Distinguished Speaker award by the Advanced Forum of Applied Anthropology, Jishou University, 21-22 May 2013. 
                                    

International Collaboration/Consultancy

Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Business Anthropology  
                                    

Best Peer Reviewed Publications (upto 5)

1. "The Uyghur Factor in India’s Relations with China" in Henrik Berglund, Mondira Dutta & Per Hilding (eds.) Development and Regional Cooperation in Central Asia and South Asia, New Delhi: Pentagon, 2016, pp. 20-39.

2. "Uyghur Factor in Turkey’s Relationship with China" in Mujib Alam (ed.) Turkey’s Multi-Regional Role in the 21st Century, New Delhi: KW Publishers Pvt Ltd., 2015, pp. 271-288.

3. "Situating Xinjiang in Central Asia’s Regional Security System" in P.L. Dash et al (eds.) Central Asia and Regional Security, New Delhi: KW Publishers Pvt Ltd., 2014, 93-110.

4. "Hizb ut-Tahrir: The Destabilizing Force in Central Asia" in K. Warikoo (ed.) Religion and Security in South and Central Asia, London/NY: Routledge, 2011, pp. 124-138.

5. "Identity and Mobilization in Transnational Societies: A Case study of Uyghur Diasporic Nationalism" (co-authored with Tian Guang), China and Eurasia Forum Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 4, 2010, pp. 59-78.  
                                  

Recent Peer Reviewed Journals/Books (upto 3)

1. "The Uyghur Factor in India’s Relations with China" in Henrik Berglund, Mondira Dutta & Per Hilding (eds.) Development and Regional Cooperation in Central Asia and South Asia, New Delhi: Pentagon, 2016, pp. 20-39.

2. "Uyghur Factor in Turkey’s Relationship with China" in Mujib Alam (ed.) Turkey’s Multi-Regional Role in the 21st Century, New Delhi: KW Publishers Pvt Ltd., 2015, pp. 271-288.

3. "Situating Xinjiang in Central Asia’s Regional Security System" in P.L. Dash et al (eds.) Central Asia and Regional Security, New Delhi: KW Publishers Pvt Ltd., 2014, 93-110. 
                                    

Patents (if any)

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