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Event End Date Event Title
SLS and CLAR organises 8th Hands-on Workshop for Handling and Care of Laboratory Animals
CSSS organises a Colloquium by Prof. Janaki Abraham
CP, SSS organises World Philosophy Day 2023
SLS organises a seminar by Prof. K. Natarajan
EOO organises The National Constitution Day
SLS organises a talk by Dr. Deepak K. Singh
CSRD organises a conference on "Geomorphology, Environment and Management"
SLS and SBT organises Hands-on workshop on 3D Spheroid and Organoid Culture - Tools for Human Health Research
CSSS organises a National Conference on Digital Technology and Social Change
CHS organises a seminar by Prof. Parul Pandya Dhar
CCUS&LAS organises a seminar on " Interpreting Argentina: Politics, Culture and Society"
CSRD organises a lecture by Prof. P R Kumaraswamy
SCNS organises a talk by Dr. Sameer Suryakant Patil
NSS, JNU organises a conference on Stress Management
Greek Chair organises a lecture by Leonidas G. Partsanakis
CSSEIP organises book discussion on Domestic Economic Abuse
Vigilance Awareness Week - 2023
SCNS organises a talk by Prof. Shyam S. Pandey
SCMM organises a workshop on "Flow Cytometry CellSorting Using CytoFLEXSRT"
LEC organises a hands-on-workshop on 'Video Resumes'
SCSNEI organises Book Discussion by Dr. Arupjyoti Saikia
CSSS organises a Colloquium on Breath, Body and Air in India: An Exploration
SoE organises a talk by Dr. Madhusudan Pal on "Concept of Ergonomics and Biomechanics in Footwear Design and Development"
SLS organises a talk by Dr. Kailash Mangalhara
SBT organises a seminar by Prof. Rajvir Dahiya on "A Novel mRNA Genomic Technology for Precision Medicine and Oncology"
CSSP organises a lecture by Dr. Amitabha Bhattacharyya
SPS organises an International Conference on Materials for Energy & Sustainable Development (MESD-2023)
TRCFS and CSLG organises a public lecture by Manuel Gonzalo
CSSS organises a seminar by Roland Lardinois

A warm welcome to the modified and updated website of the Centre for East Asian Studies. The East Asian region has been at the forefront of several path-breaking changes since 1970s beginning with the redefining the development architecture with its State-led development model besides emerging as a major region in the global politics and a key hub of the sophisticated technologies. The Centre is one of the thirteen Centres of the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi that provides a holistic understanding of the region.

Initially, established as a Centre for Chinese and Japanese Studies, it subsequently grew to include Korean Studies as well. At present there are eight faculty members in the Centre. Several distinguished faculty who have now retired include the late Prof. Gargi Dutt, Prof. P.A.N. Murthy, Prof. G.P. Deshpande, Dr. Nranarayan Das, Prof. R.R. Krishnan and Prof. K.V. Kesavan. Besides, Dr. Madhu Bhalla served at the Centre in Chinese Studies Programme during 1994-2006. In addition, Ms. Kamlesh Jain and Dr. M. M. Kunju served the Centre as the Documentation Officers in Chinese and Japanese Studies respectively.

The academic curriculum covers both modern and contemporary facets of East Asia as each scholar specializes in an area of his/her interest in the region. The integrated course involves two semesters of classes at the M. Phil programme and a dissertation for the M. Phil and a thesis for Ph. D programme respectively. The central objective is to impart an interdisciplinary knowledge and understanding of history, foreign policy, government and politics, society and culture and political economy of the respective areas. Students can explore new and emerging themes such as East Asian regionalism, the evolving East Asian Community, the rise of China, resurgence of Japan and the prospects for reunification of the Korean peninsula. Additionally, the Centre lays great emphasis on the building of language skills. The background of scholars includes mostly from the social science disciplines; History, Political Science, Economics, Sociology, International Relations and language.

Several students of the centre have been recipients of prestigious research fellowships awarded by Japan Foundation, Mombusho (Ministry of Education, Government of Japan), Saburo Okita Memorial Fellowship, Nippon Foundation, Korea Foundation, Nehru Memorial Fellowship, and Fellowship from the Chinese and Taiwanese Governments. Besides, students from Japan receive fellowship from the Indian Council of Cultural Relations.