Prof. B. R. Deepak is Professor of Chinese and China Studies at the Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He is recipient of many scholarships and awards including the prestigious Nehru and Asia Fellowship, and India-China Cultural Exchange fellowship for his doctoral and advanced studies in the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and Peking University, Beijing, respectively. He is the author of India and China 1904-2004: A Century of Peace and Conflict (2005), India-China Relations in first half of the Twentieth Century (2001); China: Agriculture, Countryside and Peasantry (2010), and Chinese Poetry: From 11th Century BC to 14th Century AD for which he has won China Special Book Award in 2011; India-China Relations: Civilizational Perspective (2012); India-China Relations: Future Perspectives (2012). Prof. Deepak has been a visiting fellow at the University of Edinburgh, UK and Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing China, and have delivered lectures in the Free University of Berlin, Bonn University, University of Heidelberg, Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing Foreign Studies University, Sichuan University, and Haerbin Normal University.
1986-89 B. A. Chinese (Hons.) Centre of Chinese & Southeast Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi
1998-91 M. A Chinese, Center of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU. <
1991-93 Visiting Scholar Department of History, Peking University, China. Special studies in Classical Chinese, Chinese Ancient and Modern History
1993 –1998 PhD, Center of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU Thesis: India China Relations 1905-1947: An Era of Anti-imperialist Struggle
1996 Nehru Fellow, Graduate Training Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing, China. Advanced studies in Chinese Culture and Civilization
2001 Visiting Scholar at Beijing Normal University for Chinese language orientation course.
2001-2002 MBA, Lancaster University Management School, Lancaster, UK
2002- 2003 Post Doctoral and Teaching Fellow, Scottish Center for Chinese Studies, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
2006-2007 Asia Fellow, Rural Development Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China; conducted studies in China's Agrarian scenario since the abolition of agricultural taxes
2008 Visiting Fellow, Harbin Normal University, China
2008 Visiting Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
2010 Visiting Fellow National Defense University, Taiwan
2010-date: Professor and Chairperson Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU
2011-2012: Professor of Chinese and Dean, School of Languages, Doon University, Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India
2004-2010: Associate Professor of Chinese, Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU
2002-2003: Teaching Fellow, the Scottish Centre for Chinese Studies, University of Edinburgh, UK
1996-2004: Assistant Professor of Chinese, Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU
1993-1995: Part-time teacher, Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, JNU
2007-date: Managing Editor, THINK INDIA Quarterly
2001: India-China relations during first half of the 20th century, APH Publishers, New Delhi
2012: (Comp. and annotated).中国文学史概要及其代表作赏析 (Concise History of Chinese Literature with Selected Literary Texts), Pegion Books, Delhi
2003: 汉印词典 (Chini-Hindi Shavda kosh) Central Hindi Directorate, Ministry of Human Resource and Development, New Delhi
2003: Sanyukt Rashtra Sangh Bhasha Kosh (United Nations Languages Dictionary) Central Hindi Directorate, Ministry of Human Resource and Development, New Delhi 2003
2005: India and China 1904-2004: A Century of Peace and Conflict. Manak Publishers, New Delhi
2006: (Trans, edited and annotated). My Life with Kotnis, Manak Publications, New Delhi, Originally compiled by Xu Baojun and Narrated by Kotnis' wife Guo Qinglan under the title 我与柯棣华。
2009: (Selection, translation from Chinese to Hindi and annotation) Chinese Poetry: From 11th Century BC to 14th Century Prakashan Sansthan, Delhi 2009
2010: China: Agriculture, Countryside and Peasants, Manak Publications, Delhi
2012: (ed.) India-China Relations: Future Perspectives Vij Books, New Delhi
2012: (ed.) India-China Relations: A Civilizational Perspective. Manak, New Delhi
Chapters in Books
"Cooperation and Conflict in India-China Relations: Assessing the State of Crisis Management Mechanisms" Regional Cooperation and Conflict: From a Multicultural Perspective, Collections of Papers, Beijing Forum 2013, published by Beijing Forum Secretariat, Beijing (pp. 185-197).
"Leadership Transition in India: What Does it Hold for India" in D S Rajan ed. (2013) Indian Perspectives on China. Vol 2, pp. 21-31 Knowledge World Publishers, New Delhi.
"China "The Chinese language and China studies in India" in Chih-yu Shih, Swaran Singh, and Reena Marwah (eds.) On China by India : from civilization to nation-state, Cambria Press, 2012, US
China in Nepal: What is at stake for India?" in D P Tripathi (ed) Nepal in Transition: A Way Forward Vij Books, New Delhi (2012) pp. 245-253
"Kumarajiva, Faxian and Xuanzang: Civilizational dialogue over the Himalayas." In Wamg Shuying and Deepak, B R ed (2012) Manak, New Delhi pp. 75-95
The 1857 Rebellion and Indian involvement in the Taiping Uprising" In Wang Shuying and Deepak, B R ed (2012) Manak, New Delhi pp. 131-144
India-China Colonial Linkages: Camraderie of the Indian and Chinese nationalists in Japan and China. In Wang Shuying and Deepak, B R ed (2012) Manak, New Delhi pp. 189-225
"China studies in India." In Wang Shuying and Deepak, B R ed (2012) Manak, New Delhi pp. 292-314
"Ji Xianlin: India-China Civilizational Dialogue and Intercultural Studies" in Deepak, B R and D P Tripathi ed. (2012) India-China Relations: Future Perspectives Vij Books, New Delhi
"Behind the 3.14 Lhasa riots: implications for India and India's options." In H P Ray ed. (2012) India-China Relations, Asiatic Society, Kolkata
"Challenges of Literary Text in Foreign Language Teaching: A Case Study of the Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies" Prabhakar Rao (ed.) Foreign Language Teaching in India: Challenges and Strategies. Pp. (Allied, 2011)
"Confucius and Confucian influence in Korea." In Ravikesh Mishra ed. (2008: 229-241) India and Korea: Perspective on Language, Literature and Culture. Centre of Japanese, Korean and Northeast Asian Studies and the Korean Foundation in Association with Manak Publications, New Delhi.
"'中印大同'要求边界纠纷早日解决" (CHINDIA calls for an early resolution of border dispute." In Prof. Tan Chung, ed. (2007) 中印大同：理想与实现 (Chindia: Idealism and realization), Ningxia People's Publishing House, pp. 348-360
"Taoism and social cohesion" in Zong Wen (2007) ed. 和谐世界以道相同(Harmonious World ) Zongjiao wenhua Publishing House, Beijing, pp. 387-92
"India-China relation" in M. R. Biju (ed.) New Horizons of Indian Foreign Policy. Authors Press, New Delhi 2007
"Indian literature in China" in East Asian Literature: An Interface with India. pp. 216-222. Northern Book Centre (New Delhi, 2006).
The 1857 Rebellion and the Indian Involvement in the Taiping Uprising of China. In India and China in the Colonial World, pp. 139-149. Social Science Press, New Delhi (2005).
Glimpse of Mogao Grottoes. In Dunhuang Art through the eyes of Duan Wenjie, pp 291-417 (Abhinav Publications, New Delhi 1994).
Tr. Endless flow of cross-cultural currents between India and China. InIndia Horizon, special issue of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) pp5-9 (New Delhi 1994)
"印度人民支持和同情中国抗日战争"(Support and sympathy of the Indian people to the Chinese people during the War of Resistance Against Japan) Miao Fenglin 苗枫林ed. (1997) 台儿庄大战和中国抗战 (Tai er zhuang War Campaign and China's War of Resistance Against Japan) Shandon University Press, Jinan. pp. 507-510. ISBN 5607-1803-5/K.137
19世纪五-六十年代印中人们反帝斗争的互相支持 (Mutual support of the Indian and Chinese people during their common anti-imperialist struggle.). In 教学实习论文集 (collected papers on field work report) pp. 26-34 (Dept. of History, Peking University 1992).
西安事变及其和平解决在中国历史上的作用 (Xi'an Incident: its peaceful solution and importance in the modern history of China). In 教学实习论文集 (collected papers on field work report) pp. 27-36 （Dept. of History, Peking University 1992）.
Articles in Journals
"Colonial Connections: Indian and Chinese Nationalists in Japan and China" China Report, February 1, 2012 vol. 46 (1-2)pp. 147-170
"India, China and Tibet: Fundamental perceptions from Dharamsala, Beijing and New Delhi." Asian Ethnicity Special issue on Tibetan Studies in Comparative Perspective, vol. 12 (3) 2011 pp 301-321 Taylor and Francis
"Nepal in China: What is at stake for India?" in Think India special issue on Nepal, October-December, volume 13 (4) 2010 pp. 281-90
"PLA Air Force Power Projection" in Defense and Security Alert (DSA) November 2010, Special Issue on China.
"Ji Xianlin: India-China Civilizational Dialogue and Intercultural Studies" in Think India special issue on India-China Relations, April-June, volume 12 (2) 2010
Book review of "Wang Xi (2007) 约翰公司：英国东印度公司(John Company: British East India Company) Shanghai People's Publishing House. In China Report 45 (3) 2009 pp 253-260
Comp. "Tao" in Fellowship, a half yearly journal of Commission for Religious Harmony, CBCI New Delhi, vol. 16, No. 2, July 2008, pp. 17-18.
"An overview of agricultural and rural development in China" in Think India, 10 (2), April-June, pp. 52-73 (Delhi 2007).
"Sino-Indian Boundary Question: Resolution Must for a Chindia" in South Asian Journal of Socio-political Studies , Kerala, January-June 2007, vol. 7 (2).
Sino-Pak 'Entente Cordiale and India: A Look into the Past and Future. In China Report 42: 2, pp. 129-151 (2006).
China's India Policy: A shifting paradigm. Think India 7 (3), July-September, pp. 19-61 (2004)
India and China in the 21st Century: Problems and Prospects. Think India 6 (4), pp. 79-115 (New Delhi, 2003).
India-China relations: retrospect and prospect. South Asian Journal of Socio-political Studies 1 (2), pp. 33-58 (Kerala 2001)
China, United States and Taiwan. Mainstream, 38 (26), pp. 17-19 (New Delhi 2000).
Revolutionary Activities of Ghadr Party in China: 1915-30. China Report 35 (4), pp439-456 (New Delhi 1999).
Gandhi through the Chinese eyes: Echoes of Gandhian movement in China. In Himalayan and Central Asian Studies, 3 (1), pp. 63-88 (New Delhi 1999)
Tr. Tao Xingzhi and his two visits to India. In China Report, 31 (2), pp 209-218 (New Delhi 1995)