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Event End Date Event Title
Celebration of Constitution Day
SPS organises an Online symposium on Current Trends in Non-Equilibrium Physics
CSSP is inviting papers under RC-13: Science, Technology and Society
CGS organises a four day online international conference "Aesthetics across Cultures"
Office of the DoS organises a lecture to commemorate the 146th Birth Anniversary of India's great Freedom Fighter Birsa Munda
LIVE Webinar on Mind Hacks For Happier You
CRS-TSPU Professional Development Course in Russian Studies
Kannada Language Chair organises lectures and recitations of Kirtanas
LEC & CSMCH organises Interactive Virtual Exchange Across Universities (Online) on "Sustainable Communities"
Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week 2021- Independent India@75: Self Reliance with Integrity
SPS organises 27th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS XXVII)
SCIS organises 27th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences
JNU in collaboration with ICCR organises International Buddhist Conference
Greek Chair, SLL&CS with Indo-Hellenic Research Centre, New Delhi organises Seven Days online workshop on Greek Language, Culture and Civilization
CRS organises a webinar on "Dostoevsky in XXI Century" by Prof. Dmitry Petrovich Bak
CSPILAS organises International Graduate Conference on "Art and Literature from Conflict zones in India, Spain and Latin America"
R&D Cell organises two talks under the "Anusandhan Manthan" series
SPS Organizes Two Days National Topical Conference on "Chandra’s Contribution in Plasma Astrophysics"
ABVSME organises 5th lecture in the series "Atal Samvad" by Prof. Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar
CJS, JNU in collaboration with the Japan Foundation, New Delhi, organizes Webinar in virtual mode
SES organises a talk by Padma Shri Prof. Rajagopalan Vasudevan
ABVSME organises 4th lecture in the series "Atal Samvad" by Dr. Gargi Kaul
CCUS&LAS organises National Conference
UACA, IHA, JNU organises Essay Writing Competition
हिंदी दिवस समारोह - 2021
CIL, SLL&CS organises a webinar on the occasion of World Translation Day
5th Convocation of JNU on virtual mode
LEC in collaboration with ISLRTC observes the International Week of the Deaf 2021
Odia Studies, CIL, SLL&CS organises two days webinar on "Mahabharat & Sarala Das"
SCSNEI organises a seminar by Dr. Jelle J. P. Wouters

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.