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  1. Kuldeep Mathur. Battling for Clean Environment: Supreme Court, Technocrats and Populist Politics in Delhi (CSLG/WP/01).
  2. Ram Singh. 'Full' Compensation Criteria in the Law of Torts: An Enquiry into the Doctrine of Causation (CSLG/WP/02)
  3. Rahul Mukherji. Digitized Trade Rules and India's Service Sector (CSLG/WP/03
  4. Balakrishnan Rajagopal. Limits of Law in Counter-Hegemonic Globalization: The Indian Supreme Court and the Narmada Valley Struggle (CSLG/WP/04).
  5. Jaivir Singh. (Un)Constituting Property: The Deconstruction of the 'Right to Property' in India (CSLG/WP/05).
  6. Videh Upadhyay. Beyond the Buzz: Panchayats, Water User Groups and Law in India: With Specific Studies on Participatory Irrigation Management, Rural Water Supply, and Watershed Development (CSLG/WP/06).
  7. Sudha Pai & Pradeep K Sharma: New Institutionalism and Legislative Governance in the Indian States: A Comparative Study of West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh (CSLG/WP/07).
  8. Jaivir Singh. Labour Law and Special Economic Zones in India (CSLG/WP/08).
  9. Pratiksha Baxi. Habeas Corpus: Juridical Narratives of Sexual Governance (CSLG/WP/09).
  10. Ram Singh. The Relationship Between Liability Regimes and Economic Development: A Study of Motor Vehicle Accidents in India. (CSLG/WP/10).
  11. Bikram Jeet Batra. 'Court' of Last Resort: A Study of Constitutional Clemency for Capital Crimes In India (CSLG/WP/11).
  12. Lalit Batra. A Review of Urbanisation and Urban Policy in Post-Independent India (CSLG/WP/12).
  13. Kuldeep Mathur. Policy Research Organisations in South Asia (CSLG/WP/13).
  14. Mayur Suresh and Jawahar Raja. 'Detrimental to the Peace, Integrity and Secular Fabric Of India': The Case against the Students' Islamic Movement of India (CSLG/WP/14).
  15. Anita Abraham. Mass Crimes Committed in Gujarat in 2002: Immediate Need for a Mass Crimes Law (CSLG/WP/15).
  16. Ann Stewart. Gender Justice and Law in a Global Market (CSLG/WP/16).
  17. Anuj Bhuwania. Black Friday: Mediation and the Impossibility of Justice (CSLG/WP/17).
  18. Mathew John, Identity and Social Revolution: On the Political Sociology of in Contemporary India (CSLG/WP/18).
  19. Daniel Drache. Reform at the Top: What's Next for the WTO? A Second Life? A Socio-Political Analysis (CSLG/WP/19).
  20. Seema Kazi. Law, Governance and Gender in Indian-Administered Kashmir (CSLG/WP/20)
  21. Ghazala Jamil. Muslims in Delhi: The Normative Non-citizen of the GLobal Urban (CSLG/WP/22)
  22. Neera Chandhoke. Rethinking Secularism (CSLG/WP/23)

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.