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Aamod Utpal Tentative-Evolution of medicalised intervention models for Severe Acute Malnutrition in India – a review Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
Asrarul Haque Jeelani Tentative-Impact of Chronic Arsenic on School Aged Children in Patna District of Bihar Prof. Ritu Priya
Dinesh Kumar Tentative-Public Health Perspective: Addressing the Issue of Sewage Treatment in Health Care Facilities Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
Gautam Sharma  Tentative-Alcoholism : A Case Study of Bihar Dr. Vikas Bajpai
K. Ranju Anthony Tentative-Key determinants of Antibiotic Resistance – A Secondary Data Based Analysis Prof. Rajib Dasgupta
Lakshita Tentative- Role of Mohalla Clinics in delivering Healthcare Services in Delhi  Dr. Sunita Reddy
Monica Sharma Tentative-Obesity as a Public Health Problem in the Indian Context Prof. Ritu Priya
Sarita Kumari A Cross-sectional Study of Doms' in Varanasi, UP Dr Nemthianggai Guite
Shilpi Sikha Das Tentative-Violence as a Public Health Issue: A Study of Witch Hunting Cases in Assam Dr Nemthianggai Guite
Sonu Pandey The process of Urbanization, socioeconomic inequalities, and its implication for health in Delhi: A secondary review Prof. Rama V. Baru
Sreekumar N.C. Migrant workers and health: A study among the construction workers in Malappuram district in Kerala Dr. Sunita Reddy
Ujjayinee Aich Tentative-The Politics Of Blood Donation- A Review Of History Prof. Ramila Bisht
Vyom Anil Tentative-Out of Pocket Expenditure on Health- What the numbers don’t reveal Prof. Rama V. Baru
Waseem Akber Baba Tentative-Diagnostic Wheel : Power of Diagnosis as Process and Category in Public Health Prof. Ramila Bisht


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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.