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Translating Hybrid Texts in/on Cosmopolitan Spaces (A case of French Quebecker Texts in Secular Hindi)
Kiran Chaudhry

Translating ‘Superior’ Texts: Oriya Translations of Works by Ezra Pound
Sachidananda Mohanty

Hindi, English and ‘Hinglish’: Colonial Cousins and the Re-Vernacularisation of ‘National Language’
Akshaya Saxena

“Peace”: Vivekananda’s Subversion of English
Niladri R. Chatterjee

Translating Global Political Culture
Chitra Harshvardhan

Cultural Translation: the New World (B)order
Keya Majumdar

Breaking Cultural Silences
Esther Narjinari

The Chronicles of Hintu: A Tharu Folktale
Seemin Hasan

Translation of “Bharat Ek Khoj”, Bengali original by Esha Roy
Somdatta Mandal

Translation of Siraiki Poems
Nukhbah Langah

Translation of “The Beast” by Bertolt Brecht
B. Subramanian

Translation of “The Peacock Forest, Telugu original by Sripathi
Alladi Uma and M. Sridhar

Translation of an abstract from “The Seventh House of the Sun”, Hindi original by Dharamvir Bharati
Namrata Chaturvedi

Translation of two poems in Bengali by Gautam Aali
Brati Biswas

Transslation of “The Story of Tabara”, Kannada original by K.P. Tejaswi
H.S. Komalesha


Murari Prasad, Arundhati Roy: Critical Perspectives
New Delhi: Pencraft, 2006
Alex Tickell, Arundhati Roy’s The God of Small Things: A Routledge Guide
London: Routledge, 2007, by Rina Ramdev

Harish Trivedi, Meenakshi Mukherjee et al, (eds.)The Nation Across the World: Postcolonial Literary Representations
New Delhi: OUP, 2007, by C.T. Indra

T. Vijay Kumar, Meenakshi Mukherjee, et al, (eds.) Focus India: Post Colonial Narratives of the Nation
New Delhi: Pencraft, 2007, by B. Mangalam

M.S. Nagarajan, English Literary Criticism and Theory: An Introductory History by Meenakshi Malhotra

Alladi Uma, Suntita Mishra and D Murali Manohar (eds.) The Study of Aesthetics: An Indian Perspective
New Delhi: Allied Publishers, by Dhananjay Singh

Paul St. Pierre and Prafulla Kar (eds.), In Translation: Reflections, Refractions, Transformations
New Delhi: Pencraft, by N. Kamala

Makarand Paranjape et al (eds.), English Studies, Indian Perspectives
New Delhi: Mantra Books, by Satish C. Aikant

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.