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JNU Events

Event End Date Event Title
CITD organises Condolence Meeting for Prof. Alokesh Barua
SSIS organises Condolence Meeting for Prof. Satyamurthi
CSLG organises a seminar by Eric Biber
SPS organises Online Course on "Basics of High Performance Computing"
ZHCES organises a seminar by Dr. Li Yang and Mr. Nitin Kumar Bharti
IHA, NSS & NCC organises a webinar on "Current Situation of COVID-19"
CCUS&LAS organises a seminar by Vasabjit Banerjee
CES/SIS organises the Nordic Summer School
CSLG organises a seminar by Prof. Subbarao Kambhampati
AIRF organises a Virtual Workshop on “X-Ray Irradiator Technique”
SCSNEI organises a seminar by Dr. Kaustubh Deka
CCUS&LAS organises a seminar by Mr.Fabio Subia Diaz
CSLG organises a seminar by L. N. Venkataraman
CSSP organises a talk by Imtiyaz Ali on "Waste Management and Aatma Nirbhar Bharat"
AIRF organises a webinar on “Understanding of light microscopy for biological applications” and “Advances in Confocal Microscopy”
CSLG organises a seminar by Lavanya Suresh
CFFS organises National Seminar on Recent Trends in Teaching and Research in French and Francophone Studies V
CSSS organises an Online Colloquium
Kannada Language Chair organises Recitation of Vachanas
ZHCES organises a talk by Dr. Kena Wani
CSLG organises a talk on "Privacy and Data Protection in Smart Cities" by Dr. Maša Galič
CSSS organises an Online Colloquium
CCUS&LAS organises a seminar by Professor Simron J. Singh
CSLG organises The Anthropocene Lectures
CES, SIS organises The Young Researchers’ Conference on 'Immigration and Europe: Trends, Shifts and Perspectives'
CCUS&LAS organises a seminar by Dr. José Augusto R. Miranda
SLS and SCSM organises 14th International Symposium on Cancer Prevention and Therapeutics
CJS organises a Programme of the Second S.B.Verma Memorial Lecture
SCNS organises a talk on "Intellectual Property Right for Researchers" by Mr. Deepak Thakur
ZHCES organises a Webinar on “STIP 2020 and the Future of Scientific Research in India

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.