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CIL Faculties

CIL Faculties

Number of Faculty: 24
Ajmer Singh Kajal
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
ajmerskajal@mail.jnu.ac.in , ajmerskajal@gmail.com
D.K. Choubey
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
dkchoubey@mail.jnu.ac.in ; cdevendra@gmail.com
Deo Shankar Navin
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
deoshankar@mail.jnu.ac.in deoshankar@hotmail.com
Garima Srivastava
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
garima@mail.jnu.ac.in , drsgarima@gmail.com
Khwaja Md. Ekramuddin
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
ekramuddin@mail.jnu.ac.in , khwajaekram@gmail.com
Mazhar Hussain
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
mazhar@mail.jnu.ac.in
Moinuddin A. Jinabade
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
majinabade@mail.jnu.ac.in
O.P. Singh
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
opsingh@mail.jnu.ac.in, singhop.jnu@gmail.com
Punam Kumari
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
punamkumari@mail.jnu.ac.in punam.hindi@gmail.com
R. Thamotharan
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
thamotharan@mail.jnu.ac.in , aravendan66@gmail.com
Ram Chandra
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
ramchandra@mail.jnu.ac.in , ramchandra.jnu@gmail.com
Sudheer Pratap Singh
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
sudheer@mail.jnu.ac.in, sudheerpsingh@gmail.com
Syed Mohd. Anwar Alam
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
smalam@mail.jnu.ac.in anwarpashajnu@gmail.com
Udayanath Sahoo
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages,
udayanath@mail.jnu.ac.in
Vishwanatha
Professor
Centre of Indian Languages,
vishwanatha@mail.jnu.ac.in vish8460@gmail.com
Ganga Sahay Meena
Associate Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
gsmeena@mail.jnu.ac.in drgsmeena.jnu@gmail.com
Md. Tauheed Khan
Associate Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
tauheedkhan@mail.jnu.ac.in drtauheedkhan@gmail.com
Mohd. Asif Zahri
Associate Profesor
Centre of Indian Languages
zahri@mail.jnu.ac.in , asifzahri@gmail.com
Rajesh Kumar Paswan
Associate Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
rk_paswan@mail.jnu.ac.in , paswan_rajesh@yahoo.co.in
Raman P. Sinha
Associate Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
rpsinha@mail.jnu.ac.in , ramanpsinha@gmail.com
Gyanendra Kumar Santosh
Assistant Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
drgksantosh@gmail.com
Malkhan Singh
Assistant Professor
Centre of Indian Languages,
malkhansingh@mail.jnu.ac.in
N. Chandrasegaran
Assistant Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
chandrasegaran@mail.jnu.ac.in ncsjnu@gmail.com
Shiv Prakash
Assistant Professor
Centre of Indian Languages
shivprakash@mail.jnu.ac.in , shivprakash44@gmail.com

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.