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SSS Faculties

SSS Faculties

Number of Faculty: 154
Rama V. Baru
Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
Ramila Bisht
Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
Ritu Priya Mehrotra
Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
S. Srinivasa Rao
Professor
Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Sachidanand Sinha
Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Sanghamitra Sheel Acharya
Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
Saumen Chattopadhyay
Professor
Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Seema Bathla
Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Shakti Kumar
Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Shefali Jha
Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Shrawan Kumar Acharya
Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Subrata Guha
Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Sucharita Sen
Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Sucheta Mahajan
Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Sugato Dasgupta
Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Sujoy Chakravarty
Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Surajit Mazumdar
Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Surinder Singh Jodhka
Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Susan Visvanathan
Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Umesh Ashok Kadam
Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
V. Sujatha
Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Vidhu Verma
Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Vikas Rawal
Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Vivek Kumar
Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Yagati Chinna Rao
Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Ajay Gudavarthy
Associate Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Ajay Kumar
Associate Professor
Group of Adult Education
School of Social Sciences
Ajay Verma
Associate Professor
Centre for Philosophy,
School of Social Sciences
Amit Kumar Sharma
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Angomcha Bimol Akoijam
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Bhaswati Das
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Elumalai Kannan
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Gurram Srinivas
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Himanshu
Associate Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Indivar Kamtekar
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Indrani Roy Chowdhury
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Jyoti Atwal
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Lata Singh
Associate Professor
Centre for Women's Studies
School of Social Sciences
Madan Mohan
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Manidipa Sen
Associate Professor
Centre for Philosophy,
School of Social Sciences

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.