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SSS Faculties

SSS Faculties

Number of Faculty: 154
Manindra Nath Thakur
Associate Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Manoj Kumar Jena
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Minaketan Behera
Associate Professor
Centre for Informal Sector & Labour Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Nemthianngai Guite
Associate Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
Nonica Datta
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Padmini Pani
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Rakesh Batabyal
Associate Professor
Centre for Media Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Ranjeeta Dutta
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
S. Sreekesh
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Sangeeta DasGupta
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Saradindu Bhaduri
Associate Professor
Centre for Studies in Science Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Shonaleeka Kaul
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Shuchi Yadav
Associate Professor
Centre for Media Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Smita Sirker
Associate Professor
Centre for Philosophy,
School of Social Sciences
Sunita Reddy
Associate Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
Supriya Varma
Associate Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
T.G. Suresh
Associate Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Tanweer Fazal
Associate Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
V. Bijukumar
Associate Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Amir Ali
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Amit Thorat
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Anamika Gulati
Assistant Professor
Centre for Studies in Science Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Anamitra Roy Chowdhury
Assistant Professor
Centre for Informal Sector & Labour Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Anuja
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Archana Aggarwal
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Arvind Kumar Mishra
Assistant Professor
Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Asheesh Kumar
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Ashok
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Avinash Kumar
Assistant Professor
Centre for Informal Sector & Labour Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Bhaskarjit Neog
Assistant Professor
Centre for Philosophy,
School of Social Sciences
Bikramaditya Kumar Choudhary
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Birendra Nath Prasad
Assistant Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Burton Cleetus
Assistant Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Chitralekha Dhamija
Assistant Professor
Centre for Media Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Debabrata Pal
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Divya Vaid
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Ghodajkar Prachinkumar Rajeshrao
Assistant Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
School of Social Sciences
Harish S. Wankhede
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Jangkhomang Guite
Assistant Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Jubilee Shangrei
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
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.