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SSS Faculties

SSS Faculties

Number of Faculty: 154
Kali Chittibabu
Assistant Professor
Centre for Informal Sector & Labour Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Khangembam Romesh Singh
Assistant Professor
Centre for Philosophy,
School of Social Sciences
L.Lam Khan Piang
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Mallarika Sinha Roy
Assistant Professor
Centre for Women's Studies
School of Social Sciences
Manoj Kumar
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Nandita Saikia
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Navaneetha Mokkil
Assistant Professor
Centre for Women's Studies
School of Social Sciences
Papia Sen Gupta
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Papori Bora
Assistant Professor
Centre for Women's Studies
School of Social Sciences
Parimala V Rao
Assistant Professor
Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Phirmi Bodo
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Pradeep K Shinde
Assistant Professor
Centre for Informal Sector & Labour Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Pradeep Kumar Choudhury
Assistant Professor
Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, School of Social Sciences
School of Social Sciences
Prakasha Chandra Sahoo
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems
School of Social Sciences
Pranav Kumar
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Purva Yadav
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Rajarshi Dasgupta
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Rajbeer Singh
Assistant Professor
Centre for Studies in Science Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Rajendra Prasad Kundu
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Ratheesh Kumar
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Systems,
School of Social Sciences
Reeta Sony A.L.
Assistant Professor
Centre for Studies in Science Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Rinku Lamba
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Rohit
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
S. Gunasekaran
Assistant Professor
Centre for Historical Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Sanjeev Sharma
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Srinivas Goli
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Sudhir Kumar Suthar
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Sujith Kumar Parayil
Assistant Professor
Centre for Media Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Surajit Das
Assistant Professor
Centre for Economic Studies and Planning,
School of Social Sciences
Suresh Babu G.S.
Assistant Professor
Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Suresh R.
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Regional Development,
School of Social Sciences
Tapan Kumar Bihari
Assistant Professor
Centre for Political Studies,
School of Social Sciences
Veeragoni Shirisha
Assistant Professor
Centre for the Study of Social Exclusion and Inclusive Policy,
School of Social Sciences
Vikas Bajpai
Assistant Professor
Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health,
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.