CPPR–Centre for Strategic Studies will host Dr Deepa M Ollapally (Research Professor of International Affairs and Associate Director of Sigur Center for Asian Studies, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University) to deliver a talk on ‘What Does Donald Trump’s Victory Mean for India?’.

Date: January 5, 2017

Time: 5 pm–6.30 pm

Venue: Centre for Public Policy Research

            ‘Anitha’, S A Road, Elamkulam, Kochi – 682020

Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election against all odds has given rise to a world of uncertainty regarding America’s global role. The implications of this victory for India are a hot topic that is worth an in-depth analysis.

The talk will explore how the next US administration would influence India’s core interests as a rising power and how Indo–US relations would evolve bilaterally and regionally in Asia.

Dr Ollapally is a specialist on Indian foreign policy, Asian regional security and comparative foreign policy outlooks of rising powers. She also directs the Rising Powers Initiative at the Sigur Center. Her most recent book is Worldviews of Aspiring Powers: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates in China, India, Iran, Japan and Russia (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Nuclear Debates in Asia (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016. She is working on her new book, Energy Security Worldviews in Asia. She has published extensively in journals such as Foreign Affairs, Asian Survey, The National Interest, Maritime Affairs and Political Science Quarterly.

Dr. Ollapally has served on the Board of Directors of Women in International Security, Washington DC, and is an Advisory Council Member for Women in Security, Conflict Management and Peace, Delhi. She is a frequent commentator in the media, including appearances on CNN, BBC, CBS, PBS and Reuters TV. She holds a Ph D in Political Science from Columbia University.

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