“How has Japan become central to India’s economic rise? What are Japan and India doing together to stabilize the Indo-Pacific? How is Japan’s shift to an assertive foreign and defence policy beneficial to India?” discusses Prof. (Dr.) Sreeram Chaulia, Dean and Professor, Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) in the latest episode of ‘Indian Diplomacy’ on the national TV channel Doordarshan. Watch the full episode here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN7FD67idSg.
Dr. Sreeram Chaulia is a social scientist and an opinion maker on international issues. He holds a Doctorate (Ph.D.) and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Political Science and International Relations from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, USA and a Master of Science (MSc.) degree in History of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK. He was a Radhakrishnan British Chevening Scholar at the University of Oxford, UK, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Modern History. He also has a Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Hons.) from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, India.
Founded in 2011 with the objective of imparting insights on the latest issues and trends in Global Affairs and International Affairs, Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) is India’s first global policy school. The school is amongst the 12 schools of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) provides a wide range of interdisciplinary degree programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.
JSIA has carved for itself a position of pride of place among world-class entities engaged in the analysis of such themes. Its journey is facilitated by its diverse Faculty – comprising academics, scholars & researchers, social scientists, authors, practitioner lawyers and diplomats and other eminent experts – drawn from both India and abroad.
Its unique pedagogy of mixing academic research with a spirited discussion on ongoing issues – political, security, defence & strategic, diplomatic, global economic and multilateral problems – confronting the comity of nations, empowers its vibrant student community with in-depth expertise and skills for engaging on such aspects in their subsequent, professional careers. It is a matter of satisfaction that for many years running now, JSIA students are regularly finding placement in reputed think tanks, MNCs, Media and PR groups, UN and multilateral bodies, diplomatic missions, NGOs, and other such organizations.
Academic Programmes at JSIA
JSIA aims to train students for international careers and offers a 3-year degree in B.A. (Hons.) Global Affairs, B.A. (Hons.) Political Science and B.A. (Hons.) Diplomacy and Foreign Policy. At the postgraduate level, JSIA offers M.A. in Diplomacy, Law and Business which is intended to be neither a totally academic nor a fully vocational one. It stresses theoretical research but insists on relating it to empirically rich phenomena from the social world.
Jindal School of International Affairs offers both Full time and Part time Ph.D. programmes. The school places strong emphasis on geo-politics and global studies that are largely affecting international relations in the age of globalization. JSIA has also collaborated with the globally acclaimed online education platform Coursera to provide the Master of Arts in International Relations, Security, and Strategy programme.