Jindal Centre for the Global South (JCGS)
Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly poverty eradication, requires national policies, an international and regional cooperation that supports development efforts. The research Centres that are focusing on the Global South studies are very few in the Southern globe in comparison to their number in the North countries. Jindal Centre for the Global South aims to fill this gap and conducts policy-oriented research, dialogue and training into the social, economic and political key issues across countries of the Global South with a special emphasis on South-South Cooperation and its underpinning development opportunities for the Global South countries. The Centre promotes the unity of the South in achieving the SDGs while recognizing the diversity of national interests and priorities.
Jindal Centre for the Global South is affiliated to the School of International Affairs at Jindal Global University (JGU). It draws researchers from across the faculties of social sciences and humanities from inside and outside JGU.
In regard of the aspiration of JGU to become a “Global” university, it was imperative to have a research Centre dedicated to study all issues related to challenges facing the “Global South”. Jindal Centre for the Global South brings research expertise together at Jindal Global University in relation to the Global South, promoting interdisciplinary cooperation among faculties, researchers and students in India and internationally.
The primary objective of the Jindal Centre for the Global South is to become a Centre of excellence that brings together well-established and internationally renowned area of studies focusing on Global South Studies and South-South Cooperation. By bringing together faculty from a variety of disciplines across the social sciences and humanities inside and outside JGU, Jindal Centre for the Global South aims to:
- Further and promote top-level international research on Global South studies, development finance and South-South Cooperation.
- Become a national, and international hub of intellectual that emphasizes creativity and innovation that provides innovative solutions to the Global South.
Jindal Centre for the Global South works on a wide range of issues relevant to the developing countries, such as development policies, sustainable development, development finance, climate change, global governance, economic and social development, South-South Cooperation, global economic conditions, technology transfer, access to knowledge, international trade, health and food security.
I. Courses: JCGS organizes the following courses for Bachelor’s, and Master’s students: (1). International Development Finance and South-South Cooperation, (2). Political economy of Africa, (3). Politics of Developing Nations, (4). International Political Economy: Topics on Development and Latin America, (5). Sustainable Development and Climate Change, and (6). The Politics of Development.
II. Research and Publications: Developing a strong research agenda focused around three key themes:
- Addressing Global South development challenges.
- Assessing the role of South-South Cooperation in addressing the 2030’s Global Agenda for sustainable development.
- Mapping innovative finance for development mechanisms.
III. Conferences, seminars, workshops and other events: Organizing conferences, seminars, workshops, and other events like public lectures and reading sessions.
IV. Active Collaboration: Build a strong network with other national and international Global South studies and South-South Cooperation research institutions inside and outside India, in order to share ideas and to promote active exchange of research scholars and students (i.e. institutions from India -RIS, and international institutions-Institute for Global Dialogue in South Africa).
Founder and Executive Director: Prof. (Dr.) Hebatallah Adam
Dr. Hebatallah Adam is an academician and scholar specialized in International Economic Development, with over 18 years of teaching and research experience. Dr. Adam is an Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs of Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA) and Executive director of Jindal Centre for the Global South – O.P. Jindal Global University, Haryana – India. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Department of Economics, Faculty of Business, Ain Shams University, Cairo-Egypt.
Dr. Adam has been awarded her BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees from universities in Egypt and France: Departement de Gestion et de Commerce International (DGCI) at Faculty of Business Ain Shams University, Poitiers University in France, and IAE de Paris – Sorbonne University, France.
Dr. Adam research interest is focused on: Global South Studies, Financial Inclusion & Poverty Alleviation, Political Economy of Development, International Trade and International Development Economics.
- Senior Research Associate: Dr. Firdous Malik, Ph.D. In Economics from Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow.
- Research Associate: Ms. Sonchita Debnath, Doctoral Research Fellow, Jindal School of Governance & Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University.
- Research Assistant: Ms. Kalyani R Suresh, Second Year Student M.A. Diplomacy, Business & Low, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University.
- Research Assistant: Ms. Liza Gupta, Second Year Student M.A. Diplomacy, Business & Low, Jindal School of International Affairs, O.P. Jindal Global University.
For our latest news, please follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/JCGS_JSIA.
- Hebatallah Adam (Editor), Financing for Development 2030 Global Agenda and Post Covid-19 Development challenges, 2021, ISBN 978-93-91389-85-7 (Available on: https://www.amazon.in/dp/B09KVH8FF9)
- Hebatallah Adam Firdous Ahmad Malik, Dr. D. K. Yadav, Financial Behavior of Urban Destitutes in India, Notion Press; 1 edition (17 January 2020), ISBN: 978-1-64783-383-1
Global South Studies Website (https://globalsouthseries.in)
- The Threat of Rising Sea Levels on Global South Island States: Case of The Sinking of Maldives,by Kevin T Sabu. (Link)
- Can Mali Overshadow its War History and Head Towards Sustainable Development Goals? By Jai Sharma(Link)
- Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir: An analysis of the Disputed Region, by Liza Gupta (Link)
- The Kashmiri Pandit Crisis: An Analysis of their Resettlement Plan, by Liza Gupta (Link)
- Migrant Issues: Human Trafficking in Cambodia, byYukti Panwar (Link)
- Child Marriage and Early Motherhood in Africa, byYukti Panwar (Link)
- Challenges of developmental financing in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), by Siddharth Raghavan,Research Intern, Jindal Centre for the Global South. (Link)
- Trincomalee Oil Farm Deal: ANew Beginning for Indo-Lankan Relations? by Mithuna Jayadev Unnithan Research Intern, Jindal Centre for the Global South. (Link)
- Disarmament – A Holistic Assessment, by Ishita Suji, JSIA. Link
- The Backtracking of Democracy: Tunisia and Kais Said, by Aayush Maniktalia, JSIA. Link
- Humanitarian Crisis: The plight of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, by Kalyani R Suresh, JSIA.Link
- Humanitarian Crisis in Mindanao, by Prabjot Kaur, JSIA.Link
- The Syrian Crisis: The cries of anguish of Syrian women, by Kalyani R Suresh, JSIA.Link
- Erdogan’s Political folly, Ethnocentrism, and its implications for the Middle East, by Priyanka Lohia, JSJC.Link
- Yemen Crisis: Through the Lens of Climate Change, by Goutami Sharma, JGLS.Link
- The Destruction of Afghanistan: A Timeline, by Priyanka Lohia, JSJC.Link
- Access to Justice and the Rohingyas: From a Court Case to a Coup Crisis, by Anushka Saxena, student MA (DLB) at JSIA & Research Intern at JCGS. (Link to article)
- Inequalities in the Global South: An overview of India and China, by Priyam Gangwar – Research Assistant at JCGS.
- Impacts of Covid-19 on International Trade, by Vedant Saigal, MADLB – JSIA.Link
- REGIONALISM vs. MULTILATERALISM: Perspectives from Emerging Regional Institutions, by Sumalatha K C, MADLB – JSIA.Link
- Back To The Old Normal or A Change In What We Call Normal?, by Swapneel Thakur, MADLB – JSIA.Link
- Does Regionalism Challenge Globalization or Build Upon It?, by Yutan Suny, MADLB-JSIA.Link
- COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis: A Return to Protectionism or A Paradigm Shift in International Trade, by Ruchi Yemul, MADLB-JSIA.Link
- Globalization and Regionalism: A Case of Complementarities and Coherence, by Nikhil Goyal, MADLB-JSIA.Link
- Regionalism as a Building Block of Globalization, by Aulina Pandey, MADLB-JSIA.Link
- Protectionist Tendencies in The Contemporary World, by Abhijith H Nair, MADLB-JSIA.Link
- The Magnitude of International Trade in Terms of Economic Burgeoning, by Siddharth Watve (Link)
- How Global South is coordinating against Covid-19: What the North can learn, by Divyanshu Jindal, Published 5 April 2020, Link to article
- Collaboration, Co-operation and the costs involved between countries and WHO, by Abhimanyu Agarwal, Published 27 April 2020, Link to article
- COVID-19: Effects on Global South Economies Lessons from the pandemic on foreign dependence, by Divyanshu Jindal, Published 28 April 2020, Link to article
- COVID – 19 signals for an active role of global institutions, by Arun Teja Polcumpally, Published 16 August 2020, Link to article
- A failing Iraq under lockdown, by Priyanka Lohia, Published 28 August 2020, Link to article
- State of AI policy development in South Asia, by Arun Teja Polcumpally, Published 28 August 2020, Link to article
- Cyber Terrorism and Social Media Weaponization, by Anushka Saraswat, Published 28 August 2020,Link to article
- Revitalising Panchsheel: The Future Of Indian Foreign Policy, by Shovan Sinha Ray and Vrinda Kaushal, Published 9 September 2020, Link to article
- Bunkerization and The Local Turn: Facilitating local voices in UN peacekeeping through peacekeeping economies, by Swati Lakshmi Batchu, Published 14 September 2020, Link to article.
- Let’s talk about philosophies being sent to Coventry, by Sharmishtha Singh, Published 14 September 2020,Link to article.
- Digital Transformation for Southern Countries in the time of COVID’19 Global Pandemic, by Yomna Selim, Research Intern, Jindal Centre for the Global South (Link)
- Under-5 Mortality and Malnutrition in India: Intertwining SDGs 2 and 3, by Anushka Saxena, Research Assistant, Jindal Centre for the Global South (Link)
- Women in the unorganized Sector: Case Study of India and Bangladesh, By Ishita Suji, Research Intern, Jindal Centre for the Global South (Link)
- Plight of the local population: A case of Western Sahara dispute, byLiza Gupta, Research Intern, Jindal Centre for the Global South (Link)
- Review of “Inside Terrorism” by Bruce Hoffman, by Anushka Saxena, student MA (DLB) at JSIA & Research Intern at JCGS. (Link to article)
- Review of Bibi: The turbulent life and times of Benjamin Netanyahu by Anshel Pfeffer (by By Priyanka Lohia, Jindal School of Journalism and Communication) –Link
- Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty by Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and Esther Duflo (by Arup Maity, Research intern JCGS) –Link
- JCGS Newsletter, 4th edition, (Link).
- JCGS Newsletter, 3rd (Link)
- THE GLOBAL SOUTH BRIEF: “When will Countries be fully Covered?”, July-August 2021.
- JCGS Newsletter, 2ndedition (Link)
- JCGS Newsletter, 1stedition (Link)
Prof. (Dr.) Hebatallah Adam
Associate Professor & Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Executive Director of Jindal Centre for the Global South (JCGS)
Jindal School of International Affairs (JSIA)
O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU)
Haryana-131001 (NCR of Delhi), India Website: http://www.jsia.edu.in/jindal-centre-for-the-global-south/
JCGS’s Social Media Plattforms:
Official FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/jcgs.jsia/
Instagram: jcgs.jsia Official
YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChinEkVqJ21GQgqqrVuypUA