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ICC, JNU organises counselling sessions for JNU Students
CSLG oragnises a seminar by Thongkholal Haokip
SCSNEI organises NAMASTE Governor Acharya Award 2020
Celebrating National Youth Day on 159th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
Covid-19 Vaccination Camp
ABVSME organises Atal Samvad on *भारतीय राजनीति के ऋषि: भारत रत्न श्री अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी*
CCUS&LAS organises a distinguished lecture series on Theme "The Indo-Pacific Tension: A View from South America"
CSLG organises South Asian Research Colloquium on Environment and Climate Change Law
AIRF organises National Workshop on GC-MS/MS & TD: Theory and Application
ICC organises a workshop on "Capacity Building & Personality Development Program"
CSPILAS organises a lecture on "Geopolitical Linguistics: Portuguese as an International Language - Brazil, India and Beyond"
HRSP & CIAS organises Human Rights Day webinar on Intersections of Human Rights and Criminal Law
CSPILAS organises a lecture on "Education and Diversity"
CJS organises The Third S. B. Verma Memorial Lecture by Prof. Prem Motwani
SC&SS organises Online ATAL Faculty Development Program on "Cyber Security"
ICC organises a webinar on "Creating Awareness Against Sexual Harassment"
ZHCES organises a talk by Dr. Gerard McCann
CCUS&LAS organises a Panel Discussion on Presidential Elections in Latin America 2021: Analysing the Outcomes
CSLG organises a seminar by P. Puneeth
Celebration of Constitution Day
SPS organises an Online symposium on Current Trends in Non-Equilibrium Physics
CSSP is inviting papers under RC-13: Science, Technology and Society
CGS organises a four day online international conference "Aesthetics across Cultures"
Office of the DoS organises a lecture to commemorate the 146th Birth Anniversary of India's great Freedom Fighter Birsa Munda
LIVE Webinar on Mind Hacks For Happier You
CRS-TSPU Professional Development Course in Russian Studies
Kannada Language Chair organises lectures and recitations of Kirtanas
LEC & CSMCH organises Interactive Virtual Exchange Across Universities (Online) on "Sustainable Communities"
Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week 2021- Independent India@75: Self Reliance with Integrity
SPS organises 27th International Conference of International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS XXVII)

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.