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SCSM Adjunct Faculty

SCSM Adjunct Faculty

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Name & Designation





Dr. Harpreet Singh
Senior Scientist & Head, Division of ISRM


Indian Council of Medical Research
Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110029



Dr. Prafulla Kumar B. Tailor
Senior Scientist


National Institute of Immunology
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi – 110067



Dr. Anil Tripathi
Professor & Head of Clinical Hematology


King George's Medical University, founded in 1905 Shah Mina Rd, Chowk, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226003



Dr. Anil Mishra
Senior Scientist & Director (INMAS)


Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), DRDO,
Ministry of Defence, Govt of India,
Timarpur, Delhi-110054



Dr. Anil Koul
Professor of Translational Discovery


London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom



Dr. Neel Sarovar Bhavesh
Senior Scientist


International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology,
Aruna Asaf Ali Marg, New Delhi - 110067



Dr. Hitesh Verma
Associate Professor


Otolaryngology & Head Neck Surgery,
All India Institute of Medical Sciences,
New Delhi. 110029



Dr. Anurag Varshney
Vice-President & Head


Drug Discovery and Development, Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar, Uttrakhand-29405



Dr. S Dhanalakshmi
Associate Vice President- Drug Discovery


Jubilant Therapeutics India Limited
#96, Industrial Suburb, 2nd stage, Yeshwanthpur, Banglore-560022


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.