Ayjaz Wani is a research fellow at ORF Mumbai. His research interests include — China and minorities, radicalisation in Greater Central Asia, Chinese interests in Central and South Asia.Aijaz is currently working on an extensive survey-based report, Kashmir Problem: Managing Perceptions and Prospects for Peace. His works have been published in national and international journals. Aijaz has travelled extensively across Central Asia, China, Germany, and Belgium. He has worked closely with a Central Asian representative of the European Union in Brussels.Prior to ORF, Aijaz spent over 11 years in academia — in teaching and research roles.