Regional Studies

Tracks developments beyond the neighbourhood, focussing on engagement with and relevant developments within the Americas, Africa, China, West Asia and Asia-Pacific.

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Re(b)ordering the World: Visual politics of the (new) Silk Road — Talk by Marina Kaneti

The world order and global geopolitics — Talk by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra

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Seven years of civil war in Syria

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Satish Misra

Satish Misra has done PhD from Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany in International Affairs. He has done MA (Western History) from Lucknow University. Before joining ORF he has worked with various English Newspapers

Rohit Bansal

Rohit is an alum of Harvard Business School and St Stephen’s College. He is a British Chevening scholar and has undertaken short professional programmes at University of Westminster, The Times Centre for

Soumya Bhowmick

Designated as a Research Assistant at ORF Kolkata, I am currently involved in the “Urban water challenges in KMC area” project which analyses issues related to the availability and quality

K. K. Nayyar

He is a former Vice Chief of the Indian Navy and has the rare distinction of having commanded both the Western & Eastern fleets of the Indian Navy, having served as Commander-in-Chief,

Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty

Pinak Chakravarty is a Distinguished Fellow with ORF's Regional Studies Initiative, where he oversees the West Asia Initiative, Bangladesh and selected ASEAN-related issues. He joined the ORF in October 2014.