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  • Jagannath P. Panda

    Research Fellow
    Email: 
    jppjagannath@gmail.com
    Phone: 
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Dr. Jagannath Panda is a Research Fellow and Coordinator of the East Asia Centre at MP-IDSA, New Delhi. He joined MP-IDSA in 2006.

    Dr. Panda is in charge of East Asia Centre’s academic and administrative activities, including Track-II and Track 1.5 dialogues with Chinese, Japanese and Korean think-tanks/institutes. He is a recipient of the V. K. Krishna Menon Memorial Gold Medal (2000) from the Indian Society of International Law & Diplomacy in New Delhi.

    Dr. Panda is the author of India-China Relations: Politics of Resources, Identity and Authority in a Multipolar World Order (Routledge: 2017). He is also the author of China’s Path to Power: Party, Military and the Politics of State Transition (Pentagon Press: 2010).

    Dr. Panda has edited two volumes: China’s Transition under Xi Jinping (Pentagon Press: 2016), India-Taiwan Relations in Asia and Beyond: The Future (Pentagon Press: 2016), and have co-edited two volumes Towards a New Asian Order (Pentagon Press: 2012), Revisiting Contemporary South Asia: Politics, Economics and Security (Pentagon Press: 2012).

    Dr. Panda is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Asian Public Policy (Routledge). He is a non-Resident Fellow (honorary) at the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Sweden, and also affiliated (honorary) to the Institute of Transnational Studies (ITS), Germany/Italy.

    Dr. Panda is the first South Asian scholar to receive the prestigious East Asia Institute’s (EAI) fellowship. Most recently, he was a Unification Fellow of the Ministry of Unification, Republic of Korea (RoK). Dr. Panda has also received a number of prestigious fellowships such as the STINT Asia Fellowship from Sweden, Carole Weinstein Fellowship from the University of Richmond, Virginia, USA; National Science Council (NSC) Visiting Professorship from Taiwan; Visiting Scholar (2012) at University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign), USA and Visiting Fellowship from the Shanghai Institute of International Studies (SIIS) in Shanghai, China.

    Dr. Panda has been invited as lead speaker to talks, seminars, conferences worldwide and has also chaired prominent events.

    He has published in leading peer-reviewed journals like Journal of Asian Public Policy (Routledge), Journal of Asian and African Studies (Sage), Asian Perspective (Lynne Reiner: SSCI), Journal of Contemporary China (Routledge: SSCI), Georgetown Journal of Asian Affairs (Georgetown), Strategic Analysis (Routledge), China Report (Sage), Indian Foreign Affairs Journal (MD Publication), Portuguese Journal of International Affairs (Euro Press) etc.

    He obtained his doctorate (PhD) from the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS), School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University in 2007. He received a Master in Philosophy (MPhil) from the Department of Chinese & Japanese Studies (now East Asian studies) and studied Master of Arts (MA) at the Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.

    Publications at MP-IDSA

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    • Research Fellow, MP-IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's Guest Editorial article "Quad, India and the Emerging Indo-Pacific Calculus" is published in Asia-Pacific Watch (March-April 2021) of the Indian Chambers of Commerce's monthly newsletter.

      The article argues, the Quad should not emerge as a platform for the United States leadership in the region, but should board the interest of the Indian Ocean states and other smaller states to have an equitable order of equal representation, leading to equitable order.

      May 10, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Dr. Jagannath Panda's piece 'The Capital of India-Japan-France Trilateral' has been published at the Cannon Institute of Global Affairs in Japan.

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      May 10, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Dr. Jagannath Panda's analysis on "The Australia-India-Indonesia Trilateral: Fostering Maritime Cooperation between Middle Powers" is published in the Maritime Awareness Project of the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBAR), Seattle, USA.

      The article argues that despite the definitional uncertainties of a middle power, Australia, India and Indonesia can capitalize on their increasing status as middle powers to strengthen the regional economic-security architecture.

      April 23, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's piece ‘India-Japan-Philippines: Making of a Maritime Trilateral?’ has been published in Japan Forward, on April 20, 2021.

      The piece argues, as the Philippines sheds a misguided policy of conciliation toward China, opportunities are opening up for investment opportunities and a broad new relationship with Japan and India.

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      April 20, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's Issue Brief ‘Japan-UK: "Progressive" Ties and A Case for Britain in the CPTPP’ has been published by the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), Sweden, on April 13, 2021.

      April 13, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Japan-Indonesia 2+2: Taking Forward the Indo-Pacific Calculus’ has been published in Japan Forward.

      The piece argues that the 2+2 meeting between Japan and Indonesia is a step in progress to solidify the bilateral ties further, and this ministerial meeting confirmed their commitment to regional security in the face of China’s new coast guard law, which essentially equips China with extraterritorial powers to further threaten its neighbors.

      April 05, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘BRI in Sri Lanka- More Than China's Symbiotic Adventure’ has been published in the April 2021 issue of the Wedge Magazine (Japan).

      April 01, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Beijing Speaks on the Proposed Group of Seven Expansion’ has been published in China Brief, Jamestown Foundation, Vol.21, Issue 6, 2021.

      March 25, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's piece ‘The Quad Moves on Critical Technologies’ has been published in ‘Japan Forward’, on March 19, 2021.

      March 19, 2021
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘China and the Quad: How Beijing is Responding to 'Containment'?’ has been published in ‘The National Interest’ on March 17, 2021.

      The article argues that a synchronized Quad could prove a major hindrance to China’s regional and global designs, provided the narrative of the Indo-Pacific sustenance is maintained purposefully.

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      March 16, 2021
      IDSA News
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