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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 IDSA in MP-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 IDSA

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    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Suga's Strategic Choices in 2021’ has been published by the Japan Forum for Strategic Studies.

      November 27, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, MP-IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Australia-Japan pact heightens China’s ‘regional NATO’ fear’ has been published in the Asia Times on November 23, 2020.

      November 23, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's Special Featured Article ‘The Trans-Himalayan 'Quad', Beijing's Territorialism, and India’ has been published by China Brief in Jamestown Foundation, USA, on November 12, 2020. 

      November 12, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Tokyo's Search for Security Through Aegis-equipped Warships’ has been published in Japan Forward on November 10, 2020.

      The article argues that the decision to order the two Aegis-equipped warships and more importantly to increase the defense budget is derived from Tokyo’s security outlook towards the region.

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      November 10, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's co-authored Brief ‘Balancing China in the Indo-Pacific: France Joins Hands with India and Australia’ has been published by the Institute for Security and Development Policy, Sweden, on November 02, 2020.

      November 02, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's opinion piece ‘Moon's 'New Deal' Visions and India-South Korea ties’ has been published in ‘The Korea Times’, on October 29, 2020.

      October 29, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's Opinion piece 'How the US and India became brothers in arms' has been published in Asia Times, on October 28, 2020. 

      The piece argues that while China is a major factor behind growing synergy and convergence between the two nations, it is important that US-India ties grow on an expansive level moving forward. 

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      October 28, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Indonesia in Tokyo's Changing Regional Outlook’ has been published in Japan Forward on October 27, 2020.

      October 27, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Manohar Parrikar IDSA, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Xi's Lost Chance in Asia’ has been published in ‘The Japan Times’ on October 16, 2020.

      The piece argues that if Beijing truly wants to embrace multilateralism, sovereign equality and mutually respectful partnerships to create a bright, shared future for mankind, it must situate its rise within the existing international order, by taking first Asia into confidence more than any other region of the globe.

      October 16, 2020
      IDSA News
    • Research Fellow, Dr. Jagannath Panda's article ‘Why the US is ill-suited to mediate India-China border dispute’ has been published in Responsible Statecraft, an online portal of Quincy Institute for Responsible Starcraft, Washington DC, USA, on October 15, 2020.

      October 15, 2020
      IDSA News
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