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  • Prashant Kumar Singh

    Associate Fellow
    Email: 
    prashant.idsa@gmail.com
    Phone: 
    +91 11 2671 7983

    Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh follows the strategic and domestic affairs of China. He is also a keen follower of state and society in Taiwan. And he has a deep interest in India's engagement with East Asia.His current research project is “Foreign Relations and Security in Xi Jinping’s Chinese Dream”.

    Dr. Singh joined the MP-IDSA in 2009. He obtained his PhD and MPhil degrees in 2009 and 2004, respectively, from the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS), School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He is a recipient of the prestigious CCS Grant for Foreign Scholars (2016) by National Central Library (Taiwan), Taiwan Fellowship (2014) and National Huayu Enrichment Scholarship, Taiwan (2011-12). Dr. Singh has been invited to speak at renowned institutes including Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research (CIER), National Central Library (NCL), National Chengchi University (NCCU), National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), Council of Advanced Policy Studies (CAPS), Taiwan Think Tank and Tamkang University [all in Taiwan]; China Institute of International Studies (CIIS) in China, Asia Centre in France, and Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics and Thai Nguyen University in Vietnam.

    He has High School/Intermediate-level of fluency in Mandarin Chinese.

    Detailed CV

    Other Publications

    1. Prashant Kumar Singh, ‘Hong Kong in 2019: Fragility of the One Country-Two Systems Arrangement,’ East Asia Military Monitor (EAMM) 2, no. 6 (November-December 2019): 5-10. 
    2. Prashant Kumar Singh, “Korea in India’s Look and Act East Policy,” in Major Powers and the Korean Peninsula: Politics, Policies and Perspectives, ed. Titli Basu (New Delhi: KW Publishers, 2019), 283-315. (ISBN 978-93-89137-15-6).
    3. Prashant Kumar Singh, “Resurfacing of Divergence in India-China Relations,” in East Asia Strategic Review: China’s Rising Strategic Ambitions in Asia, ed. M.S. Prathibha (New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2018), 35-72. (ISBN 978-93-86618-65-8). 
    4. Prashant Kumar Singh, “China and South Asia: Deepening of Engagement,” in China’s Transition under Xi Jinping, ed. J.P. Panda (New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2016), 277-313. (ISBN 978-81-8274-907-8). 
    5. Prashant Kumar Singh, “China’s Relations with Latin America and the Caribbean,” in China Year Book 2014, ed. Prashant Kumar Singh (New Delhi: Magnum Books, 2015), 211-234. (ISBN 978-93-82512-26-4). 
    6. Prashant Kumar Singh, “Cross-Strait Relations in 2013,” in China Year Book 2013, ed. Naval Jagota (New Delhi: Magnum Books, 2014), 113-127. (ISBN 978-93-82512-24-0). 
    7. Prashant Kumar Singh, “China’s Foreign Relations across the Geographies in 2012,” in China Year Book 2012, ed. Rukmani Gupta (New Delhi: Magnum Books, 2013), 75-87. (ISBN 978-93-82512-03-5). 
    8. Prashant Kumar Singh and Rumel Dahiya, “China: Managing India-China Relations,” in India’s Neighbourhood Challenges in Next Two Decades, eds. Rumel Dahiya and Ashok K. Behriya (New Delhi: Pentagon Security Press, 2012), 55-94. (ISBN 978-81-8274-687-9). 

    Select Publications

    • India and China in Asia: Between Equilibrium and Equations, edited by Jagannath P. Panda, is a significant contribution among the latest books and volumes on India–China relations. The volume is divided into three parts. The first part largely deals with perceptual dimensions impacting and defining bilateral relations. The second part takes a stock of critical strategic concerns essentially of bilateral nature, such as the possibility of a local war between the two countries, the boundary dispute and the lingering Tibet factor between them.

      Journal of Defence Studies
    • Associate Fellow, IDSA, Dr. Prashant Kumar Singh’s article on India-China relations, titled "A ‘China-India Plus': Continuity and Novelty in an Idea," has been published in Defense Security Brief 8, no. 2 (July 2019): 20-36. (An INDSR, Taipei publication).

      The author argues in the article that although ‘China-India Plus’ proposal is novel in its format, it shows continuity in terms of underlying expectations and hope.

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      July 31, 2019
      IDSA News
    • Associate Fellow, IDSA, Dr Prashant Kumar Singh article on PM Modi’s Japan visit in October 2018, titled ‘Modi’s Latest Visit to Japan: The Indo-Pacific as the Template for Relations’, was published in the November 2018 edition of Asia-Insights, an IIR-CSEAS-CSSAS (NCCU, Taipei) publication.

      A review of PM’s visit reinforces the view that the India-Japan “special strategic and global partnership” has a deeper meaning and greater significance, with notable implications, for the regional strategic landscape, reads the article.

      February 14, 2019
      IDSA News
    • Associate Fellow, IDSA, Dr Prashant Kumar Singh’s article on India-Taiwan relations titled, ‘India-Taiwan Ties: Can They Overcome Structural Challenges?’ was published in Eurasia Border Review (EBR) (Hokkaido University), Vol. 9. No. 1, Fall 2018, pp. 1-28.

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      January 29, 2019
      IDSA News
    • Associate Fellow, IDSA, Dr Prashant Kumar Singh’s article on India’s Taiwan’s policy, titled ‘Will India Reaffirm Support for One-China?’ was published by the Australian Institute of International Affairs on July 31, 2018.

      Following Air India’s move to change Taiwan’s designation from ‘Taiwan’ to ‘Chinese Taipei’, the article explores, India’s position on ‘One-China policy’.

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      July 31, 2018
      IDSA News
    • Associate Fellow, IDSA, Dr Prashant Kumar Singh published a paper titled ‘Can India stomach an India-Nepal-China trilateral?’ in June 2018 issue of East Asia Forum.

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      June 12, 2018
      IDSA News
    • Venue: Room No 005 (Ground Floor), IDSA

      December 13, 2017
      Events
    • Associate Fellow IDSA, Dr Prashant Kumar Singh’s article on One Belt one Road (OBOR) Summit was published in Hindi daily, ‘Rashtriya Sahara’ on May 16, 2017.

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      May 16, 2017
      IDSA News
    • Associate Fellow IDSA, Dr Prashant Kumar Singh’s comments on Hu Weijia's article published in ‘Global Times’ on China’s increasing stakes in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK), in view of its heavy investment in the region, was published in Hindi daily, ‘Rashtriya Sahara’ on May 6, 2017.

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      May 06, 2017
      IDSA News
    • In Smart Diplomacy: Exploring China-India Synergy, P.S. Suryanarayana has sought to answer the questions: ‘Will China and India live at peace with each other? Will they be able to overcome the deficit of trust between them? Will they be able to find amicable solutions to their disputes over their borders, Pakistan, Tibet, rivers, and trade, etc.?’ (p. iv). These questions, raised by Ambassador Tommy Koh in his foreword to the book, concern all those who want a stable and productive future for the two countries that Suryanarayana characterizes as the sunrise powers of the 21st century.

      Strategic Analysis
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