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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 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.

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    • 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
    • Clarity, firmness and sticking to the positive territory of the relations have to be essential elements in India’s approach towards Taiwan.

      March 03, 2017
      Issue Brief
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