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  • Rajneesh Verma

    Visiting Fellow
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    Dr Raj Verma is Assistant Professor in International Relations at the School of International and Public Affairs at Jilin University. In the past he has been Fudan Senior Fellow at Centre for BRICS Studies and the Gandhi Institute, Fudan University, Visiting Fellow at Centre for International Studies, LSE, Fellow at the Asia Research Centre at LSE, Visiting Fellow at Nankai University and Visiting Fellow at Liberty Institute, India. Dr Verma has an MPhil and PhD in International Relations from LSE. He also has a Masters in Comparative Politics (Asia-Pacific), Masters in International Political Economy, Masters in Economics and Bachelor in Economics (Honours). Dr Verma has taught in the Department of Economics and Department of International Relations at LSE. He has worked in think tanks and policy research institutions in India and in the UK and has significant experience as an economist and consultant. His research is focused on Indian foreign and security policy, China’s foreign and security policy, India and China in Africa, India’s and China’s comparative and international political economy, Sino-Indian-US relations, BRICS, international politics of Asia-Pacific and international relations theory. He has written numerous articles and reports which have been published. He is the author of 'India and China in Africa: A Comparative perspective of the oil industry' (forthcoming).He has been frequently interviewed by media on economic and financial market developments in Asia-Pacific, Indian foreign policy, Indo-Sino-US relations, current affairs of Asia, and India and China in Africa.