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Whither Pakistan? May 2009
Mr. A.P. Venkateswaran, Former Foreign Secretary
Mr. Peter Sinai IFS (retd)
Lt. Gen (Retd.) Ravi Eipe
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Seminar Summary Reports
"A Historical Perceptive" by Amb. Akbar Mirza Khaleeli "A Strategic perspective" byVice Admiral (Retd) P J Jacob "A Media perspective" by Shri Kesava Menon.
"A Security Assessment" by B. Raman
"The Current Scenario" by Shri K V Rajan, IFS (Retd)
"Implications for India" by Maj. Gen (Retd. Ashok K. Mehta
"Current Situation and its import" by Shri Gururaj Rao
"The Political Scenario" by Dr. Arvind Kumar
"Analysis of Political events" by Dr. Smruti Pattanaik
"Implications for India" by Maj. Gen (Retd.) Dipankar Banerjee
"Strategic Analysis and Opinions "by Maj. Gen (Retd.) Ashok K. Mehta
" Vision and Reality" by Ambassador Shri Rajiv Sikri (Retd)
" Historical Perceptive and Current Realities"
"Defence Cooperation Aspects" by
"A strategic review" by Dr. Brahma Chellaney
" A historic perspective"
"India's options in the global senario" by
"Indo-US core interests" by
Look East Policy
" India's Look-East Policy: Vision and Reality" by Ambassador Shri C.V Ranganathan (Retd)
" Impediments to India’s Look-East
Policy – China’s Reservations and Suggested
"Maritime Aspects of our Look-East Policy" by
ASIA CENTRE seeks to promote political, economic, technological cultural and social exchanges with countries of Asia, thereby creating new synergies to meet emerging challenges of the new millennium. It is a multi disciplinary organisation drawing its members from former policy makers, academics defence officers, development bankers and captains of industry. The center provides a platform for the free exchange of ideas and analysis leading to policy inputs for leaders in government, businesses and civil society.
The center has been registered as a Society under the Karnataka
Societies Registration Act, 1960. The former Governor of Karnataka, Shri T
N Chaturvedi is its Chief Patron. Shri A P Venkateswaran, former Foreign
Secretary, is its Chairman; and Lt Gen (Retd) Ravi Eipe is its director.
The former Governor of Karnataka, Shri T N Chaturvedi is its Chief Patron.\
Asia Centre in 2009-2010
Director, Chennai Centre for China Studies
R. Nagappa, Professor,
National Institute of Advanced Studies
"A Strategic Review" by
Chief Marshal Fali Major (Retd), Former Chief of Air Staff
Prof Srikanth Kondapalli, Professor in Chinese Studies
"The Way Forward" by
C.V. Ranganathan, Former Ambassador to China and
Brig Rahul Bhonsle (Retd), Research Scholar affiliated to USI, New Delhi
"The Regional Contest" by
Dr Shanthie D’Souza, Research Fellow at IDSA, New Delhi
"The Afghan Riddle" by
Shri Hormis Tharakan, Former Chief of R&AW, Visiting Professor, Dept of Geopolitics, Manipal University
Ambassador S K Lambah, IFS (Retd), Former Special Envoy for Afghanistan, Currently special envoy in Prime Minister’s Office
Whither Pakistan? May 2009
Alok Bansal, IN.
Fellow at IDSA,
Special Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of
Asia Centre in 2007-2008
OF THE SITUATION IN IRAN: INDIA’S STRATEGIC INTERESTS
" A Historical Perceptive" by
Shri Akbar Mirza Khaleeli, Former Ambassador to Iran
Admiral (Retd) P J Jacob, Former vice Chief of Naval Staff and
former Naval Attaché in
INDIA-RUSSIA STRATEGIC RELATIONS IN THE NEW WORLD ORDER December 2007
IMPEDIMENTS TO INDIA'S LOOK-EAST POLICY: SUGGESTED REMEDIES September 2007Former Director, Cabinet Secretariat, GOI, current Director, Chennai Centre for China Studies
INDO-MYANMAR SECURITY RELATIONS: MEASURES TO
IMPROVE TRADE AND ECONOMIC TIES
UN HQ at New York and Charge D’Affaires in Myanmar .
Asia Centre in 2006-2007
CHANGING CONTOURS OF INDO-US RELATIONS: CHALLENGES RISKS AND OPPORTUNITIES June 2006
Brahma Chellaney, Professor
of Strategic Studies, Center
for Policy Research,
Krishnan, IFS (Retd), Former Ambassador and India's Permanent
representative at UN Head quarters, New York.
Lt Gen S. S Mehta, Former GOC-in-C Western Command, Currently Member National Security Advisory Board and Principle Adviser CII
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN NEPAL AND THEIR IMPACT ON INDIA’S SECURITY April 2006Dr. Smruti Pattanaik Research fellow, Inst. for defense studies and analysis Maj. Gen (Retd.) Dipankar Banerjee Dir. Institute of peace and conflict studies. Maj. Gen (Retd.) Ashok K. Mehta, Historian and commentator on Nepal
Programming over the years
2008, the Annual lecture was held on 10th January on the topic “
2007, in January a lecture cum discussion was conducted by Shri Shyam
Saran, former Foreign Secretary, to discuss the “Present Status of the
Indo- US Nuclear Deal – Is it a Boon or Bane?” In July a seminar was
held on developments in
2006, seminars were held on “Recent Developments in
2005, a series of studies were
conducted to evaluate the security environment in South Asian Region. Lt
Gen Satish Nambiar (Retd) delivered the Annual Lecture for the year on “The
Proposed Restructuring of The U N O”.
In 2004, Asia Centre
held a series of lectures and discussions on the Bay of Bengal rim
countries culminating in the Annual Lecture on “India and China-
Challenges and Opportunities” by Mr C V Ranganathan, former Ambassador
In 2004, Asia Centre held a series of lectures and discussions on the Bay of Bengal rim countries culminating in the Annual Lecture on “India and China- Challenges and Opportunities” by Mr C V Ranganathan, former Ambassador to China.
December 2003, a Track II Dialogue on “Strengthening the Peace Process
In 2002 a seminar were conducted on “
During 2001, Asia Centre
conducted a series of seminars on the Indian Ocean Region to
review the political, strategic and economic aspects of the area.
During 2001, Asia Centre conducted a series of seminars on the Indian Ocean Region to review the political, strategic and economic aspects of the area.
ASIA CENTRE is a registered 80G tax exempt non-profit organisation.
ASIA CENTRE is registered as a Society under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960.