Dr. Aparna Pande, Research Fellow and Director, Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia, Hudson Institute, Washington, D.C

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We invite you to the second Virtual (Zoom) Meeting of the LCFR, with Dr. Aparna Pande, Research Fellow and Director of the Hudson Institute’s Initiative on the Future of India and South Asia. Dr. Pande is well-qualified to speak on the issues facing India today—the Covid 19 threat, border tensions with China, and U.S.-India relations.

Dr. Aparna Pande’s major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, foreign and security policy. Dr. Pande has contributed to various publications, including The American Interest, The Hindustan Times, The Live Mint, Huffington Post, Sunday Guardian, and Real Clear World.

A 1993 graduate of Delhi University, Aparna holds a Master of Arts in History from St. Stephens College at Delhi University and a Master of Philosophy in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Aparna Pande received a Doctorate in Political Science from Boston University in 2010.

Aparna Pande’s first book Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India was released in March 2011 by Routledge. Her second book, From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy (Harper Collins India), was released in July 2017. Aparna Pande is also the editor of the Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan (Routledge, August 2017). Pande is currently writing her third book on India’s foreign and security policy, titled “Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power.”

Instructions for joining this presentation as a Zoom meeting will be sent out by email on July 13, the day before the meeting.