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(2022) (ed.) Global India: The Pursuit of Influence and Status (London: Routledge) [forthcoming]

A collection of papers delivered at ESSAIR 2021 and ESSAIR 2020 will be published with Routledge in 2022 as part of the Europa Country Perspectives Series. Entitled Global India: The Pursuit of Influence and Status, the 110,000 word volume will be edited by ESSAIR’s Chris Ogden and will feature these 16 original Chapters:

  • Introduction: ‘A Rising and Assertive India’, Chris Ogden (University of St Andrews)
  • Chapter 1: ‘South Asia 2.0: The End of South Asia As You Know It’, Christian Wagner (German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP), Berlin)
  • Chapter 2: ‘India and the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor’, Agnieszka Nitza (Collegium Civitas, Warsaw)
  • Chapter 3: ‘Digital Space and Religious Intolerance in South Asia: India and Bangladesh’, Parama Sinhapalit (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
  • Chapter 4: ‘Under the Shadow of Hindutva: India-Nepal Relations during the Modi Era’, Rohit Karki (University of Fribourg)
  • Chapter 5: ‘The Offshore Hindu Nation: The Indian Ocean in the Middlebrow Hindu Nationalist Imagination, 1990-2019’, Sara Perlangeli (University of Oxford)
  • Chapter 6: ‘The Elusive Settlement: India-China Negotiations Over “the Boundary Question”’, Stephen Westcott (Murdoch University, Australia)
  • Chapter 7: ‘India-Japan Alignment in the Indo-Pacific’, Yoichiro Sato and Astha Chadha (Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University)
  • Chapter 8: ‘The Comparative Analysis of Russia’s and France’s Strategies Towards India and South Asia’, Aleksei Zakharov (Russian Academy of Sciences)
  • Chapter 9: ‘India and the United States: Friends Elsewhere, Foes at the United Nations’, (Chirayu Thakkar, National University of Singapore)
  • Chapter 10: ‘Institutionalization of Paradiplomacy in India’, Aayushi Liana Shah, Nomita Prithviraj, Vedant Mehra & Vishwesh Sundar (Leiden University, The Hague)
  • Chapter 11: ‘Futures in the Making: An Analysis of Indian Climate Policy Articulations’, Miriam Prys (German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA), Hamburg)
  • Chapter 12: ‘India’s Foreign Aid to the Pacific: A Strategic Tool of Cooperation?’, Teesta Prakash (Griffith University, Australia)
  • Chapter 13: ‘Attitudes of the Indian-American Diaspora Towards Politics in India’, Shubha Kamala Prasad (European University Institute), Maneesh Arora (Wellesley College, Massachusetts), Sara Sadhwani (Pomona College, California)
  • Chapter 14: ‘India’s Response to COVID-19 – A Soft Power Perspective’, Aleksandra Jaskólska (University of Warsaw)
  • Conclusions: ‘India’s Global Reconfiguration’, Chris Ogden (University of St Andrews)