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A collection of papers delivered at ESSAIR 2021 and ESSAIR 2020 was published with Routledge in 2023 as part of the Europa Country Perspectives Series. It features 15 original Chapters and was edited by ESSAIR’s Chris Ogden and can be accessed here.

… India’s transformations will have great impact on Asian and global politics in the decades to come.  This volume insightfully scrutinizes their diverse dimensions to highlight the promise and the pitfalls that mark India’s ascent on the world stage’ (Ashley J. Tellis, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

‘… a well-thought out set of papers capturing the opportunities and constraints that India is facing in its long-held aspiration for great power status and wider international influence’ (T.V. Paul, McGill University)

 ‘… the wide sweep of this work, encompassing great power politics, economics, climate and identity, make it a must read for all serious students of contemporary India’ (Rajesh Basrur, Nanyang Technological University)