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Interventionism & India's Foreign Policy: The Case of Myanmar (1988-1998)

Strand Campus, London

11 Nov

Speaker: Dr Avinash Paliwal

Chair: Prof Mats Berdal

Dr. Avinash Paliwal is Deputy Director of the SOAS South Asia Institute and Lecturer in Diplomacy and Public Policy at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy (CISD). Previous to this he taught Defence Studies at King’s College London and was the Defence Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the Regional Security Research Centre (RSRC) at the same university. An International Relations scholar, Avinash specialises in foreign policy analysis (FPA) with regional focus on South Asia, Afghanistan, and Myanmar.

His book, My Enemy’s Enemy - India in Afghanistan from the Soviet Invasion to the US Withdrawal, details India’s role in Afghanistan from the Soviet invasion to the US withdrawal. His current research is focused on India’s foreign policymaking processes towards Myanmar since Independence (1947). 

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