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Raviprasad Narayanan Associate Professor at the Center for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India

Raviprasad Narayanan has been with Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) since October 2015. His teaching and research interests focus on China, its foreign policy, economic reforms, and pedagogies explaining China. International Relations and theories explaining state behaviour motivate his research and publications.

At JNU, he has taught four courses for M.Phil. and MA students––Research Methods in International Relations––a primer to understand methods of/for writing dissertations and conducting research, relevant to a research university like JNU; Strategies of Economic Development in China explaining the deep history and processes that have led to China becoming the global destination for investment and internal economic transformation now expanding outwards––in economic and strategic terms, and the course titled, The State in Modern China detailing the modern nation state putting on a veneer over a civilizational state with the CPC presiding over every segment of politics, economy and society. He has taught a new course titled China and Taiwan Cross Strait Relations for M.Phil. this semester.

He was earlier Associate Research Fellow/Associate Professor with the Institute of International Relations (IIR), National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Taiwan from 2009 to 2015. Before IIR/NCCU, he was with the Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi from 2003 to 2009.

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