JNU Seminar: Global Security After the War on Terror

January 20, 2010 at 6:38 PM | Posted in Centre (CRCAS/SIS) | Leave a comment
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Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies, SIS, JNU invite you to a Seminar on

‘Global Security after the War on Terror’

Speaker: Prof. Paul Rogers

Thursday, 21th January 2010

Time: 11.30 a.m. Venue: Committee Room, 01, Ground Floor, School of International Studies, JNU Paul Rogers is Professor of Peace Studies at the University of Bradford, and Global Security Consultant to Oxford Research Group. Paul has worked in the field of international security, arms control and political violence for over 30 years. He lectures at universities and defence colleges in several countries, and has written 26 books. Paul is also a regular commentator on global security issues in both the national and international media. Read more about him here.

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Book Release function at SIS, JNU: "Contemporary Kazakhastan – The Way Ahead" edited by Dr. Arun Mohanty. A report with 12 pics

August 8, 2009 at 10:26 PM | Posted in Centre (CRCAS/SIS) | Leave a comment
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The following is a brief first-hand account of the said book release function with all the photos by Vikas a student of the centre. 🙂

The Eurasian Foundation organised a book release ceremony at room no. 203, Committee room, School of International Studies [SIS], JNU at 5:30 pm on 7 August 2009. The programme lasted for more than one hour and was followed by an elaborate dinner at the JNU new cafeteria centre which was of course preceded by Vodka, fruit juices and soft drinks among other things [Dr. Arun Mohanty says that “a student of Russian Centre must have some liquid in his glass!”]. I waited until 8.50 pm and left before the dinner began because I had to go for the Arundhati Roy meeting in the campus.

The ceremony was presided by chairperson of the centre Professor Anuradha M. Chenoy. The book was released by His Excellency Dr. Kairat Umarov, Ambassador of Kazakhastan to India. Ambassador Rajiv Sikri who was once posted Kazakhastan was also present and enlighted the listeners with his accounts on Kazakhastan. Prof Phunchok Stobdan from the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses was another speaker at the ceremony. Another ambassador from a Central Asian country was also present. Professor Ajai Patnaik was also one of the speakers.

Visit all the link in the bottom of the post for more on the book and the event.

This is the committee room, all ready for the launch!

JNU Arun Mohanty book release SIS committee room

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