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Gulshan Sachdeva


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Prof Gulshan Sachdeva is Jean Monnet Chair; Coordinator, Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence for EU Studies in India; and Chairperson, Centre for European Studies School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. He is also Editor-in-Chief, International Studies (Sage). As a regional cooperation specialist, he headed the ADB and the Asia Foundation projects at the Afghanistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kabul (2006-2010). He has also been consultant with the ILO. He was ICCR Chair on Contemporary India at the University of Leuven (2014); Visiting Professor at the UPF Barcelona (2018); University of Warsaw (2016, 2019); Mykolas Romers University, Vilnius (2013); Corvinus University of Budapest (2011, 2012); University of Antwerp (2008);  University of Trento (2008-09); and  Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Oriental Studies, Moscow (2002) and Institute of Oriental Studies, Almaty (2004). He has contributed more than 100 research papers in academic journals and edited books and presented over 200 of his papers at international conferences and seminars throughout the world. He is a regular contributor to national print and broadcast media on both economic and security issues. He holds Ph.D. in Economic Science from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest.

Affiliation(s) and current position at institute

Professor & Chairperson, Centre for European Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Kkeywords of research fields (both on Indo-Pacific and other)

European Union, Eurasian integration, Indian Foreign Policy, Indian economy, Connectivity, Indo-Pacific, Development Cooperation,

Works/publications on Indo-Pacific

Sachdeva, Gulshan (Ed). Challenges in Europe: Indian Perspectives (Singapore : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).


Sachdeva, Gulshan. India in a Reconnecting Eurasia: Foreign Economic & Security Interests (Washington DC:  Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and  Rowman & Littlefield, 2016).


Sachdeva, Gulshan, “The Indian Economy: Strategic Consequences of Economic Growth” in Philillpe Clerc, Driss Guerraoui and Xavier Richet (Eds) La Nouvelle Economie Mondiale: Comparaisons Internationales (Paris: L Harmattan, 2018).

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