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short bio of (100-200 words)

Shankari Sundararaman, is Professor at the Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies. Her areas of research relate to Southeast Asia with a particular focus Indonesia, Cambodia and Myanmar. She has been a former Visiting Fellow to the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University, Canberra and a Visiting Fellow (Ford Foundation scholar) with the Asian Scholarship Foundation at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) at Jakarta, Indonesia. She has published several articles and book chapters related to her areas of research on Southeast Asia and the Indo-Pacific. 

affiliation(s) and current position at your institute

Professor and Former Chairperson, Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

(5-7) keywords of your research fields (both on Indo-Pacific and other)

Indo-Pacific, Southeast Asia, ASEAN, India, Look East/ Act East policy.

A list of maximum 3 relevant works/publications on Indo-Pacific

1.       Indo-Pacific Economic Corridor: A Vision in Progress, in K. Yhome and Rajiv Ranjan Chaturvedy (eds.), Emerging Trans-regional Corridors: South and Southeast Asia, Global Policy-ORF Series (NUS, iSAS, Durhan University, Wiley Blackwell, 2017, ORF New Delhi), pp. 26-33. 

2.       India-ASEAN Relations: `Acting’ East in the Indo-Pacific, International Studies, vol. 54, nos. 1-4, Sage Publications, New Delhi, 2018, pp. 62-81.

3.     The Dragon Leads the Tango: Assessing China-Southeast Asia Relations, in C.V. Ranganathan and Sanjeev Kumar (eds.), China and the Eurasian Region: Geographic and Geopolitical Influences, Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA) and Vij Books, New Delhi, 2018.

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