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Center for West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University invites you to a three day International Webinar.

Title: West Asia Amidst Covid-19: Changes and Challenges for India

Date: 24 – 26 November 2020.

Session Themes

Great Power Rivalry and American Disengagement in West Asia; Revisiting the Idea of Islam and Democracy; Impact of Covid-19 on West Asian Oil Economy; Regional Flashpoints and External Players; Turkey’s Quest for Leadership Role; Problems and Prospects of Iran-India Relations; Covid-19 and Expatriates in the Region; Israel’s Normalization of Relations with the Gulf States; Future of Palestine; China’s Strive for Foothold in the Region and India; India’s West Asia Policy: Exploring Possibility of Change.

The Webinar will host eminent speakers including   Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, JNU; Prof. Aswini Kumar Mohapatra Dean, SIS; Prof. Gulshan Dietl; Prof. Girijesh Pant; Ambassador K.P. Fabian; Ambassador Shri Sanjay Singh; Ambassador Ashok Sajjanhar; Ambassador D.P. Srivastava; Prof. A. K. Pasha; Prof. A.K. Ramakrishnan; Prof. Banshidhar Pradhan; Prof. Srikant Kondapalli; Dr. Meena Singh Roy; Dr. Sima Baidya; and several others.

For registration please send a mail to Dr. Sima Baidya ( ). A certificate of participation will be provided to all students.

Please Note: It is mandatory to send a mail-in order to receive the link for attending the Webinar.