Shared Worldviews and US-India Relations in the Indo-Pacific and Beyond

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April 29, 2021
Subject Fields: 
Asian History / Studies, Diplomacy and International Relations, Political Science, South Asian History / Studies, World History / Studies

Conference Agenda

6:30-6:35 PM IST (9:00-9:05 AM EST) –  Conference Moderator Welcome

Deepa Ollapally, Director, Rising Powers Initiative and Research Professor of International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University


6:35-6:55 PM IST (9:05-9:25 AM EST)  –  Keynote Remarks

Joseph C.C., Pro-Vice Chancellor and Professor, Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, CHRIST (Deemed to be University).

Alyssa Ayres, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University; Adjunct Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for South Asia, US Department of State


6:55-7:45 PM IST (9:25-10:15 AM EST)  –  Conference Panel

Daniel Twining, President, International Republican Institute (IRI); Former Counselor to the President and Director, Asia Program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States

“Taking US-India Relations Forward with Shared Values”

Joshua White, Associate Professor of Practice of South Asian Studies and Fellow, Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asia Studies at Johns Hopkins SAIS, Washington, D.C. and Nonresident Fellow in the Foreign Policy program at The Brookings Institution; Former White House Senior Advisor & Director for South Asian Affairs at the National Security Council.

“US-India Relations in the Indo-Pacific: Toward a Comprehensive Partnership”

Richard M. Rossow, Senior Adviser and Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies at Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Washington, D.C. CSIS

“Post Pandemic Economics and Prospects for US-India Cooperation”



Madhumati Deshpande, Department Coordinator (Head of Department) and Assistant Professor, Department of International Studies, Political Science and History, Christ University, Bangalore.

Manoharan, Associate Professor of International Studies, Christ University, Bangalore; Recently served at the National Security Secretariat (NSCS), Prime Minister’s Office, New Delhi.


7:45-8:00 PM IST (10:15-10:30 AM EST)  –  Audience Q&A


This conference is being held in partnership with The George Washington University, US Department of State and CHRIST (Deemed to be University).

Contact Info: 

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