Cogitatum Series Catalogue

CS1: Cogitatum on Understanding Xi Jinping's China: An Indian Perspective


Xi Jinping will complete his first term as the President of the People's Republic China  this year. As President, Xi's decisions have been vital to the economic growth of the country and its emergence on the world stage.

In the first of the Cogitatum series offered by the Takshashila Institution, we help you understand the political and military underpinnings of China under the leadership of Xi Jinping. Over four weeks, the course will cover topics including China's world view, domestic politics, Chinese foreign policy and concepts of power projection.

Faculty: Lt Gen (Dr) Prakash Menon, Dr Alka Acharya, Nitin Pai and Pranay Kotasthane

The course commences on August 12, 2017.

Course Schedule

  • Understanding China's world view: Saturday, August 12, 9:00 am IST.
  • Changes in China's domestic politics: Wednesday, August 16, 8:00 pm IST.
  • China's new approach to foreign relations: Saturday, August 19, 9:00 am IST.
  • China's concept of power projection: Monday, August 21, 8:00 pm IST.
  • Ask Me Anything (AMA) with the faculty chaired by Mr. Anand Arni, a Distinguished Fellow of the Geostrategey Programme, at the Takshashila Institution: Sunday, August 27, 9:00 am IST.

Any change in the above schedule will be informed in advance.

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