Takshashila hosted Dr. Alka Acharya, for a talk at their offices in Ulsoor, as part of the Bangalore Fellows Programme.
Dr. Acharya is the Professor of Centre for East Asian Studies (Chinese Studies) School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). She served as a deputy Director (2012-2017) and is a Senior fellow of the institute of Chinese studies, Delhi. She has been teaching courses on Chinese Foreign Policy and Political Economy to the Masters and M.Phil students and guiding doctoral research since 1993.
She is credited as the joint editor of Crossing A Bridge of Dreams: 50 years of India-China, published in 2002, has contributed chapters to many books and regularly features in the Economic and Political Weekly.
Dr. Acharya spoke extensively about India-China relations and the Chinese strategic response to the post-cold war regional architecture, with special reference to China’s neighborhood.
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