Dr. Snehal Ajit Ulman

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     Dr. Snehal Ajit Ulman

     Designation: Assistant Professor

     Date of Joining: 18th February 2021

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Academic Record & Distinction: 

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal.
  • Master of Arts, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Master of Philosophy, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Thesis Title: The Role of Political Rhetoric in Shaping Chinese Mindset: Perspectives from 2002 to 2015.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Thesis Title: Political Phrases under President Xi Jinping’s Leadership and China’s Policy towards India (2012-2017). (submitted)
  • Awarded Chinese Government Scholarship by China Scholarship Council in 2020.
  • Qualified University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test & awarded Junior Research Fellowship in June 2014.
  • Awarded Chinese Government Scholarship by China Scholarship Council and Ministry of Human Resource Development in 2012.
  • Cleared the Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK) Level 6 by Hanban, China in April 2013.
  • Completed Advanced Chinese Refresher Course in Harbin Normal University, Harbin, China from 2012 to 2013 securing 93.75%.
  • Actively involved in publishing videos on YouTube online platform under the channel name “Nation-State Dialogue” from the year 2020. Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnMxv7DbAWoEeStHllbbR_w 
  • Organised an International Conference on “Changing World Order: India and China in Contemporary Times” at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, on 14-15 April 2017, in the capacity of a Research Associate.
  • Languages Known: Chinese, English, Hindi, Marathi, Bangla, Sanskrit 

Areas of Specialization: 

  1. Chinese Language, Literature and Culture
  2. Modern and Contemporary India-China Relations
  3. Chinese Political Thought, Politics of Language and Chinese Political Rhetoric
  4. Interpretation and Translation in Chinese.

Latest Publications: 

  1. Article: Ulman, Snehal Ajit. (2020). “'China Dream': Xi Jinping's Flagship Rhetoric for Achieving 'Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era'”, Shodh Sarita, Volume Volume 7, Issue 28, pp. 23-28.
  2. Co-edited Volume: Kochhar, G., & Ulman, S.A. (Eds.). (2020). India and China: Economics and Soft Power Diplomacy (1st ed.), Routledge India. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429320538
  3. Co-authored Book: Kochhar, Geeta, Ulman, Snehal Ajit & Nayak, Somya. (2017). 1000強漢語詞彙手冊 (1000 Powerful Chinese Lexicon), New Sharing Publishing Co. Ltd, Taipei, Taiwan.
  4. Article: Ulman, Snehal Ajit. (2017). “在印大學構建新的中文教法的重要性:經驗與建議 (The Importance of a New Chinese Pedagogy in Indian Universities: Experiences and Suggestions)”, The First India-Taiwan Bilateral Forum on the Mandarin Chinese Course Materials for Indian Learners, pp. 75-83.
  5. Book Chapter: Ulman, S. A. (2021), “Language Culture of China’s Public Diplomacy: Evolution from Mao Zedong to Deng Xiaoping”, in S. Nayak (Ed), Discourse on Chinese Language, Literature and Culture, pp. 159-182, Blue Rose Publishers, New Delhi. ISBN – 978-93-5472-964-5.
  6. Book Chapter: Ulman, S. A. (2022), “The Trend of Chinese Language Learning in India: New Opportunities and Challenges”, in Compilation by Embassy of People’s Republic of China in India, Bridging Hearts Through Chinese Language: The Dissemination and Development of Chinese Language Education in India, pp. 192-206, Sichuan University Press. ISBN – 978-7-5614-9476-9.

 

Paper Presentations at National/ International Seminars/ Conferences/ Workshops/ Training:

  1. Presented a paper on “中印大學中文教學的區別:經驗與建議” (The Difference of Teaching Chinese in Indian and Chinese Universities: Experience and Suggestions) at the International Conference "The First India-Taiwan Bilateral Forum on the Mandarin Chinese Course Materials for Indian Learners", held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, on 10-11 March 2017.
  2. Presented a paper on “Political Rhetoric of Chinese Leaders and Influence on International Relations” at the International Conference on “Changing World Order: India and China in Contemporary Times”, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, on 14-15 April 2017.
  3. Presented a paper on “One Belt One Road: Catchphrase under President Xi Jinping’s Leadership and its Global Influence” at the National Seminar on “Chinese One Belt One Road Initiative and India’s Diplomatic Response”, held at R.C.A. Girls’ (P.G.) College, Mathura, U.P., India, on 17-18 February, 2018.
  4. Talked on “India China Relations: The Ujjain Connection” during International Youth Camp organised by National Youth Project, New Delhi and Sevadham Ashram, Ujjain, from 23- 29 May 2018.
  5. Presented a paper on “From Hu Jintao to Xi Jinping: Changing Political Visions and Struggle” at the 13th All India Conference of China Studies (AICCS) is the flagship event of the Institute of Chinese, held on 28th -30th January 2021.
  6. Presented a paper on “Realising ‘Socialism with Chinese Characteristics’: Deng Xiaoping’s Vision for ‘Reforming and Opening’ China” at the Conference on 100 Years of Chinese Communism: Impact on China and the World, held from 30th July to 31st July 2021.
  7. Delivered a special lecture on “Political Rhetoric of the CPC’s Leadership: Changes in Vision and Ideology from Mao Zedong to Xi Jinping” at the Department of Chinese, Sikkim University, on 4th December 2021
  8. Invited for a talk on the topic “Rhetorics of Political Communication in Contemporary Chinese Society” by The Department of Asian Languages (Chinese), School of Arab and Asian Studies, on 23rd December 2022.
  9. Presented a paper on “M.N. Roy’s Visionary Contribution in the Development of Communist Party of China: Retracing India-China Political Interactions in the Modern Era” at the Two-Day National Seminar on Revisiting the Forgotten Episodes of India- China Civilisational Contact: An Historical Perspective, held on 16-17th June 2023.
  10. Presented a paper on “The Political Lexicon of the CPC and Its Role in Governance” at CCSEAS@50: A Call for Commemoration - Honouring the Past, Celebrating the Present and Envisioning the Future held from 19th – 20th January 2024, as a part of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Centre for Chinese and South East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2023-24).

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