Dr. Rakesh Kumar Yadav

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   Dr. Rakesh Kumar Yadav

   Designation: Assistant Professor

   Date of Joining: 24/11/2023

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Academic record & distinction

B.A (H) Political Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi.

MA, M.Phil, PhD (Ph.D), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Awarded Junior & Senior Research Fellowship, Dec 2009.

M.Phil Topic: Strategic Importance of Tibet for India.

Ph.D Topic: Understanding Tibet in India’s China Policy 1988-2012.

Research interests:

  • Indian foreign policy and peace building management
  • Non-traditional security discourses
  • Theories and practices of Security studies
  • South Asia and border conflicts.

Latest Publications

  1. 2021.GreGor Benton and HonG Liu, “Dear China: Emigrant Letters and Remittances, 1820–1980” review article published in China Report in vol. 57 (1), 2021, (ISSN: 00094455), SAGE Journal.
  2. 2018.“Geopolitical background of Tibet”, in the International Journal for Social Science Research and Global Security, April-June 2018, (ISSN: 23499095), Vol.1, No.2.
  3. 2018. ‘Tibet issue in British India’s Policy’, in “Mapping Tibet: in the 21st century (The Way Ahead)”, edited by Dr. Tsetan Namgyal, Manakin Press Pvt. Ltd, (ISBN: 978-93-86221-55-1). 
  4.  2018. P. Stobdan, “Central Asia: Democracy, Instability and Strategic Game in Kyrgyzstan”, review article published in China Report in vol. 54 (1), 2018, (ISSN: 00094455), SAGE Journal.
  5. 2017.“U.S. Energy Strategy in Central Asia”, in the World focus, October edition, theme “Geopolitics of Energy in Central Asia”, (ISSN: 22308458), Vol. XXXVIII, No. 10.
  6. 2017.William Blum, “AMERICA’S DEADLIEST EXPORT “DEMOCRACY”: The Truth about US Foreign Policy and Everything else”, review article published in Capital & Class, vol. 41(3), 2017, (ISSN: 03098168), SAGE Journal.
  7. 2015.“Political manipulation and rivalry for Tibet”, in the Society and Politics (ISSN: 2248-9479).


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