Past Events


On June 8, 2016 the Asan Institute for Policy Studies hosted a roundtable with the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, India. Topics discussed include: Indo-Pacific as a geopolitical concept, East Asian regional security, technical nuclear developments of North Korea and Pakistan, and China’s actions in the South China Sea.
Date / Time: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 / 13:30pm – 15:00pm
Venue: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Jayant Prasad
Shri Jayant Prasad is Director General, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He was India’s Ambassador to Afghanistan, Algeria, Nepal, and the UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva. At headquarters, in the Ministry of External Affairs, he served as Special Secretary (Public Diplomacy), and Head of the Americas and the Multilateral Economic Relations Divisions.

Anup Singh
Vice Admiral Anup Singh (Retd), former Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command, was commissioned in the Indian Navy on 01 Jul 1973. During his career, he commanded four ships of different classes, viz. Indian Naval Ships Matanga, Veer, Ranvir and Delhi.

Jagannath P. Panda
Dr. Jagannath P. Panda is a Research Fellow and Centre Coordinator for East Asia at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. Dr. Panda is working on different aspects of China-India relations and his core research areas are: China-India Relations, East Asia, China and Asia-Pacific Dynamics.

Titli Basu
Dr. Titli Basu is a Research Assistant at IDSA. Her research focus is on Japanese foreign and security policy.