Rudra Chaudhuri

Director
Carnegie India
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Rudra Chaudhuri is the director of Carnegie India. His primary research interests include the diplomatic history of South Asia and contemporary security issues.
 

Education

PhD, King’s College London
MA, University of Exeter, UK
BA, St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University

Languages

Bengali; English; Hindi

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Rudra Chaudhuri is the director of Carnegie India. His primary research focuses on the diplomatic history of South Asia and contemporary security issues. He is currently writing a book on the global history of the Indian Emergency, 1975-1977. At present, he is also heading a major research project that involves mapping and analyzing violent incidents and infrastructural development on and across India’s borders.

He is the author of Forged in Crisis: India and the United States Since 1947 (published in the U.K. by Hurst, in 2013, and in the U.S. and South Asia by Oxford University Press and Harper Collins, respectively, in 2014). His research has been published in scholarly journals such as International History Review, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Journal of Strategic Studies, International Affairs, the RUSI Journal, Defense Studies, and other academic and policy-focused journals. He is an occasional commentator in the media.

He is a senior lecturer at the Department of War Studies and the India Institute at King’s College London (currently on research leave). In addition, he is the founding director of the U.K. Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office's (FCDO) Diplomatic Academy for South Asia. He is also a visiting professor of international relations at Ashoka University, New Delhi. He previously taught at the U.K. Joint Services Command and Staff College. He holds a PhD in War Studies from King’s College London.

  • Routledge November 30, 2021
    War and Peace in Contemporary India

    War and Peace in Contemporary India examines the importance of institutions and the role played by international actors in crucial episodes of India’s strategic history.

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  • Transforming Technology-Education in India: In conversation with Vineet Gupta'
    December 8, 2021 GTS2021.com
    Transforming Technology Education in India: In conversation with Vineet Gupta

    On December 8, we hosted the last Town Hall discussion with Vineet Gupta. The discussion, titled 'Transforming Technology Education in India: In conversation with Vineet Gupta', The conversation focussed on Mr. Gupta's entrepreneurial journey, and his views on the technology education landscape.

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  • In Conversation with Paul Haenle
    November 12, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    In Conversation with Paul Haenle

    On November 12, we hosted Paul Haenle, director at the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy, for a discussion on China's changing approach to global politics, its precarious relations with the United States, and the future of the Belt and Road Initiative.

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  • In Conversation with Rosa Balfour
    September 29, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    In Conversation with Rosa Balfour

    On September 29, Carnegie India hosted a very special India and the World webinar, titled 'In Conversation with Rosa Balfour', about Europe's pressing role in global geopolitics.

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  • In Conversation with Maha Yahya
    September 15, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    In Conversation with Maha Yahya

    On September 15, we hosted a very special India and the World webinar, titled 'In Conversation with Maha Yahya', on the Middle East's appreciation of changing geopolitics.

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  • In Conversation with Dmitri Trenin
    September 8, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    In Conversation with Dmitri Trenin

    On September 8 we hosted Dr. Dmitri Trenin for a very special India and the World webinar on Russia's appreciation of changing geopolitics.

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  • Pakistan, the Taliban, and the Future of Afghanistan
    September 3, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    Pakistan, the Taliban, and the Future of Afghanistan

    On September 3 we hosted an India and the World webinar with Joshua T. White and Dawood Azami, that aimed to understand the leadership and structure of the Taliban. The discussion was moderated by Rudra Chaudhuri.

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  • India and the World
    August 18, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    Special Event: Analyzing the Future of Afghanistan

    This special India and the World webinar was organised to discuss pressing questions about the current situation in Afghanistan. Such as will the Taliban control all of Afghanistan? Does the Taliban in Doha have any agency with those fighting hard on the ground in Afghanistan?

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  • Book talk - The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India by Vijay Gokhale
    July 28, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    Book talk - The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India by Vijay Gokhale

    In his new book, 'The Long Game: How the Chinese Negotiate with India', former foreign secretary of India, Vijay Gokhale, unpacks the dynamics of India-China relations through the prism of six historical and recent events.

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  • Military Institution-Building in India
    June 18, 2021 Zoom Meeting
    Military Institution-Building in India

    We hosted Vipul Dutta for a discussion on the process of Indianization and its subsequent impact on military institutions in India. The discussion was moderated by Rudra Chaudhuri.

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  • Book Talk: Tiananmen Square - The Making of a Protest by Vijay Gokhale
    May 13, 2021 Zoom Webinar
    Book Talk: Tiananmen Square - The Making of a Protest by Vijay Gokhale

    Vijay Gokhale's new book 'Tiananmen Square - The Making of a Protest: A Diplomat Looks Back', brings an Indian perspective on an event in China's history that the Chinese government has been eager to have the world forget.

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