On January 31st, the UI researchers Henrik Chetan Aspengren and Henriette Tjäder, together with Per Norström, Department Secretary at the Swedish Foreign Ministry, participated in a seminar titled “Where is India heading to?” The discussion touched on the upcoming Indian elections, human rights in India and Sweden-Indian bilateral relationships. The seminar was organized by the Swedish-Indian Association. Continue reading Where is India heading to?
On 29 May a scoping meeting was held in Brussels aiming to come up with an agreement on how to organise a Europe-India Research and Dialogue Network. The meetings was organised by the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), Friends of Europe and Istituto Affari Internazional. What follows is a short summary of what was discussed and decided during the meeting. The aim of the … Continue reading First meeting of the research network EIRDN
Ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Stockholm later today, we made following contribution to Dagens Nyheter’s analysis [n Swedish]: https://www.dn.se/ekonomi/handlingskraftig-ledare-som-underminerar-demokratin/ Continue reading Our comments to Dagens Nyheter ahead of PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Stockholm
There is a remarkable continuity in the ideas that have driven India’s foreign policy since independence. In this article [in Swedish] I discuss those ideas and how they have influenced Indian foreign policy. https://www.svd.se/indisk-stormaktsdrom-nars-av-det-forflutna Continue reading How India see the World
As a further step in the collaboration between the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University we are now launching a series of podcasts on India and South Asia. The project manager for this podcast is Henrik Chetan Aspengren, who is an affiliated researcher at SASNET. In the first episode Professor Gunnel Cederlöf, Linnaeus University, … Continue reading Podcast: Gunnel Cederlöf on the India-China corridor