State of India in the World with Amrita Narlikar
Why the West should engage more with India, and the country's unique contribution to the G20
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Amrita Narlikar is President of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies and Professor of International Relations at the University of Hamburg. She is also an Honorary Fellow of Darwin College at the University of Cambridge; non-resident Senior Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) and Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Research and Information System for Developing Countries (RIS); and non-resident Distinguished Fellow at the Australia-India Institute at the University of Melbourne. She is currently serving as a co-chair of the T20's Task Force 3, which forms a part of the G20 process under India's Presidency.
Prior to moving to Hamburg, she held the position of Reader in International Political Economy at the University of Cambridge. She received her MPhil and DPhil from Oxford University (Balliol). She also has intellectual roots at JNU (School of International Studies) and St. Stephen’s College.
Amrita’s recent academic works include (guest-edited with Daniel Drezner) The How Not To Guide for International Relations, International Affairs, Centenary Special Issue, 2022; (co-edited with Fen Osler Hampsen) International Negotiations and Political Narratives, London: Routledge, 2021; and (single-authored) Poverty Narratives and Power Paradoxes in International Trade Negotiations and Beyond, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020, (co-authored with Aruna Narlikar) Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014.
In this episode, she talks about why the West should engage and cooperate with India a lot more than it's doing now, about the new character of globalised trade, and the unique perspective India brings to its current G20 presidency.
For more information on Amrita Narlikar's publications, lectures and media contributions, please visit her website.
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STATE OF ASIA podcast
Season 4, Episode 5 – published June 20, 2023.
Host: Serena Jung, Program and Communications Director, Asia Society Switzerland
Editor and Producer: Remko Tanis, Programs and Editorial Manager, Asia Society Switzerland