People

Krishnan Srinivasan

Krishnan Srinivasan

Senior Advisor

Krishnan Srinivasan, Former Foreign Secretary of India

James Mayall

James Mayall

University of Cambridge

 

Sanjay Pulipaka

Sanjay Pulipaka

Project Coordinator


 

Krishnan Srinivasan has a degree from Oxford University and was a diplomat, serving as Indian ambassador in Libya, Zambia, Nigeria, Netherlands and Bangladesh before appointments as Secretary, Foreign Secretary and Commonwealth deputy secretary-general. After retirement from diplomacy, he was a Visiting Fellow at Cambridge, Leiden and Uppsala, apart from academic positions in India. He has written several books on international relations and is a regular columnist and book reviewer for national newspapers.


James Mayall
After six years in the British Civil Service, including as a diplomat in the British High Commission in New Delhi, James Mayall taught International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science between 1966 and 1998. In 1997, he was appointed the first Sir Patrick Sheehy Professor of International Relations in the University of Cambridge. Director of the Centre of International Studies at Cambridge in 1999, he was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 2001. Between 2007 and 2013 he was academic adviser at the Royal College of Defence Studies in London. He has published on African states, North-South relations, international theory and the impact of nationalism on international relations. He is now Emeritus Professor of International Relations at Cambridge.


 

Sanjay Pulipaka is currently working as a Senior Fellow at the Nehru Museum and Library, New Delhi. Previously, he was a Pavate Visiting Fellow at the University of Cambridge, UK, and a former Fulbright Fellow in the Conflict Transformation Programme, in the United States. Sanjay’s areas of interest include India’s foreign policy, East Asian security issues, India-US Relations, regionalism, connectivity frameworks such as China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Indian politics, and other related domains. Further, he has been closely following the political transition in Myanmar and conducted field research in that country and in Northeast India. Sanjay also has extensive work experience with think-tanks and civil society organisations in India. He has considerable work experience in strengthening participatory political processes, governance frameworks and platforms for wider consultation. He has substantive publication record with two co-edited volumes, policy reports, numerous research papers and Op-Ed essays. He can be reached at psanjay.in@gmail.com and sanjay.pulipaka@yahoo.com


 

Dhara Snowden is the Senior Commissioning Editor, Politics, International Relations and Security Studies at Rowman & Littlefield International (RLI). She entered the publishing industry as Editorial Assistant at Bloomsbury Academic, and then as Assistant Editor at Edinburgh University Press. After joining RLI. Dhara manages the Politics, International Relations and Security Studies list, and partnership publishing. She is committed to commissioning scholarship of the highest quality and keen on new projects for both academic and policy-making audiences. Follow Dhara on Twitter@DharaSnowden01


 

Saranya Sircar is working as a Consultant for the East Asia Research Programme at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi.  She has previously interned with the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. She has completed her post-graduation in Conflict Analysis and Peace Building from Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She has graduated in Political Science Honours from Gargi College, University of Delhi. Saranya’s areas of research interest include South Asian security issues, East Asian security issues, Indian foreign policy, regionalism, global climate change and environmental issues, gender issues, matters of peace and conflict, and other related domains. She can be reached at ssircar@icrier.res.in, and at saranya.ruai@gmail.com