Soft Launch of The Subhas Chandra Bose Chair on International Relations

The School of Law, Governance, and Public Policy proudly initiated the soft launch of the Subhas Chandra Bose Chair on International Relations on June 29th. This pioneering initiative is poised to redefine the discourse surrounding the dynamic complexities of 21st-century international relations.  

Firmly rooted in the landscape of Indian strategic culture, the Chair’s mandate is to invigorate India’s rising trajectory in global affairs through the infusion of innovative ideas and acute analysis. A roundtable discussion was organized on the same day to celebrate this significant milestone. This discussion brought together esteemed scholars in the field of international relations, creating a vibrant blend of opinions and insights.  

During the roundtable, participants delved into methodologies for studying international relations theory and explored key areas of focus for India in the coming decades. Sri P.S. Raghavan, distinguished former Ambassador and Chairperson of the SCB Chair on International Relations, highlighted the criticality of adopting an India-centric framework to comprehend both ‘How India Perceives the World’ and ‘How the World Perceives India.’ His profound insights stimulated vigorous dialogue, emphasizing the pivotal role of this newly established chair in shaping a comprehensive and nuanced perspective on India’s global positioning.