Public Engagement

Invited Talks:

  • (2018) ‘The Emergence of India’, Monthly Seminar Series, University of the Third Age (Solihull Central Branch), October 25.
  • (2018) ‘China and Global Order in the 21st Century’, Centre for Global Constitutionalism, University of St Andrews, February 27. [Roundtable Panel]
  • (2017) ‘China & India: Asia’s Emergent Great Powers’, Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies, University of Nottingham, December 14.
  • (2017) ‘Asia Rising: China & India as Emergent Great Powers‘, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, School of Oriental and African Studies, November 28.
  • (2017) ‘Thinking About National (In)Security’, International Relations Staff and PhD Research Workshop, University of St Andrews, November 1.
  • (2017) ‘China & India and the Meaning of Great Power’, India Institute, King’s College London, October 25.
  • (2017) ‘New World Order’, Festival of Politics, Scottish Parliament, October 20. [Roundtable Panel]
  • (2017) ‘East Asian Strategy and Security’, International Relations Monday Seminar Series, University of St Andrews, September 25. [Roundtable Panel]
  • (2016) ‘Trump and the World’, International Relations Monday Seminar Series, University of St Andrews, December 5. [Roundtable Panel]
  • (2016) ‘The Rise of China’, Monthly Seminar Series, University of the Third Age (Solihull Central Branch), June 30.
  • (2015) ‘Conceptualising Great Power: Material, Institutional & Ideational Sources’, Power: Back to the Future? Symposium, Catholic University of Louvain, April 29.
  • (2014) ‘The Consequences of China’s Economic Rise’, Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE) Society, George Watson’s College, Edinburgh, December 15.
  • (2014) ‘South Asia and the War on Terror’, Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), University of Edinburgh, November 27.
  • (2014) ‘The BJP and the Evolution of Indian Foreign Policy’, Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), University of Edinburgh, November 18. [Book Launch]
  • (2014) ‘Uncertain Transition: Corruption, Legitimacy and India’s Contemporary Ascent’, Global Insecurities Centre, University of Bristol, April 30.
  • (2014) ‘Careers in Academia’, Theory & Practice (Department of Politics and International Relations), University of Edinburgh, March 17.
  • (2013) ‘China and the Pursuit of Great Power in Asia’, China Studies Centre, University of Sydney, November 28.
  • (2013) ‘India’s International Rise: Dynamics and Trajectories’, Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne, November 21. [listen to podcast]
  • (2013) ‘Evaluating Greatness: the Case of Asia’s Largest Powers’, East Asian Institute, National University of Singapore, October 4.
  • (2013) ‘Emerging Powers – the Rise of India and China’, Royal College of Defence Studies, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom, September 26.
  • (2013) ‘Conceptions of India as a Great Power’, Government Department, St. Lawrence University, New York, March 19.
  • (2012) ‘Self-Projection: India and the International System’, International Relations Research Group, University of Edinburgh, December 3.
  • (2012) ‘Great Power Aspiration & Indian Conceptions of International Society’, ESRC Seminar Series, King’s College London, November 2.
  • (2012) ‘This House Fears the Rise of China’, University of St Andrews Union Debating Society, October 4. [Public Debate]
  • (2012) ‘China’s International Relations’, Confucius Institute Lecture Series, University of Manchester, June 27.
  • (2011) ‘The Rise of China’, Transatlantic Seminar Series, University of Edinburgh, November 11.
  • (2011) ‘Assessing the Behemoth – China as a Great Power’, Scottish Centre for Chinese Social Science Research, University of Glasgow, November 10.
  • (2010) ‘A Lasting Legacy? – the 1998-2004 NDA and Domestic Indian Politics’, Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), University of Edinburgh, October 7.
  • (2009) ‘New South Asian Security: India, Pakistan and the United States since 1998’, School of Government & International Affairs, Durham University, May 13. [Public Lecture]
  • (2009) ‘The BJP and Indian Foreign Policy: Origins, Ideology and Agendas’, Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS), University of Edinburgh, March 12.