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Dr. Anil Kumar P.
Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
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Brief Bio:

Present Position
Assistant Professor in Political Science
Experience 8 Years (PG and UG )
Areas of Interest International Relations/Security Studies
US, China and South Asian Security
Subjects Handled
International Relations, Comparative Politics
Examinership Examiner for UG and PG-Kerala and Mahatma Gandhi University
Seminars Organised 9, Was the Co-Ordinator of Seminars Organised under Cluster of Colleges in the Department of Political Science, Maharaja's College, Ernakulam in 2011-2013
Membership(s) in Alumni, US State Department, Exe.Memeber, Kerala Political Science Association, Exe.Memeber, American Studies Network-Kerala Chapter
Awards Received TV Paul Award for the best PhD thesis in Political Science/ International Relations during the year 2011 jointly given by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala and McGill University, Canada
International Fellowship
  • The only one selected from India for the Study of United States Institute for Scholars Programme on US Foreign Policy Conducted by the US State Department from June 10 to July 21, 2012 in the Department of Political Science, University of Florida, United States. I have completed the programme along with 17 other participants from the different countries of the world in the University of Florida
Foreign Univeristies Visited

Harvard University,

Massachussets Institue of Technology(MIT),

University of Florida

Research  publications

Research Articles

  • 2013. China’s involvement in South Asia and India’s Concerns in the 21st Century, in Ibrahim, K.M.Sajad, (ed.), Conflict and Peace in South Asia : Post-Nehruvian Scenario (New Delhi: New Century Publication)(Forthcoming)
  • 2011. Executive Accountability to Legislature in Foreign Policy Making: the Case of India and USA. Journal of Parliamentary Studies (ISSN 2231-0355), January-June, 2(1):81-88
  • 2009.China’s South Asian Strategy in the 21st Century: ‘Concircling’ India with Pro-China ‘Micropoles’, University College Journal of Politics and Society (ISSN), August 2008& March 2009.4(1-2):33-41

Review Essay

  • 2009. International Relations of Asia, Journal of Polity and Society. 2(2)(ISSN),July-December 2009
Resource Person
  • Providing services as a resources person trained through CSDS/ IBN/CNN/ The Hindu- Election Surveys and studies in Kerala from 2005 onwards.
  • Resource Person on International Affairs in the discussion programmes of various media’s including Manorma News, Asianet News, Doordarshan and All India Radio
Training Programme
  • Attended teachers training programme on International Humanitarian Law Organised by International Red Cross at Saveetha School of Law, Saveetha University, Chennai on 26-28 November 2012
Paper Presentations Since 2012

Presentations in National / International Seminars

  • A paper on South-South Cooperation: China in the Post-Mao Period presented at the National Seminar on The North-South Gap: Politics, Development and Governance organised by the Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 13-14 April 2013
  • A Paper on The Effective  Use of Multilateral institutions in Diplomacy: The Case of Sino-Indian Experience in the era of Globalisation presented at the International Seminar on India and International Organisations: Towards Multilateralism organised by Department of International Relations, School of Global Studies, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod on 20-22 March 2013
  • A paper on Development, State and the Question of Social Justice in  a Democracy: A Critical Analysis presented at the One Day National Seminar on Democracy and Social Justice organised by the Institute of Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram in association with Government Vocational Higher Secondary School, Mulakkuzha, Alappuzha on 20 November 2012
  • A paper on The Formulation of India’s Security and Foreign Policy presented at a National Seminar on India’s Security Policy: Concerns and Issues organised by Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India and School of Social Sciences and International Studies, Department of Politics and International Studies, Central University of Pondicherry on 26-27March2012
  • A paper on China's Involvement in South Asia and India's Concerns in the 21 Century presented at the National Seminar on Conflict and Peace in South Asia: Nehru and Beyond organised by UGC-Nehru Studies Centre, Department of Political Science, University of Kerala on 2-3 March 2012
  • A paper on China’s Maritime Policy and Security Concerns to India presented at a National Seminar on Maritime Security and India’s Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Emerging Issues and Concerns organised by Chair for Maritime Studies and Research, University of Calicut on 8-9 February 2012