The Japan Foundation, New Delhi presents YOUNG SCHOLARS FORUM IV 2017.

Panel Discussion on ‘Soft Power in Indo Pacific’

Date – 23rd, March, 2017 (Thursday)

Time – 19:00 onwards

Venue – Casuarina Hall, India Habitat Centre

Session will be Chaired by Mr. Sanjay Pulipaka, Senior Consultant, East Asia Research Programme, Indian Council for Research on International Economics  ICRIER.

Speakers –

1. Japan’s Soft Power in South East Asia by Ms. Avantika Deb, Research Associate at ORF.

2. Indian Diaspora in Southeast Asia and its Economic Dimension by Niranjan C Oak, Research Scholar, Centre for Indo-Pacific Studies, JNU, New Delhi.

3. Is the US Soft Power on Decline by Ms. Tanzoom Ahmed, Research Associate, Delhi Policy Group.

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