Aparna Pande

Research Fellow

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Aparna Pande is research fellow at Hudson Institute. Her major field of interest is South Asia, with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, foreign policy, and security.

Biography

Aparna Pande is a research fellow at Hudson Institute. Dr. Pande wrote her PhD dissertation on Pakistan’s foreign policy. Her major field of interest is South Asia with a special focus on India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, foreign policy, and security. Aparna has contributed to the American Interest, the Hindustan Times, the Times of India, the Live Mint, Huffington Post, the Sunday Guardian, The Print, and RealClearWorld.

A 1993 graduate of Delhi University, Dr. Pande holds a master of arts in history from St. Stephens College at Delhi University and a master of philosophy in international relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University. Dr. Pande received a doctorate in political science from Boston University in 2010.

Dr. Pande’s book's include Explaining Pakistan’s Foreign Policy: Escaping India (Routledge, 2011), From Chanakya to Modi: Evolution of India’s Foreign Policy (Harper Collins, 2017), Routledge Handbook of Contemporary Pakistan (Routledge, August 2017), and Making India Great: The Promise of a Reluctant Global Power (Harper Collins, 2020). 

 

Events
26
October 2022
Past Event
Seventy-Five Years of India-US Partnership
Featured Speakers:
Aparna Pande
Arun Kumar Singh
Atul Keshap
Narayan Ramachandran
Daniel Castro
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26
October 2022
Past Event
Seventy-Five Years of India-US Partnership

Ever since India gained independence 75 years ago, the partnership between India and the United States has been critical. 

Please join Hudson Institute and Takshashila Institution for a discussion on the partnership between the oldest democracy and the largest democracy.

Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00PM
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Featured Speakers:
Aparna Pande
Arun Kumar Singh
Atul Keshap
Narayan Ramachandran
Daniel Castro
18
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Ideological Origins of India’s BJP
Featured Speakers:
Professor Walter Andersen
Eric B. Brown
Aparna Pande
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers perform a salute towards the RSS flag during Shastra Puja ceremony (weapon worship) on the occasion of Vijayadashmi, on October 25, 2020, in Amritsar, India. (Getty Images)
18
March 2022
Past Event
Virtual Event | The Ideological Origins of India’s BJP

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Friday 10:00 - 11:00AM
Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteers perform a salute towards the RSS flag during Shastra Puja ceremony (weapon worship) on the occasion of Vijayadashmi, on October 25, 2020, in Amritsar, India. (Getty Images)
Featured Speakers:
Professor Walter Andersen
Eric B. Brown
Aparna Pande
16
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Partnering in the Indo Pacific
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Liselotte Odgaard
Dr Rani D. Mullen
Aparna Pande
16
December 2020
Past Event
Video Event | Partnering in the Indo Pacific

**__Please be advised: This event will premiere LIVE on this page at 12:00 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, December 16.__**

Join Hudson Institute for an expert

Wednesday 12:00 - 1:00PM
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Liselotte Odgaard
Dr Rani D. Mullen
Aparna Pande
13
November 2020
Past Event
When A Billion People Vote: Managing India’s Democracy
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Daniel Twining
Dr. Sandeep Shastri
Mr. N. Gopalaswami
Aparna Pande
13
November 2020
Past Event
When A Billion People Vote: Managing India’s Democracy

Join Hudson Institute for a discussion examining the Indian democratic experiment, both its successes and challenges, on the heels of the U.S. preside

Friday 9:00 - 10:00AM
Featured Speakers:
Dr. Daniel Twining
Dr. Sandeep Shastri
Mr. N. Gopalaswami
Aparna Pande
Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa attend an event in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Sri Lanka's President Maithripala Sirisena, Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, and opposition leader Mahinda Rajapaksa attend an event in Colombo, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Tharaka Basnayaka/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, Australian PM  Anthony Albanese, U.S. President Joe Biden, and Indian PM Narendra Modi during the Quad Fellowship Founding Celebration event on May 24, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
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Japanese PM Fumio Kishida, Australian PM Anthony Albanese, U.S. President Joe Biden, and Indian PM Narendra Modi during the Quad Fellowship Founding Celebration event on May 24, 2022 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)
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