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Conference Presentations

Sharma A, 2022, 'India in the Indo-Pacific: A Realist insight in the emerging US-China-India Great Power Politics', presented at JNU Alumni Talk Series, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 14 May 2022

Sharma A, 2022, 'India and the Indo-Pacific: Strategic Challenges and Strategic Moves', presented at Distinguished Public Lecture Series, Centre for Human Security Studies ( CHSS), Hyderabad, 05 May 2022

Sharma A, 2022, 'The Quad, India and the Indo-Pacific: Unlocking the Complexities and the Prospects Ahead', presented at Nehru Museum and Memorial Library Public Lecture Series, New Delhi, 04 May 2022

Sharma A, 2022, 'Indo-Pacific Strategy and Security: India’s strategic partnerships with the US and Australia', presented at A two-day International Conference on "Democracy, Globalization, and International Peace in an Open World: A Multi-disciplinary Perspective" organized by the Karnataka Political Science Association (KAPSA) and the Department of Political Science, St. Joseph College, Banglore,, 12 April 2022 - 13 April 2022

Sharma A, 2021, 'The 14th of August 1947: Consequences for India’s Geopolitics', presented at “India, Partition and its Aftermath: Remembering the Horrors of History,” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (Webinar), 25 September 2021

Sharma A, 2021, 'US Foreign Policy under the Biden Administration: What Lies Ahead?', presented at 48th HRDC JNU Lecture in Political Sciences, Law & Public Administration (Webinar), New Delhi, 14 September 2021

Sharma A, 2021, 'COVID19 Geopolitics, the Re-emergence of Quad and Vaccine Diplomacy', presented at International Conferencee on Recent Advancements, Innovations in Management, Media Science, Technology, Education and Legal Issues organised by JIMS, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi., 08 May 2021

Sharma A, 2021, 'The US- India relation and the Indo-Pacific under the Biden administration: Challenges and Prospects', presented at Conference on “Inauguration of Biden Presidency: Challenges and Prospects” (Webinar), MIT School of Government, India,, Pune, India, 20 January 2021

Sharma A, 2020, 'India -Australia Strategic Partnership in the Post-COVID19 World: Enhancing the Energy Security Cooperation for Sustainable Development', presented at VAIBHAV Summit, A global virtual summit of academicians of Indian Diaspora, New Delhi, 03 October 2020

Sharma A, 2020, 'A Comparative Analysis of the role of Indian-Australians and Indian-Americans during COVID-19 Outbreak: Constrains and Prospects', presented at 7th ODI Young Scholar Diaspora Conference (Webinar) on “Indian Diaspora in Africa and other parts of the World under COVID-19: Comparative Perspectives on their Challenges, Post Pandemic Options, and Emerging Research Agenda in Diaspora Studies”, jointly organised by The Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI India), and Diaspora and International Migration Programme (DIMP), Centre for African Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 25 July 2020

Sharma A, 2020, 'COVID-19 Geopolitics and Global Supply Chain: India’s Opportunities and Challenges”', presented at International Webinar on Reverse Migration in the Age of Covid-19: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities-“, New Delhi, 20 June 2020 - 21 June 2020, https://www.academics4nation.org/seminar

Sharma A, 2020, '"COVID-19 Geopolitics and International Order"', presented at Karnatka Political Science Conference on The COVOD-19 Pandemic and the Emerging International Order, Mysore, India (Webinar), 13 June 2020 - 14 June 2020

Sharma A, 2019, 'India’s Pursuit of Energy Security: Domestic Measures, Foreign Policy, Geopolitics', presented at Australian Institute of International Affairs, Brisbane, 12 November 2019, https://aiiaqld.tidyhq.com/public/schedule/events/27216-book-launch-india-s-pursuit-of-energy-security-domestic-measures-foreign-policy-and-geopolitics?fbclid=IwAR0W85J0pnf08cN5zlh5Wg1bZVV3UKUx0U-WL6M7z_1ThfiB3wxrSMxXAM8

Sharma A, 2019, 'India’s Strategic Role in the Asia-Pacific', presented at ASIA-PACIFIC SECURITY AND INNOVATION SUMMIT, Rotorua, New Zealand, 17 April 2019 - 18 April 2019, http://www.apsisummit.com/

Sharma A, 2018, 'India's Quest for a Rightful Place in the World:A Stocktake of Modi Foreign Policy', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Auckland and New Zealand-India Trade Alliance, The University of Auckland, 27 September 2018 - 27 September 2018, https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/school-of-humanities-and-social-sciences/sites/hass/files/uploads/NZIIA-Auckland%20Talk%20by%20Dr.%20Ashok%20Sharma%20on%20Indian%20Foreign%20Policy%20under%20Modi%20Gover

Sharma A, 2018, 'India's Return to the Global Stage: A Stocktake of Modi Foreign Policy', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch, the University of Waikato, Hamilton, 18 September 2018 - 18 September 2018, https://www.governanceinstitute.edu.au/magma/media/upload/ckeditor/files/NZIIA%20Waikato.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0mS23Z802lpZSuWIc4wF4nJ6uxA2xi5qCdovMOGluxHX9lOdHu_4hME9o

Sharma A, 2017, 'Indian Lobbying in the US', presented at ASARC Seminar, Coombs Seminar Room B, Coombs Building 9, Fellows Road, ANU, Canberra, 08 November 2017 - 08 November 2017, https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/11766/indian-lobbying-us

Sharma A, 2017, 'U.S.-India Relations: Interest Groups, Indian Americans and Foreign Policy', presented at American Centre, US Embassy & Consulates in India, Conference Series, American Centre, US Embassy & Consulates in India, New Delhi, 07 February 2017 - 07 February 2017

Sharma A, 2017, 'India’s Energy Security: A Foreign Policy Priority and Geo-Politics Dimension', presented at India’s Energy Security Cooperation, New Delhi, India, 06 February 2017 - 06 February 2017

Sharma A, 2017, '“US.-India Relations under Trump-Modi Administration: What lies Ahead?”', presented at Nehru Memorial Lecture., Teen Murti Nehru Memorial Museum and Library, New Delhi, 06 February 2017

Sharma A, 2016, 'India’s Quest for Energy Security: A Foreign Policy Priority', presented at New Zealand Political Science Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand, 28 November 2016 - 30 November 2016, http://nzpsa.com/resources/Documents/NZPSA%20Conference%20Docs/Final%202016%20NZPSA%20Conference%20Programme.pdf

Sharma A, 2016, 'Quadrilateral Alliance- A Concert of Democracies: An Analysis of its Relevance in the Context of Emerging Strategic Geometry in the Indo-Pacific Region', presented at The Seventh Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Brisbane, Australia, 04 July 2016 - 06 July 2016, http://www.ocis.org.au/files/pdf/OCIS_Program_v18_interactive.pdf

Sharma A, 2016, 'India-US Relation: From Prickly to a Partnership of the 21st Century', presented at A seminar Presentation for Sir Walter Murdoch School of Public Policy & International Affairs, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, 18 March 2016

Sharma A, 2016, 'India’s Energy Needs: Prospects for Australia-India Energy Cooperation', presented at 'Energy and Resource Conference' organized by the University of Western Australia, Australia-India Institute and Australia-India Business Council, Perth, Australia, 17 March 2016 - 17 March 2016, file:///C:/Users/z3346949/Downloads/Invitation%20National%20Energy%20and%20Resources%20Forum%2017%20March%202016%20Perth%20(1).pdf

Sharma A, 2016, 'India’s Foreign Policy Priorities and Measures', presented at National Security College, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, 10 March 2016

Sharma A, 2014, 'India’s Foreign Policy under Modi-led Government', presented at A seminar presentation for Crawford School of Public Policy and Economics, ASARC, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 16 July 2014, https://crawford.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/4345/indias-foreign-policy-under-narendra-modi-led-government

Sharma A, 2014, 'India MODI-fied: What Does it Mean to India’s Foreign Policy towards the United States?', presented at A seminar presentation for Australia-India Institute, The University of Melbourne, 14 July 2014

Sharma A, 2014, 'India- China Relations in the Context of the Emerging Asian Balance of Power: What Lies Ahead', presented at Sixth Oceanic Conference on International Studies, The University of Melbourne, 09 July 2014 - 11 July 2014

Sharma A, 2014, 'India ‘MODI’fied: What Does it mean to India and the World”', presented at A seminar presentation for Politics and International Relations, The University of Auckland and New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Auckland Branch, 05 June 2014, https://cpb-ap-se2.wpmucdn.com/blogs.auckland.ac.nz/dist/e/242/files/2014/05/Talk-on-India-MODI%E2%80%99fied-What-does-it-mean-to-India-and-the-World-5-June-20141.pdf

Sharma A, 2014, 'The World's Largest Democracy at Polls: An Analysis of the Indian General Election 2014', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch, Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand, 10 April 2014

Sharma A, 2014, 'India Votes: An Insight into the Issues and Scenario Ahead in Parliamentary Election 2014', presented at Seminar presentation for Politics and International Relations, The University of Auckland, Auckland , New Zealand, 27 March 2014

Sharma A, 2013, 'India-China Relations: Lingering Conflict, Growing Cooperation or Adjusting for Co-existence', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA), Auckland Branch, Auckland, New Zealand, 10 October 2013, https://nziia.blogs.auckland.ac.nz/page/2/

Sharma A, 2013, 'India’s Relationship with Major powers in the Asia-Pacific Region, Its Military Challenges and Current Security Trends', presented at New Zealand Defence Staff College, Trenthem Military Camp, Wellington, 12 September 2013

Sharma A, 2013, 'New Zealand -India Defence Relations: Current Trends and the Future Prospects in the context of Asia-Pacific Security Paradigm', presented at New Zealand Defence Staff College, Trenthem Military Camp, Wellington, 12 September 2013

Sharma A, 2013, 'US Af-Pak Exit, India’s Stakes and the Emerging Dynamics in the Region', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch, Hamilton, New Zealand, 18 July 2013

Sharma A, 2013, 'Changing the Perceptions by Lobbying: The Impact of Indian American Lobbying in the US Foreign Policy towards India', presented at Mid-West Political Science Conference, Chicago, The U.S.A, 11 April 2013 - 12 April 2013

Sharma A, 2012, 'Ethnic Lobbying and the US Foreign Policy: An Evaluation of Indian American Lobbying in the US-India Relations', presented at New Zealand Political Science Conference, 06 November 2012 - 08 November 2012

Sharma A, 2012, 'India’s Current Military and Security Challenges: Implications for its International Relations', presented at New Zealand Defence Force Command and Staff College, Wellington, New Zealand, 27 September 2012

Sharma A, 2012, 'The Tectonic Shift in the Global Balance of Power: A US-India Perspective', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs (NZIIA) Wellington Branch, 12 September 2012

Sharma A, 2012, 'India’s Strategic Engagement with the United States and the Emerging Global Order', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Auckland Branch, Auckland, New Zealand, 06 August 2012, https://nziia.blogs.auckland.ac.nz/2012/07/31/indias-strategic-engagement-with-the-united-states-and-the-emerging-global-order/

Sharma A, 2012, 'The India-US Strategic Partnership: From Strange to Engaged Democracies', presented at Seminar presentation for Political Studies Department, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, 30 July 2012

Sharma A, 2011, 'India’s Strategic Posture in the Context of Evolving Asia-Pacific Security Paradigm', presented at New Zealand Political Science Association Conference, The University of Otago, Dunedin, 01 December 2011 - 02 December 2011

Sharma A, 2011, 'The Politics of Corruption in India: Anna Hazare’s Gandhian Movement', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato University, Hamilton,, Hamilton, New Zealand, 28 September 2011

Sharma A, 2011, 'India's Emergence, the Indo-US Strategic Partnership, and the Asia-Pacific Region', presented at Seminar presentation for the Department of Education, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, Hamilton, New Zealand, 24 May 2011

Sharma A, 2010, 'An Evaluation of the Indo-US Strategic Partnership: India’s Global Aspiration and Obama Administration', presented at New Zealand Political Science Association Conference, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, 02 December 2010 - 03 December 2010

Sharma A, 2010, 'Indo-US Strategic Partnership in the context of Indian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century', presented at New Zealand Institute of International Affairs, Waikato Branch and Asia:NZ Foundation, Hamilton, New Zealand, 12 May 2010

Sharma A, 2009, 'US Policy and Energy Security Issues in South Asia', presented at Conference organised on US Policy Towards South Asia by Indian Council of Historical Research and Americans Studies Department, School of International Studies (SIS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), JNU, New Delhi, 30 March 2009 - 31 March 2009

Sharma A, 2008, 'Indo-US Strategic Relations”, South Asia Studies Seminar', presented at RSPAS, ANU Seminar Series, ANU, 23 July 2008 - 23 July 2008

Sharma A, 2007, 'Indo-US Strategic Convergence in Post-Cold War Period: From Logjam to Strategic Partnership', presented at Conference on “Indo-US Strategic Convergence” jointly organized by American Studies, SIS, JNU and Shyamlal College, Delhi University, Academic Research Centre, Delhi University, 01 February 2007 - 02 February 2007


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