Report on the First Annual Krishnaswamy Subrahmanyam Memorial Lecture and Seminar on the ‘Coordinates and Compulsions of India’s Foreign Policy’
India Foundation organized the First Annual Krishnaswamy Memorial
Lecture at the India International Centre, New Delhi on the
2nd of August, 2011 in collaboration with MAKAIAS and the
From left to right: Shri Jawhar Sircar, Vice Admiral P.J.Jacob, Shri M.K.Narayanan,Shri Brajesh Chandra Mishra, Prof.Omprakash Mishra
The Subrahmanyam Memorial Lecture was followed by a National Seminar organized by the Foundation in collaboration with MAKAIAS on ‘Coordinates and Compulsions of India’s Foreign Policy’. The contemporary crucibles of India’s foreign policy concerns were identified and debated by a distinguished panel of speakers. The Conference was inaugurated by opening remarks from Shri Jawhar Sircar, Secretary, Ministry of Culture, GoI, Vice Admiral P.J.Jacob (Chairperson, GIF) and Prof.Omprakash Mishra (Member Secretary, GIF). The deliberations of the Seminar were based upon the observations and arguments put forward by Lt.Gen. S.S.Mehta, Mr.S.D.Pradhan, Dr.Deep Datta-Ray, Commodore Uday Bhaskar, Prof. Sanjukta Bhattacharya, Dr.Shibashis Chatterjee, Prof.Hari Vasudevan, Dr.C.Raja Mohan and Prof.Joyashree Roy.