25-27 February 2021 | Online Workshop on India’s Strategic and National Security Issues
(For University Students, Youth, Scholars and Young Professionals)

25 Feb 2021 | 1030 - 1300 hrs
26 Feb 2021 | 1030 - 1300 hrs
27 Feb 2021 | 1030 - 1300 hrs

Introduction to the Workshop

In continuation to the initiative taken since last two years, VIF is pleased to inform you about the next series of lectures on India’s national security and strategic culture. The workshop aims to give a chance to young students, researchers and professionals from other disciplines to learn the necessary conceptual frameworks and promote Indian precepts and concepts as well as methods of analysis to conduct advanced historical and theoretical research in the field of strategic and security studies. The three-day’ workshop is scheduled from 25-27 Feb 2021. Interested candidates are required to send in their applications by filling the forms given below.

Objective of the Workshop

The workshop is an endeavour of the VIF to bring together students from Indian Universities, youth, scholars and young professionals and introduce them to India’s strategic culture that persists and moulds the policy making in our country. The workshop will be especially relevant in these trying times and circumstances, which urge us to re-invent and re-align our values to overcome the unique challenges that the nation is facing. The lectures will focus on the evolving dynamics of the geopolitics & geo-strategy as well as on technological trends that have a great bearing on India’s strategic and security approaches. The objective is to empower a young lot of participants to benefit from a range of ideas and experiences of our practitioners and experts.

The workshop will examine different themes and topics. Each day a new issue will be discussed, debated and deliberated upon. Compared to the previous years the strategic capsule would be a truncated version with limited number of topics. Some of the subjects that may be covered are listed below:-

  1. India’s Civilizational & Cultural Heritage: Impact on India’s Strategic & Security Outlook
  2. India’s Response to Covid-19 and India’s Economic Outlook including Aatmanirbharta Policies
  3. Technology Dominance and the role of Bharatiya Mind
  4. India’s Response to China’s Aggression along the LAC
  5. An Approach to Read Future Technology Trends
  6. Pakistan Sponsored Terrorism and Situation in Kashmir post Art. 370 Abrogation

Please fill up your application and send it along with the other required documents as mentioned in the application form at ([email protected]).

Last date of submission : 23 Feb 2021
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