Prerna Gandhi is an Associate Fellow at the Vivekananda International Foundation with a focus on Japan, ASEAN and Korean Peninsula. She is currently a doctoral student at Dept. of East Asian Studies, Delhi University. She is also a recipient of the Mitsubishi Corporation International Scholarship and visited Japan in the “Japan-East Asia Network of Exchange for Students and Youths Program- JENESYS” in summer of 2011.

Contributions 
2019 Japan-South Korea Tensions: Why the ‘Past’ took Precedence over the ‘Future’? Since late last year, East Asia has been uneasy with wariness over the growing tensions between South Korea and Japan. Though, historical legacies and war memories of Imperial Japan continue to emerge as recurrent factors in the regional politics, th...

दोराहे पर वैश्विक अर्थव्यवस्थाः क्या डिजिटलीकरण है आगे की राह मौजूदा वैश्विक राजनीतिक उथल-पुथल की कड़ियां अब सुस्त पड़ती वैश्विक अर्थव्यवस्था से जुड़ती जा ...

The US-China 90 Days Truce Prior to the G20 meeting, there were indications of some respite in the US and China. During the working dinner meeting, at the G 20 meeting held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Donald Trump and Xi Jinping held a ‘highly successful meeting’.i...

Global Economy at Crossroads: Is Digitalization the Way Ahead? “Transactional capabilities keep the lights on, but transformative capabilities make the organization stand out.” ― Pearl Zhu The current global political upheaval has now come to be inextricably linked to the waning global economy. T...

Occasional Papers 
Japan’s Changing Security Discourse from the prism of its Deterrence Imperative ... US-Japan alliance is cornerstone for Japan’s security and its deterrence. However, despite conflicts of interests and intermittent tensions, Japan has never sought to replace the alliance with its own defense capabilities .. Though Japan’s s...

Issue Briefs 
Threat of Military Conflict on Korean Peninsula ..... the latent possibilities of a conflict have now moved into the direction of a US-North Korea conflict. The increased pace of nuclear and missile testing under Kim Jong-un’s supremacy has sought to hasten North Korea’s surge of being able to...

Event Reports 
VIF-IISS Roundtable on India’s Relations with the EU and the UK after Brexit The Vivekananda International Foundation organized a closed-door interaction for a visiting delegation from the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS, London) on 4th December 2019. The Roundtable focused on addressing the implications o...

Interaction with Dr. Anantha Nageswaran "The Chinese Economy: Trump Effect, Deleveraging, or Both?" The Vivekananda International Foundation organized an interaction with Dr Anantha Nageswaran (non-permanent Member of PM Economic Advisory Council and Distinguished Fellow, VIF) on...

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