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Fortnightly Column By Prof. Sridhar Krishnaswami from 1st January 2015

Dear Readers,

C3S is happy to announce the launch of a fortnightly Column by Prof. Sridhar Krishnaswami with effect from 1st January 2015.  The author will cover issues related to East Asia including China.

The Bio of the distinguished columnist is given below:

      Dr. Sridhar Krishnaswami has been a Journalist for 27 years. For 18 years, he was the Foreign Correspondent with The Hindu in Washington D.C. (1995-2005) covering North America and the United Nations. For three years he was with The Press Trust of India (2005-2008) in Washington D.C., and for four years he was in Singapore (1991-1995) in charge of South East Asia and the Asia Pacific with The Hindu. Currently he Heads the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications and International Relations at SRM University near Chennai, India.

         Dr. Krishnaswami has a Ph.D in Political Science from the Miami University of Ohio(USA) specializing in International Relations, International Law and Organization, and Comparative Politics (Asian Political Systems). He holds a Master’s Degree in International Affairs from Ohio University (USA), with a concentration in South East Asia, and a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Madras (Presidency College). A Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Madras (Madras Christian College), he did his Pre-University at the Vivekananda College, Chennai and schooling at Don Bosco, also in Chennai.

       Dr. Krishnaswami has been a Fellow with The Japan Foundation, Tokyo, and a Journalist Fellow with The Foreign Press Center of Japan in Tokyo. He is the recipient of The Radio Tampa Broadcasting Award of Japan for his writings in The Hindu on the Asia-Pacific and Oceania. He is also the recipient of a Cash Prize and Citation from the Presidency College for securing the First Rank in Political Science in the University Examinations.

         A regular Visiting Fellow at the Department of Communication of the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Central Oklahoma, Dr. Krishnaswami continues to contribute articles to scholarly journals and media publications like The Hindu, The Hindu Business Line, The New Indian Express, Deccan Chronicle, The Sahara Time, The Diplomat of Tokyo/Washington, The Atlantic Post of Washington DC and The South Asia Monitor.

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