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07 Months

Mr. Hirenkumar Patel

Designation : Teaching & Research Assistant Qualification : M.A. (Politics and International Relations), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Pursuing) Experience : 07 Months


China's Foreign Policy, Belt and Road Initiative, Chinese Navy

Research Area

India’s Foreign Policy, Theories of International Relations, Geopolitics, China-India, South Asia

Book(s) Chapter(s)

  • Book chapter titled ‘Emerging Geo-strategic Dynamics in the Arabian Sea: An Analysis of India’s Role as a Net Security Provider’ in an edited book titled ‘India’s Evolving Coastal and Maritime Domain: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities’ is at advance stage of publication with Pentagon Press, New Delhi

Awards / Honours / Achievements / Appreciation

  • Qualified UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Assistant Professor in Defence and Strategic Studies, conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA), New Delhi, India


  • Worked as Research Intern at National Maritime Foundation, New Delhi from 1st July to 22nd July 2019.
  • Certified for presenting a paper titled ‘Unfolding Maritime Strategic Rivalry between China and India: An Understanding of China's Maritime Silk Road and India's Indo-Pacific Construct’ in Two-day Workshop on Maritime Journey of Contemporary Indian Security: An Indian Perspective Jointly organized by Central University of Gujarat Gandhinagar, Maritime History Society and Department of Civic and Politics, University of Mumbai. From 26-27 February 2020.