Faculty Profile

Dr. Bawa Singh
Assistant Professor
Centre for South and Central Asian Studies
School of Global Relations
Central University of Punjab
Bathinda- 151001
Email Id: bawasingh73@gmail.com  
Mobile: 09781931172>

 
Education :
Degree Name of the Institute Year Subjects
Ph.D. Panjab University, Chandīgarh 2009 Political Science
M.A. Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 1997 Political Science
Experience :
Name of the Institute Position Period
Central University of Punjab, Bathinda Assistant Professor August 2012 - till date
Panjab University Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre, Hoshiarpur Assistant Professor 2010-12
BLM Girls College, Nawan Shahar Assistant Professor 2009-10
Teaching Assignments :
  1. M. Phil (Themes and Debates in South Asian Modernity, Political Economy of Globalization)
  2. Pre- Ph.D Course Work (South and Central Asia: Regional Cooperation)
Research Projects :

Ongoing

  1. Role of SAARC: Geostrategic and Geo-economics Perspectives. ICSSR Major Project, Term- Feb 2014- Aug 2015, (7 Lac)
  2. Mapping of Maritime Security Concerns for South Asia: Contextualizing Indian Concerns and Strategy. RSM Project,  Term- 2014-16, (1.5 Lac)
Peer Recognition :
  1. Indian Political Science Association
Area specializations/Research Interest :
  1. Geopolitics of South and Central Asia, Indian Foreign Policy, Maritime Security, Regional Cooperation
Publications :

Research Papers

  1. Singh, Bawa and E. Nahar:  India and Southeast Asia Relations: Past to Present, South Asia Politics, Vol. 9, No. 7, November 2010, pp. 12-18.
  2. Singh, Bawa. India’s Foreign Policy towards Southeast Asia: Issues Before and   After the Cold War, The IUP Journal of International Relations, Vol. VII, No. 2, 2013, pp. 1-22.
  3. Singh, Bawa and E, Nahar. China-Southeast Asia Relations in the 21st Century: An Analysis, Emphasis-Journal of Social Sciences, Vol. 7, 2013, pp. 24-39. 
  4. Singh, Bawa.  India And ASEAN: Contextualizing Partnership and Concerns in the 21st Century, FPRC Journal, 2014 (1), pp. 96-120.
  5. Singh, Bawa.  Democratic Transformation in Nepal: An Overview of India’s Role, FPRC Journal, 2014 (1), pp. 208-230.
  6. Singh, Bawa. Maritime Security Threats in the Indian Ocean: How Prepared is the Indian Navy, The IUP Journal of International Relations, Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2014, pp. 55-70.
  7. Singh, Bawa and Arif Mohammad Mir. Geostrategic Significance of South Asia: Contextualizing the Interests of the External Powers, The IUP Journal of International Relations, Vol. VIII, No. 3, 2014, pp. 7-16.
  8. Singh, Bawa and Arif Mohammad Mir. SAARC and China: Emerging Geopolitical and Geostrategic perspective, FPRC Journal, 2014 (4), pp. 130-142.
  9. Singh, Bawa. Emergence of Green Politics: An Indian Perspective, Journal of Political Science,  November, Vol. X, No. 2, Nov. 2014, pp. 55-61  

Book Chapters

  1. Singh, Bawa. Look East Policy: Emerging Equations with Southeast Asia, in Emanual Nahar (ed): The     Foreign Policy of India in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects, Pearson, Delhi, 2011, pp. 179-192.
  2. Singh, Bawa and E. Nahar. India and Southeast Asia’s Relations: Past to Present, in Emanual Nahar (ed): The Foreign Policy of India in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects, Pearson, Delhi, 2011, pp. 233-248.
  3. Suman Gupta and Bawa Singh. Navigating Cold War to New Emerging World Order: Indian Foreign Policy Perspective, in  Emanual Nahar (ed): The Foreign Policy of India in the Globalized World Order: Issues and Challenges, Enkay Enterprises, Chandigarh, 2014, pp. 132-166.
  4.  Emanual Nahar and Bawa Singh. China-Southeast Asia Relations in the 21st Century: An Analysis, in  Emanual Nahar (ed): The Foreign Policy of India in the Globalized World Order: Issues and Challenges, Enkay Enterprises, Chandigarh, 2014, pp. 167-188.
  5. Emanual Nahar and  Bawa Singh.  Nuclear Arms Proliferation: Implication and Response of Indian Foreign Policy, in  Emanual Nahar (ed): The Foreign Policy of India in the Globalized World Order: Issues and Challenges, Enkay Enterprises, Chandigarh, 2014, pp. 121-132.

Chapters in Text Book

  1. Singh, Bawa. (2012). Cold War in International Politics, in Indian Foreign Policy,  MA Political  Science, 4th Semester,    Panjab Univ. Chandigarh, pp.45-63.
  2. Singh, Bawa. (2012). Nuclear Proliferation, In Indian Foreign Policy,  MA Political  Science, 4th Semester,   Panjab Univ. Chandigarh, pp. 64-74.  
  3. Singh, Bawa. (2012). Terrorism and Indian Foreign Policy. In Indian Foreign Policy, MA Political Science, 4th Semester, Panjab Univ. Chandigarh, pp.75-89.
Workshop/Conferences :

Special Lecture Organized

  1. Special Lecture dedicated to the Ambedkar Jayanti:   Relevance of Dr. B R Ambedkar’s Social and Economic Ideas in the Globalization Era” by Prof. Rajiv Lochan, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 06 May, 2014.
  2. Distinguish Lecture on: India’s Global Goals: Perceptions and Prospects for 2012, by Rtd. Ambassador, Bal Anand, 6 May, 2014.

Paper Presentation- National Seminars and Conference

  1. India’s Look East Policy: Emerging Equation with Southeast Asia, Paper Presented During National Seminar- Indian Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Challenges and Prospects, Organized by USOL, Panjab University Chandigarh, 25-26 March, 2010.
  2. SAARC: Mapping Role and Relevance in the Changing Geopolitical and Geostrategic Landscape, Paper Presented During National Seminar- SAARC: Problems and Prospects (24-25 March, 2014), Organized by USOL, Panjab University Chandigarh.

International Conference and Seminars

  1. India’s Look East Policy: Mapping Reciprocation of Myanmar, paper presented during the two days International Conference on, “India’s Foreign Relations - Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean: Strengthening the Political, Economic, Security and Cultural Prospects,” held at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat (India), 12-13 September, 2014.
  2. Changing Dynamics of Strategic Relationship between China and Nepal: Theorizing India’s Concerns, paper presented during the two days International Conference, “India-China-Nepal: Redefining Historical Relations in the Contemporary Times,” Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 16-17 October, 2014.
  3. US’s Afghanistan Endgame: Challenges and Options for  Indian Foreign Policy, paper presented in two days International Conference, on Indo-US Relations and South Asia, organized by Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab,  in collaboration with The American Embassy, New Delhi, on 29-30 October 2014 

Workshops

  1. Research Methodology and Methods of Research in Social Science, (October 8-12, 2007), ICSSR, NWR, Panjab University Chandigarh.
  2. Qualitative Methods and Techniques in Social Science Research, (January 12-23, 2009), ICSSR, NWR, Panjab University Chandigarh
Other Achievements :

Degree Awarded- M. Phil

  1. Mohamad Arif Mir: Nuclearisation in South Asia: The China Factor
  2. Mansoor Ahmad Lone: China’s Strategic Foray in South Asia: Contextualizing India’s Concern 
  3. Pervaiz Ahmad Thoker: The New Great Game in central Asia: India’s Interests and Challenges.
  4. Mudassir Ghulam: Democratic Transformation in South Asia: Emerging Trends

Supervision of M. Phil -Ongoing

  1. Niraj Kumar: IBSA in a New Regional Architecture: Role of India.
  2. Abdul Rouf Bhat: Post -2014 Afghanistan: An Analysis of Regional Implications and Reciprocation.
  3. Shabaz Hussain  Shah: Changing Dynamics of China Nepal Relations: Mapping India’s Concerns.
  4. Azad Ansari: Social Media and Political Communication in India: A Study of Politician Twitters during Indian Election 2014.

Supervision of Ph. D-Ongoing

  1. Gurpreet Kaur: India and Central Asia Relations: Changing Dynamics in the Post-Cold War Period
  2. Amandeep Kaur: India and Central Asia Economic Cooperation: Problems and Potential.
  3. Mohamad Arif Mir: India and SCO: Emerging Geopolitical and Geostrategic Perspectives
  4. Mudassir Mubarak: Locating Russia in the Emerging Geopolitics of Central Asia: Re-imaging India’s Challenges and Options.
  5. Sandeep Singh: Indian Energy Diplomacy Towards Eurasia: Emerging Equations in the 21st Century 
  6. Parvaiz  Ahmad: Russia’s South Asia Pivot: Contextualizing India’s Opportunism and Pragmatism
  7. Mansoor Lone: Indian Japan Maritime Cooperation: Navigating the Chinese Storm in the Indian Ocean
  8. Bhupinder Singh: World War I and II: Historicizing the Role of Punjab