Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations

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Values in Foreign Policy: Interests and Ideals

March 1-2, 2019, Silver Oak Hall, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi




Day 1: March 1, 2019 (Friday)


09:00 – 09:30 Registration, Meet and Greet + Tea/Coffee


09:30 – 10:30 Inaugural Session

– Sanjay Pulipaka (chair)
– Dhara Snowden, publisher’s representative
– Special Guest: Pavan K. Varma, Author, Diplomat and former Member of Parliament
– Remarks by H. K. Dua, former Chief Editor, Ambassador and Member of Parliament


10:30 – 10:45 Tea/Coffee Break


10:45 – 12:00 Session 1: The Enlightenment and Western Foreign Policy

Krishnan Srinivasan (chair), Veronica Sutherland, James Mayall, Salman Haidar


12:00 – 13:15 Session 2: Values in East Asian Foreign Policy

Jyoti Malhotra (chair), Wang Yiwei, Aftab Seth, Tadashi Anno


13:15 – 14:15 Lunch


14:15 – 15:00 Diplomatic Guest Lecture

Fredrik Erixon (chair), Ambassador Peter Burleigh

Remarks by Ms. Shireen Vakil, Head of Policy and Advocacy at the Tata Trusts


15:00 – 16:15 Session 3: Islamic Values and Foreign Policy

Zeenat Rous (chair), Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Kingshuk Chatterjee, Talmiz Ahmad


16:15 – 16:30 Tea/Coffee Break


16:30 – 17:45: Session 4: Values in ASEAN’s Foreign Policy

Kate Sullivan de Estrada (chair), Chaw Chaw Sein, Rajiv Bhatia, Iftekhar Ahmad Chowdhury


19:30 onwards Dinner


Day 2: March 2, 2019 (Saturday)


09:30 – 11:00 Session 5: Western Liberalism and Asian Values in Foreign Policy

Veronica Sutherland (chair), Kate Sullivan de Estrada, Krishnan Srinivasan, Ravi Velloor


11:00 – 11:30 Tea/Coffee Break


11:30 – 13:00 Session 6: Hits And Misses: Interests and Ideals in Foreign Policy

Maroof Raza (chair), T. C. A. Raghavan, Shakti Sinha, Fredrik Erixon, Sanjay Pulipaka


13:00 – 13:30 Session 7: Valedictory Session: Keynote Address by Ram Madhav, National General, Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party and Director, India Foundation


13:30 onwards Thanks and Acknowledgements

Krishnan Srinivasan


followed by Lunch


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