Nimmi Kurian is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Policy Research in New Delhi and a Faculty Advisor in the India China Institute at The New School in New York. Her research interests include border studies with a focus on the Asian borderlands, comparative regionalism, Indian foreign policy, constituent diplomacy, and transboundary water governance. Her recent publications include: India and China: Rethinking Borders and Security (co-authored, University of Michigan Press, 2016); The India China Borderlands: Conversations Beyond the Centre (Sage, 2014); “The Blind Men and the Elephant: Making Sense of China’s One Belt One Road Initiative,” CPR Policy Brief, December 2016; “Uncharted Waters: Navigating the India-China Conversation on Water,” CPR ThoughtSpace Podcast, March 2017.

Last Updated: August 9, 2017



Why Are China and India in a Border Standoff?

Anubhav Gupta, Manoj Joshi & more
China and India are engaged in a new border standoff high in the Himalayas. Tensions between the world’s two most populous nations have been simmering for at least two years and began to roil after Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first visit to India...