Dr. Sharinee Jagtiani


Dr. Sharinee Jagtiani

  • Short CV

    • Since 12/2021: Visiting Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies (Funding: Fritz Thyssen Foundation)

    • 06/2021 – 11/2021: Research Analyst at the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS)

    • Since 04/2021: Research Associate at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

    • Since 02/2021: Associate at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies

    • 10/2020 - 01/2021: Visiting Fellow at the GIGA Institute for Asian Studies (Funding: GIGA India Fellowship)

    • 02/2019 - 03/2019: Visiting Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Asian Studies Funding: GIGA India Fellowship

    • 07/2018-12/2019: Associate Lecturer in International Relations at Oxford Brookes University & Tutor in the Politics of South Asia, University of Oxford

    Current Research

    • Revisiting ‘Regions’ in a Changing World Order: The Case of India and the Indo-Pacific

    • The future of alliances in a changing world order

    • The rise and resurgence of regional powers in international relations

    • Status-seeking in world politics

    Countries and Regions

    • Indo-Pacific

    • Global South

    • India

    Dr. Sharinee Jagtiani



    GIGA Focus Global | 7/2022

    G20: The Global South’s New Status-Seeking Platform?

    The G20 is now a central forum for solving the current global polycrisis. It has also become a place where Global South governments, like India’s or Turkey’s, seek to acquire and project higher status on the world stage. Policymakers need to understand and embrace this key foreign policy dynamic.

    War on the Rocks | 07/2022

    India is a Swing State - Cooperate with it accordingly

    Dr. Ameya Pratap Singh

    Oxford School of Global and Area Studies

    Survival | 05/2022

    In the Shadow of Ukraine: India’s Choices and Challenges

    In early 2022, India captured global attention over its response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Indeed, its relations with Russia are deep complex and substantive. In an era of strategic rivalry however, India will have to reflect on the extent to which it can sustain its balancing act.

    Sophia Wellek

    International Institute for Strategic Studies, Berlin

    International Politics | 05/2022

    Regional Powers, Global Aspirations: Lessons from India and Iran

    This paper offers a revised and decentred perspective on regional power behaviour in world politics.

    Prof. Dr. Louise Fawcett

    University of Oxford

    The Wire | Article | 17/08/2022

    Along With Its Own Fight for Freedom, India Also Supported Indonesia's Bid for Independence

    Through its diplomatic activism, New Delhi helped re-construct a world in which European imperialism was illegal, illegitimate and no longer tolerated. Sharinee Jagtiani illustrates India's role in Indonesia's fight for independence.

    GIGA Forum | 07/11/2022

    The Global Politics of Status: India, Turkey, and Indonesia at the G20 Summit and Beyond

    The Global Politics of Status: India, Turkey, and Indonesia at the G20 Summit and Beyond, Online event Organisers: German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) Dr. Sharinee Jagtiani (Speaker), Dr. Clemens Hoffmann (Speaker), Dr. Evan Laksmana (Speaker), Dr. Miriam Prys-Hansen (Moderator)

    This GIGA Forum focuses on the foreign policies of three powers: India, Turkey, and Indonesia. Our experts will investigate the domestic roots and the consequences of their status-seeking strategies, and their respective abilities to help shape a changing global order.

    Dr. Clemens Hoffmann

    Dr. Evan Laksmana


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