India in the Age of the Indo-Pacific: New Alliances, New Challenges
Professor Anand A. Yang is Chair of the History Department and the former Director of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. He is the author of many publications in South Asian History and comparative and world history. A former editor of The Journal of Asian Studies and the journal Peasant Studies. Yang served as the president of the Association for Asian Studies in 2006-7, and the president of the World History Association in 2008-10.
His talk will highlight the current stresses and challenges facing South Asia—and India—in the new troubled global political climate.