Miller Speaks at Symposium on India’s Growth and Development
Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Associate Professor of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, was invited to speak at the India Symposium jointly organized by the Government of India, the Observer Research Foundation (ORF), and the India Caucus at the Harvard Kennedy School on December 6, 2019.
The symposium on India’s growth and development featured three panels on health, economics and foreign policy. Miller joined the panel on Indian foreign policy which was moderated by Dhruva Jaishankar, the Director of the US Initiative at the ORF.
Miller spoke on the rise of China and India, the similarities and differences between the two rising powers, and the implications for global order. The symposium ended with a keynote speech by the Hon. Harsh V. Shringla, the current Indian ambassador to the United States.
Manjari Chatterjee Miller is Associate Professor (with tenure) of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. She works on foreign policy and security issues with a focus on South and East Asia. She specializes in the foreign policies of rising powers, India and China. Her book, Wronged by Empire: Post-Imperial Ideology and Foreign Policy in India and China (Stanford University Press, 2013) argues that the bitter history of colonialism affects the foreign policy behavior of India and China even today. She is currently working on rising powers, and the domestic ideational frameworks that explain their changing status.