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ANURAG VISWANATH

Anurag Viswanath is an independent writer based in Singapore. She has published over 85 articles in publications such as the Bangkok Post, Prachatai & Nation (Thailand), Far Eastern Economic Review (Hong Kong) and Journal of Contemporary Asia (Manila). Within India, she has written in Economic and Political Weekly (Mumbai), Global Affairs (Mumbai) and Indian Management (Delhi). She was a regular writer at Business Standard (Delhi) from 2007-2011. She is currently a leading columnist with Financial Express (Delhi) from 2011-. While she has written about Thailand, India, Singapore, her main focus is on contemporary China. Anurag graduated with a MA from Hindu College after a BA from Miranda House - ranking among the top five in the University of Delhi. She obtained her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Delhi under the guidance of Prof. Manoranjan Mohanty. 

Anurag was awarded a fellowship for her Ph.D. by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, as well as a Research Fellowship at Fudan University from the Government of India and Ford Foundation. She was also a Visiting Scholar under late Prof. Richard Baum at the UCLA, USA.?She taught at Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi for 2 years before turning to writing full-time.

She was the invited keynote speaker at the annual investors’ conference organised by Kotak Institutional Equities - in November 2011 in Singapore and in Feb 2012, at “Chasing Growth” mega annual conference in Mumbai. Anurag is currently finalizing her upcoming book “Finding India in China – Travels to the lesser known” to be published in mid-2015.



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Areas of interest

Contemporary China

Experience

Current Positions

    • Singapore based independent Writer
    • Adjunct Fellow, Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi

Past Positions

    • Visitng Scholar, (under Prof. Richard Baum, UCLA), USA
    • Lecturer, Kamla Nehru College, Delhi University

Education

    • PhD. Political Science, Delhi University
    • MA. Political Science, Delhi University

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