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MR.RADHAKRISHNAN R.

Assistant Professor
M.Phil, M.A,B.A(Hons), NET


Mr R Radhakrishnan pursued his M.Phil and MA at the Centre for Political Studies (CPS), Jawaharlal Nehru University. He had cleared his University Grants Commission-National Education Test (UGC-NET) in Political Science in December 1999. He is presently pursuing his PhD at the Department of Politics and Public Administration, University of Pune. The topic for his doctoral research is “Political Communication as Soft Power: Role of Media in India’s Foreign Policy”.

His past experience range from working in a think-tank, Political Office, teaching at various institutions dealing with political leadership, Media and communication and the National Defence Academy, in Pune.

International Conferences

  • “The advent of Soft Power in the Indo-US Relations", at The 43rd Annual Conference of the Indian Association for American Studies, BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, Goa, 31 October - 2 November 2014. (Co-presenter)
  • “The Indian Diaspora in a Globalized World”, Annual International Studies Convention, JNU, New Delhi, 10-12 December 2013.
  • “Diaspora, Communication and Construction of Identity”, Indian Association of International Studies, New Delhi, 10-12 December 2012.

National Conferences

  • “Media Discourse and Representation of Women in Indian Media”, National Seminar on Women and Children in Media: Issues & Perspectives, MS University, Vadodara, 26-27 March 2014. (Co-presenter)
  • “The Future of State in a Globalized World", 55th All India Annual Conference of the Indian Political Science Association, Hyderabad, 28-30 December 2013.
  • “Advent of the Transnational Middle Class Indians”, Centre for Culture and Development, Vadodara, Gujarat, 27-29, November, 2013.
  • “Problems and Prospects of Indian Nationalism”, Centre for Study of Religion and Society, India Foundation, New Delhi, 9-10 November, 2012.

International

  • Brief biographical sketch of Jamshedji Tata, Encyclopedia of India, Vol-4 (S – Z) edited by Stanley Wolpert, Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York, 2006, pp, 138-139, (v.4), ISBN: 0-684-31353-7.

National

  • Radhakrishnan, R., Prafulla Ketkar & Aisha Sultanat, Alternative Approaches to Security: National Integration, Governance and Non-Military Challenges, Samskriti: New Delhi, 2005. pp. 446+xii, ISBN: 81-87374-39-X.

International

  • Book Review of “Along the Red River: A Memoir” by Sabita Goswami, New Delhi: Zubaan, 2013 (ISBN 9789381017012),Virginia Review of Asian Studies, Volume 17, 2015, pp.269-272, ISSN: 2169-6306.

National

  • “Diaspora, Communication and Construction of Identity”, published in Review Subcontinent Vol. XI-XII, September, 2014, pp. 147-158, ISSN: 2229-614X.
  • Advent of The Transnational Middle Class Indians, Published in SCOTOPIA (A Multidisciplinary Bi-annual Journal) (Online - ISSN No. 2455-5975), Volume - 1, Issue – 1, (January – June) 2016, p.p. 7-17
  • Book Review of Deconstructing Terrorist Violence: Faith As A Mask by Ram Puniyani, Sage Publications, Delhi, 2015, pp. xxvi 180, & Lifeblood Of Terrorism: Countering Terrorism Finance by Vivek Chadha, Bloomsbury, London, 2015, pp. xiv 258, The Book Review, Volume XL, Number 3, March 2016, pp. 71-72, ISSN: 0970-4175.
  • “Problems and Prospects of Indian Nationalism”, Published in Raj-Yashti Journal of Social Sciences Vol. V No. 2&4, April-June & Oct-December 2012, pp. 55-67, ISSN: 0974-8687.

PAPERS PRESENTED

  • “Globalization of Communication: A Study of Media as India’s Soft Power”, 56th All India Political Science Conference, Indian Political Science Association, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi on 25-27 October, 2015.
  • “The advent of Soft Power in the Indo-US Relations", at The 43rd Annual Conference of the Indian Association for American Studies to be held at BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, Goa, 31 October - 2 November 2014. (Co-presenter)
  • “Media Discourse and Representation of Women in Indian Media”, National Seminar on Women and Children in Media: Issues & Perspectives, MS University, Vadodara, 26-27 March 2014. (Co-presenter)
  • “The Future of State in a Globalized World", 55th All India Annual Conference of the Indian Political Science Association, Hyderabad, 28-30 December 2013.
  • "The Indian Diaspora in a Globalized World", Annual International Studies Convention, JNU, New Delhi, 10-12 December 2013.
  • “Advent of the Transnational Middle Class Indians”, National Seminar, Centre for Culture and Development, Vadodara, Gujarat, 27-29, November, 2013.
  • “Diaspora, Communication and Construction of Identity”, International Seminar, Indian Association of International Studies, New Delhi, 10-12 December 2012.
  • “Problems and Prospects of Indian Nationalism”, National Seminar, Centre for Study of Religion and Society, India Foundation, New Delhi, 9-10 November, 2012.

ARTICLES

 

Newspaper, DNA, Pune Edition

 

COMMENTS IN MEDIA

  • Indians must cherish their polyglot identity, DNA, June24, 2014, Page-4, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=4&edcode=820040&eddate=2014-6-24
  • Credible opposition needs dedicated leaders DNA, May 21, 2014, Page-6, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=6&edcode=820040&eddate=2014-5-21
  • AAP’s ambivalent policies continue to haunt it DNA, April 4, 2014, Page -6, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=6&edcode=820040&eddate=2014-4-04
  • It is too early to predict demise of conventional party politics in India, DNA, January 2, 2014, Page-4, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=4&edcode=820040&eddate=2014-1-02
  • Give all the icons of modern India their due DNA, November 8, 2013, Page-4, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=4&edcode=820040&eddate=2013-11-08
  • Communal riots are taking place in a systematic manner DNA, September 12, 2013, Page-4, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=4&edcode=820040&eddate=2013-9-12
  • The Telangana movement refutes the linguistic mantra for Statehood, DNA, August 1, 2013, Page-6, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=6&edcode=820040&eddate=2013-8-01
  • It is a move for galvanising the NCP, DNA, June 12, 2013, Pune Edition, online edition http://www.dnaindia.com/pune/message-board-will-pawar-s-strategic-reshuffle-prove-to-be-a-masterstroke-in-2014-polls-1846824
  • Modi or the Gandhi family’s charisma will not affect the polls DNA, May 9, 2013, Page - 6, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=6&edcode=820040&eddate=2013-5-09
  • Jadhav is not the only one to hold such a lavish event DNA, February 21, 2013, Page-4, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=4&edcode=820040&eddate=2013-02-21
  • Take the movement forward peacefully DNA, December 25, 2012, Page-4, Pune Edition http://epaper.dnaindia.com/epapermain.aspx?pgNo=4&edcode=820040&eddate=2012-12-25

See Blog: http://nomadkrishnan.blogspot.in/

Email: r.krishnan@slsh.edu.in