About Us

Let’s Introduce Ourselves


Centre for Vietnam Studies, New Delhi, India established after its announcement by the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam H. E. Tran Dai Quang on 4th March 2018 in New Delhi seeks to provide a platform for the scholars to engage in the past, present and future of India-Vietnam relations. The Centre aims to establish a network of scholars to contribute to the contemporary debates and emerging issues, particularly relating to India-Vietnam relations.
It provides an interactive research forum and envisages to actively engaging with experts and young scholars along with the participation of other stakeholders in mutual exchange of ideas by way of joint projects and collaborative events for mutual exchange of ideas and dissemination of information about the archetypical relationship between India and Vietnam encompassing centuries and beyond.
Mandate of the Centre covers a wide range of issues ranging from historical and cultural ties to strengthening trade and investment; defense, strategic and maritime cooperation to non-traditional security issues; political and diplomatic engagements to cooperation in Science Technology and education; development partnership and regional value chains to culture, commerce and connectivity.

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Our Team


Dr. Ash Narain Roy

Director, Institute of Social Sciences, New Delhi

Dr. Anirban Ganguly

Director, Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation, New Delhi

Dr. Arvind Gupta

Director, Vivekananda International Foundation, New Delhi

Prof. Bidyut Chakrabarty

Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi