Prof.(Dr.) Vijay Khare, Director
Dr. Vijay Khare is a Professor in the Department of Defense & Strategic Studies and Director, Yashwantrao Chavan National Centre of International Security and Defense Analysis (YC-NISDA), Savitribai Phule Pune University. He was an ERASMUS fellow at Masaryk University, the Czech Republic; University of Porto, Portugal and a visiting fellow at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'homme (FMSH) Paris, France. As a Post Doctorate fellow he worked on Non-military threats to South Asia, sponsored by the University Grants Commission.
As the Director of the International Centre, Savitribai Phule Pune University, (formerly University of Pune) Dr. Vijay Khare provides excellent leadership to all international engagements, ranging from hosting thousands of students from more than 102 countries, sending large number of students overseas for different ‘study abroad programs’, to building strategic partnerships with institutions around the world and collaborating joint research programs with various universities like Penn State University, Ontario Maharashtra Goa Programme (Canada), Gottingen (Germany), Erasmus Mundus program funded by the European Commission and other European Universities.
Dr. Khare was a recipient of the Partial Fellowship Award from the United Nations and the United Nations University, Tokyo (Japan), and attended a course on the United Nations System: Pressing Issues and Sustainable Solutions and Peace and Human Rights. Dr. Khare was awarded the Young Social Scientist Award for rare source material collection, for research work on “The Role of the British Army for Social Mobilization and its Impact on Indian Society”, the Social Scientist Award for research work on “A Comparative Study of India – France Counter – terrorism Mechanism” under the Indo – French Social Scientist Exchange Program; and the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar first International Literary Award for a book on “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and India’s National Security” by Dr. Ambedkar International Mission, Canada.
Dr. Khare was awarded Young Social Scientist Award for rare source material collection, for research work on “Role of British Army for Social Mobilization and its Impact on Indian Society”; Social Scientist Award for research work on “A Comparative Study of India – France Counter – terrorism Mechanism” under the Indo – French Social Scientist Exchange Program; and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar first International Literary Award for a book on “Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and India’s National Security” by Dr. Ambedkar International Mission, Canada.
Dr. Khare has completed the following Research Projects:
1. Third Party Mediation: India – Pakistan Conflict
2. Non–Traditional Source of Conflict in South Asia: A study on Human Security Discourse Practice & Policy Proposition.
3. Challenges to the Indian Society and Culture in the Age of Globalization.
4. Non-Military Challenges for South Asian Security and Globalization.
5. Economic Dimension of National Security in New Millennium
6. A Critical Study of Thoughts of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on issues related to India’s National Security.
Dr. Khare’s ongoing Research Projects are as follows:
1. Challenges to India’s National Security with special reference to Naxalism and Terrorism.
2. Politics of Climate Change and Indo-US Strategic Cooperation for tackling Climate Change and it’s Implication on Global Peace and Security.
3. Politics of Climate Change and Indo-European Strategic Cooperation for tackling Climate Change and its implication on Global Peace & Security.
4. Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and India’s Response: A Case Study of Maharashtra.
Strategic and Security Thoughts of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Scholar’s Press, Germany
(ISBN: 978-3-639-70541-6) 2014 pp 175
Science, Technology and Justice (Ed) University of Pune Press 2013 pp 393
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Ani Rashtriya Surakshya’ Sugava Publication Pune 2010
(ISBN-978-93-8066-18-6) pp 225
Arms Race in Globalization, Sumedh Publication Pune 2009.pp 35
India in Global Politics, K’Sagar Publication, Pune 2008 pp.226.
Challenges to India’s National Security Sumedh Publication Pune 2006 pp35.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar and India’s National Security, Kilaso Books New Delhi, 2005 pp320
(ISBN-81-7908-028-5) (Won first prize of Rs 25,000/-and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar National
Literary award by Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Mission CANADA 2007.)
Dr. Ambedkar & his Journalism, ,(Ed) Pune University Press 2006 pp.85.
Women Waste-Pickers in Pune City, ,(Ed) Pune University Press 2007 pp.37
Reservation Misunderstanding and Reality, ,(Ed) Pune University Press 2008 pp.15.
Life and Mission of Kanshiram,(Ed) Pune University Press 2008 pp.60.
Reservation & Judicial System, (Ed)Pune University Press 2007 pp.35.
Defence Studies (Ed) Nirali Prakashan Pune 2007 pp.85.