School of Social Sciences
Centre for International Relations

Profile of Faculty

Dr. BIBHUTI BHUSAN BISWAS

Ph.D.(Specialization in Politics and International Relations)
M.Phil. Political Science
M.A. International Relations

Assistant Professor,
Centre for International Relations

Cell: 91-7079906158
E-Mail bibhuti.bhusanb@gmail.com,bibhuti.biswas@cuj.ac.in

Teaching Experience  
  1. Worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka from August 16, 2012 to July 31, 2013.
Research Experience  
  1. Worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies, School of Social Sciences & International Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry during August 05, 2013 to August 14, 2014.
  2. Worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Centre for Southern Asia Studies Programme, UNESCO MS Institute of South Asia Cooperation, Pondicherry University, Puducherry during October 1, 2010 to August 14, 2012.
  3. Worked as a Project Fellow in the UGC Major Research Project, entitled, “Coalition Governments and India’s Foreign Policy” Allahabad University / Pondicherry University, Puducherry during March 16, 2009 to September 30, 2010.
Edited Book  
  1. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, Modi’s Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Power: Issues and Challenges (New Delhi: Ansh Book International, 2016), pp. 1-203 (Co-editor Satish Kumar)
Publications In Journals  
  1. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Strategic Utility of Indian Satellites,” The Indian Journal of Political Science (Meerut), vol. 69, no. 2, April-June, 2008, pp. 313-28 (ISBN: 0019-5510);
  2. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Military Significance of India’s Space Programme,” Defence Watch (New Delhi), vol. IX, no. 6, February, 2010, pp. 35-38 (DL (S)-17/3151/2009-11);
  3. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Rajiv Gandhi’s Disarmament Action Plan,” Third Concept: An International Journal of Ideas (New Delhi), vol.24, no. 286, December 2010, pp. 19- 24 (ISBN: 0970-7247);
  4. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Indian and UN in Post-Cold War Era,” in Third Concept: An International Journal of Ideas (New Delhi), vol.25, no. 293, 2011, pp.11-15 (ISBN: 0970-7247).
  5. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “India and Nuclear Disarmament: The Relevance of Rajiv Gandhi’s Disarmament Action Plan in 21st Century,” Indian Journal of Political Science (Meerut), vol. LXXII, no.1, January-March 2011, pp. 293-301 (ISBN: 0019-5510);
  6. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Indo-Russian Partnership: Emerging Dynamics,” International Journal of Bangladesh Institute of International Strategic Studies (Dhaka), vol. 32, no. 3, July-2011, pp. 252-68 (ISSN: 1010-9536); with Abu Salha Md. Yousuf
  7. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Problems of Democracy and Nation Building in Pakistan,” Social Science in Perspective, C. Achutha Menon (Study Centre & Library) Foundation, Thiruvanthapuram, Kerala, vol. 4, no.1, pp. 28-46 (ISBN:0975-5497);
  8. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “India-Bangladesh Relations: Issues, Problems and Recent Development” Politico, vol.1, no.1, November 2013, New Delhi, pp. 43-56 (ISBN No. 2322-0686).
  9. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Factors in 2014 India’s Lok Sabha Election” Foreign Affairs Insights and Reviews (FAIR), vol.2, no.2, published by Bangladesh Institute of International Strategic Studies (Dhaka), March- May 2014. (ISSN: 23II-6286).
  10. “Myanmar as New Pivot of Clash of Interests between India and China” Politico, vol.1, no.2, March 2014, New Delhi, pp.20-31 (ISBN No. 2322-0686).
  11. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Act East Policy through Myanmar via Northeast India: Opportunities and Challenges” in Political Discourse, a Journal of Sri Krishan Sinha Political Science Society (in Press).
Book Chapters  
  1. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas,“US-Bangladesh Relations: From Initial Hostility to Enduring Partnership,” in M. Saleem Kidwai, ed., US Policy towards the Muslim World: Focus on Post 9/11 Period (New York: University Press of America, 2010), pp. 237-48 (ISSN/ISBN No. 0761851577, 9780761851578) with N K Jha;
  2. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Human Rights and the Disabled: National and International Perspectives,” in V. Marappan and J Devakumar, eds., Human Rights: Victims and Rehabilitation (Chennai: Mangala Publications, 2011), pp. 22-28 (ISBN No. 978-81-908633-9-1).
  3. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas,“India-Bangladesh Relations: Constraints and Prospects,” in N.K. Jha & Subhash Shukla, eds., India’s Foreign Policy: Emerging Challenges (New Delhi: Pentagon, 2012), pp. 187-95 (ISBN No. 978-81-8274-554-4) with N K Jha;
  4. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Confidence Building Measures: A Way of Bridging Relationship between India-Pakistan,” in D. Devanathan & S. Prabakaran, eds., Good Governance and Sustainable Development (Annamalai Nagar: Political Science and Public Administration Wing, 2012), pp.160-63 (ISBN No. 978-93-81992-10-4); with Dr. D. Purushothaman
  5. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas,“India’s Look East Policy and East Asia: A New Dimension,” in S. Manivasakan, ed., Security Dynamics of India’s Future Relations with Southeast Asian Nations (Chennai: Centre for South and Southeast Asian studies, University of Madras, 2012), pp. 58-78 (ISBN: 978-81-909207-8-0);
  6. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas,“China-Bangladesh Relations: Implications for India,” in Sudhir Singh, ed., India in Emerging Asia-Pacific: Challenges & Opportunities (New Delhi: 2014), pp. 51-59.
  7. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “India-Bangladesh Bilateral Agreements: A New Opportunity,” in N N Jha and Sudhir Singh, eds., Modi’s Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities (New Delhi: Pentagon Publishers, 2016).
  8. Satish Kumar and Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Introduction,” in Satish Kumar and Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, eds., Modi’s Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Power: Issue and Challenges (New Delhi: Ansh Book International, 2016), pp. 1-8.
  9. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “Cultural Linkage in India-Bangladesh Relations,” in Satish Kumar and Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, eds., Modi’s Cultural Diplomacy and Soft Power: Issue and Challenges (New Delhi: Ansh Book International, 2016), pp. 49-57.
  10. Bibhuti Bhusan Biswas, “A New Dimension to Look East Policy to Act East Policy of India,” in Sudhir Singh, ed., Look East Policy of India (New Delhi: Pentagon Press, 2017) (in Press).
Paper Presented in Conferences / Seminars
 
  1. “Election and Non-Voters,” presented at a National Seminar on Electoral Reforms in India, organised by South Asia Studies Programme, Department of Politics & International Studies, School of Social Science & International Studies, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry, during March 23-24, 2006;
  2. “Economic Development of Bangladesh in the Industrial Sector,” presented at National Conference on Innovations in Indian Science, Engineering & Technology, organised by Swadeshi Science Movement of India, IARI, PUSA Campus, New Delhi, during November 24-26, 2006;
  3. “The Liberation Movement of Bangladesh and US Policy,” presented at 67th Session of the Indian History Congress, organised by Farook College, Calicut University, Kerala, during March 10-12, 2007.
  4. “Domestic Pressures in Foreign Policy: The Case of US-India Dialogue during the Clinton Administration,” presented at Indian History Congress, the sixty-eighth session, organised by Department of History, Delhi University, Delhi, during December 28-30, 2007;
  5. “The Evolution of Indo-Bangladesh Relations,” presented at a National Seminar on Emerging Challenges in South Asian Regional Cooperation, organised by Centre for South Asian Studies, Department of Politics & International Studies, School of Social Science & International Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during April 15-16, 2008.
  6. “India-Bangladesh Relations: Looking Back and Ahead,” presented at a National Seminar on Indian Foreign Policy: Emerging Challenges, organized by Rajiv Gandhi Chair in Contemporary Studies of Allahabad University, during January 7-8, 2009.
  7. Presented a paper on “India and Nuclear Disarmament: The Relevance of Rajiv Gandhi’s Disarmament Action Plan and Beyond,” in the International Seminar on Rajiv Gandhi’s Disarmament Initiatives: Global and South Asian Contexts, organized by the Centre for South Asian Studies, UMISARC, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during March 9-11, 2010, Co-sponsored by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
  8. Participated and presented a paper, entitled, “Regional Multi-model Transport Connectivity in South Asia,” in the International Conference on South Asia in 2020: Towards a Greater Unity and Interdependence, organized by the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh Institute of South Asia Regional Cooperation (UMISARC), Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during November 22-24, 2010.
  9. Participated and presented a paper, entitled, “US-Bangladesh Relations: Implications for India,” in the International Conference on Emerging Asia Pacific: Challenges and Opportunities in the New Decade, organized by the Southern Asia Studies Programme, UNESCO MISARC, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during March 9-11, 2011, Co-sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India.
  10. Participated and presented a paper, entitled, “Sri Lanka-China Relations: Implications for India” in the International Conference on Sri Lanka after LTTE: Implications for India, organized by the Southern Asia Studies Programme, UMISARC, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during February 16-17, 2012.
  11. Participated and presented a paper, entitled, “Bangladesh-India Water Negotiations: Political and Institutional Challenges” in the International Conference on River Water Sharing in South Asia: Identifying Common Concerns for Peace and Development, organized by UMISARC & Southern Asia Studies Programme, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during April 19-21, 2012.
  12. Participated and presented a paper, entitled, “Democratic Transition in Bangladesh during Sheikh Hasina Regime and Future of Indo-Bangladesh Relations” in the International Seminar on Internal Transition in Southern Asia: Implications for India, organised by the UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during 11-13 March 2013.
  13. “India-US Space Cooperation,” in the International Seminar on India-US Cooperation: A Defining Partnership of 21st Century, organized by the Southern Asia Studies Programme, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, during November 7-8, 2013, Co-sponsored by Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.
  14. “Water Sharing in South Asia: A Case of India’s Emerging Challenges with Bangladesh” in the Annual International Studies Convention 2013 on Re-imagining Global Order: Perspectives from the South, organised by School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, during 10-12, 2013, co-sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi and ICSSR, New Delhi.
  15. “Social Justice and Empowerment of Women: A Case Study of Jammu and Kashmir,” in a National Seminar on Social Movements and Inclusive Development: Contestations, Contradictions and Challenges, organised by Department of Sociology, Pondicherry University, Puducherry and co-sponsored by the ICSSR, New Delhi, during March 05-06, 2014.
  16. Presented a paper on “India-Bangladesh Relations: Challenges and Road Ahead for the Modi Government,” in a National Seminar on Neighbourhood Initiatives of the Modi Government: Challenges and Road Ahead, organized by the UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry, India, during April 20-22, 2015.
  17. Presented a paper on “India-Bangladesh Relations: Back and Ahead” in a National Seminar on Foreign Policy Challenges for NDA-II Government, organized by Society for Social Empowerment, New Delhi in association of School of Politics, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, during April 24-25 2015
  18. Presented a paper on “India-Bangladesh Relations: A Cultural Linkage,” in a National Seminar on India’s Soft Power and Cultural Diplomacy, organised by Centre for International Relations, Central University of Jharkhand, Ranchi and Co-sponsored by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata, during April 11-12, 2016.
National / International Seminar & Conference Attended  
  1. National Seminar on “1857 in Indian History, Historiography and Memory” organized by Department of History, School of Social Sciences and International Studies, Pondicherry University, during March 22 to 23, 2008.
  2. International Conference of International Association of Historians of Asia, organized by the Association during 14-17 November 2008 at JNU, New Delhi.
  3. International Seminar on Water: Spatial Dynamics, Competitive Claims & Governance jointly organized by the IFP and MIDS at Pondicherry University, India, during 30th November to 1st December 2007.
  4. International Seminar on “Rajiv Gandhi’s Disarmament Initiatives: Global and South Asian Contexts,” organised by Centre for South Asian Studies, Pondicherry (Central) University, Puducherry, Co-sponsored by the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, March 9-11, 2010.
  5. Participated in a National Seminar on “Emerging Security Scenario in South Asia” organized by Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, School of Communication, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, in collaboration with Association of Asia Scholars, New Delhi, during 24-25 August 2012.
  6. Participated in a National Seminar on “Future Trajectory of Sino-Indian Relations: Reflections from the Past Experiences since 1962” organized by Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, School of Communication, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, on 15 November 2012.
  7. Participated and coordinated the “USA’s Presidential Election Watch Program” organised by the US Consulate, Chennai in collaboration with Department of Geopolitics and International Relation, School of Communication, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, on 7 November 2013.
  8. Participated in a one-day Workshop on Promoting Communal Harmony and Peace by Educating the Importance of Pluralism, organised by the Department of Politics & International Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry and co-sponsored by National Foundation for Communal Harmony, New Delhi, on December 19, 2013.
  9. Participate and served as a communication coordinator in a National Seminar on Federal Imperatives in India’s Foreign Policy, organised by the UGC Centre for Southern Asia Studies, Pondicherry University, during March 11-12, 2014, in collaboration with Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi.
Areas of Interest  
  1. Southern Asian Studies
  2. India’s Foreign Policy
  3. US-Bangladesh Relations
Membership in Academic Societies  
  1. Vijnana Bharati (Swadeshi Science Movement of India)
  2. South India History Congress
  3. Indian History Congress
  4. Indian Political Science Association