Publications

I have published extensively on topics in international relations, with a particular focus on NATO institutions and South Asian and Canadian grand strategy. I also write on culture, sport, and politics. Find my work, organized by subject, below.


International Relations and History

“Special Report: The Id, Individuality, and the Genesis of National Foreign Policy”, for the NATO Association of Canada (February 2021)

“Unstable Structures: Understanding the Decline of Détente”, in the Southern California International Review (July 2020)

“In Review: Space Force – a Comedy for the Multiplex Era”, for the NATO Association of Canada (June 2020)

“Exploring the Possibility of Mexican Membership in NATO”, for the NATO Association of Canada (May 2019)

“Destiny and Demography: A Structural Analysis of Japanese Actions at Pearl Harbor”, noteworthy essay for the Mackenzie Institute’s ‘Langley Hope Academic Excellence in Security and Defence Commentary Award Programme’ (Nov. 2018)


South Asia

“Does India Need a New Parliament and Buildings for Ministries as Proposed by the Government?”, for New World Order (January 2021)

“Towards ‘Flexible’ Power: Yoga as a Tool of Indian Foreign Policy, Public Diplomacy, and Soft Power”, for Law & Order (September 2020)

“The Ordering and Reordering of Empire in Lutyens’ Imagining of Delhi”, reprinted in Synergy: The Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies’ 2019-2020 annual publication (August 2020)

“Fear and Loathing Along the Line of Actual Control”, for the Columbia SIPA Journal of International Affairs (August 2020)

“Class, Education, and Culture in Irrfan Khan’s Cinematic India – an Examination of Hindi Medium and Angrezi Medium”, for Films with a Cause (July 2020)

“Interpreting the 1971 Indo-Soviet Cooperation Treaty as a Turning Point in South Asian Strategic History”, with Synergy: The Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies (May 2020)

“The Ordering and Reordering of Empire in Lutyens’ Imagining of Delhi”, winning submission for the 2020 Arthur Irwin Prize at the value of $1000 CAD, originally published with Synergy: The Journal of Contemporary Asian Studies (February 2020)

“Diaspora Diplomacy: India’s Global People Power As An Asset of Its National Strategy”, for the NATO Association of Canada (October 2019)

“Special Report: The Three Bangles of Indian Strategy”, original theory first published with the NATO Association of Canada (July 2019)

“Special Report – Between Sattva and Tamas: Observing Recent Trends in Indian Grand Strategy”, for the NATO Association of Canada (July 2019)

“Tiger’s Echo: What do Last Week’s Easter Attacks Mean for Sri Lanka?”, for the NATO Association of Canada (May 2019)


Tibet

“Tibet group writes to Canadian Foreign Minister amid worsening rights situation in Tibet”, for the Canada Tibet Committee (February 2021)

“The Government of Canada shares its current reading of the situation in Tibet”, for the Canada Tibet Committee (November 2020)


Canada and NATO

“The North Atlantic Triangle in the Age of Trump and Brexit”, for the NATO Association of Canada (August 2019)

“NATO Defence Ministerial – Infographic”, produced for the NATO Association of Canada (June 2019)

“Canadian Armed Forces Operations in the Americas – Infographic”, produced for the NATO Association of Canada (June 2019)

“A Conversation with a Member of the Canadian Reserves”, for the NATO Association of Canada (June 2019)

“Canada, NATO, and the ‘Dumbbell’ Concept”, for the NATO Association of Canada (May 2019)


Religion

“Gandhi and the Gita: Interpretations of Karma-Yoga, the Science of Action”, for the North American Hindu Students Council (November 2020)


Cricket

“The Indian Premier League and the Indianizing Effects of Franchise Cricket”, for the South Asian Voices platform hosted by the Stimson Center (February 2021)

“Mapping Cricket: A Game of Empire”, ArcGIS project for HIS389 (April 2020)

“From Kabul to London: The Meteoric Rise of Afghan Cricket”, for the NATO Association of Canada (June 2019)


Student Politics

“Before changing world politics, let’s change student politics”, co-written for The Varsity comment section (March 2019)

“Is $280 per semester a good deal?”, contributed for The Varsity comment section (March 2018)

Anvesh Jain

Anvesh Jain is a student of International Relations at the University of Toronto.

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