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Shamshad Ahmad Khan

Assistant Professor

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

BITS Pilani Dubai Campus






2005 –2010: Ph.D in International Relations (Japanese Studies Division)/ School of International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi and the topic of the research was “Political debates on amending Japanese Pacifist Constitution”.


Apr ’07 - Dec ’07: Studied at Waseda University, Tokyo as a Research Student (PhD level)


Jul ‘03 – Jul ’05: Master of Philosophy in International Relations (Japanese Studies Division)/School of International Studies from JNU, New Delhi and the topic being “Japanese Constitution: Relevance of Pacifism in the Post-Cold War Period”.





May 2019 onwards, Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, BITS Pilani Dubai Campus.

Jan 2014- April 2019 (including with Sabbatical leaves) Assistant Professor (Guest), Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi


January 2018 to May 2018, Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Department of International Relations, University of Sharjah, UAE.

January 2017 to December 2017: Japanese Language instructor at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.

October 2015 to September 2016: Senior Researcher at Keio University’s Keio Research Institute (on Japan Foundation’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship).

October 2013 to September 2015: Research Fellow at Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), New Delhi involved in research activities related to Japan and East Asia.

June 2009 to September 2013 Researcher at Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses and researched on Japan and East Asia.

Feb 1998 to March ’07: Program Monitor for Radio Japan NHK, Tokyo (Japan) with the responsibilities of content analysis on NHK’s weekly programs. 




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