Dr. Anil Kumar Mohapatra
Name: Dr. Anil Kumar Mohapatra
Designation: Lecturer
Qualification: M.A., LL.B., M.Phil., Ph.D.
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E-mail ID: anilmohapatra68@gmail.com
  • International Relations (especially among South Asian countries)
  • Indian Government and Politics

Guidance :

  • MPhil Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeTopic of MPhil ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)
  • PhD Guidance:
Sl No Name of the ScholarYear of award of DegreeRegistration NoName of the Co-guide if anyFellowship received if any during researchTopic of PhD ThesisSummary of the Research Outcome(In 100 Words)

Journal Publications :

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  • National Publications:
    1 A.K. Mohapatra, Bhutan and SAARC, World Focus, Vol. XXXIII, No.3, Issue-387, Pp. 58-60, 2012.
    2 A.K. Mohapatra, Specter of insecurity still haunts South Asia”, The I & M Observer, April 16-31, 2012, Pp.25 &34.
    3 A.K. Mohapatra, The flu menace and a few options, Boloji. com , August 23, 2009 at http://www.boloji.com/health/articles/01068.htm.
    4 A.K. Mohapatra, Saranath as a place of interest”, Boloji. com ,February 17, 2008 at http:// www.boloji.com/places/02418.htm
    5 A.K. Mohapatra, Nepal’s ‘China Card’”, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Article no. 2669, September 9, 2008 at http://www.ipcs.org/whatsNewArticle1.jsp action=showView&kValue=2685&status=article&mod=b.
    6 A.K. Mohapatra, Role of governor: Pro-active vs. figure head”, South Asia Monitor, May 29, 2008 at http://www.southasiamonitor.org/2008/May/news/29wsa1.shtml
    7 A.K. Mohapatra, Civil Society in Pakistan: a new force and factor in democracy, World Focus, Vol. XXIX, No. 6, issue no.342, June, pp.236-240, 2008.
    8 A.K. Mohapatra, China’s inroad into Nepal, World Focus, Vol. XXIX, No. 9, issue no.345, September, pp. 350-354, 2008.
    9 A.K. Mohapatra, Working of the District Planning Committees in Orissa: A case study”, Orissa Political Science Journal, Vol.XVI, No.1, February,, Pp.140-145, 2009.
    10 A.K. Mohapatra, Digital democracy and its problems, South Asia Monitor, August 26, 2009 at http://www.southasiamonitor.org/2009/Sept/news/2wsa1.shtml.
    11 A.K. Mohapatra, Filmisation of Politics or Heroes of ‘Reel’ Vs ‘Real’, Boloji. Com, 5th July, 2009 at http://www.boloji.com/analysis2/0453.htm
    12 A.K. Mohapatra, Koraput tribals â?? need to participate in development schemes, The I & M Observer, July 01-15, p. 28, 2009.
    13 A.K. Mohapatra, Vulnerable digital democracy, The I & M Observer, August 1-15, Pp. 27 & 30, 2009.
    14 A.K. Mohapatra, Ageing psychologically, The I & M Observer, August 16-31, Pp. 21-22 & 31, 2009.
    15 A.K. Mohapatra, Flu and a few options, The I & M Observer, September 1- 15, Pp.16-17, 2009.
    16 A.K. Mohapatra, India in US strategic map: The Initial Directions in Obama’s Presidency Obama’s India Visit, World Focus, Vol. 31(11-12),628-633, 2010.
    17 A.K. Mohapatra, Post-Constituent Assembly Developments in Nepal and Directions in Indo-Nepal ties, Journal of South Asian Affairs, Vol.4, No.2, p.11-27, 2011.
    18 A.K. Mohapatra, Basic objectives and values of the Indian Constitution, Orissa Review, Vol. LXVII, No.6, January, pp.30-36, 2011.
    19 A.K. Mohapatra, Using Information Technology in Managing Natural Disasters, World Focus, Vol. XXXII, No. 3, issue no.375, March , Pp. 173-6, 2011.
    20 A.K. Mohapatra , The unfinished task of Orissa formation, Orissa Review, Vol. LXVII, no.9., April, pp.30-33, 2011.
    21 A.K. Mohapatra, May Day and the dignity of Labour, Orissa Review, May, Vol. LXVII, no.10. pp.11-15, 2011.
    22 A.K. Mohapatra, Democracy and Foreign Policy: A focus on Civil-Military relationship in Pakistan, International Journal of South Asian Studies , Vol.5, No. 1, Pp. 163-170, 2012.
    23 A.K. Mohapatra, Women calling the shots in contemporary South Asia, The I & M Observer, January 1- 15, 2012, Pp.23 & 34.
    24 A.K. Mohapatra, Democracy in South Asia: Still miles to go, The I & M Observer, January 16- 31, 2012, Pp.23 & 28.
    25 A.K. Mohapatra, Kalinga’ Now : A Celestial Beacon, Orissa Review- Special Issue UNESCO Kalinga Prize, Vol. LXVIII, January, Pp.26-29, 2012.
    26 A.K. Mohapatra, Message and misgivings of 26/11 in Pakistan, World Focus, Vol. XXXIII, No.1, Issue-385, Pp.13-15, 2012.
    27 A.K. Mohapatra, South Asia wobbles under strife, tension, The I & M Observer, February 1-15, 2012,p.14.
    28 A.K. Mohapatra, China Factor in Indo-Bangladesh ties, World Focus, Vol. XXXIII, No.2, Issue-386, Pp.31-34, 2012.
    29 A.K. Mohapatra, South Asia cashing it on Trade Liberalization, The I & M Observer, February 16-29, 2012, Pp.23 &27.
    30 A.K. Mohapatra, Water security and neglected hydro-diplomacy, The I & M Observer, March 16-31, 2012, Pp. 23 & 28.
    31 A.K. Mohapatra, South Asia: Land of hope, despair, The I & M Observer, April 1-15, 2012, Pp.25 &38-39.
    32 A.K. Mohapatra, Indo-Nepal Ties: From ‘Contention’ to ‘Course-Correction, World Focus, Vol. XXXIII, No.4, Issue-388, pp.15-23, 2012.
    33 A.K. Mohapatra, Enclave Deal to resolve India’s boundary row with Bangladesh, The I & M Observer, May 1-15, 2012, Pp.8-9.
    34 Dibya Lochan Rout and A.K. Mohapatra, Nepal changing for the ‘new’ and India’s perceptions, World Focus, Vol. XXXIII, No.5, Issue-389, Pp.82-87, 2012.
    35 A.K. Mohapatra, Nepal: Much ado about something, The I & M Observer, June 1-15, 2012 Pp.26 & 37.
    36 A.K. Mohapatra, Gujral Doctrine’ and foreign policy of UPA-II: An interface, World Focus, Vol. XXXIII, No.12, Issue-396, Pp.19-22 , 2012.
    37 A.K. Mohapatra, Indo-Bangladesh Relations: An interplay of convergence and divergence, Foreign Policy Research Centre Journal, 2013(4), pp. 127-130 , 2013.
    38 A.K. Mohapatra, Making of the Constitution of India: Ambedkar’s vision and reason, World Focus , Vol. XXXIV, No. 4, pp.32-36, 2013.
    39 A.K. Mohapatra and Ananya Asmita, India’s interests and apprehensions in post-ISAF Afghanistan, World Focus,Vol. XXXIV, No.9,p.17-21, 2013.
    40 A.K. Mohapatra, Significance of the May Day and India’s Response, Mainstream , Vol. LI 20, Pp.11-14, 2013.
    41 A.K. Mohapatra, Bringing Indo-Bangladesh Relations on to the rails: New initiatives and stumbling blocks, Review Sub-continent, Vol. XI-XII, September, pp.58-66 2014.
    42 A.K. Mohapatra, Politics outsourcing glamour, The I & M Observer, July 16-31, Pp. 17-18, 2009.
    43 A.K. Mohapatra, China’s growing clout, India’s concerns, The I & M Observer, March 1-15, 2012, Pp.23 &32.
    44 A.K. Mohapatra, Bhutan’s perspective of SAARC, World Focus, Vol. XXIX, No. 5, issue no.341, May, pp.197-200, 2008.
    45 A.K. Mohapatra, India’s Concern at Deepening Sino-Nepal Relationship”, South Asian Outlook (Published from Canada), Vol. 8, No. 4, October-2008 at http://www.southasianoutlook.com/issues/october_2008/india’s_concern_at_deepening_sino-nepal_relationship.html.
    46 A.K. Mohapatra, Democracy in Bhutan: Problems and Prospects”, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, June 6, 2008 at,http://www.ipcs.org/ whatsNew Article1.jsp? action=showView&kValue=2603&status=article&mod=b.
    47 A.K. Mohapatra, Nepal’s monarchy gone, but not out”, South Asia Monitor , June 11, 2008 at, http://www.southasiamonitor.org/2008/June/news/11wsa.shtml
    48 A.K. Mohapatra, Democratic Consolidation of Nepal: Hopes and handicaps”, Boloji. Com, January 27, 2008 at www.boloji.com/opinion/0497.htm
    49 A.K. Mohapatra, From the Bird’s Nest to the Himalayan Quest: Prachanda’s Great Game”, South Asia Monitor, September 4, 2008 at, http://www.southasiamonitor.org/ 2008/Sept/news/4wsa1.shtml
    50 A.K. Mohapatra, The Neighbourhood Diplomacy of Modi Government: Early Gestures and Old Challenges, World Focus, Vol. XXXV, No.12, Issue-420, pp. 75-79, 2014.
    51 A.K. Mohapatra, Subhas Chandra Bose: More a nationalist than Fascist, World Focus, Vol. XXXVI, No.3, Issue-423, pp.129-132, 2015.
    52 A.K. Mohapatra and Debashis Nandy, India in BRICS: A way forward for the ‘Leading Power’, World Focus , Vol. XXXVI, No.3, Issue-429, pp.53-60, 2015.
    53 A.K. Mohapatra , Engaging Diaspora for National Interest: The Linkages of the Indian Community in the US with the Homeland, World Focus , Vol. XXXV, No.1, Issue-409, Pp 89-92, 2014.
    54 A.K. Mohapatra, Gandhi is dead, long live Gandhi, World Focus, Vol. XXXV, No.4, Issue-412, pp 18-21, 2014.
    55 A.K. Mohapatra and Susanta Kumar Parida , India’s thrust for energy security: Sources, Challenges and Implications, World Focus, Vol. XXXV, No.10, Issue-418, pp. 51-55, 2014.
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Conference Publication(Presented/Published in proceedings):

  • Edited Books :
    1 Reviewing Book: A.K. Mohapatra, “South Asia From the Margins: Echoes of Orissa, 1800â??2000”, Asian Politics & Policy, 6: 624â??626, 2014.
    2 Editing Book/ Article: Served as Article Editor for the SAGE Open article, “Maneuvering the Power: A case of Bhutan’s limited-alignment with India,” completed on 6 November 2014.
  • Text Books :
    1 Text / Reference Book: Nepal in Transition: Issues in perspective, Panchashila, Bhubaneswar, 2013.
    2 Text / Reference Book: Small states in South Asia: A security perspective of the Himalayan States”, Panchashila: Bhubaneswar (India), 2008.
  • Book Chapters :
    1 Book Chapters: A.K. Mohapatra, “Whither Afghanistan? Challenges and Opportunities for India”, in Biswanath Chakraborty et al (eds.) ‘An outline of Indian Foreign Policy and Foreign Relations’. Kolkata: Mitram Publisher, pp. 413-423, 2015.
    2 Book Chapters: A.K. Mohapatra, “Democracy in Bhutan: Evolution, Practices and Controversies” in Debasish Nandy et al(eds.), ‘South Asia and Democracy: Contexualising issues and Institutions’, New Delhi : Kunal Books. Pp.34-53 , 2015.
    3 Book Chapters: A.K. Mohapatra,“Giving shape to one’s vision: A study of Ambedkar’s contribution to Indian Constitution” in Priyadarshi Bahinipati (ed.), ‘B.R. Ambedkar An Enlightened Iconoclast’, New Delhi : New Academic Publishers, pp. 147-157, 2015.
    4 Book Chapters: A.K.Mohapatra,”Functions of the District Planning Committee in Koraput District : An analysis”, in Misra, A and B. Satapathy(eds.)‘ Aspects of Local Governance in Orissa’, P.G. Dept. of Political Science, Utkal University, Vanivihar, Pp. 158-68, 2009.
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  • Workshops:
    1 Participated in the “Regional Workshop on Preparation of perspective plan for Higher Education in Orissa” held at V. Dev (Auto) College, Jeypore on 22 October 2009.
    2 Participated in a national workshop on “Resource politics, Climate change, Environmental Degradation, and Displacement in India” organized by CSSEIP and MCRG in Andhra University, Vishakapatnam from 22 to 24 January, 2010.
    3 Participated in the Workshop conducted by the SAARC centre of Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on “25 years of SAARC: An evaluation”, from 18 to 19 March, 2011.
  • Seminars:
  • Baden Wurttemberg Fellowship-2013, availed at South Asia Institute, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
  • Resident Resource Person at the ELCOP Summer School, organized by National Human Rights Commission, Bangladesh at NAEM, Dhaka from 11-23 December, 2013.
  • UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKERI) Fellowship of British Council, 2012 availed at the Contemporary South Asian Studies Programme, University of Oxford, UK.
  • UGC Visiting Fellow (10-19 December 2014 and 5 -15 May 2014) at University of North Bengal, Siliguri (West Bengal).
  • State (Odisha) Coordinator for ‘Famers’ Survey-2013’ project of Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) , New Delhi.
  • State (Odisha) Coordinator of Lokniti, CSDS, New Delhi
  • State (Odisha) Coordinator for the ICSSR project entitled “Determining Quality in Higher Education in India: Defining Parameters, Creating Resources and Evolving Models” by the Centre for Research in Social Science and Education (CERSSE), Jain University, Bangalore in 2014.
  • Delivered a talk on “Small states in South Asia and their security issues” in the South Asia Institute (SAI), the University of Heidelberg, Germany on 9th July, 2013.
  • Delivered a talk on “Violence against women and the role of media: An Indian perspective (with special reference to Odisha)” in the South Asia Institute (SAI), the University of Heidelberg, Germany on 2nd July, 2013.
  • Delivered a seminar on “Democratic aspirations and Stumbling blocks in Nepal” in the school of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography, University of Oxford, UK on 11th December 2012.
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