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About Dibyesh Anand

Dibyesh Anand is a reader in international relations at Westminster UniversityâÛªs Centre for the Study of Democracy. He is the author of Geopolitical Exotica: Tibet in Western Imagination (University of Minnesota Press, 2007); his book Hindu Nationalism and the Politics of Security in India is due from Palgrave Macmillan in 2009

Articles by Dibyesh Anand

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

China's borderlands: the need to rethink

The explosions of unrest in Tibet and Xinjiang expose the failures of Chinese state policy. But they also offer no way forward for the country’s marginalised peoples. The west’s selective and cynical engagement too offers little that is constructive. In a desperate situation, there needs to be a shared reframing of the problems which a modernising China faces, says Dibyesh Anand.

Tibet, China, and the west: empires of the mind

The clash over the status and future of Tibet has been transformed by the idea of sovereignty, says Dibyesh Anand.
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