Bose, His files and Rewriting his History, Millennium Post, 21/9/2015
Seminar/ Conference/ Research Forums: Have presented papers, participated (as chair and discussant) and organized more than fifty seminars. A Select list of Invited presentations and individual lectures is given below:
Role of Indians in the Establishment of Democracy in Fiji: A Historical Perspective, at Indian Diaspora in Development of Home and Host countries: A Comparative Perspective Venue: Ahmadabad, Gujarat, 10th-11th January, 2015, at Kadi University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat
An hour long Presentation on Diaspora and Development: the Indian Experience, Dept of Business Economics, University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.
An hour long presentation Indo-Fijians: A Quest for Identity on 21 June, 2011, at Dept of Anthropology and Archeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
An hour long lecture on Nuclear Weapon Free Zones and India’s Strategic Interest in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific, on 22 June 2011 at National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.
Women in Indian Diaspora organised by Organisation of Diaspora Initiatives and India International Centre, 10-11 January 2014
Role of Diaspora in the Development of Indian IT Industry, in a International Conference on India and its Diaspora: A Comparative Perspective, organised by Organisation of Diaspora Initiatives, New Delhi in collaboration with Jawaharlal Nehru University (CAS/SIS) and India International Centre, New Delhi on the 29th and 30th of March 2013.
Role of Diasporas in Home land Conflicts/Conflict Resolution and Post-War Reconstruction: The Case of Tamil Diaspora and Sri Lanka, in India's Foreign Policy and National Security: A Comparative Perspective, 6–7 November 2013, at India International centre, New Delhi The Organisation for Diaspora Initiatives (ODI), New Delhi, in cooperation with the Jawaharlal Nehru University and the India International Centre (IIC)
Role of Diasporas in Home land Conflicts, Conflict Resolution and Post-War Reconstruction: The Case of Sri Lankan Tamil Diaspora, at Academic Staff Collage, JNU, March, 24-28, 2014.
Occasional lectures on Diaspora: Role and Importance at Foreign Service institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, New Delhi
Fellow at Dept. of Business Economics, University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji, under USP fellowship in 2011.
Visiting fellow at the Dept of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, NZ, under University of Otago fellowship, 2011
Fellow at the International Institute of Asian Studies, the Netherlands under Indo-Dutch Fellowship for the study The Role of Indian Diaspora in India- Netherlands Relations.
Completed two year (2008-2010) ICSSR Post Doctoral fellowship on a project entitled ‘India and its Diaspora in South East Asia,’
Completed a three-year major research project with the University Grants Commission (UGC), entitled Ethnic Conflict in Fiji: Challenges before Indian Diaspora.
Completed a minor research project in June 2006 on GATS and Movement of Labour: Opportunities and Challenges in co-author format for Center for trade and Development (Centad), Oxfam (India) Trust.
Received a grant from the Ministry of External Affairs to visits Australia and Singapore to study Indian Diaspora.
Received a grant from Indian Council for Historical Research (ICHR) to visit Fiji to study Indian Diaspora.
Member of the editorial board as a book review editor of the Diaspora studies Journal, Routledge, (www.diasporastudies.in) since 2012.