ECFR ‘Black Coffee Morning’ event in London

For readers of this blog residing in the UK, and especially the London metropolitan area, you may be interested in the following event to be hosted by the European Council on Foreign Relations, UK Chapter, Nov 9. The invite is pasted below:
European Council for Foreign Relations
Black Coffee Mornings

‘How should the West regard India in a multipolar world?’

With Bharat Karnad, Professor in National Security Studies, Centre for Policy Research (New Delhi)
Chaired by Anthony Dworkin, Senior Policy Fellow, ECFR
Monday 9 November, 08.30-09.30 (registration from 08.15)
Venue: New ECFR office, Kings Buildings, 16 Smith Square, London SW1P 3JJ (map)


The European Council on Foreign Relations is delighted to invite you to an on the record, invitation-only discussion with one of India’s most renowned security experts, on the occasion of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the UK.
Since economic liberalisation of the early 1990s, India has been feted as an emerging great power. How should the West, and in particular the UK, work with India on the world stage? Does India deserve to be looked upon as a world leader?
Bharat Karnad is Professor in National Security Studies at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR). He is the author of Why India is not a great power (yet) (October 2015).

Anthony Dworkin is a Senior Policy Fellow at ECFR. He is currently serving as interim research director for ECFR.

We very much hope you can join us. Places are limited, and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. We might allocate a limited number of seats for each organisation when demand for a specific event is high. Please confirm your participation as soon as possible by email to For more information about the work of the European Council on Foreign Relations please visit or follow us on Twitter @ecfr.

Mark Leonard
European Council on Foreign Relations
twitter: @markhleonard

About Bharat Karnad

Senior Fellow in National Security Studies at the Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, he was Member of the (1st) National Security Advisory Board and the Nuclear Doctrine-drafting Group, and author, among other books of, 'Nuclear Weapons and Indian Security: The Realist Foundations of Strategy', 'India's Nuclear Policy' and most recently, 'Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)'. Educated at the University of California (undergrad and grad), he was Visiting Scholar at Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania, the Shanghai Institutes of International Studies, and Henry L. Stimson Center, Washington, DC.
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