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Cherry Hitkari (IND)

Cherry Hitkari (IND) is a student of Postgraduate Intensive Advanced Diploma in Chinese language at the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, India. She holds a Bachelor’s (Hons.) in History from Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi, and a Masters in East Asian Studies with specialization in Chinese Studies from the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi. She is an Advisory Board Member, ‘Tomorrow’s People’ at Modern Diplomacy, Greece; the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of an online student-led gender research journal called ‘Parwaaz’ and the Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of a student-led initiative called East Asian Dialogue. Her research interests range from Propaganda studies and ideological control; Cultural Semiotics; and Gender perspectives on Disarmament and Nuclear Terrorism to politics and foreign policies of China, Taiwan, and North and South Korea, particularly changes in China’s maritime security strategy. Her work has been published and featured in several Indian and International publications including the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, Indian Defence Review (India); the Lowy Institute, Australian Naval Institute (Australia); Modern Diplomacy (Greece); The Geopolitics, International Policy Digest, Pacific Island Times, The Maritime Executive, Eurasia Review (USA); China-India Dialogue, Beijing Review (PRC); Channel News Asia, Straits Times (Singapore); Daily News (Sri Lanka); Centre for Governance Studies (Bangladesh), among others. She speaks Hindi, English, French, and Chinese.