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The Convenor
Dr. Rajiv Nayan

Dr. Rajiv Nayan is a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. He has been working with the Institute since 1993, where he specializes in international relations, security issues, especially the politics of nuclear disarmament, export control, non-proliferation, and arms control. Rajiv was a Visiting Research Fellow at Japan Institute of International Affairs, Tokyo, where he published his monograph- Non-Proliferation Issues in South Asia. He was also Senior Researcher at Peace Research Institute Oslo, a Senior Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College London and a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the Center on International Cooperation, New York University. He holds a Ph.D. and a Master of Philosophy in Disarmament Studies and a Master of Arts in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. In his doctoral dissertation, he studied implications of the Missile Technology Control Regime for Indian security and economy. Rajiv Nayan has published his papers in academic journals, and as chapters of books. His edited book-Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and India, was published by Routledge in May 2011. His forthcoming book is the Strategic Trade Management and India (Springer) and India’s Nuclear Policy (Routledge). He has contributed articles to numerous newspapers, including the International Herald Tribune, the Ashahi Shimbun, the Hindustan Times and the Times of India. Rajiv’s articles have also appeared in world’s leading journals such as the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and Strategic Analysis. He is a columnist for the reputed Defence publication house--Jane’s. His articles have appeared in the famous Jane’s Intelligence Review as well. Rajiv is an Indian partner of Fissile Materials Working Group (FMWG) which is a Washington-based group of Non-Governmental Organisations active on nuclear security. Currently, he is convener (Interim) of the Indian Pugwash Society. Earlier, he was on the Executive Council of the Indian Pugwash Society. Rajiv was a Member, Regional Network of Strategic Studies Centers Weapons of Mass Destruction/Border Security Working Group. He was a member of the governing council of the International Export Controls Association, hosted by University of Georgia in Washington, DC, and a member of the Export Controls Experts Group and Multilateral Security Governance in Northeast Asia/North Pacific of the Council for Security Cooperation in Asia Pacific (CSCAP).