Research Fellow, Centre for Land Warfare Studies, New Delhi
Amrita Jash is a research fellow at the Centre for Land Warfare Studies (CLAWS), New Delhi. She holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University and was a recipient of the Pavate Fellowship at the University of Cambridge in 2019. She also received the Chief of the Army Staff (Indian Army), General Bipin Rawat’s commendation in 2019 for contributing to the field of Chinese Studies. She is the author of the book titled The Concept of Active Defence in China's Military Strategy (Pentagon Press, 2021). Dr Jash has been a visiting fellow at the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS), University of Cambridge, a UGC graduate fellow (2012-2017), a researcher under Harvard-Yenching-Nanching Programme (2015), a researcher under China’s Ministry of Commerce (2014), and a US-INDIA-CHINA Initiative Fellow SAIS-Johns Hopkins University (2013). Her research interests are in China’s foreign policy, the PLA, and security and strategic issues in India-China and China-Japan relations as well as the Indo-Pacific.