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Du Youkang


Director, Center for South Asian Studies, Fudan University

Director, Pakistan Study Centre, Fudan University

Research Interests: South Asian regional security, US policy toward South Asia, and China-South Asia relations


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Professor Du Youkang currently is director of Center for South Asian Studies and director of Pakistan Study Centre at Fudan University, Shanghai. Prior to this position, he worked at the Shanghai Institute for International Studies as research fellow, senior fellow and director of Department of South Asian Studies from 1984 to 2001, and then joined the Chinese Embassy in Islamabad as First Secretary (political) until 2005 as well as deputy head of Political Section of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi (2008-2010). He is also a member of Standing Council of the China Association for South Asian Studies and Chairman of the Academic Committee of Pakistan Research Center in Sichuan Province, China. Prof. Du’s research interests cover South Asian regional security, US policy toward South Asia, and China-South Asia relations, with a large number of publications on those issues. His current projects include “Evolution of US Policy Toward South Asia in the Post-Cold War Era” and “Relations Between China and India in the Process of Their Simultaneous Rise”. Prof. Du was a visiting scholar at IEAS, UC Berkeley (1992-93) and visiting fellow at the Henry L.Stimson Center, Washington, DC (1998).



US’s South Asia Policy in the Post-Cold War Era

China-India Relationship in Early Twenty-First Century



Consolidating China-Pakistan friendship

Analysis of India’s View of International Order

China’s Culture Diplomacy toward Pakistan

Cooperation cements BRICS

China—Pakistan Friendship Lasts Forever

Simultaneous Rise of China & India: Impacts and Significance

Changes in South Asia since 9/11 and China's Policy Options