Dr. Amit Das Gupta

Dr. Amit Das Gupta

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

  • Ph.D. in History, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg. Dissertation entitled “West German policy towards South Asia under Adenauer und Erhard, 1949 – 1966” under the guidance of Professor Dr. Gregor Schöllgen from FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg. Master of Arts with the subjects New and Newest History, History of modern German Literature and History of the Middle Ages. Student-teacher with the subjects German Language and History, completed with the Second State Examination

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Books

Editor

  • Series: Forschungsberichte aus dem Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam (Research Reports) 2004/2005.
  • Series: Forschungsberichte aus dem Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam (Research Reports) 2004/2005.

Articles

  • “Foreign Secretary Subimal Dutt and the prehistory of the Sino-Indian border war, in: Das Gupta, Amit R., und Lüthi, Lorenz M., The Sino-Indian War in 1962: New Perspectives, New Delhi, Routledge, 2017, S. 48-67.
  • “Pakistan and 1962, in: Das Gupta, Amit R., und Lüthi, Lorenz M., The Sino-Indian War in 1962: New Perspectives, New Delhi, Routledge, 2017, S.124-141.
  • “Ms Merkle in Trouble“, The Statesman (New Delhi), September 14, 2016, co-authored with former Foreign Secretary Krishnan Srinivasan.
  • “Multilateralism’s Future“, The Statesman (New Delhi), June 19, 2016, p. 6, co-authored with former Foreign Secretary Krishnan Srinivasan.
  • “The European Union has as many Troubles as the Indian Union“, The Telegraph (Kolkata), May 30, 2016, co-authored with former Foreign Secretary Krishnan Srinivasan.
  • “Consistent Diplomacy“, The Statesman (Kolkata), January 13, 2016, co-authored with former Foreign Secretary Krishnan Srinivasan.
  • “The Alliance of the Crestfallen”, Outlook, May 25, 2015.
  • “The Non-aligned and the German Question”, Boskovska, Nada, Fischer-Tiné, Harald and Miskovic, Natasa (eds.): Delhi – Bandung – Belgrade: Non Alignment between Afro-Asian Solidarity and the Cold War, New York, Routledge, 2014, pp.143-160.
  • “West Germany’s South Asia Policy 1947 – 1972”, Cho, Joanne, Kurland, Eric and McGetchin, Douglas: Encounters between Germany and Asia in the Twentieth Century, London, Routledge, 2014, pp. 189-202.
  • “Divided Nations. India and Germany”, Hilger, Andreas and Unger, Corinna (eds.): India in the World, 1947-1991: National and Transnational Perspectives. Frankfurt a.M., Peter Lang, 2012, pp. 300-325.
  • „India and Central Asia“, Freire, Maria Raquel and Kanet, Roger (eds.): Russia in Eurasia: External Players and Regional Dynamics, Republic of Letters Publishers, Dordrecht 2010, pp. 146–162.
  • “Indiens sicherheitspolitische Wende zwischen 1962 und 1974”, Buciak, Sebastian, and Dehn, Rüdiger (eds.): Indien und Pakistan – Atommächte im Spannungsfeld regionaler und globaler Veränderungen. Beiträge zur Außen- und Sicherheitspolitik Südasiens, Kösters Verlag, Berlin 2010, pp. 93–118.
  • “The European Union and India”, Kanet, Roger E. (ed.): The United States and Europe in a Changing World, Republic of Letters Publishers, Dordrecht 2009, S. 165–184.
  • “Development by Consortia. International Donors and the Development of India, Pakistan, Indonesia and Turkey in the 1960s”, Frey, Marc (ed.): Asian Experiences of Development in the 20th Century, Comparativ, Vol. 4/19, Leipziger Universitäts-Verlag, Leipzig 2009, pp. 96–111.
  • “Neue Ostpolitik and South Asia”, Fink, Carole, and Schaefer, Bernd (eds.): Ostpolitik, 1969–1974, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009, pp. 163–181.
  • “Ulbricht am Nil – der deutsch-deutsche Wettlauf in der Dritten Welt”, Wengst, Udo, and Wentker, Hermann (eds.): Das doppelte Deutschland. 40 Jahre Systemkonkurrenz“, Ch. Links Verlag and Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, Berlin 2008, pp. 111-133.
  • “South Asia”, Kanet, Roger E., and Kolodziej, Edward A. (eds.): From Superpower to besieged Global Power. Restoring World Order after the Failure of the Bush Doctrine, University of Georgia Press, Athens/Georgia 2008, pp. 97-114.
  • “India’s role in the plannings of the European Foreign- and Security Policy”, Voll, Klaus, and Beierlein, Doreen (eds.): Rising India - Europe's Partner? Foreign and Security Policy, Politics, Economics, Human Rights and Social Issues, Media, Civil Society and Intercultural Dimensions, Weissensee Verlag, Berlin 2006, pp. 235-240.
  • “India – Tip the scales? New Delhi’s key role in German foreign policy 1954 to 1972”, Voll, Klaus, and Beierlein, Doreen (eds.): Rising India - Europe's Partner? Foreign and Security Policy, Politics, Economics, Human Rights and Social Issues, Media, Civil Society and Intercultural Dimensions, Weissensee Verlag, Berlin 2006, pp. 9-14.
  • “Südasien und der Wettstreit der Supermächte 1954 bis 1972”, Greiner, Bernd et.al. (eds.): „Heiße Kriege im Kalten Krieg”, Hamburger Edition, Hamburg 2006, pp. 239-272.
  • “Lob der Schwäche. Heroische Rhetorik zum Untergang der deutschen Scheckbuchdiplomatie”, Forschungsberichte aus dem Duitsland Instituut Amsterdam, No. 1/2004, pp. 40-49.
  • “Indiens Blick in die Zukunft. Bericht zur Konferenz ‘India and the Global Order: Security and Diplomacy in the 21st Century’”, Südasien. Zeitschrift des Südasienbüro, vol. 24, No. 1/2004, S. 17-20.
  • “De positie van Africa en Aziё in het Duits buitenlands beleid”, Internationale Spectator, vol. 58, No. 4, April 2004, pp. 189-194.
  • „South Asia and Superpower Competition”, Asian Affairs, vol. 26, no. 4, October-December 2004.
  • “50 Jahre pakistanische Außenpolitik im Rückblick”, Südasien, Zeitschrift des Südasienbüro, vol. 17, No. 6/97, pp. XXX - XXXVI.
  • “Ein wehrhaftes Armenhaus. Kein Umdenken in der indischen Verteidigungspolitik”, Südasien, Zeitschrift des Südasienbüro, vol. 17, No. 4-5/97, pp. 14-17.
  • “Adivasi-Konferenz in Bad Boll - kein deutsch-indischer Dialog”, Südasien, Zeitschrift des Südasienbüro, vol. 17, No. 2/97, pp. 35-37.

[+] Research

Research Projects

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Work Experience

2013
Post-doctoral Fellow, Bundeswehr University Munich
2011-2013
Post-doctoral Fellow, Jacobs University Bremen, School for Humanities and Social Studies
2005-2010
Research Fellow, Institut für Zeitgeschichte - Department Berlin, Foreign Office

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Contact

Universität der Bundeswehr München Fakultät für Sozialwissenschaften

Historisches Institut

amitrdasgupta ( at ) gmx.de


Research Interests

  • International Relations, 20th Century
  • Contemporary History
  • German Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • European Studies
  • Development Policy

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