Mohan Kashikar (George Mason University; Nagpur University)
submitted: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 15:51:11 -0400 (EDT)
Mailing address (temporary)
4309-C, Ramona Drive
Fairfax VA 22030 USA
Mailing address (permanent)
113 Park Corner
Maharashtra - INDIA
Phones: 703-591-3242 (Virginia: residence)
703-993-1300 (Virginia: office)
91-712-532435 (Nagpur: residence)
91-712-531946 (Nagpur: office)
91-712-532429 (Nagpur: office)
Fax: 703-993-1302 (Virginia: office)
Name : MOHAN SHRIKRISHNA KASHIKAR
Education : B.A.- Political Science & History (Bombay University, India)
M.A.- Political Science with specialization in International
Relations (Nagpur University - India)
Ph.D.- "South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation
(SAARC) : Its Genesis, Development & Prospects" (Nagpur
University - India)
Employment : Lecturer in Post-graduate Department of Political Science,
Nagpur University (India) since 1986.
PRESENTLY : Visiting Fellow at Institute of Conflict Analysis & Resolution
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444. USA.
I have been selected by the Rotary Foundation as one of the 50
Paul Harris Scholars from all over the World for 1997-98. As a
Rotary Scholar I shall work as a Cultural Ambassador &
Ambassador of Peace & Goodwill exchanging views, meeting
people, developing friendship between people of different
cultures and spreading the message of peace given by Hinduism.
As a Visiting Fellow at ICAR, I shall write research-papers &
hold seminars on South Asian Politics & Conflict Resolution.
Interests : (1) Main : SAARC as an organization & its conflict resolution
mechanism; Cultural, Religious, Economic issues of South Asia;
Terrorism, Arms Race, Nuclear Policies of South Asia; South
Asia as a Zone of Peace, US policy towards South Asia and
Development of SAARC on the lines of EEC and Creation of a
South Asian Identity and Spirit.
(2) Secondary : India, Indian Politics, Indian Philosophy,
Culture, Hinduism and commonalities in different religions.
(3) Other : Indian music & dance, movies, Marathi plays &
literature, Travel, Photography, All types of Food & Pets.
I have published some articles and written a textbook for open University
in Maharashtra. I have been writing a regular column in a news paper in
Nagpur on international events. I am also associated with some social &
educational organisations in Nagpur. I do not claim to be an authority on
the subjects mentioned above. I am young and wish to communicate with
others & specially other Scholars on South Asia & Hinduism.