• Dr Khinvraj Jangid is an Associate Professor & Director of the Jindal Center for Israel Studies. Dr Khinvraj holds PhD in West Asian Studies from the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. The Tokyo Foundation, Japan, selected his PhD work for the prestigious international Sylff Award (2009-2012). He is Summer Institute for Israel Studies (SIIS) Fellow with Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, Brandeis University, USA.

    He is leading pioneer research comparing India and Israel through their ideas of nation-building and statehood in post-colonial Asia. India and Israel present fascinating case studies of nationalism and universalism, religion and secularism, and majority and minority identities. Leaders such as Jawaharlal Nehru and David Ben-Gurion had much in common than acknowledged thus far.

    Before joining JGU, he taught for a semester at Nelson Mandela Centre for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (2014). Since 2010, he has been visiting faculty at the Indian Society of International Law, V K Krishna Menon Bhawan, New Delhi. Dr Jangid holds life-long membership of the Tokyo Foundation as Sylff Fellow for his academic and research pursuit.

education and training

  • Ph.D. in West Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Causes, Consequences and Relevance of the New History for Israel 2014
  • M.Phil. in West Asian Studies, School of International Studies 2007
  • M.A. in Politics, School of International Studies 2006
  • B.A. in Political Science, History, English Literature, Jai Narayan Vyas University 2004

full name

  • Khinvraj Jangid

primary email

  • kjangid@jgu.edu.in
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