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Nayan Chanda

Editor, YaleGlobal Online
Yale Center for Globalization

Chanda_nayan Nayan Chanda is Director of Publications for Yale’s Center for the Study of Globalization and editor of YaleGlobal Online. His highly-acclaimed history of globalization, Bound Together: How Traders, Preachers, Adventurers and Warriors (Yale 2007) have been translated in to Chinese, French, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Portuguese and Turkish. His earlier book Brother Enemy: The War after the War (1986) provided background on the roots of the regional conflict between China and Vietnam. When it was published in Japanese it was nominated one of the three best books in Japan in 1999. Mr. Chanda also co-edited The Age of Terror: America and the World After September 11 (Basic Books, 2002). Before coming to Yale in 2001, Mr. Chanda was based in Hong Kong serving as the diplomatic correspondent and later editor of the Far Eastern Economic Review. In 1989-90 Mr. Chanda was a Senior Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington. Before returning to Hong Kong in 1992, he was editor of the Asian Wall Street Journal Weekly, published from New York.

Mr. Chanda has co-authored and contributed to more than a dozen books on war, conflict, security, and foreign policy. He is a regular columnist for Times of India, BusinessWorld and Straits Times of Singapore and member of the editorial board of the New Global Studies journal. He is a fellow of Saybrook College and a senior non-resident fellow of the Brookings Institution and a member of the Advisory Council for the Brookings Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies. He holds a First Class Master’s degree in history from Jadavpur University in India.

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