Dr Aditya Kumar Pandey

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  Dr. Aditya Kumar Pandey
  Designation: Assistant Professor
  Date of Joining: 08-12-2023
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Academic record & distinction:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), 2013, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Master of Arts, 2016, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Master of Philosophy, 2019, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Dissertation Title: Symbolism of Numbers in Chinese Culture: A Case Study.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2023, School of Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Thesis Title: The Indic Roots of the Chinese Classic Journey to the West: A Comparative Study. (Submitted)
  • Represented India in the Chinese Bridge Contest, 2013 at Changsha, Hunan, China.
  • Studied at Beijing Language and Culture University (BLCU), Beijing under MHRD scholarship of the Indian Government, 2014-15.
  • Studied at Renmin University of China, Beijing under MOFCOM scholarship of Chinese Government, 2016-17.
  • Cleared HSK 6 with 218 marks in June 2015.
  • Cleared HSK 6 with 241 marks in June 2017.
  • Cleared UGC NET-JRF examination in Chinese language subject in January 2018.
  • Member of study tour delegation to the Buddhist caves of Gansu and Xinjiang Provinces of China sponsored by the Chinese Embassy in India in June, 2018.
  • Participated in the Visiting Program for Young Sinologists (VPYS), organized by the Ministry of Tourism and Culture of PRC and Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, in Shanghai from September 9-29, 2018.
  • Member of Indian Youth Delegation visiting Lhasa, Tibet Autonomous Region of PRC for cultural exchanges from 27 October 2018 to 4 Nov 2018.
  • Participated in the second Symposium on China-India Exchange and Cooperation in Language Education held at Confucius Institute Headquarters, Beijing on August 11, 2019.
  • Participated in the 8th World Forum on China Studies organized by the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences and the Information Office of the Shanghai Municipality in Shanghai, September 10-11, 2019.
  • Participated as a youth representative at the “China-India Youth Talk 2019” organized by China Radio International (CRI) in Beijing on September 28, 2019.
  • Participated in the BRICS Summer Workshop (BRICS Program) 2020 organized from July 15-30, 2020 by the Centre for BRICS Studies, Fudan University.
  • Guest Faculty for various graduate and postgraduate courses at the Centre for Chinese and South East Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University from 2017-2020.
  • Guest Faculty for Chinese language courses at the Department of East Asian Studies, Delhi University from November 2020 until February 2023.
  • Worked as a freelance simultaneous interpreter for various national and international organizations including SCO, WHO, BRICS, Ministry of Law, Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of AYUSH, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Ministry of Defence etc.


Areas of Specialization:

Chinese Language, Literature and Culture Studies; Chinese Folklore; India-China Comparative Folklore, Simultaneous and Consecutive Interpretation.


Latest Publication:

Chapters in Books:

  1. “The Story About China and Me” in Fond Memories on the Campus, New Delhi: GDB Books, 2019. ISBN No.: 978-93-87230-17-0
  2. “Analysis of the Historical Discourse of Chinese Language Studies in India” in Bridging Hearts Through Chinese Language, Sichuan University Press, 2022, ISBN No.: 978-7-5614-9476-9


Journal Publications:

  1. Pandey, Aditya Kumar (2023), “Ancient Matriarchal Kingdoms in India and China: A Case Study of Strīrājya of Mahābhārata and Nüer Guo of Journey to the West”, International Journal For Multidisciplinary Research (IJFMR), Volume 5, Issue 6, November-December 2023, E-ISSN: 2582-2160.
  2. “E-learning Ahead for Higher Education”, China-India Dialogue, Vol.21, No.3, 2020, pp.56-57. ISSN No.: 2096-2614
  3. “Rama’s Footprints In China: A Neglected Chapter Of India-China Exchanges”, cited in https://thenfapost.com/2020/08/10/ramas-footprints-in-china-a-neglected-chapter-of-india-china-exchanges/ (dated August 10, 2020)
  4. “Down with Pollution- Find a Solution”, China-India Dialogue, Vol.18, No.6, 2019, p.55. ISSN No.: 2096-2614


Book Translations:

  1. Translated 《每日读一点中国文化史》, 2022, edited by Li Yan, from Chinese into Hindi as चीन का सांस्कृतिक इतिहास, Prakashan Sansthan. ISBN 978-93-92083-92-1.
  2. Translated 《我心归处是敦煌》,2023, autobiography of Fan Jinshi, from Chinese to Hindi as तुनह्वाङ को समर्पित है मेरा हृदय, GBD Publications.
  3. Chapter 12, 13 in Deepak B.R. (Tr.), 2019, India and China: Dialogue of the Civilizations. Originally authored by Yu Longyu and Liu Chaohua (2015) as 中外文学交流史:中印卷》,Shandong Education Press.


Edited Books:

  1. पेइचिङ विश्वविद्यालय: चीन में उच्च शिक्षा का आरम्भ”, 2021, by Hao Ping, Translated by Dr. Shubhra Tripathi, Dr. Shreeja Tripathi Sharma, Prakashan Sansthan, ISBN 978-93-92083-181.




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