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Professor and Head, Department of Political Science; and Director, Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Jammu, Jammu-180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India.
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Personal Details Birth – 18 August 1959; Age: 52. Father: Professor S. C. Gangal, JNU, New Delhi, 1964 to 1995. My Mother Mrs Saroj Gangal and Father are no more in flesh and blood. They passed away in 1997 and 2001.
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Professor (2006 onwards) and Head (2010-2013), Department of Political Science; and Director, Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, UGC sponsored, University of Jammu, Jammu. About twenty-eight years experience in university teaching, academics, educational excellence/quality assurance, management and planning. Engaged in various higher educational administrative works as Editor, Director, Head, Professor, Inspector, Expert, Examiner, Inquiry Committee Member and Superintendent for more than ten years now. Visiting professor and resource person in quite a few universities. Special invitee in University Grants Commission for eleventh plan policy making. Member of Advisory Board to the Jury for Mahatma Gandhi International Peace Prize for three years. Special invitee to highest policy planning bodies of Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti, New Delhi and Indira Gandhi National Open University. Member of Academic Council, Governing Bodies, Board of Studies, Editorial Advisory Boards; and selection committees and screening committees in institutions of higher learning. Also worked in collaboration with national and international experts from Banaras Hindu University, University of Madras, University of Calcutta and Punjab University in India; University of Bradford, United Kingdom; University of Notre Dame, University of Boston, Fletcher School of Law, University of Tuft; and United Nations, United States; University of McMaster, Canada. Also collaborating with civil society, police officers and institutions, Indian military and bureaucrats in different ways for peace and conflict resolution and training in the application of nonviolent values in collaboration with Peace Centre, University of Rhode Island, United States. Recently awarded Gandhi Youth Gold Medal by Radha Bhatt, President, Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi on 27 April 2010. Authored four books and over two dozen research articles in national and international journals and edited volumes. Published over hundred topical articles in national and international newspapers and periodicals – including online academic publications. Edited four research journals. Articles and presentations accepted in international conferences as well. International reviewer in international research journals. Organised national and international conferences. Associate Editor and Referee/Reviewer, The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Common Ground Publishers, Illinois, United States. Completed UGC project on “Cooperation and Conflict in South Asia: An Analysis in the Gandhian Framework”. Supervising research at various levels in M.A.; M.Phil. and Ph.D. not only in University of Jammu but also in other institutions. Launched quite a few innovative courses at M.A. and M.Phil. levels. Main areas of interest and research within the larger fold of international politics are peace and conflict studies including conflict management, conflict resolution and conflict transformation; human security; world order studies; Indian foreign policy; South Asia and South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC); United States foreign policy; contemporary global problems; political philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi and its relevance to concurrent national, international and global perspectives; quest for a new political, economic and educational order; Indian Constitution; and Western political thought. Different methods of teaching used from time to time – such as Interactive method, Lecture method, Power Point slides, Internet videos, field work etc. Studied at Delhi and University of Delhi, Delhi. Also obtained post-graduate Diploma in Journalism in from YMCA, New Delhi and was trained at various established national newspapers in New Delhi and Hyderabad. Anurag Gangal’s CV 1
A. Contemporary Global Problems: A Gandhian Perspective. I-Proclaim Publishers. “Gandhi and the Establishment of a Peaceful World Order”. Distance Education Study Material. Education in Human Values for Human Excellence. Academic Excellence. Post-graduate Diploma in Journalism. 1985.). Delhi University. Dissertation writing – 75%. Agra University. Jammu.). P. Serving University of Jammu then onwards. 67%. (Honours. Agra College. 2010. Began my teaching career as a Lecturer in political science in ARSD College at University of Delhi form 1984 – 1985. (1984). Indian Edition.Phil. Education: Ph. 1979). “Forms of Terrorism”. B. B. Department of Political Science. Jammu University. M. CBSE. New Delhi. 2009. Hyderabad. New Delhi. 2010. N.A. New Delhi. “Relevance of Gandhian Values in Twenty-first Century”. Ariana Publishing House. Department of Political Science. Hind Swaraj: A Charter for Human Development from Within. Distance Education Study Material. 2010. This profession has always been. Grade ‘B’. Patil (Eds). Chanakya Publications. Edited Refereed Research Journal Anurag Gangal’s CV 2 . Political Science. Vinod Book Publishers. Political Science. Gandhi. (1990). (December) 1997.Opted for a career in university teaching out of my own choice and not due to any compulsion. 59. 1995. my first love. New Delhi. Delhi. “Gandhian Philosophy of Education in Twenty-first Century”..D. Singh Sehgal (Ed. Delhi. Yoginder Verma (Ed. Delhi (on NIEO). Ramjee Singh and others (Eds).1% Major Publications: Published Books Gandhi and Terrorism. Major Contemporary Issues: Gandhian Relevance. “Gandhian Critique of Western Civilisation”. Kanishka. 1985. “Contemporary South Asian Problems: A Gandhian Perspective”. Kasturba and Vinoba – A Continuum. Political Science (1981). YMCA. Arts/Social Science. Pittsburgh. 2007 (first author). Delhi. Kanhaiya Tripathi and K. Kirori Mal College. M. Contributions in Edited Books “Corporate and Business Ethics in Hind Swaraj”. Delhi University. Pothi Publishers. 2008. Deep and Deep. Political Science. as it were. Centre for Mass Media. About 47% Higher Secondary (1976). Experts regarded it “as a real contribution to knowledge”. New International Economic Order: A Gandhian Perspective. 1995. Global Terrorism: Political and Legal Dimensions. Pittsburgh. I-Proclaim Publishers. 2010. Delhi University. New Delhi. Delhi. Jammu University. Department of Political Science.
“Wither World Peace in the Twenty-first Century: A Gandhian View”. Palestine: Peace not Apartheid. 288. I. Gandhi Ganga. New York. “Impact and Prospects of Globalisation: A Gandhian Perspective”. Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad.mcpr-bhu. Gandhi Marg. 2004 – 2006. 1. Baldev Raj Nayar. University of Peace. 2. Peace and Conflict Monitor. 2009. Book Review: The Myth of Shrinking State: Globalization and The State in India. Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. No. Canada (May 24 – 27. New Delhi. Vol. BHU. Gandhi Marg.org/Conflict%20Resolution. ICFAI University. Oxford University Press. Kashi Journal of Social Sciences. "Sanyukta Rashtra Sangh : Gandhi Darshan ki Kasauti Per" . Price: $ 14. University of Jammu. 2002. a research article in Gandhi Marg. "Gandhi and the Third World : Quest for Development" . International Academic Refereed Web Publications “India as Superpower”. December 2011 – May 2012. 2010. Above mentioned full length research paper on “Diverse Challenges to Conflict Resolution: A Gandhian Perspective” is accepted for presentation at the International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS) Conference for Academic Disciplines held at Ryerson University.htm. pp. January 2009 (Book review of Jimmy Carter. January-February 2001. Anasakti – An International Journal of Nonviolence-in-Action. Varanasi.. Accepted in May 2010 for Publication. November -. 1 and 2. An international research publication on the Web. No. Malviya Centre for Peace Research. "Gandhi and the Global Problems .85).500 082. http://www. IJPS. New Delhi.. Foreign Affairs Reports. 2006. Publications in International Refereed Journals "Diverse Challenges to Conflict Resolution: A Gandhian Perspective". Conflict Management & Development. Jammu. New Delhi. Published in the CD-ROM. January-June. May 1986.A Vision for The Twenty-first Century". International Journal of Malviya Centre for Peace Research. Toronto. Other issues of the journal are also on the anvil. September. No.December. New York. Gandhi Marg. New Delhi. October 1985. Publications in National Academic Refereed Research Journals “Crisis of Democracy in Britain: Citizens Political Disengagement and Trust”. Simon & Schuster. Varanasi. Conflict. Varanasi. October – December. Banaras Hindu University. “A Gandhian Perspective on the Kashmir Question”. An international topical publication on the Web. 12 June 2006. Volume II. 1984. India . 1. Volume III. Vol. 2004. Book Review (full length) ICFAI Journal of International Relations. No. 2002. in Jan. New Delhi. Serialised Research Article in Newspaper Anurag Gangal’s CV 3 . 1. “The World into the Twenty-first Century: A Gandhian Perspective”. 2010).
Canada on the theme of “ Participatory Democracy and Foreign Policy” sponsored by DAFIT Canada. Jammu University organised at the Department of Political Science from 06 – 26 March 2012. One field trip of about 10 teachers and faculty and 60 postgraduate students and researchers to Border areas of Poonch and Rajouri organised from 14 – 17 March 2012. Hamilton. Introducing Post Graduate Diploma in “Gandhian Philosophy and Conflict Resolution” – through distance education -. Organise every year 10 to 20 academic outreach activities at local. One national and one international seminar organised on 21 . serialised full length research article as centre piece edit page presentation. Anurag Gangal’s CV 4 . Launching soon a three months certificate course on “Gandhian Corporate and Business Ethics” at the Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. 5-6 December 2011 at Calcutta University. The proposed post of a Reader / Assistant Director / Associate Professor has also been sanctioned by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir in favour of the Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Jammu University which also stands approved in the 2008 meeting of the Council of the University of Jammu. United States. Major Outreach Activities / Field Action: Course Director of Twenty-one days’ Interdisciplinary social science refresher course of ASC. 10. Jammu with 12 participants from University of Tuft and University of Boston. Kolkata. Ontario. University of Jammu. Organised two international workshops in January and May 2011 with Professor Paul Buneo from Peace Centre. State Times. Organised one week long International Workshop on Displaced Persons at Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies.stands approved in principle by the Academic Council of University of Jammu proposed by the Gandhian Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies at Jammu University (likely to be launched from 2013 – 2014 academic session soon). Participated and presented research paper in Australia-India Institute International Seminar on “Emerging India”. Jammu.22 and 27 – 28 February 2012 respectively at University of Jammu. Jammu. Invited as Guest of Honour for special Lecture at Meerut University on the occasion of release of the Indian Journal of Political Science Association in December 2008. and with Ms Lydia from US Education Foundation. Jammu in 2011-2012 academic session. Publishing Gandhi Ganga – research and activities journal of the Gandhian Centre. “Gandhian Relevance and Governance in J&K”. Degree imparting full Gandhian Studies Department is soon likely to be established at University of Jammu from 2013 onwards. University of Jammu. national and international level. Rhode Island University. Organised an International Conference in April 2009 in collaboration with McMaster University. 11. 12 February 2008. United States and 1 from United Nations alongwith 10 participants from national and J&K media and academic community (workshop was held from 08 Aug – 17 Aug 2007. University of Jammu.
Output as Research Supervisor: Five Ph. Presented a research Paper on “Wither World Peace” during a three days Global Convention on Gandhi and World Peace at Vigyan Bhavan.Ds are being currently supervised. colleges. 17 – 18 November 2006. “Gandhi and the West” and “Gandhi and Conflict Resolution” during April 2005 – May 2006. New Delhi and UGC. Delhi. Organised Two Days National Workshop on “Managing Conflicts Peacefully: Gandhi and Beyond” at Jammu University. 2004-2005. Offered consultancy services for Gandhi Smriti and Darshan Samiti. internal / external Examiner in University of Jammu and other Universities. 15 national seminars / conferences at Bombay. One Ph. Professors Yunus Ahmad (Bradford University). Involved in dissemination of information and awareness through mass media as a columnist. Presented a research paper on “Gandhian Conception of Human Security” at a national workshop in May 2004 organised by Delhi Policy Group at Jammu University. J&K. Banaras Hindu University August 2004. Jammu University and civil society of Jammu including quite a few teachers and faculty members from Jammu University and Colleges. author. Organised one week long Summer Camp at GSDS in August 2006 at New Delhi with more than hundred youth from schools.D. civil society and academics not only from India but also from abroad.Phils awarded. Outreach Activities and Interaction with Civil Society: Engaged in about ten to twenty such activities every year involving youth. New Delhi in January 2005 at GSDS. lately submitted. D.Phil. Presented 10 research papers at such seminars / conferences. Organised National Seminar on "India's Educational Priorities: Continuity and Change in National Curriculum" from 17 to 19 February 2002 at Udhampur.Conducted an Environment Protection Programme of two days at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine with about 70 students and teachers from Jammu schools. Five M. David Cortright (Notre Dame University) and Priyankar Upadhyaya (MCPR. Department of Culture. 2003-2004.Phils are being currently supervised. Mahatma Gandhi’s great grandson Shri Tushar Gandhi. Presented a research paper on “Gandhi and Conflict Resolution” at an International Seminar at MCPR. “India – Pakistan Peace Process”. at submission stage. One M. Organised a 15 Days Gandhi Festival at Jammu University and in villages around Jammu from 17 September – 02 October 2004. editor and special invitee to discussions etc. Member of the Advisory Board to the Jury of Mahatma Gandhi International Peace Prize. and Ph. “Relevance of Gandhi”. BHU) on the broad themes of “Crime and Civil Society”. Invited as Visiting Professor/Faculty at Calcutta University in October 2005 for special Lectures on “Gandhian Philosophy and its Relevance” and later at Banaras Hindu University and Madras University also. New Delhi. Anurag Gangal’s CV 5 .Phil. Five Ph. Organised Special Lectures by Magsaysay Awardee and Special Police Commissioner of Delhi Dr Kiran Bedi. Government of India. Ministry of Human Resource. 2002-2003. New Delhi from 2005 to 2008. Jammu.Ds and ten M. colleges and university (form 30 – 31 January 2007). M. Attended about 03 international seminars / conferences.
Life Member. 2. Membership: 1. 2007 onwards.Academic Reach and Impact: This is available on Google Books and Google Search on the Internet. 12 March 2012 Anurag Gangal’s CV 6 . Jammu Club Member. About 79 results appear on Google Books anent use of this authors research work as references and several results are also seen on Google search. Kashi Journal of Social Sciences. Founder Trustee (for life). Pay Band 4 / Pay Scale: 37400 – 67000 with Grade Pay – 10000. Varanasi. J&K. Editorial Advisory Board. Life Member.m. Gross Pay-91. 4. Indian Political Science Association. (Anurag Gangal) Monday. India. 3. Sarvodaya International Trust.000 p.