Fateful Triangle: How China Shapes U.S.-India Relations

04/04/2024 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM MT


Rag + Bale @ STEAM on the Platte
1401 Zuni St.
Denver, CO 80204


India’s relationship with its neighbor China has balanced between economic cooperation, economic competition, and border disputes. As India seeks to attract more markets, especially in the tech sector, their competition with China has become increasingly complex, especially in the context of both India and China’s relationships with the United States and Russia. As U.S. and Chinese tech has begun to diverge, India plays an important role both as a consumer and as a producer, banning Chinese social media, apps and restricting Chinese investment in Indian tech sectors while also seeking to become tech innovators and developing US tech strategic agreements.

Dr. Tanvi Madan, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, will discuss the geopolitical, economic and technological relationships between India, China and the United States. Joining us right as India will be having their elections, she will give us a very current picture of Indian politics and the implications. She will also help us understand the ripple effects and other key players involved, including the influence on the Middle East, Indo-Pacific, Ukraine, and Russia.

Dr. Madan will be available to sign copies of her book, "Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped U.S.-India Relations During the Cold War"

Hors d'oeuvres, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided.

Location: Rag + Bale @ STEAM on the Platte, 1401 Zuni St. Denver, CO 80204

Parking: There is a lot next to the venue offering ample free parking.

Event Agenda:
6:00 p.m. | Registration, networking, & hors d'oeuvres
6:30 p.m. | Speaker program followed by audience Q&A

7:40 p.m. | Author signing
8:00 p.m. | Evening concludes

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About Our Speaker

Dr. Tanvi Madan
Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy | Brookings Institution

Tanvi Madan is a senior fellow in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies in the Foreign Policy program at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. She is also the host of the Global India podcast. Madan’s work explores India’s role in the world and its foreign policy, focusing in particular on India’s relations with China and the United States. She also researches the U.S. and India’s approaches in the Indo-Pacific, as well as the development of interest-based coalitions, especially the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. Quad.

Madan is the author of the book “Fateful Triangle: How China Shaped US-India Relations during the Cold War” (Brookings Institution Press, 2020). Her ongoing work includes a book project on the recent past, present, and future of the China-India-US triangle, and a monograph on India’s foreign policy diversification strategy.

Madan is a member of the editorial board of Asia Policy and a contributing editor at War on the Rocks.

Previously, she was a Harrington doctoral fellow and teaching assistant at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. In the past, Madan has also been a research analyst at Brookings, and worked in the information technology industry in India.

Madan has authored a number of publications on India’s foreign policy and been cited by media outlets such as the Associated Press, The Economist, Financial Times, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post. Madan has also appeared on a number of news shows including on the BBC, Bloomberg, CBS, Channel NewsAsia, CNBC, Fox News, India Today TV, NDTV, NPR, and PBS.

In addition to a doctorate in public policy from the University of Texas at Austin, she has a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University and a bachelor’s degree with honors in history from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi, India.



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