Dingkun Lei
ISAS Visiting Scholar, 2016

Lei Dingkun, currently a Ph.D. Candidate in the School of Social Sciences, Tsinghua University, is interested in India’s domestic politics, Indian local governance and Special Economic Zones. He has acquired his B.A. in Hindi Language and literature in Beijing Foreign Studies University during which he spent more than one year in India to improve his language skills as well as deepen his understanding of Indian culture and society. As an ISAS Visiting Scholar, he will be researching India’s local governance and development through a study of SEZs in India.

Indian public diplomacy, local governance and development, SEZ study,Hindi language.
Ph.D. candidate in Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, China.