Ravni Thakur Banon
Institution: Dept. of East Asian Studies, Delhi University
BPC Research Period: January 10, 2012 to February 28, 2012
Ravni Thakur Banon is Associate Professor at the Department of East Asian Studies, Delhi University. Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature by Jawahar Lal Nehru University and has a degree in Chinese Language from the University of Beijing, besides being a master in Development Studies from the Institute of Social Studies, The Hague. She has a doctorate (Ph.D) from Institute for Sinology, Leiden University, Leiden. Between 2002 and 2004 she worked as a Visiting Researcher at Delhi University and between 2005 and 2010 he served as director of the Euro-Asia Institute at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. Also. she is the author of several articles and academic publications, including the books “Across the Himalayan Gap: The Chinese Quest for Understanding India” (2010) and “Chinese Intellectuals Reflect on India Today”.