Vitor Pascale

Master in International Politics at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) – Nova Delhi, India, with the dissertation on "Global South Resistance in International Relations: Brazil and India in the light of post-colonial studies". Bachelor in International Relations from ESPM. Areas of study and interest: On the Global, Postcolonialism, South Asian, Brazil-India relations, South-South cooperation
South Asian integration: barriers and potentials
China, India

South Asian integration: barriers and potentials

South Asia's economic growth potential over the past decade has brought the region's attention around the world. Due to the economic dynamism of the region, their countries were one of the least impacted by the financial crisis of 2008. In this sense, the forecasts of economists and experts bring important reflections on the challenges for the region. According to the most recent studies, in the next three decades the global economic scenario will undergo important changes. The United States will no longer be the largest economy in the world, e sim a China, and second is India. And with this potential scenario, South Asian cooperation represents an even more challenging opportunity, because the region can become a major pole of influence and power in international relations. Apesa ...
Hindutva and the growth of conservative forces in India
India

Hindutva and the growth of conservative forces in India

One of the main problems in India today is communal violence, (characterized by the political use of religion and the formation of antagonistic identity factors). Just read the daily news from Indian newspapers, that we can see cases of lynching, discrimination against religious minorities, countless other types of violence and even the conservative position of the federal government and state governments on certain issues. Estes acontecimentos ameaçam constantemente a convivência plural e inclusiva da sociedade indiana O mais recente caso envolve um dos grandes símbolos históricos e culturais do país, o Taj Mahal, mausoleum built in 1632 under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Government of Uttar Pradesh, state where it is located ...
The debate on secularism in India: perspectives and challenges
India

The debate on secularism in India: perspectives and challenges

Secularism is a central theme to understand the relations between the State, society and religions. The complexity of this discussion is enormous and characterized by the contextual multiplicity around the secular concept. In this sense, this article proposes to expose arguments and perspectives that surround this debate in India, with a special focus on Indian intellectuals, so that one can analyze the contemporary events of the country and its global developments. (more…)