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Tanvi Pate

tanvi pate

Visiting Research Fellow

Email: t dot r dot pate at warwick dot ac dot uk

Tanvi Pate is a Visiting Research Fellow in the Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) at the University of Warwick. Her research interests include critical approaches to international relations and security with a focus on India’s bilateral relations, India and the global order, and the politics of Indo-Pacific. She holds degrees in International Relations from the University of Leicester (BA), the University of Warwick (MA) and (PhD). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).

Research interests

  • Critical approaches to international relations
  • Critical constructivism
  • National identity and foreign policy
  • Indian foreign and security policy
  • India and the global order
  • Indo-Pacific politics


  • The United States, India and the Global Nuclear Order: Narrative Identity and Representation (Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2018).
Journal Articles
  • 'Re-(Modi)fying India’s Israel Policy: An Exploration of Practical Geopolitical Reasoning Through Re-representation of "India", "Israel" and "West Asia" Post-2014', Journal of Asian Security and International Affairs 7:1(2020): 7-35.

  • ‘Soft power, strategic narratives, and state identity: Re-assessing India-Afghanistan relations post-2011’, India Review 17:3 (2018): 320-351.

Book Reviews
  • Post-western world: how emerging powers are remaking global order. Oliver Stuenkel, Cambridge: Polity Press, 2016, in International Affairs 93:2 (2017): 476-478.