Krzysztof Iwanek is the head of the Asia Research Centre at the War Studies University in Warsaw, and a South Asia expert with the Poland-Asia Research Centre. He also teaches the history of India at Warsaw University.
From 2014 to 2016 Krzysztof taught Hindi at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Republic of Korea.
He holds two MA degrees – in History and in South Asian Studies – and a PhD in Cultural Studies. His main area of interest is contemporary Indian politics and political ideologies.
Krzysztof writes for the Asia Life section of The Diplomat.
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