Shamshad A. Khan is author of Changing dynamics of India-Japan relations (Pentagon Press, 2017) and Assistant Professor at BITS Pilani’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. He is a recipient of the Nakasone Yasuhiro Award (2011) and has been associated with leading think tanks of India (IDSA, ICWA and ICS) and Japan (JIIA, PRI, IDE-JETRO and the Slavic Research Centre Hokkaido University).