Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri

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Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri
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Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri

(1935-08-27) 27 August 1935 (age 81)

Died-19th December 2016
British India
Residence India, England
Fields Political Science, International Relations, South Asian Studies
Institutions Institute of Commonwealth Studies
University of London
Notable awards Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society

Satyabrata Rai Chowdhuri, FRAS (born 1935) is a Political Scientist, Political Historian and International Relations expert.

He is a Senior Research Fellow in International Relations at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies,[1] University of London, United Kingdom, and an Emeritus Professor of Political Science at India's University Grants Commission. Earlier he has taught at the universities of Calcutta, Rabindra Bharati, London and Oxford.

Rai Chowdhuri is a prolific writer with primary interests in nuclear issues and South Asian Politics. He has been a columnist at Project Syndicate, and Asia Times Online, besides many news dailies across the globe. He is also known for his books Nuclear Politics and Leftism in India among others.

His scholarship in South Asian Studies was honored in 2006 with the Fellowship of the Royal Asiatic Society, the UK's highest society in Asian studies.


  1. ^ "Current Fellows". Institute of Commonwealth Studies. Retrieved 15 January 2011.