The Hindu Right and India's Religious Diplomacy

Author: Ian Hall

October 25, 2023

Authored by Ian Hall, professor of international relations at the Griffith Asia Institute, this Transatlantic Policy Network on Religion and Diplomacy policy brief analyzes why India is investing more in religious diplomacy. This diplomacy has an increasingly Hindu character, reflecting the present government’s conviction that India is essentially a Hindu civilization that has much to teach the world. The policy brief examines the drivers of India’s contemporary religious diplomacy, its target audiences, its practitioners within and outside the government, and its likely influence.

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