James Hannah is the assistant head of the Asia-Pacific Programme at Chatham House. He has a longstanding research focus on South Asian politics, specifically the political economy and international relations of contemporary India.
He joined Chatham House in 2014 from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung's UK and Ireland office, and previously worked in the higher education sector.
He holds a BA Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and an MA International Relations and Globalization from London Metropolitan University.
He is a part-time PhD candidate at the India Institute, King’s College London and has written for a variety of publications.
Areas of expertise
- Indian politics and political economy
- Geopolitics of Asia
|2014 -||Assistant Head, Asia-Pacific Programme, Chatham House|
|2012-14||Project Manager, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, UK and Ireland Office|
|2007-12||Research Institute Manager, London Metropolitan University|
- North Korea’s missile test could turn Japan away from pacifism The Independent August 2017
- North Korea’s letter attempts to drive a wedge between the United States and its Asian partners The Independent October 2017