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Dr. Shachee Agnihotri

Assistant Professor, Education



Dr Shachee Agnihotri is an Assistant Professor of History at the School of Education in Sharda University. Dr Agnihotri has done her PhD from the prestigious Zhejiang University, Hangzhou (QS World Ranking 54) on India-China Government Doctoral Fellowship. She also has an MPhil in China Studies from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and an MA in History from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Her doctoral research does a population projection based on historical demographic analysis of India and China. During her PhD, Dr Agnihotri was a research-member of the Institute for Population and Development Studies, Zhejiang University and was sent as part of the university delegation to the United Nations Population Division, Columbia University & Orlando University in November 2015. She remains a member of the Ma Yinchu Studies Association of Zhejiang Province, China.

Dr Agnihotri has nearly half a dozen papers to her credit at reputed international conferences including at the China Academy of Social Sciences, Southwest University, Chongqing and Fudan University. She presented her recent paper on Chinas long-term care at a conference co-hosted by Peking University and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences in Mumbai in January 2019. Dr Agnihotri has several publications to her credit from credible publishers such as Routledge and Palgrave Macmillan. Her upcoming publication is a chapter on disability and ageing in an edited volume on social welfare in India and China to be published by Palgrave Macmillan, Beijing. Dr Agnihotri is also a reviewer for the International Journal of Consumer Studies (SSCI journal).




  • PhD (Zhejiang University)
  • M.Phil (JNU)
  • M.A.(BHU)
Award & Recognition

Awarded with India-China Government Doctoral Scholarship, 2013 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), India and Ministry of Education, Peoples Republic of China (MOE) for pursuing PhD at prestigious Zhejiang University (Ranked 54th in QS World University Ranking)



  1. Agnihotri, Shachee (Forthcoming). “Disability, Social Welfare Policy and Elderly in India and China” in Social Welfare in India and China: A Comparative Perspective Edited by Dr. Rajendra Baikady, Prof. Gao Jianguo, Prof. Chang ShengLi, Dr. Lakshaman G, Dr. Channaveer RM. Beijing: Palgrave Macmillan (SpringerNature)
  2. Agnihotri, Shachee. 2019. “Ageing South Asia and Elderly Care: Policy v/s Practice, With Special Reference to India” in Social Welfare Policies and Programmes in South Asia Edited by Prof. Harushiko Sakaguchi, Prof. Chang Sheng-Li, Dr. Channaveer RM, Dr. Rajendra Baikady. New Delhi: Routledge ISBN- 978-11-38367- 42-5 

  3. Agnihotri, Shachee. 2019. “Greying China: Challenges and Opportunity” in Modern China: Society, Culture, Language and Literature Edited by Geeta Kochhar. London: Routledge. ISBN-13:978-1138575233 

  4. Agnihotri, Shachee. 2014. “Women in China: Challenges and Opportunities, A Historical Analysis from 1911 to Maoist Era” in Perspective Asia Pacific. Kolkata: IAAPS. ISBN- 978-93-80336-95-4 

  5. Agnihotri, Shachee. 2013. “Missing Girls: An Unanswered Question in Chinese Society” in Inside China: New Leadership, Social Changes and Economic Challenges, Edited by D. Suba Chandran, Teshu Singh & Namrata Hasija. New Delhi: Samskriti. ISBN: 978-81-87374-79-4 

Paper Presented at International/National Conferences

  1. Titled, Ageing and Long-term Care Policy Simulation in China & India: International Experience & Comparison, Second China-India Population Ageing Forum- 2019, organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS)-India, Renmin University-China, University of Southampton-UK, HelpAge-India. Mumbai. January 28- 30, 2019.
  2. Titled, Population Ageing and LTC in China and India: Analysing current policy and future challenges at “The Second China­India Workshop on Development and Governance” organized by Fudan University, Shanghai. June 8, 2018 

  3. Titled, Indias Demographic Future: Ageing Challenges Ahead at ‘Social Work in Aging and Urbanization--International Experience & City Development organized by Zhejiang University, Michigan State University, University of New South Wales, and Orlando University. Hangzhou. May 14-17, 2017.
  4. Titled, Analyzing the Repercussions of Environment Degradation on Rural Migrant Workers and Its Future Implications: A Data Based Analysis from Hangzhou, at ‘Urbanization and Social Development Forum: Qingdao International City Construction-Based on “The Belt and Road” 2016 organized by Qingdao Municipal Government and Zhejiang University, Qingdao. June 3-5, 2016.
  5. Titled, Psychosocial Prospects of Two-Child Policy on Chinese Family at ‘CASS (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences) and ISA-RC06 (The Research Committee on Family Research of International Sociological Association) Joint Conference on Family-2016, CASS- Beijing. May 25-28, 2016.
  6. Titled, Analyzing Population Ageing in South Korea with special Reference to China: What India can learn from their experiences" in ‘Researchers Association for the Study of Korea (RASK) International Seminar 2016, organized by Embassy of the Republic of Korea and Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi India. April 18-19, 2016.
  7. Titled, ‘Emerging Consumer Trends Among Silver and Singleton Generations in China at ‘International Symposium- The Concept of the People and Consumer Society organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences- Beijing, Southwest University, Chongqing, and the TelosPaul Piccone Institute, New York. Chongqing. September 18-21, 2015.
  8. Titled, ‘Population Ageing and Long Term Care in China: Challenges and Solution at ‘International Conference: Interdisciplinary Research on Long Term Care and Healthy Ageing organized by Zhejiang University, Peking University, Duke University and China Social Insurance Association, Hangzhou, China. May 21-24, 2015
  9. Titled, ‘Women in China: Challenges and Opportunities at ‘Sixth Biennial International Conference of International Association of Asia & Pacific Studies organized by International Association of Asia & Pacific Studies (IAASP) & Calcutta University, Kolkata. 17-19 December 2012
  10. Titled, ‘One Child Policy and women in China at ‘Fifth All India Conference on Chinese Studies 2012 organized by Institute Chinese studies (ICS) and Vishvabharti University, Shantiniketan. December 15-16, 2012.
  11. Titled, ‘Missing Girls: An Unanswered Question of Chinese Society at ‘Inside China 2012 organized by Institute of Peace & Conflict Studies (IPCS), New Delhi. September 8, 2012

Other Participation details:

  1. Member of IPDS-Zhejiang University delegation to United States of America (United Nations Population Division, Columbia University & Orlando University). November 2015.
  2. Participant from India at “Jinhua Homestay Project: International Cultural Exchange Programme 2017” organized by Jinhua Local Government, Jinhua, P R China.
  3. Language and Cultural Exchange Teacher for “Embrace The World Project” for AIESEC Summer camp at Anning Middle School, Yunnan, PR China. July- August 2015.
  4. Participated in 68th Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), Orlando- Florida, USA. November 18-22, 2015
  5. Participated in 21st IAGG World Congress of Gerontology & Geriatrics- San Francisco, USA. July- August, 2017

Area of Interest

  • History
  • China
  • India
  • Demography
  • Social and Policy Issues
  • Society
  • IR
  • Gender Studies