Henrik Chetan Aspengren is a researcher and senior analyst, currently leading the "Project for Nordic-India Relations" (PNIR) at the Asia Programme. PNIR is UI’s main platform for research, analysis and expertise on India, and India’s role in world affairs. As a trained historian, Aspengren brings his academic research interest in the history of modern India to his analytical work on contemporary India and its growing global footprint. In his current project at UI Aspengren works closely with the Observer Research Foundation in Delhi. Aspengren holds a Ph.D. from SOAS, University of London, and is the author of books, journal articles, and reports on India and South Asia.