Course Scholars

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Aparupa Bhattacharjee is currently pursuing her PhD at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. 

Her research is focussed on Southeast Asia, primarily Myanmar, Thailand, and Malaysia. In particular, she studies politics, conflicts and peace processes relating to Myanmar, with a special attention on the Rohingya conflict. 

She has previously been the Coordinator, Southeast Asia Research Programme (SEARP), at the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies (IPCS). She had also supervised the Institute’s Myanmar Project. After IPCS, she has worked with Jhpiego-an international non-profit health organization affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, for a year.  

Apart from her research, she has been an active part of the outreach team of both IPCS previously, and NIAS presently. She has also been associated with the Consortium for South Asian Think Tank (COSATT) Network.

GP Commentaries

Myanmar

Will prosecuting Suu Kyi resolve the Rohingya problem?

October 2019 | CWA # 171

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Southeast Asia

ASEAN Outlook on the Indo Pacific: Worth all the Hype?

August 2019 | CWA # 155

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

India & Sri Lanka

Modi's Colombo Visit: Four issues to watch

June 2019 | CWA # 135

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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GP Insights

Iraq: The Protests Now

October 2019 | GP Insights # 160

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

G7 Summit: Cold responses and little outcomes

August 2019 | GP Insights # 136

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Italy: Political turmoil as the PM resigns

August 2019 | GP Insights # 133

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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Sourina Bej

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Seetha Lakshmi Dinesh Iyer

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Abigail Miriam Fernandez

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Parikshith Pradeep

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Sukanya Bali

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Vijay Maidergi

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Lakshman Chakravarthy N

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Rashmi Ramesh

Rashmi Ramesh is currently pursuing PhD at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Rashmi completed her BA in Economics, Political Science and Sociology from Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. She holds a Masters Degree in Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal Academy of Higher...

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Nidhi Dalal

Nidhi Dalal is currently a research intern at the International Strategic and Studies Program (ISSSP), School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. She has completed post-graduation in Geopolitics and International Relations from Manipal Academy of...

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