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.

Research Activities

28 August 2018
Commentary

Behind Bangladesh's Protests: Rising Frustration
Aparupa Bhattacherjee
The Diplomat, 22 August 2018


28 April 2018
Commentary

India-Bangladesh: What if the BNP returns?
Aparupa Bhattacherjee and Sourina Bej
Mainstream, 28 April 2018


25 August 2017
Special Report

Rohingya Crisis: Policy Options and Analysis
Aparupa Bhattacherjee
BIPSS Special Report


9 February 2017
Commentary

The Rohingya Insurgents: Myanmar Creates Its Own Frankenstein
Aparupa Bhattacherjee
The Diplomat, 9 February 2017


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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

Sri Lanka: Return of the Rajapaksas

November 2019 | GP Insights # 188

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Bolivia: Political crisis over elections

November 2019 | GP Insights # 184

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Iraq: The Protests Now

October 2019 | GP Insights # 160

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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