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

One year after the Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka

Who and Why of the Perpetrators

April 2020 | CWA # 267

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Southeast Asia

Malaysia: New PM, Old Challenges

March 2020 | CWA # 247

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Myanmar in 2020

Old problems to persist with no solutions in the near term

January 2020 | CWA # 206

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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GP Insights

Myanmar: Conflicts in Chin and Rakhine rage, despite the Corona threat

April 2020 | GP Insights # 334

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

A lethal impact on the Refugee/Migrant Camps

April 2020 | GP Insights # 325

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

COVID-19: The Migrant Labor, Remittances and Economy in Asia

April 2020 | GP Insights # 320

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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