Course Scholars

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

Abigail is currently pursuing Masters in the Department of International Studies in Stella Maris College, Chennai. Her areas of interests are peace and conflict management in the MENA region and Latin America, SDG’s role in climate change, maritime issues in particular to the emerging importance of Blue Economy and foreign policy.

She is a part of the Conflict Alert team at the IPRI, NIAS.

Outside research, Abigail enjoys recycling old jewellery and developing professional hairstyling skills. She can be contacted at fernandezabigail123@gmail.com 

GP Commentaries

Strategic Forecast 2020

Sudan and Algeria: Road to Democracy in 2020

February 2020 | CWA # 224

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

The World This Year

North Africa in 2019: A year of protests, with some positive results

December 2019 | CWA # 198

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

G-20 Summit

For Japan, it was commerce and climate change

July 2019 | CWA # 141

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

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GP Insights

Pakistan: PDM sets off with its first anti-government rally in Gujranwala

October 2020 | GP Insights # 426

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

Coup in Mali: Plunging further into chaos

August 2020 | GP Insights # 402

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

Pakistan: Women ready for another Aurat March amid strong condemnation

March 2020 | GP Insights # 274

Abigail Miriam Fernandez

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Other Scholars

Harini Madhusudan

Harini Madhusudan is currently a PhD scholar, at the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. She is working a project on Pakistan Research. Her areas of research include Outer Space Law...

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Sourina Bej

Sourina Bej is currently a Research Associate with the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP) at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. In ISSSP, she is currently working on a DRDO-sponsored project, "Profiling Borderland Communities in Tawang". She is...

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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...

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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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Sukanya Bali

Sukanya Bali is currently a Research Consultant at the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. Her area of research includes Violence and Conflict in South Asia, and China's Soft-power...

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Lakshmi V Menon

Lakshmi Venugopal Menon is currently a Research Consultant at the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. She has contributed to the database on Pakistan relating to CPEC, Balochistan and Pakistan elections 2018. She is a part...

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Apoorva Sudhakar

Apoorva Sudhakar is a Research Assistant at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. Her areas of interest include peace and conflict in South Asia and Africa, climate change and human-wildlife conflict.  Apoorva has completed her Masters degree...

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Akriti Sharma

Akriti Sharma is currently a PhD scholar, at the Science Diplomacy Programme, School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. She holds a Bachelors and Masters degree in Political Science from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. Her research interests...

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Lokendra Sharma

Lokendra Sharma is currently a PhD scholar at the School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), IISc Campus, Bengaluru. He has a Masters degree in International Relations from the MMAJ Academy of International Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has...

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