Course Scholars

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 in Asia-Pacific region. She is a part of a team working on “Peace and Conflict Weekly Alert” at NIAS.

Sukanya has a post-graduate degree from the Department of International Studies and History from Christ (Deemed to be University), Bengaluru. As a part of her degree, she worked on a Research Paper titled “China Soft Power in South-Asia: A case Study of Pakistan”.

Outside research, Sukanya has a passion for content writing, blogging and event management.   

GP Commentaries

The Middle East in 2020

Iran, Iraq and the US: Who wants what?

January 2020 | CWA # 207

Sukanya Bali

The World This Year

Hong Kong in 2019: China's New Achilles Heel

December 2019 | CWA # 197

Sukanya Bali

Review

Brexit: Preparing for the Worst Case

October 2019 | CWA # 168

Sukanya Bali

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GP Insights

A new phase in the US-China trade, as both ink the first cut

January 2020 | GP Insights # 218

Sukanya Bali

Iran responds with lowkey missile attacks on non-serious targets, deescalating tensions with the US

January 2020 | GP Insights # 213

Sukanya Bali

US-Iran tensions heats up with the assassination of Qassem Soleimani

January 2020 | GP Insights # 209

Sukanya Bali

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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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Parikshith Pradeep

Parikshith Pradeep is currently a Research Intern at the International Strategic and Security Studies Programme (ISSSP), School of Conflict and Security Studies, National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru. His areas of research include Indo-Pacific, Maritime studies and South China Sea region....

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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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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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Yashaskar Shubham

Shubham is a fourth-year law student at National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi. He is currently an research intern in the International Strategic and security studies program at NIAS. He is specializing in International law and has a keen interest in International diplomacy, International...

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Sneha Tadkal

Sneha a graduate in Electronics and Communication Engineering from VTU. Her areas of interests are Science and Technology, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence. She is is currently a research intern at the International Strategic and Security Studies, NIAS.

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Amal Anzari

Amal is currently pursuing her Masters in International Studies from Stella Maris College, Chennai. Her areas of interest are the Latin American and Caribbean Region, Asia Pacific Region, Indian Foreign Policy, as well as the study of International Relations from a theoretical perspective. She is a part...

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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...

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Rini Babu

Abigail is currently pursuing Masters in the Department of International Studies in Stella Maris College, Chennai. She is a part of the Conflict Alert team at the IPRI, NIAS.

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Vaishali Handique

Vaishali Handique is currently pursuing her post-graduation in South Asian Studies in the Unesco Madanjeet Singh Institute for South Asian Regional Co-operation, Pondicherry University. She is particularly interested in the conflicts of North-east India, human rights and reformation of primary education...

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