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

Conflict Reader

Civilian protests vs military: Three factors will decide the outcome in Myanmar

February 2021 | CWA # 429

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Conflict Reader

Thailand: For the pro-democracy protests, it is a long march ahead

December 2020 | CWA # 406

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

One year after the Easter Attacks in Sri Lanka

Who and Why of the Perpetrators

April 2020 | CWA # 267

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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GP Insights

Venezuela: Maduro consolidates his hold with a new election

December 2020 | GP Insights # 450

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Vietnam: The second wave

August 2020 | GP Insights # 394

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

Singapore's ruling party wins general election again, but with a lesser margin

July 2020 | GP Insights # 383

Aparupa Bhattacherjee

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