Course Scholars

Sourina Bej

Sourina Bej is a doctoral candidate in the Department of South Asian Studies at the University of Bonn. She has received the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung European International Cooperation (KAS-EIZ) scholarship for her doctoral study on climate migration, sustainability, and resilience among the rural labour migrants from the ecologically endangered Bengal Delta in India.

She has worked as a Research Associate at the School of Conflict and Security Studies in the National Institute of Advanced Studies, India. As a young researcher, she has been a network builder for the International Peace Research Initiative (IPRI) supported by the KAS-India office. She has contributed to the research focus of the NIAS Europe Studies, supported by the KAS-India office; writing regularly on issues such as the BREXIT, radicalisation, energy crisis and right-wing populism in Western Europe. Apart from simultaneously publishing on strategic issues impacting Europe and India, her specific research expertise lies in examining climate migration processes, group identities, and political structures, primarily in South Asia. She has co-edited and authored a book wherein she documented the dam protest movements in the strategic Himalayan borderland of India and China.

Prior, she has also been a journalist at the Times of India, writing on cultures and identities among migrant communities in Tamil Nadu, India.

 

Research Activities

28 April 2018
Commentary

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


2 December 2017
Commentary

How Will the Quad Impact India’s Maritime Security Policy?
Sourina Bej
The Diplomat, 2 December 2017


15 July 2017
Commentary

What Trump's Afghanistan Policy Means for India?
Sourina Bej
The Diplomat, 15 July 2017


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GP Commentaries

NIAS Europe Studies

The UK: Domestic, regional and global challenges to the new Prime Minister

November 2022 | CWA # 844

Sourina Bej

NIAS Europe Studies

Boris Johnson exits: The Unravelling of UK leadership in crisis

November 2022 | CWA # 841

Sourina Bej

NIAS Europe Studies

Elections in Sweden

October 2022 | CWA # 811

Sourina Bej

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GP Insights

The UK: After Boris Johnson’s resignation, a tight race for the next prime minister begins

July 2022 | GP Insights # 644

Sourina Bej

Europe: 'Pay for gas in rubles,' says Putin, EU leaders reject in unison

April 2022 | GP Insights # 626

Sourina Bej

France: Trial begins for the 2015 terrorist attack

September 2021 | GP Insights # 570

Sourina Bej

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