Course Scholars

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 Education, Manipal. Previously she had interned at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA) and the United Services Institution of India (USI), both based in New Delhi. Her research interests include maritime security, Indian Ocean affairs, Geopolitics and climate change in the Arctic, and India's foreign policy.

GP Commentaries

EUROPE: HEATWAVES, WILDFIRES, DROUGHTS, AND ICE MELT IN ALPS

Ice Melt in Alps in Europe: Three impacts

November 2022 | CWA # 839

Rashmi Ramesh

NIAS Maritime Studies

Building Ocean Governance from Below: Role of The Indigenous Communities

May 2022 | CWA # 735

Rashmi Ramesh

The World This Year

Abraham Accords: Rethinking Diplomacy and Restructuring Priorities in the Middle East

December 2020 | CWA # 399

Rashmi Ramesh

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GP Insights

Saudi Arabia: Resumption of diplomatic ties with Iran

March 2023 | GP Insights # 693

Rashmi Ramesh

Iraq-Al-Sadr Withdraws, Protests Intensify

September 2022 | GP Insights # 656

Rashmi Ramesh

The Glasgow Compromise on Coal: Phasing down, instead of phasing out

November 2021 | GP Insights # 593

Rashmi Ramesh

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Other 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...

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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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Harini Madhusudan

Harini Madhusudan is a doctoral scholar with the School of Conflict and Security Studies, NIAS. Her thesis looks at Militarisation in Outer Space, which draws from a combination of disciplines of International Law, Security Studies, International Relations, and Outer Space as a domain. She is looking...

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Akriti Sharma

Akriti Sharma is a doctoral scholar at the Science, Technology and International Relations Programme, National Institute of Advanced Studies. She has completed her Bachelors in Political Science and Masters in Political Science from the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. She is also the recipient of...

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Ankit Singh

Ankit is a Ph.D. scholar at NIAS, his research interests lie South Asia, peace studies and oral history. His research topic is on political economy of external debt in Pakistan (1971-2021).   Research activities In the STIR program, he is currently assisting in preparations of PR evening...

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Padmashree Anandhan

Padmashree Anandhan is currently a project associate at the School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore. Her research for the NIAS Europe Studies under the Area Studies initiative focuses on protest movements, conflicts, energy, economic, migration...

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Anu Maria

Anu Maria Joseph is a Research Assistant in School of Conflict and Security Studies at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. She holds masters in Political Science from Madras Christian College, Chennai. As part of NIAS Africa Studies, she looks into internal politics, external relations,...

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Femy Francis

Femy Francis is a Research Assistant at NIAS. She is currently a part of the Pakistan Reader team at NIAS, and an assistant editor of The World This Week. Her research interests include China, East Asia and Pakistan.

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Rishika Yadav

Rishika Yadav is a Research Assistant in NIAS Europe Studies at NIAS, Bangalore. Her area of interest includes the impact of Europe's Foreign Policy, and domestic politics. She is currently working on an issue brief on elections in Turkey 2023 and international treaty on High Seas, by UN (Biodiversity...

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Dhriti Mukherjee

Dhriti Mukherjee is a Research Assistant at the National Institute of Advanced Studies. She is an assistant editor for the Conflict Weekly. Apart from this, she is also a part of the Pakistan Reader team and Indian Neighbourhood Studies Team. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science, Media...

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Shamini Velayutham

Shamini Velayutham is currently a Research Assistant at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore. She holds a Master's in International Studies from Women’s Christian College, Chennai. Her areas of interest include Indo-pacific, Middle- East, Maritime and Transnational Crimes

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